The Apple iPhone xs max is the biggest of the iPhone series which was released in September 2018. The Apple smartphone brand are fast becoming a household name and continues to be drawn to the hearts of many as they are known for their innovative, strong and efficient production of smartphones.
The iPhone xs max smartphone is not an exception in this trend as the device comes with a 6.5-inch, Super Retina OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1242 x 2688 pixels (458 ppi), HDR10, 3D Touch display. This iPhone xs max device has an extra large screen size for big screen lovers and also with a top notch.
The smartphone comes with a lot of new upgrades as compared to it’s predecessors the new features includes; improved camera, Apple latest flagship chipset and excellent sounds. iPhone xs max is available in Gold, space grey and silver. The smartphone looks more stylish than ever much like a bigger iPhone XS.
Under the hood, the new Apple iPhone Xs Max comes with a new Apple A12 Bionic hexa-core processor, which offers a better performance and offers up to 50% faster GPU performance as applicable to it’s Apple GPU with 4-core graphics.
This new processor will not only offer smooth performance but also offers better video processing, audio and sound processing, new codecs and better AR performance. To make sure users feel the smoothness, the 120Hz touch sensor with the display will offer users of the smartphone a super smooth UI experience.
Apple also made sure that this new iphone xs max smartphone comes with a bigger battery capacity that will last about one and a half hour longer than its predecessor; the iPhone X. Some of the other notable features included in the new smartphone are; dual SIM support, improved Face ID support and improved wireless charging.
Apple iPhone XS Max in Nigeria
The iPhone XS Max is available for sale at various prices depending on the storage space option you choose. The 64GB model sells for about 510, 000 Naira, the 256GB sells for 550, 000 Naira and the ultimate 512GB model sells for 620, 000 Naira. These prices also varies on the phone stores they are been purchased form. You can get this smartphone at leading online and offline stores in Nigeria.
Apple iPhone XS Max Key Features
- 5-inch, Super Retina AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1242 x 2688 pixels (458 ppi)
- iOS 12
- Octa-core Bionic 12 Neural CPU and a 4GB RAM
- 64GB / 256GB / 512GB built-in storage, no support for extension
- Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera and a 7MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- Face ID, accelerometer, compass, barometer, proximity
- Wireless Charging
- Networks 2G, 3G and 4G LTE
- 3174 mAh Non removable Li-ion battery
Apple iPhone XS Max Reviews
Design and Display
The iPhone xs max is built with glass and stainless steel frame mixed with sleek OLED and it has a thickness of 7.7 inches and weighs about 208g. The design of the smartphone is scintillating and bigger when compared to the iPhone X. The smartphone camera is seated at the rear of the phone and it is arranged vertically with the falsh light.
The device has a 1242 x 2688 pixels resolution in the 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 458 ppi. There is also the HDR10 as well as Dolby Vision, 3D Touch display and True tone display. Other interesting features of this device includes; the dual sim card, Gigabit-class LTE and a dual standby technology.
Also, this device makes use of the eSIM just the way the iPad made use of it and the Apple watch also. The whole importance and essence of this is, you do not need to make use of a physical sim care rather a convertible card is been used.
The phone has been developed with a 5.0 Bluetooth and also a wider stereo sound from the inbuilt speakers for recording and video. iPhone xs max comes in three color variant; silver, space grey, and gold. This new device is manufactured with an IP68 rating which makes it water resistance and dust proof. The glass used for building this device is also a new model with a very high durability rate.
The iPhone xs max smartphone is powered by a 3174 mAh non removable battery. There is also wireless charge and fast charge features.
iPhone xs max comes with top notch cameras. The two cameras are at the rear side one having an f/1.8 aperture wide angle 12MP sensor and the other has an f/2.4 aperture on a telephoto lens of 12MP pixels. The duo cameras has an optical image stabilization that can be used to shoot videos at 2160p at 24/30/60fps and 1080p at 30/60/120/240fps with 720p going up to 960fps.
The rear Camera of the smartphone eatures; Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom, Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama). For video, the front camera shoots up to 1080p at 60fps with video stabilization.
The camera is capable of recording stereo sound and comes with AI scene recognition as well as other AI aided tweaks. Also, on the camera, there is an improvement in the bokeh blurred effect of the background in this device.
Performance and Connectivity
The iPhone xs max smartphone comes with the new Bionic 12 chipset which is said to be able to handle 5 trillion operations per second. The smartphone also features a 4GB of RAM and 64GB or 256GB as well as 512GB of storage space that is available.
The smartphone has the latest iOS 12 operating system. For the Bionic processors in these devices, it makes use of the A12 Bionic processors which runs on a process that was built on the 7-nanometer. The device consist of a transistor which is a dizzying 6.9 transistors.
The A12 used in this device is a 6-core central processing unit which is coupled with a dedicated with a task that has high performance, it is about 15% faster in use and reduces battery or energy consumption with about 40% compared to the previous versions. The left 4 cores are for the efficiency of the phone and less power consumption.
Apple iPhone XS Max Specifications
Here are a few specs of the iPhone XS Max:
- Platform: iOS 12
- Processor: Octa-core Apple Bionic 12 Neural engine
- GPU: Apple GPU
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Dimension: 157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm
- Weight: 208g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.5-inch, Super Retina OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1242 x 2688 pixels (458 ppi), HDR10, 3D Touch
- Screen Protection: Scratch Resistant Glass, Oleophobic coating
- Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP camera, [email protected]/30/60fps,[email protected]/60/120/240fps
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom, Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
- Front Camera: 7MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB/256GB/512GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: 42.2/5.76Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: LTE-A (4CA) Cat 16 1024/150Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB 2.0 reversible connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
- Video Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: –
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: Yes (IP68)
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3174 mAh non removable Li-ion battery
- Talktime: up to 25 hours
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes