Apple iPhone 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max Long-Term Review

Apple launched Their Premium smartphone named iPhone 11 Pro Max successor to iPhone XS Max. was released on September 14, 2019. Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is priced at 1,224 EUR In Europe, 999 USD in the US and 1,09,900 Indian Rupees @ 64 GB Base Variant.

Apple has Made Several Changes In 11 Pro Max to Stand Out from Last gen Variant. Apple Has Concentrated in the Camera department and Adopted the Triple camera setup with 12MP + 12MP + 12MP Camera sensors which include Main, Telephoto 10x Zoom sensor and Ultra wide-angle Lens which we cannot see in standard variant, Xs Max. Apple has Placed the 12MP Front camera in Notch & and 11 Pro Max Has IP68 Rated Water and Dust Resistant

iPhone 11 Pro Max features the Apple A13 Bionic chip from Apple Itself. this chip is made of 7nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 2 parts; the first part features 2 x High power cores which are clocked at 2.65GHz Which are named Lighting, The second part features 4 x A55 high powered cores that are clocked at 1.8GHz Which are again named as Thunder. it has Apple 4 core GPU. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has AI Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.

I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max and Jump into the review.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max Specs

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  • 6.5” Full HD Display with 60Hz Refresh Rate, HDR 10, Dolby Vision Support ( iPhone 11 Pro Max )
  • 5.8” Full HD Display with 60Hz Refresh Rate, HDR 10, Dolby Vision Support ( iPhone 11 Pro )
  • protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Front and Back, with 120Hz Touch Sensing Rate
  • Apple A13 Bionic CPU
  • Apple 4 Core GPU
  • Single Nano Sim + E-Sim
  • 4GB LPDDR4x Ram
  • 64 / 256 / 512 GB Internal Storage
  • Triple Camera 12 MP f/1.8, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS (Main) + 12MP f/2.0, 2x Optical Zoom, PDAF, OIS (Telephoto) + 12 MP f/2.4, 13mm, (Ultra Wide)
  • 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
  • 12MP f/2.2, 32mm front camera
  • 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
  • 3969mAH battery with 18W fast charging, Qi wireless charging 7W ( iPhone 11 Pro Max )
  • 3046mAH battery with 18W fast charging, Qi wireless charging 7W ( iPhone 11 Pro )
  • iOS 13
  • Face-ID / Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot / Volte
  • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Siri / Dolby Atmos with Hi-Res Audio
  • Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • NFC / Lightning Port

5.8″ & 6.5″ Full HD+ AMOLED screen :

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Here in Display Department, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max Features an Excellent Full HD+ AMOLED panel with NotchEdge screen with 458 pixels per inch, the colors are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. there is also Support to View HDR 10+, Dolby Vision. The screen is Super Smooth with a 120Hz Touch sensing screen.

Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:

In iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple Used the traditional Stereo Speaker System and it is Much louder and equal when Compared to Stereo Speaker System used in iPhone Xs Max. we can see this traditional Stereo Speaker System in iPhone 11 Pro Smartphone also. 

Apple Has Removed Headphone jack In their Smartphones From iPhone’s. Coming to Lightning Port and earphones, the Lightning Port was equipped which provides a punchy and clear sound. there are headphones in the Box which sounds good. A bad thing is there is no 3.5mm to Lightning Port connector in the box. 

Build Quality : 

iPhone 11 Pro series is Build with a Stainless Steel Frame on the side on Front &back of the Device Is Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with Stainless Steel and Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. iPhone 11 Pro Max built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.5″ Amoled screen.

Design:

iPhone 11 Pro series has a unique design. The backside of the Smartphone is made with Glass with Matte Coating and look of the smartphone is very nice. 

Face ID:

iPhone 11 Pro series has face unlock feature. It works Nice in Normal and Night Conditions Very Quickly and And Securely to recognize the user. 

Weight balance: 

iPhone 11 Pro series feels A bit Heavy with 6.5” Screen and 3969 mAh battery equipped.

Battery life:

My iPhone 11 Pro series lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 26% of charge left in the iPhone 11 Pro Max & 24% in iPhone 11 Pro which is good for a 3969 & 3069 mAH Battery. We got 5.7 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 6.3 hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of the iPhone 11 Pro Max & iPhone 11 Pro is very low. the 18W Fast charging makes a difference and charges 50% Battery in 30 min which is a bit good.

iOS :

Here the iPhone 11 Pro Max comes with the iOS Operating System. So We cannot see Dual apps and other features in this iOS. We cannot see the unnecessary apps that are wasting Ram on the phone. we can get years of iOS Version Upgrades and of security updates on iPhone 11 Pro Max very Quickly at a time.

