iPhone XS Max: Big And Brilliant Display With The First 7 Nanometer Chip

Apple iPhone series launched its new premium iPhone XS Max with a huge screen. The 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max is the first largest smartphone Apple has ever created. This smartphone was launched on 28th September 2018 after iPhone XS at the price starting from Rs.68,900. iPhone XS Max is no longer Apple’s new ‘Max’ product because the iPhone 11 Pro Max has taken that place but iPhone XS Max is still an attractive device. It looks great in your pocket. If you are looking for a bigger screen to play games or watch videos, iPhone XS Max is the best phone with great features like excellent super retina display, improved dual-camera system, with the first 7-nanometer chip, and more battery life and it is water, splash, and dust resistant. Let us see how else it has made its mark.

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Specifications
Launch DateSeptember 28, 2018
ColorsGold, Space Grey, Silver
DimensionsHeight157.5 mm
Weight208 grams
Width77.4 mm
Depth0.28 inch (7.1 mm)
DisplaySize6.5-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
HDR display
TypeSuper Retina HD display
Pixel Resolution2688-by-1242
Contrast ratio1,000,000:1
Aspect ratio19.5:9 ratio
Screen to body ratio84.4%
Pixel density458 PPI
Brightness625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
Protection glassScratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
FeaturesWide color display (P3)
True Tone display
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
3D Touch
Splash, Water, and Dust ResistantRated IP68 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529³
PerformanceProcessorA12 Bionic chip
Next-generation Neural Engine
OSiOS 12, upgradable to iOS 13.5
CPUHexa-core (2×2.5 GHz Vortex + 4×1.6 GHz Tempest)
GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)
StorageRAM4 GB
Internal memory64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB,
Expandable memoryNo
Main CameraWide-angle cameraMegapixels- 12
Aperture- f/1.8
Telephoto
camera
Megapixels- 12
Aperture- f/2.4
Features2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono)
Dual optical image stabilization
Six-element lens
Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Backside illumination sensor
Hybrid IR filter
Autofocus with Focus Pixels
Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
Smart HDR for photos
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Local tone mapping
Advanced red-eye correction
Exposure control
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Timer mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording4K 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
Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
Optical image stabilization for video
2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 6x
Quad-LED True Tone flash
Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time-lapse video with stabilization
Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video geotagging
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
Stereo recording
FaceTime HD CameraSelfie cameraMegapixel- 7
Aperture- f/2.2
Video1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps
Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
FeaturesPortrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono)
Animoji and Memoji
Smart HDR for photos
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Retina Flash
Backside illumination sensor
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode
BatteryTypeNon-removable 3174 mAh battery
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
ChargingWireless charging (works with Qi-certified chargers)
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
CapacityTalk time (wireless): Up to 25 hours
Internet use: Up to 13 hours
Wireless video playback: Up to 15 hours
Wireless audio playback: Up to 65 hours
Fast-charge: Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with 18W adapter or higher (available separately)
Networks and connectivitySIM slotDual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM)
Network Type4G, 3G, 2G
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2 wireless technology
Wifi802.11ac Wi‑Fi with 2×2 MIMO
NFCNFC with reader mode
GPSYes
GSMYes
LTEYes
Apple PayPay with your iPhone using Face ID in stores, within apps, and on the web
Send and receive money in Messages
Complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac
LocationAssisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS
Cellular
Digital compass
iBeacon micro-location
Wi-Fi
Audio/Video callingFaceTime audio/ video
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
Wi-Fi calling
Intelligent assistantSiri- Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
Get intelligent suggestions in Messages, Mail, QuickType, and more
Activate with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
Listen and identify songs
Face IDEnabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition
AccessibilityVoiceOver
Zoom
Magnifier
RTT and TTY support
Siri and Dictation
Type to Siri
Switch Control
Closed Captions
AssistiveTouch
Speak Screen
Input/OutputVolume up/down
Ring/Silent switch
Side button
Built-in stereo speaker
Built-in microphones
Lightning connector
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Face ID
Proximity sensor
Three-axis gyro
In The BoxiPhone XS Max
EarPods with Lightning Connector
Lightning to USB Cable
USB Power Adapter
Documentation

Dimension

Apple iPhone XS Max is available in three different elegant colors like Gold, Space Grey, Silver, and these colors make it look great when you hold it. This smartphone measures 157.5 mm height, 77.4 mm width, 7.1 mm depth which gives a slim and sleek look. It weighs 208 grams which is neither too heavy nor too light. The power button is on the right side of the phone and the SIM tray below it and the volume button on the left. It has a grip and you will not struggle while holding it.

Display

Apple iPhone XS Max comes with the largest display on an iPhone. It is built with a 6.5-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display which delivers proper color, true blacks, and HDR. This Retina display supports Dolby vision. It has tapered edges and gives a premium look. The pixel resolution is about 2688-by-1242 at 458 PPI and the brightness level is about 625 cd/m2 max brightness. It has 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 84.4% screen to body ratio for better viewing experience. The front and back glass is the most durable glass ever and back glass is enabled with wireless charging. iPhone XS Max is splash, water, and dust resistant carries by IP68 rating (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529³. You can unlock the phone by face unlock in a secure and simple way. And it even faster when compared to other smartphones. This device is guarded with Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating from scratches and cracking the screen. The display features Wide color display (P3), True Tone display, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously, and 3D Touch. Overall, iPhone XS Max has a huge display where you can enjoy playing games and watch movies or videos with a great effect.

