Apple has launched the new iPhone Xs Max at the Steve Jobs Theatre alongside iPhone Xs, the iPhone Xr and the Apple Watch Series 4. Pre-orders start on 14th September and shipping on 28th September. The devices will go on sale in India a week after the global sale begins.
Body & Display
The iPhone Xs Max is 7.7 mm thick along with a combined weight of 208 grams in total. The device features surgical grade stainless steel frame alongside glass on the front and back panel. The iPhone Xs Max sports 6.5-inch display having a Super Retina OLED panel. The panel has a resolution of 2688 x 1242 and a pixel density of 458 ppi. For protection, the glass bears scratch resistance and Oleophobic coating.
The smartphone has an advanced display which gives better colour accuracy, wide colour gamut and True Tone. The massive size of the iPhone Xs Max allows for a ‘split view’ in some apps while the device is in the horizontal position. This allows for more utility in one app. The new iPhone XS Max will come in three colours Silver, Gold, and Space Gray. The device is IP68 certified water and dust resistant,
iPhone Xs features Apple’s most advanced Operating system, the iOS 12.
Interiors feature Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset on a Hexa Core CPU. As usual memory expansion is not available and you will have 4GB of RAM with 64/256/512 GB internal memory. The phone also features stereo speakers making it a great listening experience. The GPU has 4 cores and is 50 % faster than A11 bionic chipsets. This gives a huge jump in graphics, according to Apple.
No 3.5 mm headphone jack is present. It equipped with FACE ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors.
The camera department has a dual rear setup of 12 MP wide lens + 12 MP telephoto lens sensor having f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture respectively along with optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus, 2X Zoom and quad LED dual-tone flash. The front sensor is of 7 MP featuring f/2.2 aperture.
Connectivity & Other Features
For connectivity, the phone uses WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and reversible USB 2.0 connector. The phone features a dual sim slot with dual standby.
Battery capacity unknown but sources say that it will have Qi wireless charging and the battery shall be the best used in any of the iPhones till date.
Price in India
The iPhone Xs Max will be available in three variants of 64GB/256GB and 512 GB and starts at $ 1099. In India, the iPhone Xs Max will start at Rs. 109,900.