According to Apple, the new chip's eight-core design allows it to complete 5 trillion operations per second, compared to 600 billion operations per second with the previous A11. The smartwatch used the same technology what it is using in the current new iPhones.
At one point during Apple's keynote, three people demonstrating an augmented-reality game faced off while consumed by their giant screens, the flawless image for our binge smartphone times. That size, The Verge noted, also makes it one of the largest phones across the entire market.
Briefly returning to the XR's camera tech, Apple says the device will come with "TrueDepth" camera sensors, which reportedly paves the way for significantly faster Face ID authentication. The Smart HDR is the most hyped feature that takes multiple shots in different exposures and combines them to get the bets shot.
Apple didn't invent this big phone fashion.
Instead of swiping to summon Apple's Control Center and tapping the icon, you'll now be able to press dedicated flashlight and camera buttons on your iPhone's lock screen.
The XR on the surface looks every bit as nice as the XS and XS Max, but upon closer inspection in my hand I could spot the areas in which Apple compromised for cost reasons.
The iPhone XS and XS Max will be available to pre-order on Friday September 14, and ship Friday September 21 in the U.S. and other countries. It hits store shelves on September 21.
Although it didn't sell quite as analysts anticipated, the iPhone X still emerged as the most popular in Apple's line-up, according to Cook.
Meanwhile, MacOS Mojave, which will launch Monday September 24, features dark mode, a tool to clean up your messy desktop, and some classic iOS apps including News, Voice Memos, Stocks and Home. The part I didn't understand until I held one is that the phone's overall shape is actually very similar to last year's iPhone 8 Plus. Or skinny jeans? Unfortunately, Apple didn't update its 4-inch iPhone SE with a new processor and camera.
The dial on the side, called the digital crown, now has haptic feedback to feel vibrations.