At its annual September event, Apple introduced three new iPhone models the iPhone XS (pronounced "ten-ess" not "ex-ess"), iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR (pronounced "ten-are" not "ex-are"). However, in Ireland it will cost €879, despite costing $750 plus tax in the US.
The Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, as it is called, as been part of the iPhone packaging since the headphone jack was omitted back with the iPhone 7 launch.
The long wait for new iPhones is now officially over.
Next up, the iPhone Xr, which as suspected, features a 6.1-inch LCD display.
Like their predecessor, the iPhone X, the name is meant to be pronounced as the number 10. But, people are already reading it as X, and that's likely to catch on.
The only thing that's missing is a secondary telephoto lens but it could still take Portrait shots with depth control.
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Executives made the announcement at the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple's new circular headquarters in Cupertino, California, named after the company's co-founder who wowed the world with the first iPhone in 2007.
Apple is calling it a Liquid Retina HD display and they say it's the most advanced LCD in the industry.
Apple has unveiled the most expensive iPhone it has ever made, as part of a range of new product announcements. Finally, rather than offering 3D touch, the iPhone XR will use a haptic touch system similar to the recent MacBook Pro trackpads. Is this an SNL skit?' another user commented.
Completely separately, it appears that dogged Apple fans from a German website called AllThings.how have combed through Apple's own site to confirm the final names of these devices. "Apple Watch has redefined what a watch can do for you", said Cook.
The Max is the Xs' bigger brother. The Max model looks to be about the size of the iPhone 8 Plus, though the screen size is much larger.
In India, they will become available from September 28th.
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Most of the buzz is swirling around a rumoured iPhone that is supposed to boast a 6.5-inch OLED screen, up from 5.8 inches on the existing iPhone X.
Apple has bolstered the batteries loaded into each phone too.
The company also said the XS Max housed the biggest battery the company had ever placed into an iPhone, which would give users 90 minutes more battery life than last year's iPhone X.
iPhone Xr should be considered the successor to the iPhone 8, and it is the cheapest of the new iPhones.
In any case, the new products have garnered a lot of excitement. That all being said, let's get on with the new iPhones!
Apple's new smartphones are powered by an all-new A12 Bionic chip featuring 6.9 billion transistors.
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