Apple has launched the new iPhone Xs at Steve Jobs Theatre alongside iPhone Xs Max & the iPhone Xr. Pre-orders start on 14th September and shipping on 28th September. The devices will go on sale in India a week after the global sale begins.
Body & Display
The iPhone Xs is slightly thin at 7.7 mm having 177 grams weight in total. The front and back feature glass having a surgical grade stainless steel frame with rounded corners. The device is IP68 certified water and dust resistant,
The display features a Super AMOLED 5.8 inch display with 1125 x 2436 pixels resolution. 458 is the PPI density which produces crystal clear and a crisp output. For protection, the glass bears scratch resistance and Oleophobic coating. The smartphone has an advanced display which gives better colour accuracy, wide colour gamut and True Tone.
iPhone Xs features Apple’s most advanced Operating system, the iOS 12.
Interiors feature Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset on a Hexa Core CPU and Apples’ GPU having 4 core graphics. As usual memory expansion is not available and you will have 4GB of RAM with 64/256/512GB internal memory. The phone also features stereo speakers making it a great listening experience.
There is no 3.5mm jack which is again a huge disappointment altogether. It equipped with FACE ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors.
On the camera end, you shall have a dual setup of 12 MP + 12 MP rear sensor having f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture respectively along with optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus, 2X Zoom and quad LED dual-tone flash. The front sensor is of 7 MP featuring f/2.2 aperture.
Connectivity & Other Features
For connectivity, the phone uses WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and reversible USB 2.0 connector. The phone features dual SIM with dual standby. The phones also give you an option to use eSIMS in of the sim slots. The Face ID is faster than ever. It is the most secure facial authentication ever in a smartphone, according to Apple. You can also use ANimoji over video calls. Siri shortcuts are also available on the phone. The devices feature the core ML, which is 9x faster and runs on 1/10th of the energy.
Battery capacity is again unknown but sources say that it will have Qi wireless charging and the battery shall charge 50 per cent in 30 mins. Also, sources depict that the battery shall give one and half hours of back up more than the iPhone X.
Price in India
The iPhone Xs is available in three storage options of 64 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB and starts at $ 999. In India, the phone will start at Rs. 99,900.