Looking for a shiny new Apple flagship? We've rounded up all the best iPhone 15 Pro Max deals into one handy resource right here on this page. If you're joining us now you've just missed the initial preorders window but don't fret - most of the best promotions from the announcement period are still available, although stock is a little hit or miss at some retailers.
Today's best iPhone 15 Pro Max deals include up to $1,000 off with trade-in rebates at the major carriers - enough to significantly cut down the introductory price of $1,099 for the device. If you're looking for an unlocked device, then Apple also has a great trade-in program to consider, although it's current maximum rebate of $650 isn't as good as the major carriers right now - the device also has a relatively lengthy shipping delay at the official store.
It's no surprise that the iPhone 15 Pro Max is incredibly popular right now. Upgrades to the camera and chipset make it the most powerful device yet, while the subtle changes to the design and new titanium chassis give it a fresh look for 2023. Is it worth the upgrade? Well, that will depend on your needs, but today's iPhone 15 Pro Max deals could help make that decision much easier.
If you're looking for a full in-depth overview of the device, we'd highly recommend checking out our iPhone 15 Pro Max review in full. If you want to compare these promotions to those on the other devices in the range, head to our main iPhone 15 deals page. Alternatively, head to our iPhone deals hub for this week's top promotions on older devices.
Today's best iPhone 15 Pro Max deals
Due to demand, some retailers have relatively length shipping estimates for the iPhone 15 Pro Max. We've included the latest estimates on each entry just below.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: up to $1,000 off with a trade-in and new unlimited line at Verizon
Verizon's debuting its initial iPhone 15 Pro Max deals with one of the most competitive trade-in rebates we've seen from the carrier. While the maximum saving of up to $1,000 isn't anything new compared to previous deals on flagship devices, it's possible to trade any iPhone in any condition and get your discount. This is a very flexible and generous trade-in option, although you will still need a new line on an unlimited data plan to be eligible. Upgraders, by comparison, can get up to $830 off with a trade-in.
Shipping estimate: Sept 23rd
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: up to $1,000 off with a trade-in at AT&T
AT&T's initial iPhone 15 Pro Max deal isn't a surprise, but it is a fantastic option for upgraders. Right now, the carrier is offering an excellent trade-in rebate of up to $1,000 - a match for the best we've seen at AT&T. Note that you will need an unlimited data plan to be eligible for this savings, as with all of the best deals at the big carriers.
Shipping estimate: Oct 16th
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: up to $650 off with a trade-in at Apple
If you're looking for an unlocked device, then Apple is going to be your only choice, unfortunately. The good news, however, is that Apple has its own trade-in program that offers pretty good rebates of up to $650 on fully unlocked devices. If you're handing over an iPhone 14 Pro Max in good condition, you'll be able to score the full amount here, but the iPhone 14 will still fetch up to $430.
Shipping estimate: 3–4 weeks
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: up to $830 off with a trade-in at Xfinity Mobile
If you're looking to get away from the big carriers, Xfinity Mobile could be a great choice for iPhone 15 Pro Max deals today. This carrier is currently offering up to $830 off with a trade-in, which isn't the biggest saving out there right now - but one that's offset nicely by the generally lower plan prices at Xfinity (versus the big names). Even if you're not looking to trade you can still get $400 off with a new line on a plan so definitely don't discount Xfinity.
Shipping estimate: Oct 13th
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: up to $1,000 off with a trade-in at Best Buy
Another good option for picking up an iPhone 15 Pro Max today, Best Buy is matching the big carrier's trade-in rebates across all devices today. While most will likely prefer to get their device directly from AT&T, Verizon, or T-Mobile, Best Buy is essentially offering you an alternative route to get your device here.
Shipping estimate: Sept 27
iPhone 15 Pro Max deals: FAQ
Is the iPhone 15 Pro Max worth upgrading to?
- A17 Bionic Pro chip offers better gaming performance
- Quicker at AI integrated tasks
- Upgraded zoom and sensor for camera
- Titanium chassis reduces weight
- USB-C port with USB 3.0 speeds
Sometimes Apple can be guilty of incremental upgrades for its next generation of flagship devices, but the iPhone 15 Pro Max features solid improvements to nearly every aspect of the device. Not only has the design received a make-over with its gorgeous brushed titanium chassis and neatly rounded-off edges, but internally it's received some significant upgrades.
At the heart of the device sits the A17 Bionic Pro, a chipset that utilizes the latest 3-nanometer process node to offer better power efficiency and overall performance for AI integration and gaming. While the chip is incrementally more powerful than the A16 for everyday tasks, it's up to 20% faster for gaming and up to twice as quick for AI-assisted tasks like photo editing, voice transcription, and auto-correct.
Camera-wise, avid mobile photographers will be glad to know that the 15 Pro Max not only features a slightly larger sensor (always handy for low-light capture) and a new 5x optical zoom that's exclusive to the Max model specifically. We're a little disappointed the Max doesn't have a 10x periscope zoom like the Galaxy S23 Ultra, but there's no doubt that the Max will take fantastic pictures thanks to the 48MP sensor and host of software tricks that Apple implements well for its photos.
Another major new addition to the iPhone 15 Pro Max is the inclusion of a new Action Button - a control that replaces the old silence/mute button that's featured on every iPhone since its inception. This one is a welcome change since not only can that action button still function as a mute, but it can also be mapped to a number of apps, widgets, and custom functions. Essentially, you're going to be able to navigate straight to your favorite apps without having to deal with the home screens and menus.
Finally, perhaps the best new feature for the 15 Pro Max - it now has a USB-C port instead of a lightning port. This isn't exactly a first for Apple since we've had USB-C on iPads and MacBooks for a while now, but it's the first time we've seen its inclusion on an iPhone. Unlike the USB 2.0 port on the standard iPhone 15, the iPhone 15 Pro Max now supports USB 3.0 data transfer and charging speeds, which is always handy.
|iPhone 15||iPhone 15 Plus||iPhone 15 Pro||iPhone 15 Pro Max|
|Dimensions:||147.6 mm x 71.6 mm x 7.80 mm||160.9 mm x 77.8 mm x 7.80 mm||146.6 mm x 70.6 mm x 8.25 mm||159.9 mm x 76.7 mm x 8.25 mm|
|Display:||6.1-inch OLED||6.7-inch OLED||6.1-inch OLED||6.7-inch OLED|
|Resolution:||2556 x 1179 pixels||2796 x 1290 pixels||2556 x 1179 pixels||2796 x 1290 pixels|
|Refresh rate:||60Hz||60Hz||Adaptive 1-120Hz||Adaptive 1-120Hz|
|Chipset:||A16 Bionic||A16 Bionic||A17 Pro||A17 Pro|
|Rear cameras:||48MP main, 12MP ultrawide||48MP main, 12MP ultrawide||48MP wide, 12MP ultra-wide, 12MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom||48MP wide, 12MP ultra-wide, 12MP telephoto with 5x optical zoom|
|Storage:||128GB, 256GB, 512GB||128GB, 256GB, 512GB||128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB||256GB, 512GB, 1TB|
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