iPhone 12 Pro Max: should you wait?

Oct 26, 2020
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Can't decide if you should get the iPhone 12 Pro or wait for the iPhone 12 Pro Max? Us too, so we gathered the PROS and CONS for each iPhone 12 Pro and broke it down for you! Also, let us know what else you want to know about iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
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-iPhone 12 Pro Specs-
Display: 6.1” or 6.7”, Super Retina XDR Display technology
Ceramic Shield
Processor: A14 Bionic
MagSafe
15W Wireless Charging
Camera Front: TrueDepth Camera
Camera Rear:
12MP Ultra-wide
12MP Wide F.16 (new)
12MP Telephoto
Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific blue
Capacity: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
Price: $999 (Starting)
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  • I'm upgrading from my 7+ 256 to a 12 Pro Max 256, however, I'm worried that maybe 256gb is not enough. My 7+ has 125gb available which is plenty however I want to ensure my 12 PMax will get me through the next 2-3 years without running out of space. My 7+ has every digital photo stored on it since I began taking digital photos in 2004 so id just needs to make sure that I can add another 2-3 years of iPhone 12 photos and videos. I'm conscious that iPhone 12 Pro Max files will be bigger.

    pafalzonpafalzon10 days ago
  • Hands down ...Pro Max!

    DaleJoanna BrownDaleJoanna Brown13 days ago
  • I like the benefits especially the camera and battery for the pro max. It will be particularly good if you use IG for business and want good quality snaps. However, as a guy having to carry this in your pocket is a bit much it’s huge and wide! You also can’t really text one handed because it’s so wide... fml

    Daniel LorussoDaniel Lorusso15 days ago
  • I love my iphone pro max I understand people saying it is big, it is. But I don’t notice it since iphone has given the Max or plus size I have gone for it. I think it would be really hard for me to size down. I look at the smaller sizes and find myself saying that it is just too small. Also loving the pacific blue. I’m stoked that they went back to the shape of the Iphone 4s and 5 because my first iphone was a 4s and I love that shape!!

    PandaPanda16 days ago
  • When will your video comparing the 12 pro and 12 pro max be released?

    James HicksJames Hicks16 days ago
  • The iPhone 12 pro max will run a lot cooler running games than the iPhone 12 pro

    CharlesCharles17 days ago
  • Watching this on my Huawei Nova 5t

    Dominic PDominic P18 days ago
  • Rule of thumb: if you’re used to a large phone size (iPhone 6s+ for instance), you can easily adapt to a 12 Pro Max size (or if it’s too much, an 11 Pro Max when it’s cleared for clearance; adopt!)

    Rabid Leroy Channel SaladRabid Leroy Channel Salad18 days ago
  • Me sitting and watching on my 8+ unsure about which phone to get this year the 12 pro or 12 pro max . Help pleasee

    maria hannamaria hanna19 days ago
  • Save your money people. This iPhone is actually a huge disappointment. There is absolutely nothing new. Maybe a slight upgrade to a camera maybe a slightly slightly bigger screen. They don’t even give you new ringtones or text tones. They don’t even include a brick or headphones in the box

    Julie MillerJulie Miller19 days ago
  • Which phone is closest to the 7 plus size?

    sablebeautysablebeauty21 day ago
  • wait ? thats dumb, iphone never perfect... so wait forever

    Sicret AdmireSicret Admire22 days ago
  • 6.7 ”+ 8.4oz my pocket and my wallet says NO

    xS3R1E-56-xS3R1E-56-22 days ago
  • For me I just got the iPhone 12 pro max blue color 128 storage for $1099. and I can get the iPhone 12 pro Max in 1 to 2 weeks for me. I’m happy to get the OLED display. iPhone 12 pro Max for me this year.

    Bryce PilgramBryce Pilgram23 days ago
  • I am coming from a 7+ and I don’t want anything bigger it’s big enough. Yes I will miss a few things but I won’t know I miss him because I have nothing to compare them to. I’m waiting for the day with my iPad is smaller than an iPhone

    Jim DevilbissJim Devilbiss24 days ago
  • Im on 7 plus now and pretty sure im upgrading to 11 pro max after a price drop. 5g isn’t available where I live and battery is better on 11. As you said camera difference is minimal with 12, and the 12 pro max is too big for my taste...

    MandolineMoonMandolineMoon24 days ago
  • 12 PRO MAX over 12 PRO: 1) bigger battery 2) better camera 3) Bigger screen makes typing easier and doing some work if you can't work with PC or laptop. 4) Better loud speakers

    MercedesLifeMercedesLife24 days ago
  • When apple goes back to the thumb print unlock, I’ll upgrade.

