Update, Sept. 13 at 5:20 a.m. PT: Adds new iPhone XS battery replacement pricing and 2019 pricing for older iPhones. Until his death in 2011, Apple only ever produced one model of the iPhone each year. Well, we've heard these claims before to be honest. The price will start from RMB 6499 and is available in six colours - Yellow, White, Coral, Black, Blue and Red.
In China, the iPhone XS supports single-SIM while iPhone XS Max brings support for dual SIM.
The iPhone XS Max's display size is 26 percent larger than the previous largest iPhone display, marking it the largest increase in screen size since 2014. It makes sense that Apple is now ditching the 6, as the firm typically limits its lineup to the three most recent generations.
Eliminating the headphone jack is also a noteworthy move. We'll know how smart once we start getting some camera results in. Apple's calling it "Depth Control". The wide-angle camera features an all-new sensor, a six-element lens, and a maximum f/1.8 aperture, while the telephoto lens can go as wide as f/2.4.
It may be the least sensational of Apple's three new iPhones for 2018 when you scrutinize the specs, but the iPhone XR (pronounced "ten-R") is absolutely the most interesting - and that has nothing to do with its comparatively cheaper price.
That sounds pretty cool, especially when you can get $400 back on your iPhone XS order by signing up and maintaining a US Mobile service line for 12 months. The OLED display now boasts a 60% greater dynamic range compared to last year's iPhone X.
The new Neural Engine in the A12 allows for real-time machine learning processing, which will allow apps like the Camera to enhance Portrait Mode and Portrait Lighting features, mapping facial muscles in Animojigs during a live FaceTime call, and of course improved and more powerful Augmented Reality applications. According to Apple not only is Face ID faster on the iPhone XS / XS Max, but the Secure Enclave is now, well, even more secure.
A dongle is a device used to connect a pair of headphones into a new Apple device, as any pair of non-Apple headphones don't fit.
Also making it onto an iPhone for the first time, is the availability of a smacking 512GB storage option! The XS comes with a better chip under the hood and is more waterproof, but for most people, the differences will feel incremental. Chinese users however, will be able to actually use two physical SIMs with the new phones.
Apple has took off the covers from the brand new iPhone devices, naming, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR along with the new Apple Watch Series 4. Buyers can head to offline Apple stores to directly buy the new devices from September 21st.