Apple iPhone XS Max
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iPhone XS Max comes as a better version of XS and a modified version of iPhone X. It is fitted with the beast A12 processor which can process anything thrown at it without a problem. It has also improved its camera to produce sharp pictures even in low light.
Arriving with the beast of a processor, A12, the iPhone XS Max is a powerful phone which works like lighting. It’s smooth with multitasking, does not lag with augmented reality, and above all, beats the top-end Snapdragon chipsets in benchmark tests, turning out to be one of the best processors in the market.
iPhone XS Max has gone for some improvement in their camera department. It comes with a dual camera set which clicks impressive high-quality photos and works well even in low-light. The development makes it capable of challenging the camera quality of many of the flagship phones present in the market.
iPhone XS Max is hefty, but it is still premium and stands out in the flagship market. While it keeps itself as one of the best sets in the market, it has poor battery life and is easily beaten by its competitors. However, if you are looking for a power-packed performance and brilliant Retina display, you couldn’t go wrong with this phone.
iPhone XS Max is larger, sturdier and a modified version of iPhone X. Priced at Rs. 109,900, it is looking forward to defining the flagship market yet again with its iPhone special components. iPhone XS Max comes with the same flaw of every iPhone set – poor battery. Other than that, it has a horse-like processor and a searing bright display that would please any average user. It is one of the best phones present in the market at the moment.
iPhone XS Max Price in India
Apple iPhone XS Max is available in India at a price tag of Rs.69,900, which is for its base 256GB variant. Another variant 512GB carries a price tag of Rs.119,900. There are three colour choices to choose options like Gold, Silver, and Space Grey. About the availability, the phone can be currently purchased via Amazon India or an official Apple store. This smartphone was launched in September 2018.
Apple iPhone XS Max is not the best phone to handle with one hand. It is quite large and heavy for one-hand use. However, it is premium. It has a shiny steel frame which makes it sturdy and on top of that it has tough glass covers which the company claims to be the ‘most durable glass ever on a smartphone’. It has an oleophobic coating which helps in preventing fingerprint smudges. The coating also makes the phone less slippery. While it is large, it does not dig in the palms, so it sits well in hand. iPhone XS Max comes with IP68 water resistance which is a necessity for the flagship market. Plus, the back panel is seamless, with all the components sitting in flush. Following the trend, it does not come with the audio jack.
The Apple iPhone XS Max has a huge 6.5-inch AMOLED display. The blacks are deep, and the contrast that the AMOLED display offers is fantastic. Plus, the iPhone XS Max registers 606 nits of brightness which is huge when compared to the Galaxy Note 9 getting a tad lower 604 nits. It also records a good amount of colour gamut getting about 123 percent, though, in this department, the Galaxy Note 9 sails past, reaching 224 percent.
The beast A12 Bionic processor is fitted in the phone. It is hexa-core and works lightning fast. The Face ID works much quicker than the iPhone X, and iOS 12 provides improved software algorithm. Due to the presence of the next-generation Neural Engine, the phone also provides a boost to the augmented-reality apps. A performance test of transcoding a 2-minute 4K video saw that XS Max took just 39 seconds where Galaxy S9 took 2 minutes 32 seconds. Benchmark scores put the iPhone XS Max at 11,515 which is slightly higher than iPhone XS’ 11,420. On the whole, it is one the best processor present in the market and proves so with its snappy multitasking, easy handling of heavy games, and fast app launching.
Apple XS Max finally comes with an improved camera which can tackle the superior quality of Google Pixel 2. The two 12MP rear cameras, one of which is telephoto and the other wide-angle, has deeper and bigger pixels which help in the entry of 50 percent more light so that there is no sacrifice of any sharpness. When there is adequate light, the iPhone XS Max gives a fantastic image quality, with excellent colour reproduction and sharp features.
Even in low light, the iPhone XS Max’s performance shines. When the lights are dimmed, it seems the phone provides its own light as the images appear lighted up and it carries enough sharpness to help in the visibility of the subjects.
The selfie camera is quite decent though it is not something that is exceptional. It will produce decent pictures and help you with FaceTime.
iPhone XS Max produces a rich sound with a widened stereo sound that results in more punchy audio.
The iPhone XS Max has a 3,174 mAh battery, which is larger than the 2,716 battery fitted in the iPhone X. It gives a high endurance and can run for one day without a problem. Web Browsing found it getting an impressive 10 hours and 38 minutes of runtime which is quite high but is lower than Galaxy Note 9’s 11 hours 16 minutes. However, it is still a satisfying score and proves that iPhone XS Max can run for a day with light and moderate use. Though, it does not come at par with other smartphone having 3,500 mAh or higher battery capacity.
The iPhone XS Max is one of the best phones that you could buy – it has one of the fastest processors which beats any Android flagship, and it comes with a better battery too, in respect to its predecessors. The camera quality is one of the top though Note 9 also has a good camera quality.,The best feature is that the XS Max’s camera performs well in low-light too. However, the only problem with the phone is that it lacks the manageable size as it quite large. It is adequately compensated with a brilliant and immersive display. iPhone XS Max is the phone for any iPhone fans to go for. However, if you want an Android model, then Galaxy Note 9 is a good bet.