iPhone 12 Pro Max: An Extravagant Package

Smartphones are released in the market one after the other weekly and monthly. Each brand introduces its devices with unique features, different ideas, and much more. Now, on the latest trend what’s interesting in India is an amazing camera phone. And here we have the stunning iPhone 12 Pro Max which is best for the camera that takes low light photography to the next level and comes in an elegant design. This smartphone comes under Apple iPhones which is considered to be the best in the world with long-lasting features which is a bit bigger than the iPhone 12 Pro. The iPhone 12 Pro Max was launched on 13th October 2020 at Rs. 1,29,900. It was launched in four different colors like Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue. Let’s have a look into the features and check out whether it is worth the price.

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Specifications
Launch DateOctober 13, 2020
PriceRs. 1,29,900
ColorsSilver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
DimensionsHeight160.8 mm (6.33 inches)
Weight226 grams
Width78.1 mm (3.07 inches)
Depth7.4 mm (0.29 inches)
DisplaySize6.7‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED display
TypeSuper Retina XDR display
Pixel Resolution2778 x 1284
Contrast ratio20,00,000:1
Brightness800 nits max brightness (typical); 1,200 nits max brightness (HDR)
Pixel density458 PPI
Splash, Water and Dust ResistantRated IP68 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529
FeaturesHDR display
True Tone
The wide color (P3)
Haptic Touch
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
PerformanceProcessorA14 Bionic chip
Next‑generation Neural Engine
OSiOS 14
StorageRAM6 GB
Internal memory128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
Expandable memoryNo
Main CameraUltra-wide cameraMegapixels- 12
Aperture- ƒ/2.4 aperture
120° field of view
Wide cameraMegapixels- 12
Aperture- ƒ/1.6 aperture
TelephotoMegapixels- 12
Aperture- ƒ/2.2 aperture
Zoom2.5x optical zoom in, 2x optical zoom out; 5x optical zoom range
Digital zoom up to 12x
OISYes
FeaturesNight mode portraits enabled by LiDAR Scanner
Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High-Key Mono)
Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
100% Focus Pixels (Wide)
Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Deep Fusion (Ultra Wide, Wide, Telephoto)
Smart HDR 3
Apple ProRAW
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction (Ultra Wide)
Advanced red-eye correction
Photo geotagging
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video RecordingHDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 60 fps
4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
Sensor-shift optical image stabilization for video (Wide)
Optical image stabilization for video (Wide and Telephoto)
2.5x optical zoom in, 2x optical zoom out; 5x optical zoom range (iPhone 12 Pro Max)
Digital zoom up to 7x (iPhone 12 Pro Max)
Audio zoom
Brighter True Tone flash
QuickTake video
Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time-lapse video with stabilization
Night mode Time-lapse
The extended dynamic range for video up to 60 fps
Cinematic video stabilisation (4K, 1080p and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
Stereo recording
Front CameraTrue- Depth Camera12MP camera
ƒ/2.2 aperture
VideoHDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps
4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps
Time-lapse video with stabilization
Night mode Time-lapse
The extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
Cinematic video stabilisation (4K, 1080p and 720p)
QuickTake video
FeaturesPortrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)
Animoji and Memoji
Night mode
Deep Fusion
Smart HDR 3
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction
Retina Flash
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Face IDEnabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition
BatteryTypeBuilt‑in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery
MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W
Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W
USBCharging via USB to a computer system or power adapter
Fast-charge capable:
Up to 50% charge in around 30 minutes with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately)
CapacityVideo playback:
Up to 20 hours
Video playback (streamed):
Up to 12 hours
Audio playback:
Up to 80 hours
Networks and connectivitySIM slotDual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM)
Network Type5G
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
WifiWi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO
NFCNFC with reader mode
LocationBuilt-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and BeiDou
Digital compass
Wi-Fi
Cellular
iBeacon micro-location
AccessibilityVoice Control
VoiceOver
Zoom
Magnifier
RTT and TTY support
Siri and Dictation
Type to Siri
Switch Control
Closed Captions
AssistiveTouch
Speak Screen
Back Tap
Input/OutputVolume up/down
Ring/Silent switch
Side button
Built-in stereo speaker
Built-in microphone
Lightning connector
Audio CallingFaceTime audio
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
Wi‑Fi calling
Video CallingFaceTime video calling over cellular or Wi‑Fi
FaceTime HD (1080p) video calling over 5G or Wi‑Fi
Audio PlaybackAudio formats supported: AAC‑LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC‑3), Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3), Dolby Atmos and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Spatial audio playback
User-configurable maximum volume limit
Video PlaybackVideo formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG‑4 Part 2, and Motion JPEG
HDR with Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG
Up to 4K HDR AirPlay for mirroring, photos and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later) or AirPlay 2–enabled smart TV
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
SiriUse your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
Get intelligent suggestions on your Lock Screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType, and more
Activate hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps
MagSafeWireless charging up to 15W
Magnet array
Alignment magnet
Accessory Identification NFC
Magnetometer
SensorsFace ID
LiDAR Scanner
Barometer
Three‑axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
In The BoxiPhone with iOS 14
USB‑C to Lightning Cable
Documentation

