Compare the best iPhone XS Max deals

iPhone XS Max

Take all the first-rate attributes of the iPhone XS - its stellar performance, super-sharp display and enhanced cameras - and then make it bigger. What do you get? The iPhone XS Max. We look at whether it’s worth taking a super-sized Apple upgrade.

Best iPhone XS Max deals this week

Handset Name Data Amount Monthly Costs
iPhone X 256GB Space Grey 50GB data £58.00 p/m
iPhone XS Max 64GB Gold 10GB data £34.00 p/m
iPhone XS Max 64GB Space Grey 50GB data £48.00 p/m
iPhone XS Max 64GB Space Grey 2GB data £42.00 p/m
iPhone XS Max 64GB Gold 2GB data £42.00 p/m
iPhone XS Max 64GB Silver 2GB data £42.00 p/m
Best buy deals
  • iPhone X 256GB Space Grey
    iPhone X
    • 50GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • Free BT Sport and Apple Music
    • £58.00 per month
    24 month contract From Affordable Mobiles
  • iPhone XS Max 64GB Gold
    iPhone XS Max
    • 10GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £589.99 device cost
    • Free BT Sport and Apple Music
    • £34.00 per month
    24 month contract From Affordable Mobiles
  • iPhone XS Max 64GB Space Grey
    iPhone XS Max
    • 50GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • £295.00 device cost
    • Free BT Sport and Apple Music
    • £48.00 per month
    24 month contract From Affordable Mobiles
  • iPhone XS Max 64GB Space Grey
    iPhone XS Max
    • 2GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • Swap24 - Upgrade after 24 months
    • £42.00 per month
    30 month contract From Sky Mobile
  • iPhone XS Max 64GB Gold
    iPhone XS Max
    • 2GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • Swap24 - Upgrade after 24 months
    • £42.00 per month
    30 month contract From Sky Mobile
  • iPhone XS Max 64GB Silver
    iPhone XS Max
    • 2GB of 4G data
    • Unlimited minutes
    • Unlimited texts
    • Swap24 - Upgrade after 24 months
    • £42.00 per month
    30 month contract From Sky Mobile

Top iPhone XS Max deals by network

As you’d expect from a seriously premium Apple phone, the iPhone XS Max isn’t just physically big, its price is on the high side too.

That means that if you're in the market for one, you really want to get the most for your money.

To help you do exactly that, below we've outlined the sort of standout features of iPhone XR contracts that you can expect from each of the the major UK networks.

iPhone XS Max deals on O2

O2 iPhone XS Max contracts feature inclusive roaming in O2's Europe Zone, as well as use of a network that picked up the award for Best Network Performance 2019 from Mobile News.

O2 customers also get the benefit of its Priority rewards scheme, which gets them freebies, money-off in high-street stores and priority booking at O2 venues.

Sold on O2? Find out more with our O2 network review.

iPhone XS Max deals on Vodafone

Vodafone Red Entertainment iPhone XS Max contracts include the option of a free 24-month subscription to BT Sport Mobile or Apple Music, or a Now TV Entertainment Pass.

All contracts include the VeryMe rewards scheme, which gets customers money-off deals and free gifts.

So what else has Vodafone got to offer? Read our Vodafone network review.

iPhone XS Max deals on EE

iPhone XS Max

Customer benefits on EE iPhone XS contracts include the BT Sport app, as well as inclusive roaming in 48 locations and Swappable benefits.

EE is consistently named the UK's best network by RootMetrics and offers among the UK's fastest connection speeds.

EE mobile phone customers also get a free data boost of 20GB per month when they sign up for EE home broadband.

Find out more about EE with our EE network review.

iPhone XS Max deals on Three

iPhone XS Max deals include use of its highly rated Go Roam Around the World roaming scheme, which covers 71 locations around the world.

Customers on select contracts also benefit from the Go Binge scheme, which offers zero-data streaming on Netflix, Apple Music and more.

