Published: Fri, September 14, 2018
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IPhone XR: Apple unveils iPhone XR starting at £749

IPhone XR: Apple unveils iPhone XR starting at £749

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.

Your friend teasing you with is big Galaxy Note 9 will have to shut up now as the screen on the iPhone XS Max is 0.1-inch bigger, but don't be too loud about it.

While Apple will hopefully release an iPhone SE 2 some time within the next few months, there's certainly no guarantee.

Albeit with a lower pixel resolution, LCD instead of OLED display, and a single (instead of dual) 12-megapixel camera, iPhone XR also comes with Smart HDR, and the whole host of cool new camera abilities including Depth Control and Memoji.

Design It's a strong point of all products and the iPhone XS Max is no different. The 512GB version of the iPhone XS will be around €1,200. The front camera is the same as the iPhone XS with a 7MP f/2.2 TrueDepth camera that also supports Portrait Mode and Animoji.


Ever since Apple ditched the headphone jack in favour of a sole Lightning connection, pushing consumers towards wireless earphones, the company has continued to bundle a free headphone adapter with all new iPhones to give users the choice.

While the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available to take orders on Friday, September 14, it is expected that iPhone XR will be available for pre-order on October 19 and will hit the stores on October 26. Meanwhile, the iPhone XS will cost the same as last year's iPhone X ($999). The bokeh effect on the iPhone XS Max - in fact all the new iPhones - is really good.

Inside there is a next-generation S4 chip with a custom 64-bit dual-core processor, delivering twice the speed while maintaining the same all-day battery life, according to Apple's own testing. New Apple Watch Series 4 Launched Globally; Prices, Features, Specifications & All You Need To Know. At the heart of the iPhone XS Max is the Neural Engine, which according to Apple is able to perform five trillion operations per second.

As before, the dual cameras include a wide-angle and a telephoto lens, with are both equipped with optical image stabilisation. That is significantly more expensive than the starting price of the flagship models it replaced and put it out of reach of many consumers.

'The best iPhones we've ever made by a long shot, ' Schiller said. For now, the question we asked at the beginning of this piece is something you should ponder over. Size certainly matters to Apple but does it matter to you?

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