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Apple Announces iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

Apple Announces iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

That's the ten S, by the way, not "excess" - no matter how much you wish it was. And today, confirming that a host of products are on the way, Apple has officially taken down its online store.

The XS Max will have all those upgrades, but it's bigger. On the top of the device is a notch which houses the front camera and the Face ID. Is this an SNL skit?' another user commented.

New Mac Minis or Mac Pros - both devices are so out of date at this point they are laughable.

Apple will start taking preorders for Xs and Xs Max Friday, and they will begin shipping a week later on September 21.

The iPhone XS and larger XS Max are Apple's latest flagship devices.

For those who use their phones all day, the new iPhones have the best battery life - and should last 30 minutes longer than the X. The XS Max will last up to one hour longer.

Prices start at £999 for the 64Gb XS rising to a whopping £1449 for the 512Gb XS Max. Specifically, the iPhone Xs has a 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED screen with a resolution of 2436×1125, while the iPhone Xs Max is packing a 6.5-inch Super Retina OLED display with a resolution of 2688×1242. Measuring 6.5 inches, we're entering phablet territory here, and it remains to be seen just how well this form factor goes down with iPhone fans.

In addition, unlike the stainless steel compositions of the Xs and Xs Max, the Xr is made of "7000 series aerospace grade aluminum" with a glass back for wireless charging, while opting for a single 12-megapixel wide-angle rear lens camera, rather than dual lenses. Apple refreshes a bunch of the phones.

The sitemap jibes with the multitude of iPhone rumors already swirling about the new models, but we won't have official confirmation until 1 PM ET/10 AM PT today when Apple holds its official event.

Both are loaded with Apple's new A12 Bionic chip, which Apple claims runs run 15 per cent faster than the A11 chip in the iPhone X.

An upgraded version of the iPhone X with a 5.8-inch screen, but adding a faster processor and upgraded cameras.

They are available in gold, silver and space grey.

Apple's annual September press conference kicked off on Wednesday at the Steve Jobs Theater on its circular Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California.

The new iPhones are here! And it still can do Portrait Mode photos with just one camera, thanks to the powerful Apple A12 Bionic chipset with neural processing.

Most analysts predicted the eventual end of the home button after last year's keynote when Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller said FaceID would be the "future of how we unlock our smartphones and protect our sensitive information".


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