Wednesday, Tim Cook revealed next generation iPhone series at Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park. three new variants in its iPhone 2018 lineup, the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr. The iPhone Xs Max has a bigger display ever in iPhone, it has 6.5 inch OLED pannel while iPhone Xs has a 5.8 inch OLED screen both smartphone comes with IP68 water and dust resistance while iPhone Xr has 6.1 inch LCD display which come with only IP67 certify. The main highlights is all three iPhone support for dual-SIM and dual standby (DSDS) through eSIM while the China gets two physical sim slot.
iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr specifications
All three iPhone powered by Apple 7nm A12 Bionic chip featuring a 4-core GPU, 6-core CPU, and a dedicated 8-core Neural Engine and runs on iOS 12. The iPhone XS has a 5.8-inch OLED Super Retina (1125×2234 pixels) display with notch while the iPhone XS Max gets 6.5-inch OLED Super Retina panel (1242×2688 pixels). In other hand the iPhone Xr has a 6.1 inch (828×1792 pixels) Liquid Retina display comes with Haptic touch (No 3D touch).
Now comes to camera department, the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max has a dual camera setup with 12 megapixel wide-angle sensor (f/1.8 aperture) and 12-megapixel telephoto secondary sensor (f/2.4 aperture) OIS, and quad-LED flash. For selfie, it has 7 megapixel RGB sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, TrueDepth camera for FaceID. The iPhone XR has a single camera with 12-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture and it has also 7 megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.2 aperture.
Pricing and availability
The iPhone Xs price at $999 for 64GB variant, $1,149 for 256GB variant and $1,349 for 512GB variant. The iPhone Xs Max price available at $1,099 for 64GB variant, $1,249 for 256GB variant and $1,449 for 512GB variant. The smartphone go for pre-orders September 14, and ships from September 21.
While iPhone Xr starting price is $749 for 64GB variant, $799 for 128GB variant and $899 for 256GB variant. pre-orders starting October 19 and ship from 26 October.
In India iPhone XS price starts at Rs. 99,900 for the 64GB variant and goes up to Rs. 1,14,900 (256GB) and Rs. 1,34,900 (512GB). iPhone Xs Max starting price is Rs. 1,09,900 (64GB), Rs. 1,24,900 (256GB), and Rs. 1,44,900 (512GB). The smartphone available in India from 28 September in Gold, space gray and silver colour.
iPhone XR price in India starts at Rs. 76,900 (64GB), Rs. 81,900 (128GB) and Rs. 91,900 (256GB). The iPhone Xr comes in Black, Blue, Coral, White, Yellow and PRODUCT (RED) colour.