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Apple iPhone XS Max

Apple iPhone XS Max

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Apple iPhone XS and XS MAX Review

Apple iPhone XS and XS MAX Review

Posted   09.21.18
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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

For better or worse, the iPhone XS Max is just a massive iPhone XS. That's great in some ways: its 6.5-inch display is fantastic for watching videos and lining up photos, and there's a much better battery here, too. That said, only a few app and services so far make meaningful use of all this extra screen space. Beyond that, it’s simply going to be too much phone for some people to use comfortably with one hand. (You really need to try it before buying, if possible.) Even so, this is still Apple’s best big smartphone, and it’s more than enough to give Android’s best a run for their money.

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Pros
  • Big and beautiful screen
  • Very good battery life
  • Top-tier performance
  • Improved camera
Cons
  • It's really expensive
  • Simply too big for some people
  • Most apps don't take advantage of extra screen space

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Critic Reviews 10

72
 
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User Reviews 5
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
IOS
Screen size
6.5in
Internal memory
64GB
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
IOS
6.5in
64GB
Yes

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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

90
ali
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
NorthwestGuy
My favorite iPhone. The screen size is great (how did we ever manage on those...read more
30
techandonlytech
A poor product that's more likely to be frustrating than useful. - Engadget
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