Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

Released October 2020

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

Summary


Pros

  • Screen always readable in various (day) lighting because of default True Tone feature 
  • Video viewing and recording  
  • Fast and accurate autofocus particularly adapted to the capture of moving subjects
  • Detail in images even in low light 
  • Bright selfies even in very dark lighting conditions 
  • Accurate preview 
  • Immersive and stereo sound, particularly adapted for gaming and videos 
  • Sound quality in audio recording, even at high volume, for concerts and shows

Cons

  • Yellow-orange color cast on display 
  • Screen not bright enough at night 
  • Prominent notch on screen interferes with gaming and video viewing 
  • Limited zooming range
  • Battery charging inefficiencies 

Scores


131
camera
Overall Camera Score i
131
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
131
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
70
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Preview i
80
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
115
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
130
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

127
display
Overall Display Score i
127
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
143
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
103
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Top score
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Video i
130
40
Realme C21
Motion i
134
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
93
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
148
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
140
audio
Overall Audio Score i
140
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
140
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
140
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

121
battery
Overall Battery Score i
121
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
124
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
109
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
140
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 1h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h57
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h27
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h14 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
132
selfie
Overall Selfie Score i
132
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 145

Sub-scores

Photo i
127
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
140
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 154

Specifications


160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Tele, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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