iPhone 16 Pro Max Review A head of September 2024 Release

The Apple iPhone 16 Pro Max is expected to be announced in September 2024. According to Apple, this device will bring several upgrades and new features to the table. The new Apple series range will be announced at a dedicated hardware event held in September 2024. As is tradition, the upcoming iPhone models will be launched roughly ten days later. 


What versions will be available in the iPhone 16 contest?

The iPhone 16 lineup will consist of four devices: the iPhone 16, iPhone 16 Pro, iPhone 16 Plus, and iPhone 16 Pro Max. The iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will grow to 6.3 and 6.9 inches, respectively, while the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus will remain the same size as their predecessors, with no size changes whatsoever.

Here’s a comprehensive review based on the unofficial preliminary specifications available.

Design and Build

The iPhone 16 Pro Max retains the premium design language of its predecessors with a glass front and back (both Corning-made) and a robust grade 5 titanium frame. At 163 x 77.6 x 8.3 mm and weighing 225 grams, it is slightly bulkier but offers a solid and premium feel. The device is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance, capable of withstanding submersion up to 6 meters for 30 minutes. This ensures durability for everyday use and accidental water exposure.


The device boasts a 6.9-inch LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED display with a 1328 x 2878 pixels resolution. This results in a pixel density of approximately 460 ppi, ensuring sharp and vibrant visuals. The display supports a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10, and Dolby Vision, making it perfect for media consumption and gaming. Additionally, the screen features Ceramic Shield glass for enhanced protection and an Always-On display for quick access to notifications and time.


Under the hood, the iPhone 16 Pro Max is powered by the new Apple A18 Pro chipset, built on a 3 nm process. This hexacore CPU and Apple GPU combination promises top-tier performance, efficiency, and power management. It comes with 8GB of RAM and storage options of 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB, utilizing NVMe for fast read and write speeds. The absence of a card slot aligns with Apple’s trend of promoting cloud storage solutions.


The camera setup on the Pro Max is versatile and powerful. The main camera array includes a 48 MP wide sensor with dual pixel PDAF and sensor-shift OIS, a 12 MP periscope telephoto lens offering 5x optical zoom, and a 48 MP ultrawide lens. Additionally, a TOF 3D LiDAR scanner enhances depth sensing and AR capabilities. The camera supports advanced features like dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, 4K video recording at various frame rates, Dolby Vision HDR, and even 3D (spatial) video recording.

The front camera includes a 12 MP wide sensor with PDAF and OIS, is capable of 4K video recording and supports Cinematic mode for professional-grade selfies and vlogs.

Battery and Charging of iPhone 16

The Pro Max has a 4676 mAh battery, which should provide ample power for a full day of use. It supports fast wired charging (50% in 30 minutes), 15W MagSafe and Qi2 wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wired charging. These features ensure that users have multiple convenient options for keeping their devices powered throughout the day.

What is the price of the iPhone 16 Pro Max in Uganda?

The device is expected to cost 3,784,852.36 Ugandan Shilling but can go as high as 15 million shillings with the taxes. If you need this monster, it’s high time you started saving some cash up until September.

Connectivity and Other Features

The device supports a wide range of connectivity options including 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, Bluetooth 5.4, and NFC. It features dual SIM capabilities with Nano-SIM and eSIM options. The inclusion of USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 marks a significant shift from the traditional Lightning port, offering faster data transfer speeds and enhanced compatibility.

Security and convenience features include Face ID, a comprehensive suite of sensors (accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer), and support for Ultra Wideband 2 (UWB) technology. Emergency SOS via satellite is a notable addition to safety during outdoor adventures.

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