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All you need to know about the new iPhone XS

Since the release of its first iPhone in 2007, Apple has impacted the mobile phone industry tremendously and have built a strong and loyal  fanbase for their products. The new iPhone XS was unveiled in a “gather round” event  Following the release of the new operating system IOS 12 here’s a few things you should know about this machine.

 

  1. Its already sold out!

 

Apple’s iPhone XS and XS Max are now available to pre-order, with shipping to begin on 21 September.

At the time of writing, all variants of both the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have sold out on the Apple website, with shipping for all configurations now listed as ‘one to two weeks’.

Pre-orders for the iPhone XR begin on 19 October before the handset starts shipping on 26 October.

 

2. Price

 

Apple’s iPhone XS and XS Max are now available to pre-order, with shipping to begin on 21 September.

At the time of writing, all variants of both the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have sold out on the Apple website, with shipping for all configurations now listed as ‘one to two weeks’.

Pre-orders for the iPhone XR begin on 19 October before the handset starts shipping on 26 October.

 

3. Specifications

Super Retina in two sizes — including the largest display ever on an iPhone. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough dual-camera system. The custom OLED displays on iPhone XS deliver the most accurate color in the industry, HDR, and true blacks.

BODY Dimensions 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight 177 g (6.24 oz)
Build Front/back glass, stainless steel frame
SIM Nano-SIM and e-SIM
– IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)
– Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches, 84.4 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1125 x 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
– Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
– Wide color gamut display
– 3D Touch display
– True-tone display
– 120 Hz touch-sensing
PLATFORM OS iOS 12
Chipset Apple A12 Bionic
CPU Hexa-core (2x Vortex + 4x Tempest)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 64/256/512 GB, 4 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm, 1.0µm, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
Features Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
SELFIE CAMERA Single 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm
Features HDR
Video [email protected]
SOUND Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging iMessage, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5 (Safari)
– Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
– Qi wireless charging
– Siri natural language commands and dictation
– iCloud cloud service
– MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player
– MP4/H.265 player
– Audio/video/photo editor
– Document editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Talk time Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play Up to 60 h
MISC Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Price About 1150 EUR

 

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