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Apple iPhone XS Max (2018)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 411 reviews of Apple iPhone XS Max (2018). The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and camera are generally positive. The size and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reception and connectivity. Reviews are divided on the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone XS Max (2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (engadget.com)

Apple iPhone XS and XS Max review: Pricey but future-proof

 

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...

First-rate build quality ; Excellent performance ; Helpful camera improvements ; iOS 12 is fantastic ; Slightly more durable than the iPhone X

Still very expensive ; Minute design changes mean old cases might not fit well ; Incremental battery gains

But we need to circle back to our original question: Are either of these new iPhones must-own devices? The answer really depends. If you splurged on an iPhone X last year, you could easily skip out on this generation -- and maybe even the next one --...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Matthew Bolton (t3.com)

Apple iPhone XS Max review: the best gets bigger

 

The iPhone XS Max takes an already amazing phone and soups up every part of it

Incredible camera ; Massively powerful and fast ; Fantastic HDR screen

Big without making especially good use of it ; Battery life only average ; Yeah, it's pretty expensive

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

The XS Max compared to the iPhone XR: Most of us should just buy the cheaper one

 

Apple's most premium iPhone of 2018 feels like a splurge.

The iPhone XS Max has a big, brilliant display and a little more battery life than the XS. It benefits from the improvements that the XS also has: faster speeds, some durability and water resistance improvements, better camera and dual-SIM support.

It's so, so, so expensive. If the iPhone Plus models were too big for your hands, this one will be, too.

The supersize iPhone XS Max crams a 6.5-inch screen and all of the same great features of the iPhone XS into a Plus-size body -- but it's not as huge a leap up as you might think.

Dec, 2018

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Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPhone XS Max

 

The iPhone XS Max is the best expression of Apple's smartphone philosophy so far, with a giant, gorgeous screen connecting you to everything.

Huge, awesome screen. Fastest processor available. Excellent camera. Long battery life.

Expensive.

Bottom Line: The iPhone XS Max is the best expression of Apple's smartphone philosophy so far, with a giant, gorgeous screen connecting you to everything.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Cam Bunton Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple iPhone XS Max review: It's all about the display

 

With the Android market heating up, has the XS Max lost its appeal or is it still a worth purchase?

Beautiful design ; Great big screen ; Camera quality is excellent ; Battery lasts a full day comfortably

Expensive ; Too big for some ; No fast charger

As an overall experience, the iPhone XS Max is hard to fault. It's fluid, fast and effortless, and is a premium package that looks and feels great in the hand.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

iPhone XS Max review

 

UPDATED: New photo gallery included after a few weeks shooting with the Max XS

Gorgeous display ; Absurdly powerful ; Superb camera ; Great build quality

Expensive ; The notch still irks ; Wobbles when set on a table ; No headphone dongle in the box

A premium phone with a premium price tag. But for Plus fans who couldn’t commit to iPhone X last year, it’s worth the outlay

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Andrei Frumusanu (anandtech.com)

The iPhone XS & XS Max Review: Unveiling the Silicon Secrets

 

It's been a little over three weeks since Apple unveiled the new iPhone XS, XS Max and the XR . The new flagship line-up is one of Apple's most important ones to date; this year we're seeing the company expand last year's new iPhone X design across all...

For the iPhone XS Max, I wasn’t surprised to see battery life be less than on the iPhone 8 Plus – the OLED screen is less efficient than the LCD display of last year’s phone – and the increased battery capacity is not enough to counter-act this. It’s...

Oct, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

iPhone XS Max hands-on review

 

Bigger and more expensive than ever. But does that necessarily mean it's better?

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Abbas Ali Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

iPhone XS Max review

 

Apple's biggest, priciest iPhone ever

Screen great for gaming & movies ; Camera is a strong offering ; Extremely fast

Price: most expensive iPhone ever ; Size can make it tricky to handle

Apple finally delivers an iPhone with a huge screen, and for movie-watching, game-playing fans the iPhone XS Max is an exciting new addition to the range. It certainly costs a lot, but if you can get past the price, the XS Max offers up a supersized...

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Nimish Sawant (tech.firstpost.com)

Apple iPhone XS Max review: Greatest iPhone ever, but Android flagships are way ahead

 

The XS and XS Max are upgrade-worthy phones only for iPhone users who are still on the iPhone 6/6s/7 generation

Brilliant display ; Best video camera on a phone ; Performance ; Face ID

Exorbitant price ; iOS 12 bugs ; Battery life ; Unreliable photo and video backup

I think I'll repeat my opening lines here:

Oct, 2018

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