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iPhone XS Max Specifications



measures and weight2

  • Width: 77.4 mm
  • Height: 157.5 mm
  • Depth: 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 208 g


  • Super Retina HD display
  • 6.5 "all-screen OLED multi-touch display (16.5 cm diagonal)
  • HDR display
  • 2688 x 1242 pixels at 458 ppi
  • Typical contrast ratio: 1,000,000: 1
  • True Tone Display
  • Large color space display (P3)
  • 3D touch
  • Maximum typical brightness: 625 cd / m²
  • Grease repellent coating
  • Support for displaying multiple languages ​​and characters at the same time

The iPhone XS Max display has rounded corners that follow the curves of the design and are located within a normal rectangle. Measured as a standard rectangle, the display has a diagonal of 6.46 "(16.40 cm). The actual visible display area is smaller.

Protection against splashes, water and dust3

  • Classified according to IEC standard 60529 under IP68 (up to 30 minutes and at a depth of up to 2 meters)


  • A12 Bionic Chip
  • Next generation neural engine


  • 12 megapixel dual camera with wide-angle and telephoto lens
  • Wide angle: ƒ / 1.8 aperture
  • Telephoto lens: ƒ / 2.4 aperture
  • 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and depth control
  • Portrait light with five effects (natural, studio, contour, stage, stage mono)
  • Dual optical image stabilization
  • 6 element lens
  • Slow quadruple LED True Tone synchronized flash
  • Panorama image (up to 63 megapixels)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Back-illuminated sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with focus pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Smart HDR for photos
  • Photos and Live Photos with a large color space
  • Local tone mapping
  • Advanced red-eye correction
  • Exposure control
  • Automatic image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Self timer
  • Geotagging for photos
  • Recorded image formats: HEIF and JPEG

Video recording

  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilization for video
  • 2x optical zoom, up to 6x digital zoom
  • Quadruple LED True Tone flash
  • Support for slow motion video in 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time-lapse video with image stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Take 8 megapixel photos while recording 4K video
  • Zoom in on playback
  • Geotagging for videos
  • Recorded video formats: HEVC and H.264
  • Stereo recording

TrueDepth camera

  • 7 megapixel camera
  • ƒ / 2.2 aperture
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and depth control
  • Portrait light with five effects (natural, studio, contour, stage, stage mono)
  • Animoji and Memoji
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • Smart HDR for photos
  • Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Photos and Live Photos with a large color space
  • Retina flash
  • Back-illuminated sensor
  • Automatic image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Self timer

Face ID

  • Made possible by a TrueDepth camera for face recognition

Apple Pay

  • Pay with your iPhone and Face ID in stores, apps and on the web
  • Complete Apple Pay purchases made on Mac

More information about Apple Pay

Wireless technologies

  • Model A2097 *
    FDD ‑ LTE (frequency bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
    TD ‑ LTE (frequency bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
    UMTS / HSPA + / DC ‑ HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
    GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Model A2101 *
    FDD ‑ LTE (frequency bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
    TD ‑ LTE (frequency bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
    UMTS / HSPA + / DC ‑ HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
    GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • All types
    Gigabit-capable LTE with 4x4 MIMO and LAA4
    802.11ac WLAN with 2x2 MIMO
    Bluetooth 5.0
    NFC with reading mode
    Express cards with energy reserve

Location function

  • Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
  • Digital compass
  • Cellular
  • iBeacon micro-location

Video calls5

  • FaceTime video calls over WiFi or cellular

Audio calls5

  • FaceTime audio calls
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)4
  • Calls over WiFi4

Audio playback

  • Supported audio formats: AAC ‑ LC, HE ‑ AAC, HE ‑ AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC ‑ 3), Dolby Digital Plus (E ‑ AC ‑ 3), Dolby Atmos and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX +)
  • Wider stereo reproduction
  • User-definable maximum volume

Video playback

  • Supported video formats: HEVC, H.264, MPEG ‑ 4 Part 2 and Motion JPEG
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) with Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
  • AirPlay mirroring, photos and video output to Apple TV (2nd generation or newer)6
  • Video mirroring and video output: Support for up to 1080p via Lightning Digital AV adapter and Lightning to VGA adapter (adapter sold separately)6


  • Send messages, set reminders, and more with your voice
  • Get smart suggestions on your lock screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType, and more
  • Activate with just your voice and "Hey Siri"
  • Use your voice to perform shortcuts in your favorite apps

Learn more about Siri

External buttons and connectors

  • volume
  • Ringing / silent
  • Side button
  • Integrated stereo loudspeaker
  • Lightning connector
  • Integrated microphone

Power supply and battery8

  • Lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone X.
  • Talk time (wireless): Up to 25 hours
  • Internet usage: up to 13 hours
  • Video playback (wireless): Up to 15 hours
  • Audio playback (wireless): Up to 65 hours
  • Fast charging: Charge up to 50% in 30 minutes9
    with 18W adapter or higher (sold separately)
  • Integrated rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Wireless charging (with Qi chargers)10
  • Charging via USB port on the computer or power supply


  • Face ID
  • barometer
  • 3-axis gyro sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

operating system

iOS 12
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Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone XS. With the integrated support for eyesight and hearing, physical and motor skills, learning, reading and writing, you can fully experience the most personal device in the world. Learn more about accessibility


  • VoiceOver
  • zoom
  • Magnifying glass
  • RTT and TTY support
  • Siri and dictation
  • Tap for Siri
  • Switch control
  • Extended subtitles
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak the contents of the screen

Integrated apps

  • camera
  • photos
  • Health
  • News
  • phone
  • FaceTime
  • Mail
  • music
  • Wallet
  • safari
  • cards
  • Siri
  • calendar
  • iTunes Store
  • App Store
  • notes
  • contacts
  • Books
  • Home
  • Weather
  • Memories
  • Clock
  • TV
  • shares
  • computer
  • Voice memos
  • compass
  • Podcasts
  • Watch
  • Tips
  • Find my iPhone
  • Looking for friends
  • Settings
  • Files
  • Tape measure

Free apps from Apple

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes U, Clips and the Apple Store app are preinstalled.

