iPhone XS and XS Max review

iPhone XS and XS Max review

Apple’s new iPhone XS and XS Max are familiar territory with two key updates: a faster processor and an upgraded camera. Oh, and the XS Max has the largest screen ever found on an iPhone. But is that enough to justify the very high cost of the best iPhones you can buy?

Correction: Nilay misspoke! The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5-inch display, not 6.8. The XS has a 5.8, and the XR has a 6.1.

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50 Comments

  1. george hennon on November 1, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    I just recently got the new iphone xs max and i took the apple leather case off only to find that the back bottom corner of the glass has shattered… do you think its possible that this happened when i took it off?? I havent even dropped it and I’ve had the case on since I got it



  2. liv grace on November 1, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    some of the cons he’s included is just pure laziness, not being able to reach the control center in one swipe instead of two??? really ridiculous



  3. John Ward on November 1, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    The notch is ugly



  4. Likhilo _Ant-Man on November 1, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    Happy with my 8 plus just got it few days ago ~



  5. pjams on November 1, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    *if I’m gonna buy an iPhone XS MAX! I won’t eat for 4 years*



  6. Oğuzhan Vedat on November 1, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    One year later… IPhone Xs2 Max



  7. gabbz llmas on November 1, 2018 at 4:58 pm

    I’ve watched so many new iPhone videos and you explain it the best. Love it thanks for the great info



  8. Laura's Vlog on November 1, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    I got it 😎



  9. Migs Abrigo on November 1, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    Funny how these people complaint about the new iPhone. If you don’t want it, then don’t buy it. Especially if you can’t afford it! That simple! Apple is not forcing you to buy them, so why stress yourself? 😂😂😂



  10. Greg Belk on November 1, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    Need to do a pixel 3 vs Xs shoot out



  11. Skuba Steve on November 1, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    i use to not like big phone like the plus but i got the max and i love it



  12. beans 81 on November 1, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    I have an 8+ which I’m really happy with. It’s coming up a year old & I can “refresh” with O2. Like the idea of the XS, smaller phone but same size screen as the 8+….but being offered 36 month contracts to bring the monthly price down is ridiculous, I can afford the phone but it’s down to principle. I mean the next time I could change my phone my youngest child would be starting school, that’s crazy.

    Going to the XR I feel I’m getting an inferior phone to my 8+, screen wise I guess but I’m not that keen on the XR.

    I can’t say I’m over the moon not having the fingerprint unlock. Decisions, decisions



  13. Claudiu Bîță on November 1, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    How much that notch will survive, i will never come back to Iphone. And the price, i believe it’s too much… Until next Iphone (hopefully without a notch) I’m using a SAMSUNG phone.



  14. PedroIsNxt Games on November 1, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    First time on your channel just got to say thank you



  15. Louis Huang on November 1, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    what about the dual sim card



  16. R. Roosa on November 1, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    Great video. I have the iPhone 7. I don’t see anything with the XS or XS Max that would make me want to upgrade considering the price. I think I will wait for the XR review.



  17. Emre Şamlıoğlu on November 1, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    İts whalpaper so cool. do you have whalpaper link ? can you share with we. Thanks



  18. CaSe_PR on November 1, 2018 at 5:12 pm

    The accidental screenshots are the bixby buttons of the iPhone world lol!



  19. Mistical tech on November 1, 2018 at 5:12 pm

    You are 100000000000000000 % rong!11111



  20. J.A. Gonzalez on November 1, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Still buying it…



  21. shehraiz ahmed on November 1, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    Wallpaper ?



  22. TheillogicalParadox on November 1, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    I want that wallpaper



  23. itzyaboi nemeziz on November 1, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    *watches on regular iphonex*



  24. Taylor on November 1, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    Totally agree that they should go back to the old way when sending pictures in the camera roll. It’s confusing and a bit slower when using.



  25. Old Aol on November 1, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    Watching on my Note 9



  26. CJBomber1 on November 1, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    Well I still have a iPhone 6s so yea lol



  27. Merie Ham on November 1, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    iPhone SE here …..small screen but so good ❤️



  28. TBolt on November 1, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    6:36 – what is this setup for? Is the phone taking the picture, or is the phone used as a larger display for the Canon camera?



  29. Lennox M. on November 1, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    Where did you get your wallpaper i loved it



  30. pjams on November 1, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    *if I’m gonna buy an iPhone XS MAX! I won’t eat for 4 years*



  31. WoltyW on November 1, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    I have the xs but I feel so bad that I didn’t get the xs max because it just looks better. What do u guys think is better xs or xs max



  32. Nil Ahasa on November 1, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    Still using iPhone 4s 😏😭



  33. The Verge on November 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    I misspoke! The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5-inch display, not 6.8. The XS has a 5.8, and the XR has a 6.1. — Nilay



  34. Lamaisana Kosyana on November 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Iphone still produce iphone 7, 8 but not for the x because its must be rare because it celebrate iphone 10th anniversary



  35. Dennis Chen on November 1, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    It’s pretty obvious they stole the lettering from Japanese sports cars. Type-S and Type R, GT-R.



  36. JhoSa VLOGS on November 1, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    I’m still wondering why there’s no iPhone 9?



  37. Raul Velasquez on November 1, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    great review man. subscribed!



  38. pjams on November 1, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    *if I’m gonna buy an iPhone XS MAX! I won’t eat for 4 years*



  39. Paul Jones on November 1, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    After seeing the screen on the new Sony xz3 I can’t understand why someone would waste there money on this over rated handset .



  40. pjams on November 1, 2018 at 5:36 pm

    *if I’m gonna buy an iPhone XS MAX! I won’t eat for 4 years*



  41. Dont Lie to yourself ' on November 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    The best video I seen all day.



  42. Josiah Archangel on November 1, 2018 at 5:40 pm

    My iPhone 7plus does it job



  43. Taran Deol on November 1, 2018 at 5:42 pm

    Link that wallpaper please



  44. Spencer knifes on November 1, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    Where did you get the awesome wallpaper???



  45. Joshua Snow on November 1, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    I still have my iPhone 6S Plus and haven’t upgraded due to price and no headphone jack. As great as the phone honestly may be as a piece of technology, I’m not comfortable paying THIS much money for a phone. I think I’ll be going back to Android. I’ll save a couple hundred $$$ in the process.



  46. vobe kizcano on November 1, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    Lol i have an iphone 5 with two broken buttons



  47. luka sarac on November 1, 2018 at 5:50 pm

    Enter this giveaway and win new iPhone xs



  48. Somsuvro Chatterjee on November 1, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    One of the best reviews. Very structured and just the adequate amount of details for non-tech people. And quite unbiased.



  49. Edward Park on November 1, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    That background on an iphone is a crime ugh



  50. Hariharan Raj on November 1, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    Can someone share the link of the wallpaper in thumbnail. Thanks!