On August 2 this year, Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed USA company, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications.
iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max come in gorgeous gold, space gray and silver finishes.
The iPhone XR will have three storage options: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The names are iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Instead of the impressive IP68 dust and water resistance rating that the XS range has, the iPhone XR will only have IP67, which is an global scale judging how water or dust resistant something is. It's a weighty device at 208 grams but feels surprisingly lighter in hand.
Focusing specifically on T-Mobile, it's been confirmed that both the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max will include 600MHz LTE support, making them the first iPhones to have that feature. Rather than a stainless steel frame, it will have an aluminum one.
Inside the new iPhone models is an updated Apple A12 Bionic processor.
Apple has rested the ongoing rumors that the large screened iPhone will be called iPhone Xs Plus by naming the 6.5 inches sized model iPhone Xs Max. If it's the sheer size that has kept you away from joining the "Plus club", you will find that the iPhone XR to be less intimidating. There's still a notch on top but with a bigger screen, you at least have some more area to left and right of the notch.
The company has also given some options in portrait mode. We tried the new Bethesda game Blade game and it looked visually very appealing - although we did notice some stuttering as we flicked around the gameplay settings. The iPhone XR will start shipping next month, well after the more expensive iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, which become available in India on September 28, though the dual-SIM functionality may arrive at a later stage via a software update, as per Apple's website.
You're still getting two 12MP sensors on the back, however the pixel size has now been increased to 1.4um on the wide-angle camera. The camera is able to capture even more detail, despite keeping the 12 megapixels that have been present in the iPhone cameras for years now.
So, these are Apple's new flagship iPhone models.
Indeed it will. iOS 12 will launch to the public before the iPhone XR reaches customers, so there might even be a small update ready by the time you get yours. The Series 4 comes with a new digital crown that offers haptic feedback, and Apple moved the mic to the other side of the watch from the speaker to reduce echo and make phone calls clearer.
With these features contributing to the lower price point on the Xr, the Xr does boast the same A12 Bionic chip found on the iPhone Xs and Xs Max, while battery life is noted to be one and a half hours more per day than the iPhone 8 Plus.
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The iPhone XR gets 1.5 hours more battery life than the iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPhone Max is clearly designed for iPhone Plus owners- consumers that want a large device with a large screen and a battery to go with that. Price cuts for older models, with the home button, are also likely.
Of course, Apple touted the superior sales numbers of the Apple Watch as well as how much Apple Watch "improves" your life.
The iPhone XS is expected to be the "S" version of 2017's iPhone X, with upgraded internals and a similar design.