Apple finally unveiled brand new iPhones, smartwatches, and software updates at its much awaited and biggest annual event for its suite of products. This year the company has launched two premium iPhones — the iPhone Xs and the iPhone Xs Max to last year’s flagship iPhone X, and affordable iPhone called the iPhone XR, as well as a revamped Apple Watch. Undoubtedly, the spotlight is on new handsets, the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.

iPhone XS

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Apple has launched its new flagship phone iPhone XS with a 5.8-inch diagonal OLED “Super Retina” HDR screen. Dual 12 megapixel cameras offers stabilization and 2X optical zoom, plus the new depth control Portrait mode feature. Displays come in two sizes — 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch — with 458 pixels per inch. The iPhone XS devices are available with 64GB, 256GB or 512GB of storage for $999, $1,149 or $1,349 respectively in three different colors — silver, gold and space gray. The most advanced Face ID is touted to be the most secure facial authentication in a smartphone to unlock your iPhone, log in to apps, and pay for things with a glance.

iPhone XS comes with A12 Bionic chip as well as a breakthrough dual camera system with Depth Control. As with the XS, pre-orders start Friday, September 14th, and you can get it in your hands on September 21st.

iPhone XS Specs

  • 5.8″ (2436 x 1125) OLED display
  • 143.6mm x 70.9mm x 7.7mm
  • 177 grams
  • Dual 12 megapixel back cameras
  • 7 megapixel true depth camera module
  • FaceID
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • IP68 water resistance
  • Wireless charging
  • 3D Touch

iPhone XR

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If you don’t want the sharpest or biggest new screen and save cash? It is about time to get your hands on iPhone XR which comes in between the XS and XS Max with a 6.1-inch diagonal LCD “Liquid Retina” screen with 326 pixels per square inch. Considered as most affordable of all phones announced, Apple has reduced the price down for an LCD screen instead of OLED, aluminum and a single camera at the rear instead of a dual camera system. The new phone iPhone XR is an interesting amalgamation of iPhone X in front and iPhone 8’s back.

With few pixels and no HDR display, the XR won’t look quite as brilliant as the XS models. The XR has one 12 megapixel camera lens. As a result, it does not offer stabilization or 2X optical zoom, but it offers Bokeh-changing Portrait mode depth control.

iPhone XR Features

  • Liquid Retina HD display
  • 6.1-inch (diagonal) all-screen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology.
  • 1792-by-828-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • Wide color display
  • Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes)
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB.
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Digital zoom up to 5x
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with three effects (Natural, Studio, Contour)
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Six element lens

iPhone XS Max

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iPhone XS Max comes with 6.5-inch OLED “Super Retina” HDR screen is the biggest ever on an iPhone, The twin 12 megapixel lenses provides the stability to your images and offers 2X optical zoom, as well as Portrait mode depth control.

iPhone XS Max Features

  • Super Retina HD display
  • 6.5 inch (diagonal) all screen OLED Multi Touch display
  • HDR display
  • 2688 by-1242 pixel resolution at 458 ppi
  • True Tone display
  • Wide color display
  • 3D Touch
  • Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes)
  • Storage: 64GB, 256GB, 512GB
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
  • Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x

Dual-Sim Features

Apple now offers dual-SIM support for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max which will be accomplished through eSIM, giving users a physical SIM slot and a complimentary eSIM. A dual-SIM lets users access two phone numbers on a single phone both a domestic phone number and an international carrier. However, this feature is not available for China region.

In 2017 Apple Launched iPhone X.


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