Apple Announced Three New iPhone. Goodbye to TouchID

Apple unveiled their latest Apple iPhone this morning with a total 3 new Apple iPhone. Apple no longer calling the X in roman instead of 10 for the new Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone XR.

Apple iPhone XR

The iPhone XR is the cheapest variants in the new X-series by cutting some features that only available on the iPhone Xs and Xs Max. The XR sports a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD display panel with a resolution of 1,792 x 828 that translated to 326ppi.

It only gets a single rear 12-megapixels wide rear camera unlike the iPhone Xs and Xs Max that has a dual rear camera system. Despite it only equipped with one camera, Bokeh portrait shoot is still present with software and hardware algorithm. The camera does support 4K recording at 24fps, 30fps or 60fp with Optical Image Stabilization. Slow-mo video can go up to 240fps on 1,080p resolution.

The Apple iPhone XR didn’t miss out much over the iPhone Xs where it gets powered by the same 7nm SoC, an A12 Bionic chip with improved Neural Engine, Wireless Charging, FaceID and Apple Pay.

TouchID is now obsolete and the new FaceID claimed to works slight faster compare it to the iPhone X.

There are total 6 bright colour option to choose from just like the Apple iPhone 5C released a few years ago; White, Black, Blue, Yellow, Coral and (PRODUCT) Red.

It comes with 3 variants storage size; 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. It priced at US$ 749 (about RM 3,105), US$ 799 (about RM 3,212) and US$ 899 (about RM 3,727) respectively.

Apple iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max

Basically, the iPhone Xs a bumped up spec of the current iPhone X with newer SoC, improved cameras and bigger storage option up to 512GB. It still carries the same 5.8-inch Super Retina  AMOLED display, dual-rear camera setup and 3D Touch.

The iPhone Xs Max gets a much bigger display at 6.5-inch with a footprint size similar to the current Apple iPhone 8 Plus. The rest of the hardware is similar to the standard iPhone Xs.

Battery size was not mentioned but Apple claimed the new iPhone Xs, Xs Max and XR would deliver a much battery life compare it to the current Apple iPhone thanks to their new power-efficient 7nm A12 SoC.

Dual SIM is now available on all three of the new devices. China will get dual nanoSIM where others will have a nanoSIM plus eSIM.

• Apple iPhone Xs 64GB – US$ 999 (about RM 4,141)
• Apple iPhone Xs 128GB – US$ 1,149 (about RM 4,763)
• Apple iPhone Xs 256GB – US$ 1,349 (about RM 5,592)

• Apple iPhone Xs Max 64GB – US$ 1,099 (about RM 4,556)
• Apple iPhone Xs Max 256GB – US$ 1,249 (about RM 5,178)
• Apple iPhone Xs Max 512GB – US$ 1,449 (about RM 6,007)

The Apple iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max come with three colour options; Silver, Gold and Space Gray.

No words when the new Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max and XR will be made available in Malaysia but in the state, the iPhone Xs and Xs Max will be made available for pre-order starting tomorrow, 14th September follow by iPhone XR on the 19th October 2018.

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