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  iPhone 13 Pro Max Quick Unboxing Review 

Hello Everyone! Ceddy here and welcome back to my blog. And for today's content, I am going to do a quick unboxing review of the iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Yes! You read it right. Finally, after 3 years of using my iPhone 11, I was able to upgrade to iPhone 13 Pro Max. After 3 years of using my old iPhone, its battery degrade as well from 100 % going down to 75%. As the time I used my device, I also noticed that its overall performance was lessened although Apple is well known to optimize the overall hardware and software performance.

I didn't hesitate to purchase the iPhone 13 Pro Max although the new iPhone 14 is approaching and will introduce this coming September's keynote event.  I've been watching plenty of reviews of the iPhone 13 Pro Max and the feedback was excellent. 

Some of the reasons that I purchased this device is because of the adaptive ProMotion display which clocks up to 120hz and clocks down to 10hz. I personally prefer this high refresh rate since I'm always playing Mobile Legends and Genshin Impact. 5G is also available on iPhone 13 Pro Max which was initially debuted from the previous iPhone 12 lineup. Dolby Vision XDR Display as well that provides a wide color gamut giving unprecedented color accuracy when watching a movie or capturing/recording video content. Packed with 6 GB or ram, an IP68 Rating that can be fully protected from dust and can handle being underwater for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 6 meters. I mentioned only a few of the features of the new iPhone 13 Pro Max. Enough with the intro, let's start the unboxing! 

iPhone 13 Pro Max Alpine Green New Redesigned Packaging

I opted to choose the limited edition Alpine Green. It took me a few weeks to wait for this color to arrive since it's very hard to find one considering that it's very limited. Luckily I was able to have one. As you can see, the packaging of the iPhone devices started with iPhone 13 series completely redesigned. Apple will be omitting the use of plastic wraps around the boxes when the new iPhones are shipped. 

Back Portion of the iPhone 13 Pro Max Alpine Green

Back of the newly redesigned iPhone packaging. Apple really does care about the environment. As an Apple fanboy who loves to unbox a product, the exciting part which I really love the most is the removal of plastic wrap (ASMR) however, for the new packaging, there is a new tear-off tab made of paper glued to the box and can be torn just once. And that's it. So far it's also satisfying but nothing beats the ASMR of the plastic. It's just my personal preference. 

USB-C 20W Power Adapter 

One thing that I hate about Apple is that they wanted us to buy more out of the expensive devices. Considering the price of an iPhone versus some of the flagship android devices that have a power adapter, the iPhone doesn't have at all. It comes with 1 lightning to USB-C cable instead, so I have to buy a 20W USB-C power adapter. But to be honest and to my surprise, the USB-C 20W adapter charges my iPhone to 50% in under 30 minutes. But the price of the adapter costs 75 dirhams or approximately 20 USD.

What's in the Box?

iPhone 13 Pro Max Alpine Green

And here she is. I already unboxed and synchronized my iCloud to my new iPhone so as you can see my wallpaper was also updated. I am using the iOS 16 Public beta at the moment. Comparing my iPhone 11 which is 194 grams, to iPhone 13 Pro Max, my new device is a bit heavier weighing 240 grams. And the notch of the 13 Pro Max is 20% less compared to its previous models.

Documentation with Apple Sticker

Some documentation, a sim ejecting tool, and of course a fresh new sticker which I loved the most. I haven't used the stickers which were also included on my previous iPhones such as 6S Plus and the iPhone X and iPhone 11, I have a quick unboxing review of my iPhone 11, click here to learn more. 

iPhone 13 Pro Max All Glass Front / Textured Glass Back

The iPhone 13 Pro Max comes with an all-glass scratch-resistant ceramic glass with an oleophobic coating which is designed to keep your fingerprints off of your screen. It also matches the color of the stainless steel to look more aesthetic. 

iPhone 13 Pro Max Triple Camera Lenses

Comparing my iPhone 11 which comes with wide and ultrawide lenses. You can read my full review of the iPhone 11 here. The iPhone 13 Pro Max packs up with an additional telephoto lens (3x optical zoom) and macro photography was also added. There's also a LiDAR Scanner which means it can create a depth of map of your surroundings which is very beneficial to developers who are focusing on augmented reality to its customers such as IKEA to name a few.

Side Panel of the iPhone 13 Pro Max

The right side panel of the device contains the power/wake button and the left side has the silent switch and the volume buttons. Antenna bands are located at the top and sides of the phone. The sim card slot is located on the left side of the device. The device can support E-Sim. You can check my other review of Virgin E-sim here if you want to learn more. The device includes speaker holes and a microphone at the bottom and can support dual stereo wherein the main speaker act as the left speaker if you are trying to watch a movie or playing a game.

USB-C to Lightning Cable Charger

And the last item in the box is no other than the USB-C to lightning cable. Most Android devices use USB-C chargers because of the data transfer rate and charging speed capability. However, Apple still continues to use the lightning cable which was launched way back in 2012.

Transparent Case for iPhone 13 Pro Max

For added protection, I purchased a transparent case for my device along with a screen protector. I'm planning to purchase another case that comes with a magnet embossed on its back so that charging a MagSafe would be easier. 

 iPhone 13 Pro Max with Transparent Case

And that's it! Thanks for reading my quick unboxing review of the iPhone 13 Pro Max. I will be writing a follow review after using the device for a month utilizing its features such as 5G connectivity and more. So stay tuned! 

Stay safe and God Bless!