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Apple has announced the iPhone Xs and Xs Max at the event today.
The new iPhone XS! Here's some basic information.
- A new Gold colour on the front and glass.
- New glass on back and front on the phone.
- Gold, silver and Space Grey colours
- An IP68 Waterproof rating now!
- Super Retina display, 5.8" and 458ppi and an OLED display like the current iPhone X.
- NEW: 6.5" Super Retina display variation. Same size as Plus size display,
- iPhone XS Max is the name for the larger device.
- ProMotion display - 120Hz refresh rate.
- Both phones have TrueTone display and 3D Touch.
- Stereo Sound - wider sound feel and richer sound experience.
- Features an A12 bionic chip. 7 nano meter chip!
*6.9 billion transistors in the new processor.
*Can perform 5 trillion operations per second with Neural Engine.
*Smartest and most powerful chip ever in smartphone.
*Apps launch up to 30% faster.
- Will have a new max 512GB of storage!
- The two new iPhones will come with iOS 12 installed.
- 30 minutes longer battery than iPhone X (iPhone XS)
- 1 hour 30 minutes longer battery with iPhone XS Max
- Faster networking and roaming
- Dual SIM support - keep two phone numbers, use different plans.
- eSIM capability (already in some iPads and Watches). Support with EE, AT&AT, Vodafone and more to come next year.
- China only: Two physical SIMs in the SIM tray rather than eSIM.
- Most secure facial security ever in a smartphone.
- Now much faster than before and more secure with new algorithms.
- 12MP wide camera
* 6 element lens
* All-new sensor
- 12MP telephoto camera
- Wide colour photos
- More powerful with the A12 processor and Neuron Engine
- Smart HDR
* Zero shutter lag
* 4 frame buffer to capture moments & highlight details
- Bokeh improvements with Portrait Mode. Major changes.
*Change depth of field in editing photos. From 1 to 16 aperture.
- 2x as fast sensor.
- Record stereo sound with new speakers and microphones. Video demo shown.
- TrueDepth Camera
* 7MP quality
* 2.2 aperture
* IR Camera with global shutter
- 1080P, 60 FPS
Costing, Storage and availability
The iPhone XS will start from £999 with 64GB, 256GB and 512GB.
The iPhone Xs Max will begin at £1099 with the same storage configurations.
Full in depth articles to come after the event. More articles on specific features and announcements come tomorrow and later this week.