As expected, the A14 Bionic has evolved into A15 Bionic and in the process, gains an extra GPU core. Now, while it’s beyond human understanding what this extra core does, we do believe that unless you’re an avid photographer, upgrading your 12 Pro Max just for performance won’t be wise. But if you are a compulsive video editor on the go, processing times are dramatically faster even compared to the 12 Pro! Simple exposure and colour saturation video edits, even though the Photo app shows no signs of processing and the moment you make the changes and hit ‘Done’, it’s actually done!
Similarly, gamers will appreciate the zippiness too but if you’re an everyday kinda guy, using your iPhone for emails, taking lunchtime selfies and watching YouTube on the throne, no, it’s not going to show off its time at the Apple gym. Screen brightness has gone up by 200nits to 1000nits, which is plenty for daytime use, even if you’re a resident of Ladakh. If you call the valley your home, you will also appreciate the wider aperture on the wide and telephoto lenses, letting you capture more light. Night mode is your best friend now, for more reasons too since it is now available on all the rear (and front) cams.