Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone

Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone

Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone

iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, September 14 and in stores beginning Friday, September 21. Though the headphones got off to a slow start, they have quickly helped Apple capture 26% of the US wireless headphone market, according to NPD Group.

The iPhone XS Max is going to be available in configurations of 64GB, 256GB and 512GB.

Rumors suggest the tech giant will unveil three smartphones at its Wednesday event: an iPhone XS, a Plus model, and a third option with a more affordable price tag. The iPhone XR will start at $749.

The iPhone Xr is also splash and water resistant, with a rating of IP67, and will also come in six new finishes: white, black, blue, yellow, coral and the exclusive (PRODUCT) RED edition, which helps raise awareness and inspire action to fight HIV/AIDS.

Most of the buzz is swirling around a rumored iPhone that is supposed to boast a 6.5-inch screen, up from 5.8 inches on the existing iPhone X. You can say that both of them look like the iPhone X. No further changes have been made to the design. Apple used older LCD screen technology and aluminum, rather than stainless steel, edges.

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iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max deliver the highest quality video capture in a smartphone. The front is dominated by a screen with a notch on top.

Advanced Portrait mode comes to iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max for even more sophisticated bokeh.

As with previous years, the next iPhone will likely get upgrades in its processing speed and camera, as well as an update to the iOS operating system.

The iPhone XR is also able to take Portrait Mode photos, despite the fact that it has only a single camera.

The iPhone XR "packs the same A12 Bionic CPU as the XS and XS Max" but does not have a dual-camera setup like the other phones. The main wide-angle shooter has an all-new sensor with larger pixels – 1.4µm, up from 1.22µm. As a primary camera, it has a 12 megapixel wide angle lens.

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So, these are Apple's new flagship iPhone models. Good, because this iPhone event is about to kick off. The first thing he discussed was the new display, it is now 30 percent larger with an edge-to-edge screen but is now thinner according to Williams. And battery life with Global Positioning System enabled is extended to six hours to cover longer endurance activities.

We'll be making sure to give the battery a full workout when we get our hands on the review devices.

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This results in a display that's more than 30% larger and that has more real estate for showing the sophisticated, customisable watch faces and modular widgets offered by watchOS 5.

The device also indicates that iPhone X's design and features have become standard across the all the firm's new line. "Apple seems to be diving into heart disease first, the most common cause of death around the world, making serious moves as a health company". And just like on the iPhone X past year, you'll now swipe up from the bottom of the display in order to return to your Home screen.

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