iPhone 15 Pro Max vs iPhone Xs Max

iPhone 15 Pro Max vs iPhone Xs Max

Comparing the iPhone 15 Pro Max and iPhone XS Max: Why Certified Pre-Owned Devices from Plug Are the Smart Choice


When it comes to smartphones, the iPhone is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and popular choices. With its latest release, the iPhone 15 Pro Max, Apple has yet again set a new standard for what we can expect from our pocket companions. But how does this new model measure up against previous iterations like the iPhone XS Max? And most importantly, why should you consider certified pre-owned devices from Plug™?

In this blog, we will explore the differences between the iPhone 15 Pro Max and the iPhone XS Max, and delve into the advantages of opting for certified pre-owned electronics from Plug™.

Design and Build Quality

iPhone 15 Pro Max

  • Aluminum design
  • Ceramic Shield front
  • Color-infused glass back

iPhone XS Max

  • Stainless steel frame
  • Glass front and back

Both phones offer premium builds, but the iPhone 15 Pro Max steps up the game with a Ceramic Shield front, offering better durability and drop protection.


iPhone 15 Pro Max

  • Super Retina XDR display
  • 6.7‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED display
  • HDR, True Tone, Wide Color (P3)

iPhone XS Max

  • Super Retina HD display
  • 6.5-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED display

The iPhone 15 Pro Max has a larger display and supports HDR, which means more vivid colors and higher contrasts.


iPhone 15 Pro Max

  • A16 Bionic chip
  • 6-core CPU
  • 5-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine

iPhone XS Max

  • A12 Bionic chip
  • 6-core CPU
  • 4-core GPU

With four years of technological advancements, the iPhone 15 Pro Max offers a substantial performance boost over the iPhone XS Max.


The iPhone 15 Pro Max boasts a more versatile and advanced camera system, capable of capturing more detailed and vibrant photos and videos. In contrast, the iPhone XS Max has a solid but less advanced camera setup.

Battery Life

The iPhone 15 Pro Max has a more efficient battery, thanks to the A16 Bionic chip, providing longer screen time compared to the iPhone XS Max.

Why Certified Pre-Owned from Plug?

  1. Affordability: Buying a certified pre-owned iPhone can save you hundreds of dollars.
  2. Quality Assurance: Every device undergoes rigorous testing to ensure it meets high-quality standards.
  3. Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind with a warranty that backs your purchase.
  4. Sustainability: Choosing a pre-owned device is an eco-friendly option.


While the iPhone 15 Pro Max is undeniably superior in terms of performance, display, and camera capabilities, the iPhone XS Max is still a highly capable phone. If you’re looking to save money and still get a great device, consider going for a certified pre-owned iPhone XS Max from Plug™. You’ll enjoy a high-quality device, backed by warranty, at a fraction of the cost of a brand-new iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Stay tuned for our next blog in the series where we'll compare more iPhones and delve deeper into the benefits of certified pre-owned devices from Plug.

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