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Review of iPhone 13 Pro Max

iPhone 13 Pro Max has it all – great cameras, blazing fast performance, responsive display, and extended battery life. It's not perfect – I wish it had faster charging and a sleeker design – but it's the best that Apple has to offer.

Written By Tech Freak

Tech Freak

I am a staff writer - a tech enthusiast by day and a gamer by night. I let tech free me from the everyday menial tasks and rise to identify how every minor modification amplifies the ‘ease’ created multiple folds.

Updated May 04, 2023

Editor’s Rating


Starting From

369,600.00/- PKR

What we don’t like

  • No fast charging as promised
  • Same design as previous model
  • Heavy to handle
Memory Price
128 GB Internal Memory 6 GB RAM PKR 369,600
256 GB Internal Memory 6 GB RAM PKR 398,100
512 GB Internal Memory 6 GB RAM PKR 452,000
1 TB Internal Memory 6 GB RAM PKR 513,000

iPhone 13 Pro Max is the best that you can get your hands on! From the battery to the operating system to the performance, there is nothing that isn’t cutting-edge.

How can I say this with so much confidence?

Well, I tested the performance, battery, display, networking, operating system, and camera features extensively. The results were mind-blowing! 

I’m not someone who says this easily. But the iPhone 13 Pro Max is just that good!

If you too are in awe of the specs, scroll down below and be amazed! 

Design – Slight Improvements

iPhone 13 PRO MAX is the latest and greatest from Apple. I was really excited to get my hands on it and I wasn’t disappointed. 

It features a super retina XDR OLED display. This is one of the best in the market. The screen size is adequate, at 6.7 inches. The refresh rate is 120Hz, which is excellent. The HDR10 and Dolby Vision support make it an excellent choice for watching movies and TV shows. The nits’ level is 1200, which is very bright.

The weight of the phone is 240 g, which is relatively light. The build quality is excellent, with a glass front and back, and a stainless-steel frame. 

The resolution of the phone is 1284 x 2778 pixels, which is very high. The phone is durable as it is protected by ceramic shield glass.

Performance – Powerful Yet Smooth

I absolutely love my iPhone 13 Pro Max! 

It’s got an incredibly powerful A15 Bionic chipset. The 5-core graphics processor ensures that games and other applications look great on the phone. Plus, the refresh rate is 120Hz which results in a smooth and responsive experience when using the phone. 

And with 1TB of ROM, I’ve got plenty of storage space for all my files and applications. 6GB of RAM means that the phone can handle even the most demanding tasks effortlessly. 

Overall, I’m extremely impressed with this phone and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a top-of-the-line smartphone.

Battery Life – Ground-Breaking

According to me, the new iPhone 13 Pro Max is a huge step up from its predecessor. It features a 4352 mAh battery. This is a significant upgrade from the previous generation. It allows for much longer usage times between charges. 

It also enables fast charging at 27W. This means that you can get your phone back to full power much faster than before. iPhone 13 Pro Max is ideal for busy users who need to stay connected.  

Network/ Wireless – Dynamic Connectivity

If you are someone who travels frequently, I request you to try the iPhone 13 Pro Max.  The phone is compatible with both GSM and CDMA networks. Furthermore, its top speed is HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, making it one of the fastest phones on the market. 

Additionally, the iPhone 13 PRO MAX is compatible with LTE-A and 5G networks. This makes it future-proof. 

Finally, its EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps compatibility ensures that it can connect to fast mobile broadband networks.

Software – Top-Of-The-Line

iPhone 13 PRO MAX has the latest and greatest operating system from Apple. It is iOS 15, upgradable to iOS 16.0.2, so you’ll always have the latest features, security updates, and apps.

Camera – Same Old, Same Old

Being a photography enthusiast really made me appreciate the iPhone 13 Pro Max. It features a triple rear camera system, with each camera offering a different focal length.

  • The main camera is a 12 MP sensor with an f/1.5 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, and 1/1.7″ sensor size. It also has dual-pixel PDAF and sensor-shift OIS.
  • The second camera is a 12 MP telephoto unit with an f/2.8 aperture, 77mm focal length, and a 1/3.5″ sensor size. It offers PDAF and OIS and has 3x optical zoom.
  • The third camera is a 12 MP ultrawide unit with an f/1.8 aperture, 13mm focal length, and 1/3.5″ sensor size. It has a 120-degree field of view.

The iPhone 13 Pro Max also features a TOF 3D LiDAR scanner for depth sensing.

The iPhone 13 PRO MAX is equipped with a high-quality selfie camera. It has a single 12 MP lens and an f/2.2 aperture. The camera is also equipped with a 3D depth sensor that allows you to take advantage of Apple’s latest facial recognition technology.

Exclusive Feature – Pretty Sweet

iPhone 13 Pro Max is equipped with Cinematic mode, which allows you to record videos with a shallow depth of field and add beautiful focus transitions for a cinema-grade look.


Content Creators

Li-Ion 4352 mAh

About the Brand:
Apple is a leading tech company, manufacturing smartphones, and accessories. It is considered one of the most premium brands.

Final Verdict

iPhone 13 Pro Max is a powerful device that has everything you could possibly want in a phone, and then some. 

From its superior cameras and video recording capabilities to its blazing fast performance and responsive 120Hz display, there’s simply nothing not to love about this phone. 

Plus, with its extended battery life, you can be sure that you’ll always have enough juice to get through the day. It has a great camera, a bright and large screen, and slightly better battery life than the smaller iPhone 13 Pro.

It’s not perfect – I wish it had faster charging and a sleeker design – but it’s the best that Apple has to offer right now.

Whether you’re a power user or just looking for a great all-around smartphone, the iPhone 13 Pro Max is sure to impress.


Dimensions 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.7 mm
Weight 240 g
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM/eSIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
Display Type Super Retina XDR OLED, 120Hz, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 1000 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Screen Size 6.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-Resistant Ceramic Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Operating System (OS) iOS 15, upgradable to iOS 16.2
Chipset Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.23 GHz Avalanche + 4x1.82 GHz Blizzard)
GPU Apple GPU (5-core graphics)
Memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 6GB RAM, 1TB 6GB RAM
Rear Camera 12 MP, f/1.5, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7", 1.9µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS 12 MP, f/2.8, 77mm (telephoto), PDAF, 1/3.5", OIS, 3x optical zoom 12 MP, f/1.8, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/3.5", PDAF
Front Camera 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6" SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama) Video: [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), Pro Res, Cinematic mode ([email protected]), stereo sound rec.
Sound Loudspeaker with stereo speakers
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Radio No
USB Lightning, USB 2.0
Sensors Face ID, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Support
Battery Li-Ion 4352 mAh
Charging Fast charging (27W, unofficial rating), 50% in 30 min (advertised), USB Power Delivery 2.0, MagSafe wireless charging 15W, Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W
Colors Graphite, Gold, Silver, Sierra Blue, Alpine Green

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