Performance

Apple iPhone XS Max is equipped with A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine. It features the first 7 nm chip which is a more powerful and smartest processor in a smartphone.. iPhone XS Max runs based on iOS 12 which is upgradable to iOS 13.5 and comes with Hexa-core (2×2.5 GHz Vortex + 4×1.6 GHz Tempest). It has Apple GPU (4-core graphics) for a good visual experience. This processor increases the speed and fluidity in whatever you do, you will feel an amazing reality experience, and it will deliver extraordinary portraits in-depth control. This device is straightforward to use. A12 bionic has six-core fusion architecture with two performance cores which are 15% faster, four efficiency cores which are 50% efficient, and a four-core GPU which is 50% faster. The overall performance of the iPhone XS Max is smooth and powerful.

Storage

As we are concerned about the storage, iPhone XS Max is built with 4 GB RAM with three variants of storage, 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB. The memory cannot be expanded by inserting a microSD card but the fast storage controller gives iPhone storage up to 512 GB. You can back up your photos, videos, files, documents from iCloud. And you even get an option where you can buy the storage or change the storage plan.

Camera

Looking at the camera, iPhone XS Max comprises dual camera setup with 12 MP wide-angle camera with f/1.8 aperture, and 12 MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture. The innovative sensor works with the neural engine and ISP for creating amazing photos like never before. It comes with a smart HDR option. The highlight and shadow details to your pictures were given by a faster sensor, secondary frames, and A12 Bionic chip. It delivers images with deeper and larger pixels. The new sensor develops greater color accuracy, great image fidelity, and reduced noise in low light images. It has a portrait mode option where it delivers portrait images look even more professional with blur effect. And you can even adjust the depth of field in your portraits after you click. The features of rear camera include 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), Dual optical image stabilization, Six-element lens, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync, Panorama (up to 63MP), Sapphire crystal lens cover, Backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to focus with Focus Pixels, Smart HDR for photos, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Local tone mapping, Advanced red-eye correction, Exposure control, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, Timer mode, Photo geotagging, and Image formats captured like HEIF and JPEG. You can shoot video 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, Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, Optical image stabilization for video, 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 6x, Quad-LED True Tone flash, Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p), Continuous autofocus video, Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video, Playback zoom, Video geotagging, Video formats recorded in HEVC and H.264, Stereo recording.

The facetime HD camera comes with 7 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture which is very important now for posting photos on Instagram. You can enjoy facetime video calling with your friends and family. It delivers stunning selfies. The features of front camera include Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), Animoji and Memoji, Smart HDR for photos, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Retina Flash, Backside illumination sensor, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, Exposure control, and timer mode. You can short videos at 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, an extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps, and cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p).

Battery

The iPhone XS Max offers the biggest built-in rechargeable lithium-ion 3174 mAh battery which lasts for a long time in a day. It can be charged via USB to computer system or up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with an 18W adapter or via wireless charging which is at the back glass. The capacity of the battery stays up 25 hours on talk time, up to 13 hours on internet use, up to 15 hours on wireless video playback, and up to 65 hours on wireless audio playback.

Networks and Connectivity

Apple iPhone XS Max dual SIM slot which can access nano-SIM and eSIM and supports 4G, 3G, 2G networks. Looking at the connectivity, iPhone XS Max includes Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology, 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with 2×2 MIMO, NFC with reader mode, GPS, GSM, and LTE.

Other Specifications

iPhone XS Max comes with Apple pay where you can pay with your iPhone using Face ID in stores, within apps, and on the web, send and receive money in messages, and complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac. You can find the location by Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS, Cellular, Digital compass, iBeacon micro-location, and Wi-Fi. XS Max is built with audio and video calling options like FaceTime audio, Voice over LTE (VoLTE), and Wi-Fi calling. It has an intelligent assistant like Siri where you can use your voice to send messages, set reminders, get intelligent suggestions in messages, mail, quicktype, activate with only your voice using “Hey Siri”, and listen and identify songs. You can unlock the phone by face unlock easily and it is enabled by true depth camera for facial recognition. Apple iPhone XS Max’s accessibility features include VoiceOver, Zoom, Magnifier, RTT and TTY support, Siri and Dictation, Type to Siri, Switch Control, Closed Captions, AssistiveTouch, and Speak Screen. The input and output functions include Home/Touch ID sensor, Volume up/down, Ring/Silent switch, Side button, Built-in stereo speaker, Built-in microphone, and Lightning connector. Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Face ID, Proximity sensor, and Three-axis gyro are the sensors built in this device. You will get iPhone XS Max, EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, and Documentation in the box.

Looking at the above features, iPhone XS MAX proves to be powerful in performance. The price varies according to the storage but it is a amazing device which is one of the best high end phone.

Apple iPhone XS Max FAQ’s:

What is the price of Apple iPhone XS Max in India?

Apple iPhone XS Max starts from Rs.68,900 in India.

When was iPhone XS Max launched in India?

iPhone XS Max was launched on 28th September 2018 in India.

Is the iPhone XS Max waterproof?

Yes, iPhone XS Max is water, dust, and splash resistant. It carries rating IP68 rating (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529³.

Does iPhone XS Max have FM radio?

No, iPhone XS Max doesn’t support FM radio.

What all the accessories come in iPhone XS Max package?

iPhone XS Max package carries iPhone XS Max, EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, and Documentation.