    Vermont MikeVermont Mike24 days ago
  • My 12 pro max comes in Friday !! Can’t wait

    Eduardo EEduardo E24 days ago
  • Whoever’s thumb that is at 4:00 should probably go for the 12 Mini..

    JXMES VGHNJXMES VGHN24 days ago
  • iPhone mini is a iPhone 4s. iPhone 12 and pro is just an 11 iPhone 12 pro max is god tier.

    Elroy AElroy A24 days ago
  • obviously the max is better, why did i watch this though...

    Saul EspinoSaul Espino24 days ago
  • I've ordered the 12 Pro Max and am looking forward to exploring the capabilities of the camera. Also, very interested in the raw mode and raw editing software that will be forthcoming. The design is a fresh look, which they really, really needed. I like it. The next thing they need to allow is customization of the app icons on the home screen. The widgets are great, but I enjoyed the flexibility to change the entire look of my Android screen simply by choosing a different icon design group.

    Kenneth RoperKenneth Roper25 days ago
  • I want the 12 pro max camera in a 12 pro size . Fucking apple doing this stupid shit.

    SjefeNoverSjefSjefeNoverSjef25 days ago
  • Pre Ordered my Graphite 12 Pro Max, always gone for the big phone mostly because of battery life and screen size. The added benefits in the camera and extra RAM are just bonus’s and it’s literally just £100 more. I see no reason not too if you’re spending £1000 already, unless you really really don’t need or what the bigger size.

    JP RacingJP Racing25 days ago
  • I believe it’s the 12 pro ,I really don’t tolerate the 12 pro max heavy and big size.

    Sam The greenSam The green25 days ago
  • I'm learning toward the Pro Max, but I have to hold it in my hand & see how it fits in my pocket. Then I'll decide if the extra features are worth it or if it's just too big to handle comfortably.

    rmis32rmis3225 days ago
  • 6gigs of ram, damn that's more than my Dell laptop

    Space TripsSpace Trips25 days ago
  • Also, apple offering $500 trade in for 11 pro max right now, so top storage 12 Pro Max will cost you $899 after rebate.

    paulpixphotospaulpixphotos25 days ago
  • So when I buy a new phone is Apple going to ask me if I want to Supersize my phone?

    DJ CruiserDJ Cruiser25 days ago
  • I returned my 12 Pro and pre-ordered the 12 Pro Max. I would STRONGLY recommend the Max because of the new camera system

    Juan MedinaJuan Medina25 days ago
  • If your always waiting for the next thing from Apple your will always be waiting and broke, I don’t feel like apples next release is gonna be anything that drastically different from this phone and it’ll be a while before Apple do another drastic change for their phones like the iPhone x so why wait

    lovelyrosebwlovelyrosebw25 days ago
  • I pre-ordered the Pacific Blue 12 pro max. I always get black/grey so I decided to go for something different. I skipped the 11 pro. So I still have my 10xs Max. Time for a upgrade. Just hope I like the color.

    ApinkgirltApinkgirlt25 days ago
  • I have a XR & I preordered the 12 pro max so we gon see 😼

    absolutebeautyxoabsolutebeautyxo25 days ago
  • It’s no different from my iPhone 7+, just a larger screen, better camera and better specs. Glad I waited for the Max Pro and 5 iPhone generations lol

    Tony LopezTony Lopez25 days ago
  • The author nails it. I won't buy the 12 Pro, because I don't want to run around with the second best smartphone camera on the market. But I also won't buy the Max because of its rediculous size. So, I'm hoping that Apple gets his sh** done for the iPhone 13.

    Carl MahnkeCarl Mahnke26 days ago
  • waiting on my Pro Max to arrive! IDK if one is better then the other propro max but I wanted a bigger screen.

    Bryan ZeharBryan Zehar26 days ago
  • i have a iphone 6s plus currently, and i really want to save up for this one:)) should i save up and buy in full or do monthly? i’d be giving my dad the money since i am on his plan. i don’t knowww!!!

    TaylorTaylor26 days ago
  • I've pre ordered the 12 pro max. Currently using a Samsung S10+ but miss the apple ecosystem so I'm switching back. Looking forward to getting it and having that nice big screen.

    Dom McHughDom McHugh26 days ago
  • Bigger battery. Decision made.

