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Should You Still Get An Iphone 12 Pro Max? Learning About The 2021 Top Tier Flagship

August 06, 2021 4 min read

It’s mid 2021 and with the last quarter of the year just around the bend there’s talk of the iPhone 13 coming out soon. With all focus on the new and upcoming models from both Apple and Android it begs the question, is the iPhone 12 pro max still worth it? 

The iPhone 12 Pro Max came out in December 2020 amidst a global pandemic. It is the top tier model in the flagship series that Apple comes up with annually. With camera upgrades, hardware improvements that none of the other 12 series phones got, it also demands attention at a staggering price point. 


Here are some things you should know about if you are on the fence about getting an iPhone 12 Pro Max at this time. 

How Much Is The Iphone 12 Pro Max? (price in Canada and US)

Considered the best in the iPhone 12 series, the iPhone 12 Pro Max also carries an impressive price tag. Depending on the RAM and ROM of a given model the amount may vary. But at a starting point of CAD  $1,549 to it’s most expensive at $1,959 - it will raise many eyebrows.


In the US the iPhone 12 Pro Max at the lowest price point is about $ 1,099 for the 128GB ROM with 6GB RAM. The 256GB memory model is $100 more expensive than the base model price while the 512 GB ROM is almost $1400. Both higher models also have 6 GB of RAM. 


Given how much of an investment an iPhone 12 Pro Max is,  iPhone 12 Pro Max Phone Cases & Covers will probably be something you need to grab when you decide to buy one.


How Big Is The Iphone 12 Pro Max

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is a beast on paper and in hand. It features a 6.7-inch screen in a taller, wider and heavier chassis that weighs 6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches and 8.03 ounces. This is best for those who want an immersive screen and don't mind using two hands. 


But handling a bigger phone means getting into those unexpected drops when mishandled. Now aside from getting a case to protect this big phone,  iPhone 12 Pro Max Screen Protectors will also be a good investment for that wonderfully huge display. 


Is The Iphone 12 Pro Max Waterproof

In simple terms, you could say that the iPhone 12 Pro Max is waterproof within a certain level. As with all of the models in the iPhone 12 series, the iPhone 12 Pro Max has a rating of IP68 under the IEC standard 60529. This means you can bring your phone into a swimming pool and not worry about using it underwater up until a maximum depth of 6 meters for up to 30 minutes.

One thing to take note about using a waterproof phone is having  Eco-friendly and durable phone cases and accessories. It’s not good to have accessories that may be harmful or perishable while having a phone with amazing features.


How To Use Lidar On Iphone 12 Pro Max

Using Lidar on an iPhone 12 Pro Max is something that most people don’t even know about. It may sound like something too technical for the general user but you may be using Lidar already without even knowing it. LiDAR can help in taking measurements when a tape measure is out of reach. That’s one of the simplest things you can apply LiDAR in. 


However, LiDAR also is beneficial in taking great photos. It has the ability to make the camera’s autofocus work faster. As the technology is set to map out the environment, it can calculate just how near or far the focus or object is from you. You just point and shoot and leave the software to do the rest. 


How To Show Battery Percentage On Iphone 12 Pro Max

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With many of the new features still coming in from updates, some people are left guessing when something they are used to is changed - like showing the battery percentage on a newly bought iPhone 12 Pro Max. There are a couple of ways you can show the battery percentage on your device. 

Display The Control Center

Swipe down from the control center and you’ll be able to see the battery percentage beside the battery indicator.

Use Widgets To Show The Battery Percentage

If you want to add a widget, go to your home screen, long-press, and tap the plus sign that appears in the top left.


Ask Siri Through Voice Command

If you’re one of those Apple users who use Siri frequently then here are a couple of phrases you can use to see your iPhone 12 Pro Max battery percentage.


  • What is my battery percentage?
  • How much battery do I have left?
  • Battery percentage?
  • Battery status?
  • Battery charged?
  • Battery left?

Use A Magsafe Charger 

Having a MagSafe Charger is not only convenient but also easy to use. You can even get get beautifully designed phone case that’s fit for a MagSafe charger to express yourself. Especially with a  Magsafe Phone Case for iPhone 12 Pro Max with Line Art Design by Kos Prints, you’ll get to appreciate local artists and support them too. 


How To Charge Iphone 12 Pro Max

Using the right charging cable and the best matched charging brick will allow for the best charging time and performance. Although it is unfortunate that Apple chose not to include a charging brick, there are many third party accessories that work perfectly with the iPhone 12 Pro Max. But if you’re highly mobile and you rely on getting your device charged on the road, a  Wireless Car Charger Mount is the best way to keep it topped up. 


Something To Consider

Even at the end of 2021 or even when the next iPhone  has come out - the iPhone 12 Pro Max will still be a top Apple device to consider. And if you do get around to getting one, check out our amazing lineup of high quality and eco-friendly accessories to go along with your perfect investment. Visit us at https://www.casecoinc.com/.