Performance: 

My iPhone 11 Pro Max managed to do day to day tasks very well like the iPhone 11 Pro. there are no issues and problems with the UI. there are no heating issues with iPhone 11 Pro Max It Feels a bit warm In Outdoor Conditions While Recording 4K Videos and Gaming.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is not well on this iPhone 11 Pro Max device. it features 4 GB ram variant and I did not notice any lags with the 4GB Ram device and there are reloading of apps on this iPhone 11 Pro Max Multitasking experience is average.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. We had a smooth game play and does not heats much.

Storage:

in iPhone 11 Pro Max, Out of 64 or 256GB or 512GB Storage, we get 60 or242GB or 501GB.

Call Quality :

The Call quality on iPhone 11 Pro Max is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call Quality. The earpiece is present in Top Bezel Which Acts as a Stereo Speaker Too. 

Rear Camera: 

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Coming to the Camera Department, iPhone 11 Pro Max features a Triple Camera setup on the back of the device and a Single camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in iPhone 11 Pro Max. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

1. 12MP Primary Camera: the 12MP main Camera With OIS is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.8.iPhone 11 Pro Max has PDAF Autofocus systems. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain exquisite details Which are like the natural photo. Exposure is in control with a Decent Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting Conditions. In low light conditions, the images are clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see. Autofocus is very fast due to Laser and PDAF systems.

2. 12MP Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens on iPhone 11 Pro Max does a good job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.4. it captures a much wider picture in 108˚ field of view with good details. exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 12MP Camera captures good photos with decent sharpness. Night mode works well.

12MP Telephoto camera:

the 12MP main Camera With OIS is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.0 The Telephoto camera is Good and provides Awesome bokeh and Zoom in Pictures. the 2x Optical Zoom Pictures are also Good. It works well on objects’ texts but not work clearly on humans. This is the advantage of iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The Night mode in the camera Ui Makes sense and Allows to click Some Good Pictures In Night time.

Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Six Axis Optical Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range Due to night mode. the Telephoto Camera Makes Difference in Video Recording with 2x Lossless Zoom

Slow Motion Video & Time Lapse Recording is Good in 1080P with good details and accurate colors.

Selfie camera :

iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 12MP punch hole camera with 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.2 the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions it also captures Good lowlight images. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range.

This single-camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artifical Intelligence. the Slo-fies are Very good and Interesting.

Widevine L1 support:

 iPhone 11 Pro Max has Widevine L1 support to stream HD videos from Amazon Prime or NetFlix which is good to see.

In Box Contents:

In iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphone box Apple provided Lightning headphones, Lightning cable, 18W charger.

Pros

  • Unique Design with Matte Coating is awesome
  • Good AMOLED Display In Market
  • iOS 13
  • Great hardware for Raw Performance 
  • Superb Camera Quality and Details With all 3 Cameras
  • Awesome Selfie and Video Quality
  • Industry Leading Faster Charging Solution with great Battery Life.
  • IP68 Water and Dust Resistant

Cons

  • No high Refresh Rate
  • no 3.5mm Jack and Audio Adapter
  • Telephoto camera is limited to 2x
  • Telephoto Camera Does not take good Pictures In Low Light and
  • Options & settings should be Same Hosting App Not in Settings
  • Notch

VERDICT

Who can Get iPhone 11 Pro Max & 11 Pro SmartPhone view: 
if you want a True Flagship Phone with Bright AMOLED Full HD screen, with Apple 13 Bionic Chip and 18W Wired fast charging, Triple Rear Camera Setup & iOS then you can go with iPhone 11 Pro Max SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone In Android

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Pixel 4 & 4 XL and if you want better cameras Within a Higher Price Range then

Mi 10 Pro

OnePlus 8 Pro

Huawei P40 Pro can be your Alternatives to iPhone 11 Pro Max

If you are using iPhone 11 Pro Max & iPhone 11 Pro then Share your experiences with us in the comment section below and Stay tuned to MobiRadar for more Reviews like this

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