    Mike Vv.Mike Vv.26 days ago
  • I just preordered it lets gooooo

    Will VazquezWill Vazquez26 days ago
  • i love the size of the pro but i want the battery life of the pro max :(

    toastypuptoastypup26 days ago
  • I have the iPhone 7+ with the battery starting to have issues. I have ordered iPhone 12 pro. Don't want the max too big. The biggest problem is I ordered it thru T-Mobile in October and shipping keeps getting delayed now as late as Jan 4, 2021. I hope my phone makes it to that point. But every week it keeps getting pushed back.

    Cris MacCris Mac26 days ago
  • How come you dont mention iphone xs and xs max? Hello?

    Wax FWax F26 days ago
  • How is the size of 12 pro max compared to xs max? Anyone?

    Wax FWax F26 days ago
  • glad they have kept the shape and design. i ventured out of the iPhone world when the Galaxy 10 plus launched. i always make sure i have an otter box before the device shows up so as soon as i open it it goes into the Defender case the minute its opened before its even powered on. So i did the usual and had it there waiting. well since they tried to do that weird screen that wraps around the edges it makes it almost impossible to fully protect it and basically after the second drop the phone was turfed and couldn't even see the other half of the screen when it did crack so i couldn't even use it with the cracked screen. I have been so use to throwing it in the otter-box and never having to worry as i had dropped my iPhone 8 max hundreds of times including it falling out of the holder on my streetbike when i was doing a wheelie going about 80 mph, turned around blew it off and no scratch on it not even the case. So after that i brought it back out thank god i didn't trade it in and now i just pre-ordered the 12 pro max and should be here through Comcast by Nov 20th and already have the otter-box on the way. not only did i regret the decision of spending 1000+ on a s10+ the screen repair was going to be about 300 which is insane too so now i have a nice paper weight. cant wait for the 12 to get here at the end of the month. still dont get the whole no charger thing. Figured they would have at least took a few bucks off for the no charger too but of course not lol just spent 1400 on a phone and still have to buy a charger base SMH

    NorCal_CBRNorCal_CBR26 days ago
  • I waited for the Max for two reasons. Camera and battery.

    Murray SampsonMurray Sampson26 days ago
  • You know apple is getting boring when you haven't upgraded in 2 years and money isn't the issue. lol

    ADAD26 days ago
  • I am upgrading from the iPhone 8 Plus and want a larger display, so would like to get the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

    Lily CatLily Cat26 days ago
  • Really well done video. Quality content

    Sean FerdinandsSean Ferdinands26 days ago
  • Just preordered the 256 GB iPhone Pro Max in Graphite

    Corey PhillipsCorey Phillips26 days ago
  • My wallet says 12,my brain 12 pro and my heart 12 Pro Max,so..for now I’ll stay with my XS Max

    Florin SavaFlorin Sava27 days ago
  • Of course it's worth the wait if you gonna buy something go full tard on it; get the best of the best my philosophy you only live once if you have the means to buy normal iPhone 12 you have the means for the pro max 😉 . I preordered mine pacific blue 512gb pro max no second guesses as soon as I heard the dates I waited so I hardly can't wait; plus already got meself the accessories 😉 like a tard. Not gonna lie though the mini iPhone looks cute and all for the ladies so that one is no second guesses as well😇

    Ash bringerAsh bringer27 days ago
  • Have the exact dilemma as u. Form or photo quality. Not sure How much better is the photo quality of max.

    J XJ X27 days ago
  • Long story short just wait for the max

    parthu nemaniparthu nemani27 days ago
  • What's with the baby hands?

    EtherealEthereal27 days ago
  • I ordered the iPhone 12 pro max. As I like a bigger screen. I love the look of the silver stainless steel and glass white back. Can’t wait to use the camera!!!

    Ruth AlesRuth Ales27 days ago
  • I love the iPhone pro max!💕

    Santa GonzalezSanta Gonzalez27 days ago
  • I'm excited... I'm going from my Iphone6 to a Max. Sweet

    Mr.Woo WooMr.Woo Woo27 days ago
  • Just pre ordered my 12 pro max. I’ve always used the bigger apple phones, love the form factor. Currently use a busted 8 plus and can’t wait for the upgrade.

    Luis LopezLuis Lopez27 days ago
  • I want the best camera so I will go for the max.

    Sally KerrSally Kerr27 days ago
  • Just pre ordered! Woooooo!

