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Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max

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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
  CDMA 800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 53, 66 - A3106 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - International
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 53, 66, 71 - A2849 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - USA
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 53, 66, 71 - A3105
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A3108
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - A3106 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 75, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - International
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - A2849 1, 7, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - A3105
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 70, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - A3108
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA, LTE-A (up to 7CA), 5G
Launch
Announced 2023, September 12 2023, February 01
Status Available. Released 2023, September 22 Available. Released 2023, February 17
Body
Dimensions 159.9 x 76.7 x 8.3 mm (6.30 x 3.02 x 0.33 in) 163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm (6.43 x 3.07 x 0.35 in)
3D size compare
Weight 221 g (7.80 oz) 234 g (8.25 oz)
Build Glass front (Corning-made glass), glass back (Corning-made glass), titanium frame (grade 5) Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM and eSIM - International
Dual eSIM with multiple numbers - USA
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - China
Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 min)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised)
Stylus (Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro)
Display
Type LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED, 120Hz, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 1000 nits (typ), 2000 nits (HBM) Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (HBM), 1750 nits (peak)
Size 6.7 inches, 110.2 cm2 (~89.8% screen-to-body ratio) 6.8 inches, 114.7 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1290 x 2796 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density) 1440 x 3088 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio (~500 ppi density)
Protection Ceramic Shield glass Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
 Always-On display Always-on display
Platform
OS iOS 17, upgradable to iOS 17.3.1 Android 13, upgradable to Android 14, One UI 6
Chipset Apple A17 Pro (3 nm) Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.78 GHz + 4x2.11 GHz) Octa-core (1x3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3x2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Apple GPU (6-core graphics) Adreno 740
Memory
Card slot No No
Internal 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM, 1TB 8GB RAM 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 1TB 12GB RAM
 NVMe UFS 4.0
Main Camera
Modules 48 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.28", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS
12 MP, f/2.8, 120mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.06", 1.12µm, dual pixel PDAF, 3D sensor‑shift OIS, 5x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth)
200 MP, f/1.7, 24mm (wide), 1/1.3", 0.6µm, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 230mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.52", 1.12µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.52", 1.12µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama) LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@25/30/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), ProRes, Cinematic mode (4K@24/30fps), 3D (spatial) video, stereo sound rec. 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6", PDAF, OIS
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF
Features HDR, Cinematic mode (4K@24/30fps) Dual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+
Video 4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@25/30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No No
  32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE 5.3, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio No No
USB USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort USB Type-C 3.2, OTG
Features
Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Ultra Wideband 2 (UWB) support
Emergency SOS via satellite (SMS sending/receiving)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Battery
Type Li-Ion 4441 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Wired, PD2.0, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
15W wireless (MagSafe)
15W wireless (Qi2) - requires iOS 17.2 update
4.5W reverse wired
45W wired, PD3.0, 65% in 30 min (advertised)
15W wireless (Qi/PMA)
4.5W reverse wireless
Misc
Colors Black Titanium, White Titanium, Blue Titanium, Natural Titanium Phantom Black, Green, Cream, Lavender, Graphite, Sky Blue, Lime, Red, BMW M Edition
SAR 1.07 W/kg (head)     1.11 W/kg (body)     1.12 W/kg (head)     0.92 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.98 W/kg (head)     0.98 W/kg (body)     0.96 W/kg (head)     1.40 W/kg (body)    
Models A2849, A3105, A3106, A3108, iPhone16,2 SM-S918B, SM-S918B/DS, SM-S918U, SM-S918U1, SM-S918W, SM-S918N, SM-S9180, SM-S918E, SM-S918E/DS
Price $ 1,089.00 / £ 999.00 / € 1,299.00 / ₹ 148,900 $ 742.99 / C$ 1,139.99 / £ 639.75 / € 819.00 / ₹ 78,900
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 1487203 (v10)
GeekBench: 7237 (v6.0)
AnTuTu: 1241531 (v9)
GeekBench: 4927 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 67fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
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Loudspeaker -24.5 LUFS (Very good) -25.6 LUFS (Very good)
Battery (new) Active use score 16:01h Active use score 13:24h
Battery (old) Endurance rating 118h Endurance rating 126h

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