IPhone XR in 2 minutes: All you need to know


There is expected to be an 5.8 inch screen "iPhone Xs", and a 6.5 inch "iPhone Xs Max" - the latter is said to feature an A12 chip, improved camera quality and potentially new color options, but will come at a steep price (estimated to be between $999-$1,099, according to analysts).

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Preorders start at 2 AM CST on Friday and last through September 16th.

Apple's event comes with the global smartphone market at near-peak saturation, and without a major catalyst for sales ahead of a likely rollout of 5G, or fifth generation, wireless networks, expected in 2019.

With the arrival of the iPhone Xs and XR, the Cupertino company has eliminated the iPhone SE and the iPhone 6s from its lineup, discontinuing the last two phones with a 3.5mm stereo jack.

Falling in line with the previous speculation, the new Apple Watch has significantly reduced the size of its bezels and now accommodates a 35% on the smaller model, while the larger one has seen a 32% increase in screen size. The part I didn't understand until I held one is that the phone's overall shape is actually very similar to last year's iPhone 8 Plus. He said Apple has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its new ECG app, and that the data will be protected by encryption on the Watch and in the cloud.

The iPhone XR will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT) RED for $749. Apple calls it the Liquid Retina display that measures 6.1-inches and renders at 1792 x 828-pixel resolution with 326ppi.

Interestingly it's got a bigger screen than the XS, coming in a 6.1 inches.

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The Bluetooth/GPS model will start at $399, while the version with cellular connectivity will run you $499.

The new Apple Watch will start at $399 and be available on September 21.

Yet if that is not enough to convince them it is a worthy upgrade, the XR also offers numerous same cutting-edge features found on the top-of-the-line Xs models.

"Apple Watch has now become an intelligent guardian for your health", said Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer.

This does beg the question of whether anyone with an Apple Watch will be able to chat to anyone else with the gadget. The processor in the new iPhones is more advanced than any rival product, capable of the kind of heavy lifting once consigned exclusively to supercomputers.

What if I don't want to buy a new iPhone?

Both have OLED displays and an "all new" camera system.

While the iPhone has made Apple the world's most valuable company, worth more than $1 trillion, it has slipped to third place among smartphone makers as Chinese-based Huawei has grabbed the number two spot behind Samsung. This technology has been approved by the FDA, and it makes it the first electrocardiogram you can get over-the-counter and take home. The company introduced that model in 2016 and updated it past year with increased storage.