iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone Xr

iPhone 13 Pro Max
iPhone 13 Pro Max
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iPhone Xr
iPhone Xr
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iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr


iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr
Width78.1 mm75.7 mm
Height160.8 mm150.9 mm
Weight240 g194 g
Thickness7.65 mm8.3 mm
Volume96.07 cm³94.81 cm³


iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr
Resolution1284 x 2778 px828 x 1792 px
Density458 ppi326 ppi
Size6.7 inches6.1 inches


iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr
Battery capacity4373 mAh2942 mAh
Removable batteryNoNo
Wireless chargingYesYes
Fast chargingYesYes
Ultra power saving modeNoYes

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iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr
Maximum storage1 TB256 GB
CPU frequency3.2 GHz2.5 GHz
External memory slotNoNo
RAM capacity6 GB3 GB
5G supportYesNo
LTE supportYesYes


iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr
Front camera resolution12 MP7 MP
Main camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Multi lensYesNo
Optical zoomYesNo
Optical stabilizationYesYes
Slow motion videoYesYes
Main camera video resolution2160 px2160 px


iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone Xr
Stereo speakersYesYes
3.5mm jack socketNoNo
Number of microphones23

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone XR Comparison

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: is new always better?

The iPhone 13 Pro Max and the iPhone XR are two of the most popular iPhones on the market. The iPhone 13 Pro Max is the more recent release, unveiled in September 2021, while the iPhone XR was released in October 2018.

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: camera quality

When it comes to camera quality, the iPhone 13 Pro Max has a triple camera lens system of 12 MP lens on each, but offers angles for wide, telephoto, and ultrawide shots. Compared to the iPhone XR’s single 12 MP wide camera lens only. The selfie camera is also better on the 13 Pro Max with 12 MP lens, the XR model only has a 7 MP selfie camera. This means that photos taken with an iPhone 13 Pro Max will be of higher quality than those taken with an XR.

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: battery, display, and storage

The battery life of both phones is significantly different; The 4352 mAh battery on an iPhone 13 Pro Max will last longer than a 2942 mAh battery on an XR when web browsing or streaming video. The display size and resolution are also different between these two models; The 6.7 inch display of an iPhone 13 Pro Max has a resolution of 1284 x 2778 px compared to 828 x 1792 px for a 6.1 inch display on an XR. In terms of design, both phones have similar designs but differ slightly in weight; An iPhone 13 Pro max weighs 240 g while an XR weighs 194 g making it lighter and easier to carry around all day long!  When it comes to storage capacity, you can get up to 1 TB with your purchase of an iPhone 13 Pro Max whereas you can only get up to 256 GB only with an iPhone XR. In terms of RAM capacity, the iPhone 13 Pro Max offers 6GB RAM whereas iPhone XR offers only 3GB RAM. Both devices can be upgraded to the latest 16.3 operating system. 

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: verdict

Making a decision can come down to your preference for an impressive camera system in which, the iPhone 13 Pro Max undoubtedly is the winner here. Or if you prefer functionality for on-the-go then the iPhone XR won’t feel as bulky or heavy to carry around in your pockets in which you could consider the XR instead, however you will have to settle for slightly less impressive specs than what is the current norm in today’s market, but at least at a much cheaper price. Finally, if you're looking for ways to help reduce your environmental impact then buying refurbished products from Back Market is one way you can do this! You can save up 30-70% off the cost of buying new, all year round by purchasing refurbished products from Back Market which helps reduce waste and conserve resources - so it's great for our planet!

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