By: Sanjay Verma
The iPhone 15 Pro Max features a titanium frame, IP68 water resistance, and a Super Retina XDR OLED display for exceptional quality. However, it's lighter and more fragile than its predecessor, with aluminum internals and prone to breakage from drops. Repairs are easier but still hindered by digital signatures.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max features a 6.7-inch LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED display with a 120Hz ProMotion refresh rate. Its 4,441mAh battery offers excellent endurance, lasting 118 hours in tests. Using Apple's 20W charger, it reaches 80% charge in 60 minutes, with a full charge taking 1 hour and 49 minutes.
iOS 17 lockscreen: Notifications, torch, camera shortcuts. Optional Always-on (iPhone 14 Pro+). New Standby mode during charging, landscape orientation, larger clock, calendar. Customize with wallpapers, widgets. iPhone 15 Pro USB-C: USB 3.0, 10Gbps transfer, video output (Display Port). 4K resolution in 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
Phone 15 Pro packs a powerful 6-core Apple GPU, supporting console games like Resident Evil Village. It's powered by the groundbreaking A17 Pro chip with a 10% faster CPU, 20% speedier GPU with Ray Tracing, and a 16-core Neural Engine. It offers up to 1TB storage and 4k 60fps ProRes RAW recording support.
The iPhone 15 Pro features a 48MP main camera with sensor-shift stabilization, offering various shooting options including 48MP HEIF/JPG and 48MP ProRAW. The Pro Max introduces a periscope camera with 5x optical zoom. The selfie cam is 12MP with OIS, and there's a 9-LED flash grid for low-light photos.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max offers impressive video recording capabilities, including 4K60 with stabilization, Dolby Vision HDR, and codec choices. Its camcorder delivers exceptional video quality, even maintaining excellence with electronic stabilization across various resolutions and frame rates.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max is an impressive device, excelling in design, camera, and user experience. It introduces 4K60 ProRes video capture. While not a major leap, it's among the best smartphones despite potential performance issues.