Apple 2018 Event Recap: iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, Apple Watch

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We have a whole post on pre-ordering your iPhone XS or XS Max. One major upgrade is Apple's 7nm A12 Bionic, powering the trio.

The biggest point of interest at Apple's recent hardware event on the September 12 was the announcement of a new line of iPhones, but if we're going off audience reactions, they were by far outshined by the reveal of the new Apple Watch Series 4.

Note that in past years, new colors went out of stock faster than others; expect the gold iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max to disappear quickly.

"Additionally starting price for the 5.8" iPhone Xs remains the same as of its predecessor.

Everyone may be talking about the pre-orders and plans for the iPhone Xs and Xs Max dropping today, but the Apple Watch Series 4 is is also now available ahead of its September 21 launch.

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The phone has a single 12MP rear sensor, rather than the two on the XS and XS Max, while the front comes installed with a TrueDepth camera for facial unlocking and selfies.

Specs: It is the cheapest device that has been launched yesterday. iPhone XR packs a 6.1 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1792 x 828 pixels. Pricing starts at $599 for the GPS versions and $749 for GPS + Cellular.

As such, Gareth concludes that providing you don't want loads of advanced features, no "bells and whistles", then the camera system on the iPhone XR "will do you just fine". In a "What's in the Box" listing on its product pages, Apple said that you'll find an iPhone, charger, and its wired Earpods earbuds.

Release date: The iPhone XR will be available in three different variants - 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.

Luckily, if you owned a previous iPhone that came with a wired dongle, you can still use that with the new Apple handsets. Its Pre-orders will begin on 19 October band the phone will start shipping on 26 October.

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