    Josh CJosh C28 days ago
  • More natural bokeh too on the wide because of the larger sensor surface too. Yep, when it comes to digital cameras, the bigger the sensor the more versatility and better the images. Sensor shift should make OIS much better too. The telephoto will give you more reach at the cost of less light. Maybe computational photography may make up some of that ground, but I don't have it in hand so can't say. In general, more light = better image, so expect a degradation in image quality in lower light scenarios. BTW, I don't put my 11 Pro Max in my pocket - I use a belt holster (which is where I'm going to keep my 12 Pro Max). The $100 incremental cost is peanuts over the life of the phone - just as the $120 cost increment from the iPhone 12 to iPhone 12 Pro is pretty small (once you bump the iPhone 12 up to a usable storage tier).

    Verne AraseVerne Arase28 days ago
  • If you spend that much time on thinking whether you should buy a big phone or a normal size phone, your life sucks and you need to get laid ASAP. Sucker

    FrancescoFrancesco28 days ago
  • *iPhone 12 Pro Max for me!* *Upgrading from the 7 Plus. I take lots of low light photography & cannot wait to see what the 12 Pro Max can deliver. Definitely the larger display because my phone is my primary research, communications, navigation, entertainment, filmography & photography device. Optimistically waiting to see real world side-by-sides before I order one.* *Question is: 256GB or 512GB model? My 7 Plus is 256GB & it’s almost full with my photo album, my home films & video library for entertainment. Yes, I do stream shows but I have all Stargate SG1 on my 7 Plus. That’s definitely staying. I think I’ll be considering the 512GB model so it’ll last me as long or longer than my 7 Plus has.* *Bring on that 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max side-by-side real world comparison video!*

    Dan MercerDan Mercer28 days ago
  • For those who can’t decide because of size. It’s best to go BIG on this one and choose the Pro Max to have the largest Apple iPhone Screen ever, and by the way first year for Apple in 5G. Then on the next Apple iPhone you can downgrade size if you still don’t like the size of a Pro Max at that time.

    Rene MorenoRene Moreno28 days ago
  • I have the 12 pro. I was never really into massive screens anyway. I have that in the 2017 iPad Pro 12.9” (which one uses for Art mostly)

    Villainous OneVillainous One28 days ago
  • Will you please review how it works as a phone , I think having iPhone they are crap for making call I also have redmi way better reception when making call

    Liam HylandLiam Hyland28 days ago
  • Pre-ordering the iPhone 12 pro max tomorrow, this thing is going to be HUGE once I get a protective case slapped on this bad boy.

    Nate NelsonNate Nelson29 days ago
  • With the biggest jump in camera upgrade, great battery life and not to forget, the delays caused in 12 pro shipment. Why not go for 12 pro max instead? At least, you can use it for a couple of years. It sucks the cheapest iPhone will have the worst battery life. People like compactness but using that A14 chip for just a few minutes sucks.

    Always SmileAlways Smile29 days ago
  • "There are some 6s and 7 hold outs" Bruh, I'm still rocking a 5s!!!!

    A Sperm Whale 69A Sperm Whale 6929 days ago
  • Pro Max

    Mel LyonsMel Lyons29 days ago
  • y'all ever just close ur eyes and imagine he's Kermit when ur watching these vids

    Michael MosherMichael Mosher29 days ago
  • I end up requesting a return yesterday, I bought the gold iPhone 12 pro, I really like the phone but I wasn’t that happy with the color in the back,and I felt like I’m still with the same phone of last year, which I had the iPhone 11 Pro,I’m going to choose the graphite in the 12 pro max, which is bigger. At list to feel like it’s a new model. The bad thing is that ones you put a case on it, they all look the same. Lol don’t get mad at me, I like apple too.

    Eric AriasEric Arias29 days ago
  • I have the 7 plus and it’s really annoying when it doesent even fit in my pocket and even if it does it hurts when I sit down

    JJ vidsJJ vids29 days ago
  • I am getting the promax. Can't wait for upgrading from a 7plus,which are basically the same size,I'll just have more screen on the pro max

    A New ChapterA New Chapter29 days ago
  • Coming from someone who swore they were finally going to keep their iPhone XS longer than the 2 year contract, I'm getting the 12 Pro Max. I just think the battery will hold up for many years and I have honestly missed the big phone in my big hands (XS just feels small, I loved the 7 Plus size). Pre-ordering 12 Pro Max in Pacific Blue (love the new color!!) on Friday!!

