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IPhone XR revealed: notched LCD, Face ID, and advanced single camera

IPhone XR revealed: notched LCD, Face ID, and advanced single camera”

While the iPhone XS gets a 5.8-inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display, the iPhone XS Max sports a larger 6.5-inch screen, the largest on an iPhone ever.

The new iPhones are likely to start at $800 for the LCD model, $900 for the iPhone X update and $1,000 for 6.5-inch OLED model, up from last year's starting prices of $699, $799 and $999, according to Nomura Group.

The iPhone Xs and Xs Max feature dual rear-facing cameras: a 12-megapixel wide-angle shooter with optical image stabilization and a six-element lens with f/1.8 aperture alongside a 12-megapixel telephoto camera (2x optical zoom), also with optical image stabilization, with a six-element lens and f/2.4 aperture.

The iPhone XS Max will sell for about $1,100, or $100 more than last year's iPhone X. The iPhone XR is a low cost iPhone and has an LCD display.

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Apart from its screen specifications, the iPhone XR also uses the new A12 Bionic processor that the XS and XS Max also use, which boasts more cores and faster speeds than previous models. Although it features only one camera, iPhone Xr does come in a pleasant variety of colors; black, yellow, coral, white, blue, and red.

iPhone Xs and Xs Max: The event also included the announcements of new iPhone models.

Both models will go up for pre-orders September 14th, and ship from September 21st for the first wave of launch countries.

The document also notes that all replacements for iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X will cost $29 only until December 31st.

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The aspect ratio is 2:1 (or 18:9 whichever way you want to frame it), while the display will also support HDR content. The Google Pixel 3 phone sports two 8-megapixel cameras on the front, similar to the larger Pixel 3 XL.

Like their predecessor, the iPhone X, the name is meant to be pronounced as the number 10. The iPhone remains its biggest product, and the company is ready to make it even bigger.

Another new feature that has been introduced to Series 4 is the ability to detect a fall. The new Watch includes a sensor allowing users to take an electrocardiogram they can share with their doctor. Apple promises "wider stereo" on the Xs Max.

The iPhone Xr comes in three storage configurations: 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.

Instead of swiping to summon Apple's Control Center and tapping the icon, you'll now be able to press dedicated flashlight and camera buttons on your iPhone's lock screen.

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While it appears that Apple is cutting corners with the display, the iPhone XR is packing similar top notch hardware as the iPhone XS. You'll have to wait a bit longer for the iPhone XR, which launches on 26 October, with preorders from 19 October. Battery life is said to be 90 minutes longer than the iPhone 8 Plus.



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