Are you confused about the latest iPhones to buy this year? Here’s a comparison and similarities between iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.


Recently, Apple launches iPhone 13 series i.e. iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max in the September Apple event. If you’re looking for one of them or decide to buy either iPhone 13 Pro or Pro Max, but you’re confused between these two devices. 

So, before buying you need to check the features, functionalities, differences, and similarities between these two models. And then might be you can choose the right one for you.

Here we compare and explain the similarities of two new flagship Apple devices i.e. iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. So this article will help you to choose and decide the right device for you.

What are the Similarities Between iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max?

The all-new latest iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max have more similarities like iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max. You’ll see the minor difference in both iPhone's design and outer structure while you’ll find the more different features in both devices.

Let’s see the similarities between iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

1. The Smaller Notch Display

In both devices, you’ll get a 20% smaller notch in width than iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max which is a great layout update in iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max. Inside the notch display, you’ll see the TrueDepth Camera, Microphone, and speaker in both devices. This smaller notch gives you more display area.

2. A 120 Hertz Screen

The device with a 120Hz screen with a promotion display can refresh itself 120 times a second which gives more smooth screen than a 90Hz or 60Hz screen. While both devices have 120Hz promotion displays.

On both devices, you’ll get a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display with a 10Hz to 120Hz amazing refresh rate and 25% higher outdoor brightness up to 1000 nits. That’s the result the user will experience stunning resolution, contrast, and color when they are utilizing the device.

3. Brand New A15 Bionic Chipset (Processor)

The new A15 Bionic chip has 15 billion transistors, 6 CPU cores, and a 3.23 GHz CPU clock rate including wafer layout design. This new chip enhances 50% more performance, tone mapping and reduces image noise. While in both iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, you’ll acquire the same processor.

4. Storage Space Availability and Network Connectivity

Apple offers 128GB, 256GB, 512GB in previous models but now in iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max you’ll get up to 1TB storage space options. While on both devices, you’ll get these storage options.

However, both devices support 5G, 4G, and 2G with dual eSIM and one Nano SIM configuration and some basic features like Wi-Fi calling, Face ID, GPS, VOLTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, gyro, proximity, and accelerometer with ultra-wideband support are available in both iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max.

5. Front & Rear Cameras, Speaker, Colors, and More

There is no difference in the camera department of both devices including the front camera and triple-lens rear camera. In both devices, you’ll get a 12MP TrueDepth f/2.2 aperture front camera and a 12MP ultra-wide, 12MP wide, and 12MP telephoto triple rear camera along with f/2.8, f/1.5 & f/1.8 apertures.

With 4K 60fps HDR with Dolby vision, 1080p 240fps Slo-M0, ProRes 4K 30fps, and cinematic mode you can shoot stunning videos. And if you want to click some photos then both devices allow Portrait mode, Deep fusion, Night mode, Smart HDR 4, and more photography features. These options are available on both iPhones. On both devices, stereo speakers are available.

However, iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max are available in the same colors that are Sierra Blue, Gold, Silver, and Graphite. And both devices are compatible with MagSafe accessories and wireless chargers to charge them.

iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max: Comparison

Now let’s compare both devices because everything is not similar in both devices, there are some unique features are available in it.

1. Battery Capacity and Stand By

According to Apple, the iPhone 13 Pro stands by up to 22 hours of video playback and 75 hours of music playback. However, the iPhone 13 Pro Max estimates 6 hours more than the iPhone 13 Pro that is 28 hours of video playback and 95 hours of music playback time.

Both devices have a Lithium-ion battery but iPhone 13 Pro Max can charge from 0 to 50% within 35 minutes and the iPhone 13 Pro can charge in 30 minutes via Apple's 20W power adapter that you need to buy separately. And also both devices can support 15W MagSafe wireless charging and 7.5W Qi Wireless charging.  

2. Weight, Size, and Display

According to Apple, the iPhone 13 Pro is 203 grams and 7.16 ounces while iPhone 13 Pro Max is 238 grams and 8.39 ounces. You’ll see the huge difference between both iPhone's weights.

An iPhone has 147.7 mm (5.78 inches) height, 71.5 mm (2.82 inches) width, and 7.65 mm (0.30 inches) depth while iPhone 13 Pro Max has 160.8 mm (6.33 inches) height, 78.1 mm  (3.07 inches) width, and 7.65 mm  (0.30 inches) depth. In both devices, you’ll see minor differences in size. But if you’re looking for a device that offers a huge layout and size then definitely iPhone 13 Pro Max is best for you, otherwise iPhone 13 Pro is a great choice.

Now let’s compare the display of both iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max. When we buy the new mobiles we would first check the display of models because when we watch videos and working on the device then its important factor that device offers good display quality and more.

Although both devices have the same Super Retina XDR OLED display with ProMotion features. But now you think what the difference between both models display, an iPhone 13 Pro has a 15.4 cm (6.1 inches) diagonal screen including 2532x1170 px resolution at 460 PPI while iPhone 13 Pro Max has 17.0 cm (6.7 inches) diagonal screen with 2778x1284 px resolution at 458 PPI. That’s the difference between both iPhone's displays. From the display & resolution point of view iPhone 13, Pro Max is much bigger than iPhone 13 Pro.

Otherwise, you’ll get the same ProMotion technology along with 120 Hertz adaptive refresh rate, true tone, haptic touch, HDR display, typical contrast ratio, and more.

3. Price of Both Models on the Basis of their Storage 

According to their Storage Capacity, you’ll get different rates on both models. The iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max has offers various storage options i.e. 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB. You’ll see the $100 difference in each model. Actually, it’s depending on the storage capacity of the device that you choose.

An iPhone 13 Pro Price with Storage Capacity:

  • iPhone 13 Pro 128GB: $999, ₹119900
  • iPhone 13 Pro 256GB: $1,099, ₹129900
  • iPhone 13 Pro 512GB: $1,299, ₹149900
  • iPhone 13 Pro 1TB: $1,499, ₹169900

An iPhone 13 Pro Max Price with Storage Capacity:

  • iPhone 13 Pro Max 128GB: $1,099, ₹129900
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max 256GB: $1, 199, ₹139900
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max 512GB: $1,399, ₹159900
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max 1TB: $1,599, ₹179900

Which Model You Should Buy from iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max?

According to the above comparison, if you need more battery life or capacity, bigger display with high resolution then you’ll choose iPhone 13 Pro Max otherwise iPhone 13 Pro is great to deal along with good size and lightweight device.