Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Review and Specs
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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (USA version)

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SCORE:
83

Highlights

  • 6.7" 1284 x 2778 Super Retina XDR OLED screen
  • 5G support
  • 3 rear cameras
  • 12MP f/1.6 main camera
  • HDR display
  • 3687 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery
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In The Box

  • Device
  • USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Documentation

Overview

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max was released in 2020. It weighs 8.03 oz (228 g) and has 6.7" Super Retina XDR OLED screen with 1284 x 2778 resolution. The current model has 6GB RAM and 128GB NVMe type internal storage, Apple A14 Bionic chipset, Hexa-core CPU, Apple GPU GPU, and runs on iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2. The phone is equipped with 3687 mAh non-removable li-ion battery with the support of fast wired and wireless charging.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max an overall score of 83 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

Pros and Cons

PROS
Water Resistant πŸ‘
4G Bands πŸ‘
5G Bands πŸ‘
High Screen To Body Ratio: 87.4% πŸ‘
HDR display πŸ‘
Big RAM: 6GB πŸ‘
Big Internal Storage: 128GB πŸ‘
3 Rear Cameras πŸ‘
f/1.6 Main Camera πŸ‘
Main Camera Optical Image Stabilisation πŸ‘
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera πŸ‘
Telephoto Camera πŸ‘
Telephoto Camera Image Stabilisation πŸ‘
Front Selfie Camera πŸ‘
Front Depth Camera πŸ‘
Front Flash πŸ‘
Rear Flash πŸ‘
Front Camera HDR Video Recording πŸ‘
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording πŸ‘
Rear Camera HDR πŸ‘
Rear Camera Panorama πŸ‘
Rear Camera Face Detection πŸ‘
Front Camera HDR πŸ‘
Front Camera Face Detection πŸ‘
HDR10 playback πŸ‘
Dolby Vision playback πŸ‘
GPS πŸ‘
Wi-Fi Standard πŸ‘
Wi-Fi Direct πŸ‘
Bluetooth version πŸ‘
NFC πŸ‘
Gyroscope πŸ‘
Accelerometer πŸ‘
Proximity sensor πŸ‘
Barometer πŸ‘
LiDAR Scanner πŸ‘
Loudspeaker Configuration πŸ‘
Dolby Atmos πŸ‘
Fast Wired Charging πŸ‘
Wireless Charging πŸ‘
CONS
Memory Card Slot πŸ‘Ž
12MP Main Camera πŸ‘Ž
No Infrared πŸ‘Ž
No ANT+ πŸ‘Ž
No FM radio πŸ‘Ž
No Fingerprint Sensor πŸ‘Ž
No 3.5mm Audio Jack πŸ‘Ž