Dimension

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max measures 160.8 mm in height and 78.1 mm in width. It weighs 226 g which is a bit heavy but you will not struggle while holding it. The thickness is about 7.4 mm which looks slim and sleek. It has an honest grip and you may feel very comfortable holding it. This smartphone comes in four different pretty cool colors like Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue. The color of the device induces customers to buy it.

Display

iPhone 12 Pro Max comes with a 6.7‑inch all‑screen OLED Super Retina XDR display with a resolution of 2778 x 1284 pixels with 458 PPI. The contrast ratio is up to 20,00,000:1 and the brightness level is up to 800 nits max (typical) and 1,200 nits max (HDR) for a better viewing experience. The display of the iPhone 12 Pro Max has rounded corners with a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a rectangle. It is guarded with a Ceramic Shield which is tougher than any smartphone glass. The phone is made up of stainless steel which gives an amazing look. It has an Industry‑leading IP68 water resistance which immerses a maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes and blows other phones out of the water. It is also splash and dust resistant.

The features of the iPhone 12 Pro Max include HDR display, True Tone, wide color (P3), Haptic Touch, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, and Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.

Performance

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is powered by A14 Bionic chip Next‑generation Neural Engine Processor. This smartphone runs based on the iOS 14 operating system. iPhone 12 Pro Max isn’t just faster but also more efficient compared to other previous smartphones. A14 Bionic chipset is the first 5-nanometre chip in the industry, with advanced and upgraded components literally atoms wide. Forty percent more transistors increase the speed while increasing efficiency for better and amazing battery life. And it comes along with a new ISP powers Dolby Vision recording that is something no pro movie camera where even other phones can do.

This smartphone comes with GPU and CPU which is faster up to 50% and has machine learning accelerators that are up to 70% faster when compared with other devices. The LiDAR Scanner on iPhone 12 Pro Max measures how long it takes light to reflect back from objects, and so it can create a map in-depth of any space you are in. This smartphone is stunning and straightforward to use. There are a few intelligent suggestions that appear when you want them. The most recent and upgraded technologies help to protect your security and privacy. Overall, you will feel amazing once you experience the phone.

Storage

Looking at the storage, iPhone 12 Pro Max packs 6GB RAM with three different variants of storage that include 128 GB, 256 GB, and 512 GB. The memory is not expandable but you don’t have to worry about it. You get an option where you can buy more storage or change the storage plan. It is built with iCloud where you can backup your photos, files, documents, videos, etc. With the RAM and ROM, this device works smoothly and you can share the photos or files on Apple devices using AirDrop that works quickly.

Camera

Rear Camera

As we are concerned about the cameras, iPhone 12 Pro Max on the rear packs a 12-megapixel wide camera with an f/2.4 aperture and 120° field of view, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera with an f/1.6 aperture, and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera with an f/2.2 aperture. Looking at the zoom, it has 2.5x optical zoom in, 2x optical zoom out; 5x optical zoom range, and the digital zoom up to 12x. This smartphone camera supports optical image stabilization which makes the images steady even when you are not. The night mode comes in both wide and ultra-wide cameras where it captures incredible images even in low lights. It comes with LiDAR that makes Night mode portraits possible. And the wide-angle camera takes 27% more light for detailed and sharper focus both day or night. The latest 65 mm telephoto camera allows you to zoom in tighter on portraits. The wide camera gives you vivid colors with background lights for perfect night portraits. The creative controls allow you to adjust the light on the face and the background blur. The Smart HDR 3 automatically removes highlights, contours, and shadows.

