iPhone XS Max 256GB – Features, release date, and price

The iPhone XS Max comes in multiple storage iterations, therefore selecting the one can be difficult for a user. It is offered in three storage capacities, i.e., 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The base model of 64GB can be insufficient for some users. Ideally, in such case, a 128GB device would strike the perfect balance according to most users’ needs. In any case, if users aren’t sure of their storage needs, they should opt for an iPhone XS Max 256GB. Continue reading to explore some of the prominent features of the iPhone XS Max.

A smart dual-camera
The A12 Bionic processor has taken the iPhone’s photography experience to the next level. It is furnished with a 12MP wide-angle and 12MP telephoto lens. Using multiple technologies like an enhanced ISP, fast sensors, and advanced algorithms, the iPhone XS Max now enables users to capture amazing pictures in the Smart HDR mode. Furthermore, its bokeh and depth control option allows users to modify the depth of field after shooting pictures. Likewise, the camera captures high-definition videos with better performance in low-light conditions. With the 256GB iteration, users can store a humungous amount of visual media.

A vibrant OLED display
The Super Retina OLED display elevates the fun of gaming, photography, and online content streaming on the iPhone XS Max’s big screen. With a resolution of 2688×1242 (458ppi), delivering high color accuracy and amazing graphics performance, made possible by the A12 Bionic processor. Moreover, the A12 Bionic processor utilizes 50% less power than the A11 Bionic processor. So, if users frequently stream movies or TV shows via platforms Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, then the iPhone XS Max 256GB can be a suitable pick.

Longer battery life
The iPhone XS Max not only has the biggest screen in the industry at the moment but also happens to house the biggest battery Apple has ever designed. Apple hasn’t divulged into much battery details during the launch; however, the company claims that it can deliver an extra running time of 1.5 hours as compared to its predecessor.

The following are the prices for different iPhone XS Max models.

  • iPhone XS Max 64GB – $1,099
  • iPhone XS Max 256GB – $1,249
  • iPhone XS Max 512GB – $1,449

The iPhone XS Max comes in three standard colors including Gold, Silver and Space Grey. The device is compatible with all major carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon. Users can also buy an unlocked device at the same price.

Release date
The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available for pre-order from September 14 onwards. Exactly a week later, i.e., on September 21, both models will go on sale.

Along with its two flagship phones, Apple has also launched iPhone XR in the iPhone X line. The iPhone XR is comparatively affordable. Needless to say, it will lack some features that the iPhone XS has including 3D Touch, Super Retina OLED panel, and a dual-camera system. However, it is equipped with an A12 Bionic processor, Face ID, and True Tone Display which makes it a worthy buy for budget-conscious users. The iPhone XR’s base model, i.e., the 64GB iteration is priced at $749 and is slated to release in the second half of October 2018.

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