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

BASICS
BrandApple
ModeliPhone 12 Pro Max
Version6GB/128GB
Version2A2342
CountryUSA
ColorsSilver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
PriceUSD1099.00
Annouce date2020, October 13
Release Date2020, November 13
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
Water Resistantβœ” IP68
Weight8.03 oz (228 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.33" x 3.07" x 0.29"
160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM or eSIM
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
CDMA 2000
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 26 / 28 / 29 / 30 / 32 / 66 / 71
TDD LTE: Bands 34 / 38 / 39 / 40 / 41 / 42 / 46 / 48
5G BandsSub6, mmWave: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 20 / 25 / 28 / 38 / 40 / 41 / 66 / 71 / 77 / 78 / 79 / 260 / 261
SCREEN
ScreenSize6.7"/170.1 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeSuper Retina XDR OLED
Screen Resolution1284 x 2778
Screen Pixel Density458ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio19.5∢9
Screen To Body Ratio87.4%
Screen Brightness800 (typical)
1200 (HDR)
Color GamutWide color display (P3)
Contrast Ratio2000000∢1
HDR displayβœ”
MEMORY
RAM6GB
Internal Storage128GB
Storage TypeNVMe
Memory Card Slotβœ–
Card Typeβœ–
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide + UltraWide + Telephoto
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 26mm
Pixel Size: 1.7ΞΌm
Aperture: f/1.6
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera Resolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 13mm
Aperture: f/2.4
Sensor Size: 1/3.6%
Field of View: 120Β°
Telephoto CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 65mm
Aperture: f/2.2
Sensor Size: 1/3.4%
Pixel Size: 1.0ΞΌm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
Second Telephoto Cameraβœ–
Front CamerasTrueDepth camera
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 12MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Front UltraWide Cameraβœ–
Rear Depth Cameraβœ–
Front Depth Cameraβœ” 3D Depth Sensing
Macro Cameraβœ–
Front Flashβœ” Retina Flash
Rear Flashβœ” Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync
FEATURES
Video Playback Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 30fps
Video Playing FormatHEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, Motion JPEG
Digital ZoomFor stills: 12x
For video: 6x
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 25fps
4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 25fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 25fps
4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 25fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
720p at 30fps
Selfie Camera Slow Motion Recording1080p at 120fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion Recording1080p at 120fps
1080p at 240fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recordingβœ” with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps
Rear Camera HDR Video Recordingβœ” with Dolby Vision up to 60 fps
Rear Camera HDRβœ”
Rear Camera Panoramaβœ”
Rear Camera Face Detectionβœ”
Front Camera HDRβœ”
Front Camera Panoramaβœ–
Front Camera Face Detectionβœ”
HDR10 playbackβœ”
HDR10+ playbackβœ–
Dolby Vision playbackβœ”
Hyperscale 1080p Video Supportβœ”
LOCATION
GPSβœ”
A-GPSβœ–
GALILEOβœ”
GLONASSβœ”
BDSβœ–
QZSSβœ”
NavICβœ–
LTEPPβœ–
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 2.0
USB InterfaceLightning
Infraredβœ–
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Directβœ”
Bluetooth versionv5.0
NFCβœ”
ANT+βœ–
FM radioβœ–
PLATFORM
OSiOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2
ChipsetApple A14 Bionic
CPU TypeHexa-core
CPU Speed3.1 GHz, 1.8 GHz
GPUApple GPU
SENSORS
Gyroscopeβœ”
Accelerometerβœ”
Proximity sensorβœ”
Barometerβœ”
Ambient light sensorβœ”
Face Recognitionβœ–
LiDAR Scannerβœ”
Gravity Sensorβœ–
SARβœ–
Compassβœ–
Hall Effectβœ–
Camera laser focusingβœ–
Color Temperatureβœ–
Gestureβœ–
Color Spectrumβœ–
Distance Sensorβœ–
IR Blasterβœ–
IR remote controlβœ–
HR Sensorβœ–
Iris Sensorβœ–
Fingerprint Sensorβœ–
Infrared Thermometryβœ–
Hearing Aid Compatibilityβœ–
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationStereo
Audio Playing FormatAAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Losseless, FLAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, Audible (2, 3, 4, AAX, AAX+)
Dolby Atmosβœ”
3.5mm Audio Jackβœ–
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity3687 mAh (typical)
ChargingFast Wired and Wireless Charging
Fast Wired Chargingβœ”
Wireless Chargingβœ” Qi2.0
Audio Playback TimeUp to 80 hours
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature32 to 95℉ (0 to 35℃)
Nonoperating Temperature-4 to 113℉ (-20 to 45℃)
Relative Humidity5% to 95% noncondensing
Operating Altitudetested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)
OTHER
Rating for Hearing AidsM3, T4
Mail Attachment Support.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics; .usdz (USDZ Universal)
SupportLanguage support, QuickType keyboard support, QuickType keyboard support with autocorrection, QuickType keyboard support with predictive input, QuickType keyboard support with multilingual input, QuickType keyboard support with contextual suggestions, Siri languages, Dictation languages, Definition dictionary support, Bilingual dictionary support, Thesaurus, Spell check

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