iPhone 15 Pro max
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Intro to iPhone 15 pro max's camera

The iPhone 15 pro max features a phenomenal camera, one that has the ability to replace even professional cameras in your cart. With apple’s top tier camera quality, you can say goodbye to spending hundreds or in some cases, even thousands of dollars on camera gear and just take this little device in your pocket with you wherever you go and you will get the quality you want in your photos.

This subject is not something untouched on this website, For a more comprehensive review of this phone click here and if by any chance, you are someone who already owns this device and are aware beforehand of the capabilities that this camera holds but would like to hone your skills even further. Then this article is for you.

Camera review

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The back of the phone features 3 cameras. We start off our discussion with the main camera of 48MP sensor with 1.22µm pixels and second-generation sensor-shift stabilization. The lens’ focal length has a 24mm equivalent and the aperture is f/1.78. This camera also comes with 28mm and 35mm equivalent digital zoom modes. Ultrawide and macro photos are also supported in this camera. It has a new anti-reflective coating, improved HDR and better Night Mode.

It has one selfie camera on the front. It hosts a 12MP 1/3.6″ sensor with a  f/1.9 aperture on its 23mm lens. The selfie camera of the iPhone 15 pro max supports autofocus and OIS, a rare feature. The key specifications of the camera are given below.

Spec Detail

Main camera

48 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.28", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS 12 MP, f/2.8, 120mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.06", 1.12µm, dual pixel PDAF, 3D sensor‑shift OIS, 5x optical zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth)

Video (main camera)

4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@25/30/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), ProRes, Cinematic mode (4K@24/30fps), 3D (spatial) video, stereo sound rec.

Selfie camera

12 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6", PDAF, OIS SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)

Selfie camera (Video)

4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@25/30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

Video shooting

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The iPhone 15 pro max features 4k video recording in all 4 of it’s cameras. 4k24 is also available for people who like a cinematic vibe. The iPhone 15 pro max has video stabilization in a class of it’s own. The ultrawide uses action mode which records at 60 fps. Other than this, Slowmo recording with 1080p at 240 fps. The action mode mentioned earlier uses 2.8k recording at 60 fps. The cinematic mode sharpens the subject and blurs the background. Users have a choice between 2 video encoders. The high performance mode uses H.265 HEVC meanwhile the compatibility mode uses H.264.

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