Apple Watch Series 4 announced with larger displays

Chris Velazco  Engadget

This looks like a direct replacement of the smaller iPhone 8.

Here are some of the cool ways that the new iPhone XS and its counterparts take a step further into the future.

But this time around each new model takes inspiration from the iPhone X, which means edge-to-edge screens and no home button. The massive iPhone Xs Max sets a new display size record with a 6.5-inch display made up of 3.3 million pixels.

While the base models of all three phones come with 64GB built-in storage, Apple is offering a 128GB storage mid variant as opposed to 256GB storage for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

If you're interested in the iPhone Xr, the new entry-level device in the X family that comes in six colors, you'll have to wait a little longer though.

The phone includes a dual camera with a 12 megapixel wide-angle camera as well as a 12 megapixel telephoto camera. It can handle 5 trillion operations each second.

Apple's new iPhone Xs and Xr models represent the next iteration of the company's previous iPhone X model it debuted a year ago. Apple's brought back the "S" model, which means this model looks largely the same as the X from a year ago, but the guts of the phone have been beefed up in all the ways you'd expect. The front camera is still a 7MP lens but has a 2x faster sensor and improved red-eye reduction, detail segmentation, and more thanks to the A12 chip. Thanks to its neural engine and ISP that's identical to the iPhone XS, the performance is still excellentl.

As you can always expect, the latest iPhones come with pretty heavy price tags. But, before you decide anywhere from $749 to $1,449 for one of the three new iPhones, you should be aware of the following three deals.

By manufacturing more expensive iPhones, Apple has been able to boost profits despite falling demand due to people upgrading their phones less frequently. iPhones fetched an average price of $724 during the April-June period this year, a 20 percent increase from a year earlier.

Apple on September 12 announced the follow-up to the 2017 flagship iPhone X with the newest iPhone XS, XS Max and the "budget" iPhone XR. Its physical size sits somewhere between an iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, only with a much larger screen. If you don't care about having a top-of-the-line smartphone camera or the best display, the iPhone XR is a decent way to save some money - it even has the same A12 chip as the more expensive models.

The phones are updates to last year's iPhone X (10), which was released to mark the 10th anniversary of the smartphone.

Coming in at $749 (R11,000 in the US) to start, it's not exactly low-priced. He said this was the first ECG product "offered over the counter directly to consumers" and said that Apple "received clearance from the FDA" for medical use.

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