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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max Battery Performance Score

Updated: Mar 30

SMARTPHONE TIER: FLAGSHIP/PRO

Battery Capacity mAh: 4350

 
It's Bigger, Better and now No. 1!


We have listed what you need to know about this Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max.


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iPhone 13 Pro Max, looking at the features as well as the battery performance. Our test results have been translated into ViserMark Labels designed to help you make an informed decision.

 










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Review


We have a new No. 1! - the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max ranks first for the highest score yet recorded for Battery Performance Score of 72/100, moving Wiko View 5, Wiko View 5 Plus with scores of 68/100 down in the Visermark Smartphone Ranking 2021 table.


Also, this remarkable smartphone has taken the No. 1 position in the Flagship/Pro Tier Ranking table over its processor, being the Apple iPhone 12 scoring 57/100 earlier in 2021.

During testing, we are able to calculate both the power and efficiency of a smartphone. The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max once again takes No. 1 position in the Power Efficiency table within the Flagship/Pro Tier with an impressive score of 3.5/5 - 0.5 improvement on the Apple iPhone 12 now sitting in 2nd place.


 

Product


The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max comes as the updated version of the Apple iPhone 12. Its ergonomic design has a neat finish, in our opinion, it may be a little on the heavy side. The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max Pro offers additional features such as a three-lens camera system with bigger sensors for improved performance in low-quality lighting. The photo modules have changed place between the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 13. Apple has also reduced the size of its small module which swaps part of the screen reserved for the screen. The notch size of the iPhone 13 is 20% smaller compared to the iPhone 12.

The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max provides the largest screen in the iPhone 13 series, with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz, the display is well maintained. It is also covered with a new, very solid ceramic shield screen. This smartphone is within the Flagship/Pro Tier costing over 1000 EURO.

 

Product Features and Specification

Release Date September 2021

Display

6.7″ Super Retina XDR ProMotion

Processor

​new Apple A15 Bionic chipset

RAM

6 GB

Storage

128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB

Rear Camera

​Pro Triple 12MP

Wide, Ultra-wide, Telephoto

6x Digital Zoom

Smart HDR 4

Night Mode

Apple ProRAW

Photographic Styles

Cinematic Mode

Front Camera

​12MP

TrueDepth

Retina Flash

Night Mode

Photographic Styles

Cinematic Mode

ProRes video recording up to 4K

Battery

​4352 mAh

Audio

Audio Calling, Audit Playback

Dimensions and Weight

161 x 78 x 8mm and 238g

Colours Available

Sierra Blue, Gold, Graphite Silver

 

Battery Performance


Apple is back with four variations of its new iPhone (iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max). The manufacturer has reduced the notch, increased the size of the batteries, and focused on photography.


With an average price of just over 1000 EURO, new Apple iPhones remain expensive within the Smartphone market, even when compared to other devices within the Flagship/Pro Tier.



Introduction


The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max is classed as a ViserMark Flashship/Pro Smartphone - (devices that are 700+ EURO), with a price of just over 1000 EURO. The iPhone 13 Pro Max has a 4352 mAh battery to power the device.


The overall Battery Performance Score is now a global score taking calculations from Battery Life, Power Efficiency and Charging Times.



Based on the battery performance testing results, this smartphone received a ViserMark score of 72/100. With this impressive score, the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max smartphone, is now No.1 on the Visermark Smartphone Ranking 2021 table. This Smartphone has managed to replace the Wiko View 5 and Wiko View 5 Plus with an extra 4 Battery Performance points.



 

Testing Results


BATTERY LIFE - Days of Use


Based on the ViserMark test protocol, The iPhone 13 Pro Max achieved a score of 3.5 days.


The Average Day of Use ViserMark score of a Flagship/Pro device is “1.6” Day of Use which places the iPhone 13 Pro Max at the top of the Days of Usage Top 10 table. With Wiko holding on to Positions 1 and 2 with an outstanding 4 Days of Use, the iPhone 13 Pro Max enters the table in #7 and joins another 5 smartphones with competitive 3.5 Days of Use.

  • Best Smartphone for Days of Use: Ranking #7



 

CHARGING TIME - Hours and Minutes


The charging time to 100% was 1 hour 50 minutes. Fast charging is still not embraced by Apple as one of the key areas for improvement.


The average Charging Time is 1:11 for a Smartphone within the ViserMark Flagship/Pro Tier. Given its results, the iPhone 13 Pro Max has achieved an overall position of #7 within this tier, having a slightly longer charging time recorded than its processor the Apple iPhone 12.



Overall, the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max attained 46th position in the Battery Charging Times table. More focus within this area will be required before it is able to compete with the likes of OPPO who hold both No. 1 and No. 2 positions with an impressive 35 mins.



 

POWER EFFICIENCY - Leaves reflecting ratings of 1 - 5 being the most power efficient



There are a number of power efficient processors, within today's Smartphones, that are able to cope with the growing number of new applications and can support high-resolution displays without compromising battery life.


Power Efficiency is calculated using Battery Life and Battery Capacity. This is expressed in “Leaves" and reflects a rating between 1 being least and 5 being the most power-efficient.

The iPhone 13 Pro Max obtained an overall Power Efficiency Score of 3.5. The average score for a Flagship/Pro-tier device is 1.4, meaning the iPhone 13 Pro Max is performing well above average. The previous Apple iPhone 12 has now slipped No. 2 within the Flagship/Pro Power Efficiency, with the new iPhone 13 Pro Max taking No. 1 with improved efficiency.


Within the overall ViserMark Power Efficiency table the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max shares the top spot with two other Smartphones - the Wiko View 5 and Wiko View 5 Plus with impressive power efficiency performance.


  • Best Smartphone for Power Efficiency: Ranking #1



 

Conclusion


In conclusion, the iPhone 13 Pro Max Battery Performance is at the top compared to other devices. This Smartphone is first in the ranking in several categories. Compared with other Flagship/Pro Tier devices, the iPhone 13 Pro Max Battery Performance is superior to devices like the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, the Oppo Find X2 Pro and the previous generation the iPhone 12.

However, its biggest weakness is the charging time of the phone. To improve Battery Performance further this feature needs to be improved by possibly implementing a fast charge option.


Should I buy it?


If you love the Apple universe and are looking for one of the best performing Smartphones around then, yes, buy it! Alternatively, you can also go for the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra or the Google Pixel 6 which are also good phones for a more affordable price.


 

Extra Insights

Q: Does the iPhone 13 Pro Max support 5G?

A: Yes, it supports the 5G

Q: Does the iPhone 13 Pro Max have a headphone jack?

Q: Does the iPhone 13 Pro Max support wireless charging?

Q: Does the iPhone 13 Pro Max have dual-SIM capabilities?

Q: What storage variants are the phone available in?

Q: Does the device have stereo speakers?

Q: Does the iPhone 13 Pro Max have a microSD card slot?


 

ViserMark tests are performed with the strictest protocol in a controlled environment to ensure repetition and consistency powered and automated by SmartViser’s test automation solution viSer. The automation test includes a variety of user actions from calls to social media and periods of standby times.


 

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Background


Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. It is considered one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook.


 

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