Everything you need to know about the iPhone XS

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  • Last night, Apple unveiled its latest handset, the iPhone XS, alongside a smartwatch which has a fall-detention function built in. It’s the most high tech and expensive Apple phone yet, so what can you expect? Here’s everything you need to know.

    iPhone XS release date

    The iPhone XS is available to pre-order from 8.01am on the 14th September from Apple, and it will be released on the 21st September 2018.

    iPhone XS price

    The iPhone XS is the most expensive handset yet, starting in at £999 (for the 64GB version), whilst the bigger version, the XS Max, will cost £1,099.

    iPhone XS size and design

    The iPhone XS is a similar size to the 8 handset, with a 5.8″ screen, whilst the XS Max is bigger at 6.5″. It will come in silver, space grey and gold.

    iPhone XS specs

    How is the iPhone XS better than the last handset? Thanks to a lot of new features, but the main difference is that the new iPhone is waterproof – up to a maximum of 2 metres deep and 30 minutes underwater. Both models feature technology that makes them more energy efficient, and include super retina display and OLED screen meaning you’ll have a super high quality display.

    The camera has also had an upgrade, permitting users to adapt the depth of field of photos thanks to a dual camera system. The XS should also last about 30 minutes longer than the previous model on a battery charge.


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