Apple Unveils iPhone Xs and Xs Max

Ciara Alarcon
If you’re an Apple fan, then, today marks the most extravagant day of your calendar as the tech giant officially unleashed its latest premium smartphones – the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and the iPhone XR.

Apple Unveils iPhone Xs and Xs Max
Apple Unveils iPhone Xs and Xs Max

Right now, let’s put our spotlight first on the two brothers who share almost the same specs and features. Having nearly identical offerings, the iPhone Xs and Xs Max just differ in size. The regular variant flashes a 2436 x 1125 resolution, while the Max model flaunts a bigger 2688 x 1242 pixels. Nevertheless, the two devices boast Super Retina OLED display with 120Hz touch sensing, True Tone, 3D Touch, Tap to wake, and Dolby Vision HDR 10 support.

Also, both handsets are dressed with a premium-looking physique with IP68 certification. To make it more sophisticated, it comes with three classy color variants: gold, silver, and space gray.

Under the hood, the Xs and Xs Max are powered by the new A12 hexa-core bionic chip complemented with a quad-core GPU, which is said to be 50% faster than the A11, and an octa-core Neural Engine that focuses on Dedicated Machine Learning and Smart Compute System. Just like before, it won’t feature an expandable storage, but Apple elevated its offerings with up to 512GB of ROM.

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Jumping off to its camera department, Apple mounted it with dual rear cameras composed of 12-megapixel wide-angle f/1.8 and another 12-megapixel f/2.4 telephoto sensors. For selfie, it sports a 7-megapixel snapper that features depth portrait mode.

When it comes to its stamina, Apple claimed that the iPhone Xs and Xs Max are juiced with a battery that can last 30 minutes longer and 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone X, respectively.

Meanwhile, Apple finally allows users to utilize two SIMs as it equipped the devices with Dual SIM capability through eSIM technology.

The devices run on iOS 12 software, too.

Consumers can pre-order the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max starting September 14, while it will start sailing in 30 shores beginning September 21. It will have a starting price of USD 999 and USD 1,099, correspondingly.

Meanwhile, there are no words yet about its local availability and pricing.

Apple iPhone Xs and Xs Max Specs:

  • Dual SIM (single nano + eSIM), supports 4G VoLTE connectivity
  • 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED (2346 x 1125) capacitive touchscreen/6.5-inch Super Retina OLED (2688 x 1242) capacitive touchscreen
  • Dimensions: 143.6mm x 70.9mm x 7.7mm / 157.5mm x 77.4mm x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 177 grams / 208 grams
  • iOS 12
  • Apple A12 Bionic hexa-core chip, Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
  • 64GB/256GB/512GB non-expandable storage
  • 12MP wide-angle + 12MP dual rear cameras
  • 7MP f/2.2 front snapper + IR Camera
  • Wide Stereo Speakers
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • GPS with GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS
  • Lightning Port
  • Sensors: Face ID, aceleremoter, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
  • Price: USD 999, USD 1,149, USD 1,349 (iPhone Xs); USD 1,099, USD 1,249, USD 1,449 (iPhone Xs Max)

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