IPhone XR Revealed At Apple Event

Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone

The Apple iPhone XS Max, due in Australia on September 21, will feature major upgrades to its display, its speed, its cameras, and even its colour, but it will cost Australian buyers more than $2000 for the first time, breaking last year's record price for the iPhone X by more than $500.

The phones come in three finishes (Gild, Silver, and Space Gray) and two sizes: the XS features an edge-to-edge 5.8-inch 2.7-million-pixel screen and the XS MAX features a 6.5-inch 3.3-million-pixel screen. Both devices have stereo audio output, a dual-camera system, True Tone displays, and Face ID security that lets you unlock your phone just by looking at it.

The iPhone XR, on the other hand, gets a 6.1-inch screen with Liquid Retina HD display.

The iPhone XR is Apple's third new handset this year, which makes a few compromises, such as an aluminium frame, instead of stainless steel, and only one 12-megapixel camera on the back. The XR will come in black, white, red, yellow, coral, and blue colors.

"iPhone Xs is packed with next-generation technologies and is a huge step forward for the future of the smartphone", said Apple's senior VP of Worldwide marketing, Philip Schiller.

You can start pre-ordering the new iPhone Xs and Xs Max on September 14, this Friday.

And, if you're unable to wait for the XR to hit the shelves, you can pre-order the iPhone Xs and Xs Max right now - we've rounded up the best contracts and deals below.

Apple's new smartwatch will have the ability to take high-quality heart readings to detect irregular heart rhythms and other potential problems.


Mr Cook said the updates took the iPhone "to the next level". An updated iPhone X, now called the XS, stays at $1,000.

Apple announced the new Apple Watch Series 4 alongside new iPhones at an event this week. According to the company, the 64GB variant of the iPhone Xs will cost Rs 99,900, while the price of 64GB iPhone Xs Max is Rs 1,09,990.

Another new feature on the Apple Watch will detect when a user has fallen, and the device will automatically generate an alert to initiate a call to emergency services.

And sure, you can use the company's AirPods, which Apple will, of course, happily sell you for $159. It has an improved speaker and microphone and is 50 per cent louder which will help certainly when engaging with Siri. It takes 30 seconds, and then you get a heart rate analysis.

iPhone XR release date: When will you be able to buy one?

While it appears that Apple is cutting corners with the display, the iPhone XR is packing similar top notch hardware as the iPhone XS.

The new iPhones have more powerful processors and cameras, and a dual-SIM card feature for top-of-the-line devices.

The final app is Galaga AR, an augmented reality game where users can play a starfighter shooting game using augmented reality.

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