The features of the rear camera include Night mode portraits enabled by LiDAR Scanner, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High-Key Mono), Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync, Panorama (up to 63MP), Sapphire crystal lens cover, 100% Focus Pixels (Wide), Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide), Deep Fusion (Ultra Wide, Wide, Telephoto), Smart HDR 3, Apple ProRAW, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Lens correction (Ultra Wide), Advanced red-eye correction, Photo geotagging, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, and the Image formats captured in HEIF and JPEG. The video specifications include HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 60 fps, 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps, Sensor-shift optical image stabilization for video (Wide), Optical image stabilization for video (Wide and Telephoto), 2.5x optical zoom in, 2x optical zoom out; 5x optical zoom range (iPhone 12 Pro Max), Digital zoom up to 7x (iPhone 12 Pro Max), Audio zoom, Brighter True Tone flash, QuickTake video, Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilization, Night mode Time-lapse, The extended dynamic range for video up to 60 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p and 720p), Continuous autofocus video, Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video, Playback zoom, Video formats recorded in HEVC and H.264, Stereo recording.

Front Camera

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max comes with a 12 MP true depth camera with f/2.2 aperture where you can take beautiful and clear selfies to post right away on social media. It comes with a super retina flash that was worth lifting from Snapchat. This smartphone comes with upgraded camera features and people would love to buy this device just for the camera and its features.

The video specifications in this smartphone include HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps, 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilization, Night mode Time-lapse, The extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p and 720p), and QuickTake video. The photo features include Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono), Animoji and Memoji, Night mode, Deep Fusion, Smart HDR 3, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Lens correction, Retina Flash, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode. It is enabled by the TrueDepth camera for facial recognition.

Battery

iPhone 12 Pro Max packs a built‑in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery along with MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W and Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W. These allow your device to get charged quickly. The phone can be charged via USB to a computer system or power adapter and with the fast-charge capable, the device gets charged up to 50% charge in around 30 minutes with a 20W adapter or higher which is sold separately. The capacity of the battery stays up to 20 hours on video playback, up to 12 hours on video playback(streamed), up to 80 hours on audio playback. You need not worry about battery and carry your power bank wherever you go.

Networks and connectivity

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is built with dual SIM slots that access only nano‑SIM and eSIM. It supports a 5G network where the data downloads are very quick in the process. Looking at the connectivity, 12 Pro Max includes Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology, Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO, NFC with reader mode, built-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and BeiDou, Digital compass, Cellular, and iBeacon micro-location.

Other Specifications

iPhone 12 Pro Max has accessibility for Voice Control, VoiceOver, Zoom, Magnifier, RTT and TTY support, Siri and Dictation, Type to Siri, Switch Control, Closed Captions, AssistiveTouch, Speak Screen, Back Tap. The input and output functions include Volume up/down, Ring/Silent switch, Side button, Built-in stereo speaker, Built-in microphone, Lightning connector, and these make the device easy to use. It comes with an intelligent assistant, Siri where you can use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more, get intelligent suggestions on your lock screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType. It can be activated hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
and use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps. The sensors in this device include Face ID, LiDAR Scanner, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor. The package is made in a new box that is thin and which looks cool. And it is packed with iPhone with iOS 14, USB‑C to Lightning Cable, and Documentation.

Here you have the latest iPhone 12 Pro Max with its upgraded features like the stunning camera, powerful performance, and great battery life. The overall handling is smooth and worth the price. This is a good rival for other brand smartphones in this range. Don’t wait to buy it!!

iPhone 12 Pro Max FAQ:

What are the colors available in Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max?

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max comes in four different elegant colors like Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue.

What is the price of iPhone 12 Pro Max in India?

iPhone 12 Pro Max price in India starts from Rs. 1,29,900 in India.

Is the iPhone 12 Pro Max waterproof?

Yes, iPhone 12 Pro Max is said to be splash, water, and dust resistant.

Does Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max support wireless charging?

Yes, Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max supports wireless charging.

When was iPhone 12 Pro Max launched in India?

iPhone 12 Pro Max was launched on 13th October 2020 in India.