iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. These are the three new models of Apple presented on September 12, some mobile phones with which the firm founded by Steve Jobs seeks to set a new trend. However, users will also have to face, for the first time, three new models before choosing which one to buy, since each one has differentiated prices. That is why we present this comparison to know the differences between the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.
iPhone XS: the new jewel in the crown
The iPhone XS from Apple is the “iPhone advanced to date, ” the company said. It has a 5.8-inch Super Retina display of customized OLED design that is compatible with Dolby Vision and HDR10 and a contrast ratio of one million to one. The resolution is 2,436 by 1,125 pixels at 458 p / p.
The mobile maintains the design of its predecessor, the iPhone X, but gains in power and features. Thus, it will be equipped with an A12 Bionic chip, “the first 7-nanometer chip included in a smartphone”, which offers “the highest performance in the sector and more efficient consumption”. In addition, it has “Neural Engine of the last generation”, designed for “advanced automatic learning in areas ranging from photography to augmented reality.” The new design of 8 cores makes it possible to carry out up to 5 billion operations per second, compared to the 600,000 million offered by the A11 Bionic chip.
As for the cameras, it will have a dual camera system on the back of 12 megapixels that includes the double optical image stabilization with 2x optical zoom and a new sensor twice as fast.
Of course, it will have Face ID, Apple Pay and LTE, and also a dual SIM system: that can be used with a digital eSIM card and a Nano SIM. It has also gained in the battery (“up to 30 minutes more autonomy than in the iPhone X”). It is submersible up to 2 meters deep for a maximum of 30 minutes (IP68).
iPhone XS will be available in color space grey, silver, and gold. It is now bookable and will hit stores on September 21.
Its official price will be the following: the 64 GB model will cost 1,159 euros; the 256 GB, 1,329 euros, and the 512 GB, 1,559 euros.
iPhone XS Max: Still Bigger
The iPhone XS Max is, to date, the largest screen mobile Apple has ever launched: 6.5 inches.
Its technical characteristics are very similar to those of its younger brother, the iPhone XS, although having a larger screen also increases the resolution (2,688 by 1,242 pixels to 458 p / p).
It also increases its autonomy (“up to 1.5 hours more autonomy than on the iPhone X”), with up to 13 hours of Internet browsing and up to 25 hours in wireless mode.
The other features are shared: from your camera system to the processor. It is also submersible up to 2 meters deep for a maximum of 30 minutes (IP68).
iPhone XS Max will be available in color space grey, silver, and gold. It is now bookable and will hit stores on September 21.
Its official price will be the following: the 64 GB model will cost 1,259 euros; the 256 GB, 1,429 euros, and the 512 GB, 1,659 euros.
iPhone XR: A new
The iPhone XR is Apple’s new entry phone. It has a lower price than the XS and XS Max, but also with some minor technical features. Instead, it sits right in the middle of those two models in terms of size.
The iPhone XR presents a Liquid Retina 6.1-inch screen, in this case of LCD technology, with a resolution of 1,792 by 828 pixels at 326 p / p.
In this case, it will also include the A12 Bionic chip, with the latest generation Neural Engine. Meanwhile, the battery is more extended than the predecessor models, specifically “up to 1.5 hours more autonomy than in the iPhone 8 Plus” (up to 15 hours of internet browsing).
Also, the iPhone XR will not mount a dual rear camera, but only one: a wide-angle lens of 12 megapixels and aperture of f / 1.8 with a new sensor. Despite carrying only one camera, users can use the Portrait mode.
It will also feature Face ID and dual SIM (Nano SIM and eSIM) and is submersible up to 1 meter deep for a maximum of 30 minutes (IP67).
The iPhone XR will be available in five colors: white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT) RED (red). It will be possible to reserve from October 19, and it will arrive at the stores on October 26.
Its official price will be the following: the 64 GB model will cost 859 euros; the 128 GB; 979 euros, and the 512 GB, 1,029 euros.