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Finally, the wait is over, the Cupertino giant has announced its iPhone line-up for this year which consists of iPhone XS, a bigger version known as iPhone XS Max and a relatively cheaper iPhone XR.

The new iPhones have extensively been leaked before the launch but even then managed to surprise us with some amazing features.

The iPhone XS and XS Max come as the top of the line variants and the successors to the last year’s iPhone X with huge upgrades and substantial spec difference while the iPhone XR is the cheaper version with toned down specs. Here is a round of all the three phones that Apple unveiled.

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

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Both the phones come as an upgrade to the prevailing flagship from Apple. As the name suggests, the only difference between the two devices is the size. iPhone XS Max comes with a 6.5-inch OLED display having 3.3 million pixels whereas iPhone XS comes with a 5.8-inch OLED display with 2.7 million pixels.

Both the phones carry the same internals. The latest A12 Bionic chipset from Apple powers up both the phones. The company claims it to be the first 7nm chipset int he industry with a capability of 5 Trillion operations per second. The A12 ionic contains  6.9 Billion transistors, a six-core CPU, four-core GPU and an eight-core Neural engine to keep the phone running smoothly.

Both the phones sport a dual-rear camera setup with a 12MP wide-angle lens, equipped with an improved image stabilization sensor, accompanied by a 12MP telephoto lens that has a 2x optical zoom.

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On the front, both the phones feature a true depth camera that supports the company’s famous FaceID facial recognition. Apple says that the camera comes with improved bokeh technology.

Concerning the battery, both come with an improved battery than their predecessor. Compared to iPhone X, the iPhone XS will last 30 minutes longer while the iPhone XS Max will last an hour and a half more.

The iPhone XS and XS Max will come in different storage variants i.e. 64GB, 256GB and a massive 512GB of onboard storage. The phones will be available for preorder from September 14 and will ship from September 21.

iPhone XS will start at $999, and the XS Max will start with a price of $1099.

iPhone XR

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Apple fans rejoice! The rumors about the cheap iPhone model with lower specs were true. The iPhone XR comes with a 6.1-inch liquid retina display with an LCD panel.

It has got the same internals as its elder siblings in the 2018 line-up. A12 Bionic chipset, Face ID and all the other essentials, however, the major difference remains the rear camera. The XR has got a single 12MP rear camera instead of two.

Another difference is the absence of force touch in the iPhone XR, which detects how hard is the screen being pressed and comes up with options accordingly.

The XR is being made available in white, black, blue, coral and yellow. Apple is also making a Product Red version of its phone. All of the versions are made of an aluminum band with a glass rear.

The device comes with three different storage options: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. Starting price for the phone is £749 and it will be available for pre-orders on October 19 and will begin shipping on October 26.

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