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Here’s everything we know about the newly launched iPhone XR, XS, XS Max (PHOTOS).

 

Today September 12th, Apple launched it’s first set smartphones for the year ending all rumors and specifications. At Techcapon.com, we decided not to continue spreading rumors until the official launch of the product. This year’s launch was quite spectacular as Apple streamed the event live on Twitter and Apple TV given everyone unrestricted access to the global launch of it’s latest devices. The wait is finally over and now is the time to share everything we know about the three latest members of the iPhone family.

As you already know, Apple launched three new devices, two of them (the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max ) are high end flagships while the third one (the iPhone XR) is a midrange phone with a touch of class. The names are quite confusing I must tell you but after a little while I’m sure you will get used to it just like I’ve done.

Apple calls the iPhone XR a budget smartphone but as far as I’m concerned there’s nothing “budget” about it considering fact that it comes with a price tag of $749 (N270,000 Approx.).. It shares almost the same specs as the higher end XS and XS MAX models.

iPhone XS and XS Max full specs (High end models)

  • Two sizes: 5.8-inch (458ppi) and 6.5-inch (458ppi) with OLED HDR display (Super Retina displays)
  • Colors: Gold, silver and space gray finishes
  • Camera: Dual-camera 12-megapixel wide and telephoto lenses (Supports Smart HDR)
  • Front-facing cameras: 7-megapixel camera will bring depth to portrait mode photos
  • A12 Bionic chip: 7 nanometer processor promises to launch apps 30 percent faster than 2017 iPhones
  • Storage options: 64GB, 128GB, 512GB
  • IP68 water-resistance rating (2 meters depth; up to 30 minutes in water)
  • Battery life: iPhone XS should last 30 minutes longer than iPhone X; iPhone XS Max claims 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone X
  • Dual-SIM card support through eSIM technology
  • Face ID promises to work faster at unlocking the phones
  • 3D Touch pressure-sensitivite screen
  • Stereo sound with a wider stereo field than 2017 iPhones
  • latest iOS 12 software
  • Pricing: Starts at $999 (N360,000) for 64GB iPhone XS

 

iPhone XR specs: Apple’s cheaper iPhone

  • 6.1-inch LCD screen with 1,792×828-pixel resolution and 326ppi (Retina display)
  • Aluminum body with glass back
  • Single camera: 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, with OIS (same as iPhone XS)
  • Storage options: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
  • Portrait mode photos through software
  • FaceID with same True-Depth camera system as iPhone XS
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • Battery life claim: 1.5 hours more per day than the iPhone 8 Plus
  • IP67 water resistance
  • No 3D Touch on iPhone XR. Instead, you get haptic touch, like a trackpad
  • iOS 12 software
  • Colors: Blue, coral, yellow, white, black, Project Red
  • Price: Starts at $749 (N270,000 Approx)

Image credits: Engadget

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