    Logan SiebertLogan Siebert29 days ago
  • 12 pro max is a 12 mini for Shaq 😂

    Manas AjmeraManas Ajmera29 days ago
  • Basically an Apple promo video. It will still have a 60hz screen, not mentioned once! - My advise, skip this one or get the basic 12 or a Pixel 5 unless you have cash to burn. The next iterations will have 120hz screens for sure. You will kick yourself.

    Ro ARo A29 days ago
  • I have the X and the 8 as well. I don’t use the x no more cuz it broke, I started using the 8 for the past 4 months and Its so useful to use Touch ID cuz of the pandemic but it dies so quick. I want to get the 12 pro max but I’m going to miss Touch ID. I wish Apple could make a phone with Touch ID and face recognition. Should I wait for the iPhone 13?

    Jose BalbuenaJose BalbuenaMonth ago
  • “cut into hands”..seriously..

    samhainsamhainMonth ago
  • im so on the fence... okay ill wait.

    MomofokuMomofokuMonth ago
  • As long as I can fit it in my back pocket...i’m all for the max.

    Jigga FunkJigga FunkMonth ago
  • For me max is all I can think of wanting. I consider pro but always end up saying nah. I’ve been on the 4.7 inch so long I’m diving into the big boy. Kinda like if your parents don’t let you eat anything unhealthy and than they say you can. You will probably go crazy. Actually on an X right now though cause my 7 gave out completely

    Banks RBanks RMonth ago
  • Get a life, people. It's a friggin phone. It's a tool. Put it down and go do something in the real world. A $75 phone will do everything that you should be doing on a phone.

    HALWG51HALWG51Month ago
  • Thing doesnt fit in anyones pocket

    Chris 399Chris 399Month ago
  • I’m going with the Pro, I’d like to have the Max camera features but I’m growing tired of huge and heavy phones

    bouytt guytbouytt guytMonth ago
  • I am waiting for 12 Pro Max. Going to upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S8 plus :)

    janson Georgejanson GeorgeMonth ago
  • I’m waiting for da 12 pro max coz size does matter

    embox2469embox2469Month ago
  • 12:39 I just don’t know😭

    M7md 779M7md 779Month ago
  • Will Apple Stores be open to buy the new iPhone or only for pick up orders?

    thedogshow2010thedogshow2010Month ago
    • @bouytt guyt that didn’t answer my question but go off lol

      thedogshow2010thedogshow201029 days ago
    • I thought I would want the pro max because that’s what I’ve had but I can’t stop enjoying my 12 pro it’s great size not two small for texting and get size for video and gaming 🔥

      bouytt guytbouytt guytMonth ago
  • Spoiler: Apple is hiding 12 pro max for later release because it won’t have notch and be packaged with AirPods and fast charger. Surprise

    Jeremy DavisJeremy DavisMonth ago
  • I’m going for the PRO MAX . Why , my eyes . They’re not bad, but I’m 67 still working and treat myself LOL and I used to be a photographer with regular good cameras. But now macular degeneration in one eye and it’s better just to get an iPhone with a good lenses in it so I’m getting two things for one.

    Reynaldo GarzaReynaldo GarzaMonth ago
  • The 12 pro max isn't even as tall, and is only slightly wider than the Galaxy S 20 plus, thinking about trading in the Galaxy and going with iOS for the first time. Any other Apple virgins watching this?

    jtatsiuejtatsiueMonth ago
  • I’m not a fan of the larger phones but Think for £100 difference and all the pros for the max think I’m guna get the max.

    iamdoogleiamdoogleMonth ago
  • it has been a while since I agreed with you, I am upgrading this year so the decision for me to jump from my iPhone 6S to the 12 pro, my only concern is the battery life and that is why i am waiting to see the 12 pro-Max reviews if the difference in Camera quality and battery life is worth it, I may consider coupling with the 6.7" screen, thank you and keep up the good work.

    Anas AlibrahimAnas AlibrahimMonth ago
  • 6’7” is not that much bigger than 6’5” or ?

    Kim PanzerKim PanzerMonth ago
  • You should really need to take a look at the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, It blows the iPhone 12 pro max out of the water. Check it out

    Charles MorrisCharles MorrisMonth ago
  • i’m waiting for the 12 pro max because i’ve already got an 11 pro max and i do NOT want to go smaller. this size is perfect and the 12 pro max is just a tiny bit bigger 😁

    Natalie BertschNatalie BertschMonth ago
  • The 12 pro max is for Shaquille O’Neil.

    qopoy dnonqopoy dnonMonth ago
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