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Apple could unveil biggest iPhone ever Wednesday

Apple could unveil biggest iPhone ever Wednesday

There're two upgraded models: the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max, both looking very much the same as last year's iPhone X. The (literally) big difference is that the iPhone XS Max is a huge version of the iPhone X, sporting a 6.5-inch screen despite being the same physical size as an iPhone 8 Plus.

Apple worldwide marketing senior vice-president Phil Schiller revealed the company's new flagship device would be the first iPhone to feature a 6.5-inch screen, making it even bigger than Samsung's famously large Galaxy Note 9. Improved true-tone flash, 12 MP telephoto camera, 7 megapixel rear camera.

Battery life on the iPhone Xs is pegged at 30 minutes more than the iPhone X, while the iPhone Xs Max features the biggest battery Apple has ever made and boosts longevity by 90 minutes.

The iPhone XR is Apple's third new handset this year, which makes a few compromises, such as an aluminium frame, instead of stainless steel, and only one 12-megapixel camera on the back. It'll also come in a new gold color, previously unavailable for the iPhone X.

If we refer to Apple Singapore's pricing, the iPhone XS is priced from RM4,974 for the base model with 64GB and it goes up to RM7,086 for the 512GB version of the iPhone XS Max. The iPhone XS has a price that starts at $999, but tops out at $1,349.

You can start pre-ordering the new iPhone Xs and Xs Max on September 14, this Friday.




While the 6.1-inch display seems large, with the reduced bezels above and below the display the phone will be slightly smaller than a traditional "Plus" iPhone and only slightly larger than the 5.8-inch iPhone XS.

The display on the iPhone XS Max has 3.3 million pixels and the same pixel density as the iPhone XS.

However, compared to its more expensive counterparts, the new iPhone XR does have some compromises that were made to shrink it down. New tricks include Smart HDR, bokeh effects and the ability to adjust depth of field after having taken a photo. Apple promises "wider stereo" on the Xs Max.

The camera on the iPhone XR has had one hell of a shakeup; there's a single camera system, which the company assures is the "best ever".

Though the new model doesn't feature 3D Touch, Apple has packed in an alternative called Haptic Touch, which provides haptic feedback when the user presses on the display. Xs Max is offered at £1,099, £1,249 and £1,449 price that is PKR 175,000, 200,000 and 230,000 respectively. The iPhone XR will be coming to India in October, with sales starting from 26th October. The new models are successors to last year's iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

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