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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

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The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max currently has an Informr score of 9.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 41 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The "1-Minute" Review


The decision between the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max essentially comes down to screen size and battery life. If you want the best of both -- and don't mind the price tag -- the Pro Max is the ultimate 2021 iPhone model.

The iPhone 13 Pro Max is the largest in the 2021 line of iPhone models and carries very similar specs to the slightly smaller iPhone 13 Pro.

What’s The Same?

  • 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
  • A15 Bionic chipset
  • iOS 15
  • Cinematic mode
  • Super Retina XDR OLED display
  • Tri-lens camera

What’s Different

  • Bigger phone
  • 6.7-inch display
  • Improved battery

The extra screen real estate on the iPhone 13 Pro Max might be of benefit to gamers, those videographers wanting to take full advantage of the new cinematic mode, or for those who like to binge-watch shows and movies via streaming services on the go.

While Apple does not release the actual battery capacity of its phones, reviewers reported one or two hours more of use between charges with the iPhone 13 Pro Max than the smaller Pro model as well.

Everything else is basically identical. You can read more about what to expect in our iPhone 13 Pro review!

Tom’s Guide says, “The winner of the iPhone 13 Pro vs iPhone 13 Pro Max fight comes down to what you're looking for in your next phone. If you want a bigger display and longer battery life, our money is on the Pro Max despite the higher price.”

Operating system
Operating system
3.22 GHz
3.22 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
12+ MP, f/1.5
12+ MP, f/1.5
4325 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Even though it is already very good, the iPhone 13 Pro Max still has a little margin for improvement in the recording area. Its main limitation is a lack of treble information and high-end extension which, besides inducing a darker sonority, makes voices less intelligible by preventing them from ris...

- DxOMark

With the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max and iPhone 13 Pro sharing the same rear camera specs and processor, it’s fair to assume the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max results are very close to those of the iPhone 13 Pro in all conditions.

- DxOMark

With all iPhone 13 series devices sharing the same front camera specs and processor, it’s fair to assume the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max Selfie results are very close to those of the iPhone 13 Pro. We have confirmed this by putting the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max through the complete DXOMARK Selfie test pro...

- DxOMark
Know Your Mobile
Know Your Mobile

Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro Max is so close to being a perfect phone that I’d argue, for the vast majority of users, it is well worth the extra cash. It has class-leading battery life, a stunning display, a brilliantly appointed camera module, and tons of amazing video editing and recording software built...

- Richard Goodwin, Know Your Mobile

Out of all the smartphones we’ve tested, the iPhone 13 Pro Max simply has the best camera, screen, and battery life, and so it’s very easy to recommend. But bear in mind that its size and weight make it awkward to handle, and the crushing cost means that it’s certainly no bargain even if it is the b...

- Peter Phelps, Recombu

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Apple's suggested retail price is $1099.00. You can compare iPhone 13 Pro Max prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Apple backs up the iPhone 13 Pro Max with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your iPhone 13 Pro Max has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Apple support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Apple's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max's screen size is 6.7 inches with 1284 x 2778 pixels resolution.

3.22 GHz

There is a Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Hexa-core 3.22 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the iOS 15 operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.5 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 12+ megapixels resolution.

128/256/512/1000 GB

Internal memory is 128/256/ 512/1000 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4325 mAh battery.

iPhone 13 Pro Max Specs

Release Date September 24, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System iOS 15

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Processor Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Hexa-core 3.22 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256/512/1000 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.18 W/kg
Body: 1.20 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Lightning
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.5
6x optical, 15x digital
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Red-eye reduction, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F2.8, Telephoto), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F1.8, Ultrawide), 4th camera feature (TOF 3D LiDAR scanner),HDR, Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.2
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels
Pixel Density 458 pixels
Size 6.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, HDR, True Tone, Corning Gorilla Glass, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4325 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 1680 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Sierra Blue, Silver, Gold, Graphite
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.08 x 7.81 x 0.765 cm (6.3 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 240 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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