I recommend that you check out our iPhone 11 vs. iPhone 11 Pro vs. iPhone 11 Pro Max comparison for more details, but here’s the gist if you’re trying to figure out which new iPhone to buy.

At $299, the 6.1-inch iPhone 11 gives you the most bang for your buck, including great dual cameras and the same handy Night mode and fast A13 Bionic chip found on the pricier models.

The $399 iPhone 11 Pro is smaller than the iPhone 11 at 5.8 inches, making it a good choice for those who want to use a phone with one hand. And you get a third camera on the back for telephoto zoom and a richer OLED display, compared with the iPhone 11’s LCD.

The reasons to step up to the $499 iPhone 11 Pro Max are its best-in-class battery life and ginormous 6.5-inch display.

iPhone 11 Pro Max verdict

The iPhone 11 Pro Max is the closest Apple has come to the perfect smartphone. The cameras truly are a leap forward and put the company ahead of both Samsung and Google — at least for now. And the bright OLED display nearly puts the Galaxy Note 10 Plus’ screen to shame. The iPhone 11 Pro Max also sports the fastest phone processor you can get in its A13 chip and the longest battery life we’ve seen from any iPhone.

Although some may want to wait for Apple to roll out a 5G iPhone next year, there are very few reasons to skip the iPhone 11 Pro Max. My only big complaint is the 64GB of included storage (it should be at least double), and this phone is a bit heavier than its predecessor.

When you look at the phone landscape, there are plenty of great flagships, but right now the iPhone 11 Pro Max is at the top of the mountain.

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