  • iMovie
  • Pages
  • Keynote
  • Numbers
  • iTunes U
  • GarageBand
  • Apple Store
  • Apple TV Remote
  • iTunes Remote
  • Music memos
  • Clips
  • Shortcuts


  • EarPods with Lightning Connector

SIM card

  • Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM)11
  • iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are not compatible with existing micro SIM cards.

Rating for hearing aids

Supported email attachments

  • Viewable document types
    .jpg, .tiff and .gif (images), .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word), .htm and .html (websites), .key (Keynote), .numbers (Numbers), .pages (Pages),. pdf (preview and Adobe Acrobat), .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint), .txt (text), .rtf (rich text format), .vcf (contact details), .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel), .zip , .ics, .usdz (USDZ Universal)

System requirements

  • Apple ID (required for some functions)
  • Internet access12
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
    • Mac: OS X 10.11.6 or newer
    • PC: Windows 7 or newer
    • iTunes 12.8 or newer with Mac and iTunes 12.9 or newer with PC (free download from

Environmental conditions

  • Operating temperature: 0 ° C to 35 ° C
  • Storage temperature: –20 ° C to 45 ° C
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95%, non-condensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: tested up to 3000 m above sea level, without pressure compensation


  • Supported languages
    English (Australia, UK, USA), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Hong Kong Traditional), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech , Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • QuickType keyboard support
  • Support for QuickType keyboards with predictive text
    English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, Great Britain, USA), Chinese (simplified, traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish
  • Siri languages
    English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Great Britain, USA), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, USA), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland ), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (mainland China, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malaysian (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)
  • Languages ​​for the dictation function
  • Supported dictionaries for definitions
    English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
  • thesaurus
    English (UK, US)
  • Supported bilingual dictionaries with English
    Arabic, Chinese (simplified, traditional), Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
  • Spell check
    English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

scope of delivery

  • iPhone with iOS 12
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Lightning to USB cable
  • USB Power Adapter (power supply unit)
  • documentation

iPhone and the environment

Apple considers the entire life cycle of its products to determine their environmental impact. More information about iPhone and environmental protection

The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max represent Apple's continued commitment to environmental protection. The following features contribute to their lower environmental impact:

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-free display
  • Free of bromine-based flame retardants
  • PVC free
  • Free from beryllium
  • Recyclable stainless steel

Apple and the environment
Read the environmental performance reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of all Apple products.

* You can find out how to find the model number of your iPhone here: Further information on LTE support is available from the respective mobile operator and at The cellular technology supported depends on the model number of the iPhone and whether the device is configured for CDMA or GSM networks.

  1. The available storage space is less and depends on many factors. A standard configuration uses around 10 GB to 12 GB of storage space (including iOS and preinstalled apps), depending on the model and settings. Preinstalled apps use about 4 GB and you can delete and restore these apps.
  2. Size and weight vary depending on the configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are splash, water and dust resistant and have been tested under controlled laboratory conditions. They are classified under IP68 according to IEC standard 60529 (up to 30 minutes and at a depth of up to 2 meters). Protection from splashes, water and dust is not permanent and may deteriorate over time as a result of normal wear and tear. A wet iPhone should not be charged. Instructions for cleaning and drying can be found in the user manual. The warranty does not cover damage caused by liquids.
  4. Data plan required. Gigabit-capable LTE, LTE Advanced, LTE, VoLTE and calls via WLAN are available in selected countries and from selected providers. The speed depends on the theoretical throughput and can vary depending on the location and provider. Further information on LTE support is available from the respective mobile operator and at
  5. For FaceTime calls, both parties must use a FaceTime-enabled device and a WiFi connection. The availability via a cellular network depends on the conditions of the provider. Data charges may apply.
  6. Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) video content only.
  7. Siri may not be available in all languages ​​or regions. Features may vary by region. Internet access required. Cell phone charges may apply.
  8. All information on battery life depends on the network configuration and other factors. The actual duration may vary. The battery has a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced by an Apple service provider. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary depending on use and settings. For more information, visit and
  9. The tests were carried out by Apple in August 2018 with prototypes of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max and a software prototype as well as Apple USB-C power adapter accessories (18W model A1720, 29W model A1540, 30W model A1882, 61W model A1718, 87W model A1719 ). The quick charge tests were performed with discharged iPhone devices. The charging time varies depending on the environmental conditions. Actual results may vary.
  10. Qi wireless chargers are sold separately.
  11. A cellular tariff is required to use eSIM (which may include restrictions on switching carriers and roaming, even after the contract expires). Not all providers support eSIM. The use of eSIM on the iPhone may be deactivated when purchasing from certain cellular providers. More details are available from the respective mobile phone provider. You can find more information at
  12. A wireless broadband connection is recommended (fees may apply).

Some features may not be available in all countries or regions. Here is a full list.

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