The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, Apple’s new iPhones for 2018, are officially here. While the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have virtually the same guts, just in two different sizes, the iPhone XR introduces a profound shift in Apple’s strategy by folding its “bargain” phone into the premium iPhone mix.

  • Two sizes: 5.8-inch (458 ppi) and 6.5-inch (458 ppi), with OLED HDR screen (Super Retina displays)
    Colors: Gold, silver and space gray finishes
    Dual camera: 12-megapixel wide and telephoto lenses
    Front-facing cameras: 7-megapixel camera will bring depth to portrait mode photos
    A12 Bionic chip: 7-nanometer processor promises to launch apps 30 percent faster than 2017 iPhones
    Storage options: 64GB, 128GB, 512GB
    IP68 water-resistance rating (2 meters depth; up to 30 minutes in water)
    Battery life: iPhone XS should last 30 minutes longer than iPhone X; iPhone XS Max claims 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone X
    Dual-SIM card support through eSIM technology
    Face ID promises to work faster at unlocking the phones
    3D Touch pressure-sensitivite screen
    Stereo sound with a wider stereo field than 2017 iPhones
    iOS 12 software


64GB 128GB 256GB 512GB
iPhone XR $749 $799 $899 N/A
iPhone XS $999 N/A $1,149 $1,349
iPhone XS Max $1,099 N/A $1,249 $1,449

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