iPhone 14 Pro Max unboxing video – join T3 as we go hands on

Get eyes on now with what the iPhone 14 Pro Max package delivers

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max
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What's big, purple and in the T3 offices right now? No, not the Purple People Eater: the new iPhone 14 Pro Max. If you're planning on getting yours today from the Apple Store, or if you've pre-ordered online and been given a delivery time somewhere around the eleventieth of never, then this'll keep your iPhone excitement levels topped up until you can get your hands on your very own.

What I've learned from this unboxing video

I've learnt two things. One, the Pro Max isn't as huge-looking in the hand as I thought it would be – the slightly different design is very slightly narrower this year – and two, the new purple colour is gorgeous. Taken together those two things are a problem, because I haven't decided which iPhone 14 I want to buy yet. I was pretty sure I wanted the iPhone 14 Pro, but having seen the Pro Max in our video the little voice in my head is telling me "it's not *that* much bigger..."

As a bit of a sneak peek, our Editor-in-chief, Mat Gallagher says, "the always-on display is really impressive and I've already seen notable differences in the camera quality from the 13 Pro models."

If you've already decided which iPhone 14 to go for, store availability starts today (Friday) as do some deliveries, although checking earlier this week some Pro and Pro Max models weren't going to be delivered until well into October. If you haven't decided, though, once you've checked out our unboxing video we've got full guides to the iPhone 14, the iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max

You can also check out our iOS 16 coverage to see if Apple's newly updated phone OS will make your iPhone feel shiny and new again without having to buy a new one.

Carrie Marshall

Writer, musician and broadcaster Carrie Marshall has been covering technology since 1998 and is particularly interested in how tech can help us live our best lives. Her CV is a who’s who of magazines, newspapers, websites and radio programmes ranging from T3, Techradar and MacFormat to the BBC, Sunday Post and People’s Friend. Carrie has written more than a dozen books, ghost-wrote two more and co-wrote seven more books and a Radio 2 documentary series. When she’s not scribbling, she’s the singer in Glaswegian rock band HAVR (havrmusic.com).