Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

Released September 2021

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

Summary


Pros

  • Display readability in nearly all lighting conditions and use cases
  • Reproduction of display colors, even when viewed at an angle
  • High quality photos in all shooting situations with good details in outdoor & indoor environments
  • Video capabilities with good autofocus tracking
  • Battery life, providing more than 68 hours of autonomy in a moderate use, particularly improved compared to the previous generation
  • Audio playback performance in general
  • Sound quality in audio recording, even at high volume, for concerts and shows
  • Selfie video performance

Cons

  • Lack of display smoothness when playing games
  • Slow charging speed, taking more than 2 hours for a full charge
  • Less intelligible voice recording in loud environments
  • Limited level of details in long range zoom shots

Scores


141
camera
Overall Camera Score i
141
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
140
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
75
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Preview i
81
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
119
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
146
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 149

Use Cases

BEST 142

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 122

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

145
display
Overall Display Score i
145
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
152
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
135
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Top score
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Video i
149
40
Realme C21
Motion i
143
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
141
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
136
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
139
audio
Overall Audio Score i
139
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
141
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
134
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 156

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

136
battery
Overall Battery Score i
136
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
156
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
108
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
142
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 20h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h01
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h11
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h12 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
134
selfie
Overall Selfie Score i
134
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 145

Sub-scores

Photo i
128
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
143
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 154

Specifications


160.8 x 78.1 x 7.65mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512/1024 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Tele

Main camera
Show more specifications

Video