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iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max With A12 Bionic SoC, Dual Cameras, Upto 256GB Storage Officially Launched

By The Mobile 360 on September 13, 2018
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Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, Phones, and online services has finally raised the curtains from iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, its 2018 flagship lineup of iPhone series at a launch event held at Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park on September 13th, 2018.

Coming to the iPhone XS Max, as its name suggest is the larger (Max) version of iPhone XS and is packed with 6.5-inch OLED display. while, its smaller sibling features a 5.8-inch OLED display. another key feature of both the device includes support for dual SIM, and dual Standby which will be implemented as eSIM for the second SIM. However, the Chinese variants will be shipped with dual physical SIMs.


iPhone XS,
iPhone XS Max price

The iPhone XS is priced set at $999 (approx. Rs. ) for the 64GB variant, $1,149 (approx. Rs. ) for the 256GB variant, and $1,349 (approx. Rs. ) for the 512GB variant. The elder sibling iPhone XS Max pricing starts at $1,099 (approx. Rs. ) for the 64GB variant, $1,249 (approx. Rs. ) for the 256GB variant, and $1,449 (approx. Rs. ) for the 512GB storage variant. The iPhone XS price in India starts at Rs. 99,900, while, The Big iPhone XS Max price in India starts at Rs. 1,09,900.


iPhone XS,
iPhone XS Max availability

The pre-booking for both, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max starts from September 14th, and the shipping will start from September 21st in more than 30 countries. The iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max in India goes on sale starting from September 28th in Gold, Space Grey, and Silver color options..

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iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max specifications

The iPhone XS features a 5.8‑inch OLED Super Retina HDR display with 2436 x 1125 pixel resolution, 458 PPI pixel density, and 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Its elder sibling, The iPhone XS Max bears a 6.5‑inch OLED Super Retina HDR display with 2688 x 1242 pixel resolution, 458 PPI pixel density, and 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Both, the devices comes features, True Tone Wide colour display equipped with 3D Touch, 625 cd/m² max brightness, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, and support for multiple languages, and characters simultaneously.

Both, the iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max comes with A12 Bionic, The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone.

The iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max smartphones are powered by an Apple‘s A12 Bionic chip based on 7nm platform, a first in the industry. although, Huawei’s Kirin 980 was announced first, as the world’s first 7nm chipset at IFA, 2018 it is going to launch next month. read our detailed report here.

iPhone XS Max, features the largest display ever found in an iPhone.

The iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max is packed with 64GB / 256GB / 512GB onboard storage, and comes with IP68 rating for Splash, Water and Dust Resistant and can withstand maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes under IEC standard 60529.

In the camera department, The iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max sports a dual rear cameras setup stacked vertically with 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with ƒ/1.8 aperture, and a secondary 12-megapixel telephoto camera with ƒ/2.4 aperture. it features 2x optical zoom, and digital zoom up to 10x. other camera feature includes Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), Dual optical image stabilization, Six‑element lens, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync, Panorama (up to 63 megapixels), Sapphire crystal lens cover, Backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to focus with Focus Pixels, Smart HDR for photos, Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos, Local tone mapping, Advanced red-eye correction, Exposure control, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, Timer mode, Geo-tagging, and captures HEIF, JPEG Image formats. it also supports FaceTime video and audio calling over VoLTE (Voice over LTE), Wi‑Fi or cellular.

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In terms of video recording, it supports 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps, Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, Optical image stabilization for video, 2x optical zoom, digital zoom up to 6x, Quad-LED True Tone flash, Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p),
Continuous auto-focus video, Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video, Playback zoom, Video Geo-tagging, and Stereo recording.

On the front, there’s 7-megapixel TrueDepth Camera for facial recognition with ƒ/2.2 aperture, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), Animoji and Memoji, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, Smart HDR for photos, Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p), Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos, Retina Flash, Backside illumination sensor, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, Exposure control, and Timer mode.

The iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max comes with EarPods with Lightning Connector, and runs on iOS, world’s most personal and secure mobile operating system. both, the device comes with Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with Wireless charging, and Fast-charge capabilities which charges the devices Up to 50% in just 30 minutes. The iPhone XS lasts 30 minutes longer than iPhone X, and claims to offer Up to 20 hours of Talktime, Internet usage Up to 12 hours, Video playback (wireless) Up to 14 hours, and Audio playback (wireless) Up to 60 hours. While, the elder sibling, iPhone XS Max Lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone X, it claims to deliver Up to 25 hours of Talktime, Internet usage Up to 13 hours, Video playback (wireless) Up to 15 hours, and Audio playback (wireless) Up to 65 hours.

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Connectivity option includes Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM — not compatible with existing micro‑SIM cards), 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS, iBeacon micro-location. onboard sensors includes Face ID, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, and Ambient light sensor. In the Box contents includes iPhone with iOS 12, EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, and Documentation book. The iPhone XS measures at 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm, and weighs at 177 grams, its elder sibling iPhone XS Max measures at 157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm, and weighs at 208 grams. both, the devices comes in Gold, Space Grey, and Silver color options.


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