Like the sound of Three? See what else it's got to offer with our Three network review.

iPhone XS Max at a glance

As we’re essentially looking at the bigger sibling of the iPhone XS, the XS Max flaunts its predecessor’s riches to grand effect, albeit with a massive 6.5-inch screen.

What else can you expect...

  • Its high-end OLED display is the XS Max’s biggest selling point - perfect if you’re a gamer or enjoy Netflix catch-ups on the morning commute.
  • Fitted with with a powerful A12 Bionic processor, which means increased battery life and enables apps to launch 30% faster. Anyone looking to upgrade from an older iPhone will notice a real difference in performance.
  • An impressive wide-angle camera boasts a 12 megapixel (MP) dual camera system and smart HDR.
  • Improved facial recognition software
  • Huge storage options - 64/256/512GB
  • Apple’s new “Dual SIM Dual Stand By” (which the iPhone XR also has)
  • Choice of gold, black and silver

Cheap iPhone XS Max deals

The iPhone XS Max is Apple’s most expensive phone to date, but there are ways to manage its cost when you buy one through a mobile contract:

  • Compare the contract deals from our networks and you can see the different ways suppliers split their costs. Some require a large sum upfront and then a lower monthly fee, while others flip this and include a higher monthly fee, but you’ll pay less upfront.
  • You can also buy your iPhone XS Max through a mobile reseller rather than a network - often a good way to save some cash.

iPhone XS Max deals with no upfront cost

If you’d rather avoid paying a large upfront fee when you buy an iPhone XS Max, there are mobile suppliers who offer this kind of deal.

Suppliers refer to this as a ‘free device’ which isn’t technically true - it just means you won’t pay anything upfront. However, it does mean you will pay a higher fee each month, as the cost of the phone is spread out over the course of the contract.

Alternatively, you can pay an upfront fee that will reduce your monthly fee. Compare network deals and vary the amount you’re comfortable paying upfront against the amount you pay each month.

Refurbished iPhone XS Max deals

Pick up a refurbished iPhone XS Max instead of a brand-new one and you could save yourself a substantial amount of money.

You can rest assured that all refurbished iPhone XS handsets will have been thoroughly checked to ensure they're in good working order. And if you get a 'nearly-new' refurbished phone, which will have been returned by a customer within their contract cool-off period, it'll likely be indistinguishable from a brand new model, anyway.

Refurbished iPhone XS Max contracts

You can, of course, get a refurbished iPhone XS Max contract-free and pay out a big lump sum up front. But if you'd prefer to spread the cost, there's a huge range of monthly contract iPhone XS Max deals on offer from most major networks. So you shouldn't struggle to find one that meets your needs.

iPhone XS certified refurbished deals

The term 'certified refurbished' is a term mostly used by phone manufacturers selling refurbished smartphones. It really just means that the phone in question has been checked over and found to meet the required standard to be resold.

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iPhone XS Max specifications

General
Manufacturer Apple
Operating System iOS
Release Date 04/09/2018 00:00:00
Sim Card Type Nano
Sensors
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
GPS Yes
Size & Weight
Form Factor
Thickness 7.7 mm
Size 77.4mm x 7.7mm x 157.5mm
Weight 208 g
Battery
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Capacity mah
Standby hours
Talktime 25 hours
Display
Display Size 6.5 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1242 x 2688 inches
Pixels Per Inch 458 ppi
Touch Screen Type Capacitive
Processing power
CPU 0 mhz
Processor Cores 6 Cores Cores
Memory 4000 MB
Storage
Internal Storage 64, 256, 512
External Storage No
Camera & Video
Primary Camera 12 MP
Flash Yes
LED Flash
GEO Tagging Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Fixed Focus Yes
Touch Focus
Face Detection Yes
Smile Detection
Image Stabilisation Yes
Video Quality 2160p
2nd Camera 1080 MP
Data
Generation 4G
Frequency Dual-band
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Yes
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes