iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max

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The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max are two of the four models that make up the 15th generation iPhone lineup and were released in September 2021. The iPhone 13 is the base model, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max is the largest model in the lineup. These two models share many of the same features such as Apple’s A15 Bionic chip, 5G cellular connectivity, and a Super Retina XDR display. But the iPhone 13 Pro Max features a larger display with ProMotion technology, better battery life, and a better rear camera array.

Price Comparison

iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Pricing

iPhone 13 prices start at $515, which is cheaper than the iPhone 13 Pro Max low price of $721.

Specs Comparison

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max has several specs in common, but there are some key differences. Most notable is the display size, which is 6.1 inches on the iPhone 13 and 6.7 inches on the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The iPhone 13 Pro Max is also larger and heavier than the iPhone 13, offers more internal storage options, and has a better rear camera. Some of the shared features include the Apple A15 Bionic chip, 5G cellular connectivity, Face ID, an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, and MagSafe charging.

Size

Size iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Width 78 mm 3.1 inches
Height 161 mm 6.3 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 174 g 240 g 8.5 ounces

The iPhone 13 Pro Max is larger and heavier than the iPhone 13. The iPhone 13 Pro Max measures 6.33” (H) x 3.07” (W) x 0.30” (D) and weighs 8.46 ounces. The iPhone 13 measures 5.78” (H) x 2.82” (W) x 0.30” (D) and weighs 6.14 ounces. The display size on the iPhone 13 Pro Max is 6.7 inches, and the display size on the iPhone 13 is 6.1 inches.

Camera

Camera iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Primary 12.2 MP
Resolution None 4032x3024

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max each feature a 12MP wide and 12MP ultra-wide camera on the back, but the Pro Max also has a 12MP telephoto camera and LiDAR Scanner, which allows for additional features such as faster autofocus in low light settings and Night Mode portraits. Both of these models support key features such as Night Mode, Portrait Mode, Smart HDR 4 for photos, and Deep Fusion, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max also supports Apple ProRAW, macro photography, and ProRes video recording at up to 4K at 30 frames per second. The iPhone 13 and 13 Pro Max both feature a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front.

Screen

Display iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Resolution 1284x2778
Screen Size 170 mm 6.7 in
Pixels Per Inch None ppi 457 ppi

The iPhone 13 Pro Max features a larger display, but it shares similarities with the iPhone 13 display. The iPhone 13 screen is 6.1 inches with a resolution of 2532 x 1170, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max screen is 6.7 inches with a resolution of 2778 x 1282 and supports ProMotion technology with an adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz. Otherwise, they are both Super Retina XDR with HDR, True Tone, a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and wide color (P3).

Battery

Battery iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Capacity mAh 4352 mAh
USB None Lightning

The iPhone 13 features a 3,227 mAh battery and the iPhone 13 Pro Max features a 4,532 mAh battery. The batteries in these phones are rechargeable lithium-ion, and they are fast charge capable (reaching a 50% charge in approx 30 minutes using an Apple 20W wall power adapter). They charge using a wired Lightning cable, over MagSafe, or wirelessly using a Qi-wireless charging pad. The iPhone 13 offers up to 19 hours of video playback time and up to 75 hours of audio playback time, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max offers up to 28 hours of video playback time and up to 95 hours of audio playback time.

Processing

Processor iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro Max
CPU Apple A15 Bionic APL1007 / APL1W07

Color Choices

iPhone 13

Available in 6 colors:

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Midnight
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Starlight

Which iPhone 13 color should you buy?

iPhone 13 Pro Max

Available in 5 colors:

  • Gold
  • Graphite
  • Green
  • Sierra Blue
  • Silver

Which color iPhone 13 Pro Max is the most popular?

iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Colors

The iPhone 13 introduces four new colors not found in the iPhone 13 Pro Max color palette: Gold, Graphite, Sierra Blue, and Silver. Both the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max share one color: Green. However, the iPhone 13 does away with Blue, Starlight, Midnight, Pink, and Red, previously seen on the iPhone 13 Pro Max.
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The iPhone 13 is available in six different colors, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max is available in five different colors. The iPhone 13 color lineup includes Green, Pink, Blue, Midnight, Starlight, and PRODUCT(RED). The iPhone 13 Pro Max color lineup includes Alpine Green, Silver, Gold, Graphite, and Sierra Blue.

Storage Options

iPhone 13

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB

Which iPhone 13 storage should I buy?

iPhone 13 Pro Max

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1 TB

Which storage iPhone 13 Pro Max is the most popular?

iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Storage

The iPhone 13 Pro Max introduces one new storage option not found on the iPhone 13: 1 TB. Both the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max share three storage options: 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB.
Swappasaurus

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max each offer storage options of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The iPhone 13 Pro Max also offers a 1TB storage option.

Reviews

iPhone 13

10 reviews 4.6 stars

iPhone 13 Pro Max

11 reviews 5.0 stars

iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Reviews

Users rate the iPhone 13 with 4.6 stars, compared to the iPhone 13 Pro Max with 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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