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Apple unveils updated Watch and priciest iPhone ever at latest launch

15 September 2018, 12:46 | Megan Pierce

Much-anticipated Apple line-up will include a range of smartphones a new mini Mac and accessories. AFP

Much-anticipated Apple line-up will include a range of smartphones a new mini Mac and accessories. AFP

The latest price increase for the highest-end iPhone makes it, for the first time, more expensive than the entry-level price of a MacBook. While the iPhone X, XS and XS Max have pressure-sensitive 3D Touch screens that activate the flashlight or camera when you press down hard, the iPhone XR only has haptic feedback.

New Depth Control allows users to adjust the depth of field both in real-time preview and post-capture to create striking portraits with a lovely bokeh effect.

The iPhone Xs, like its predecessor, has a screen that occupies nearly the entirety of the phone's frontage.

A Liquid Retina Display is a type of LCD display, now only found in the iPhone XR. Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have an OLED screen, a premium display quality which was used on the last year's iPhone X.

Apple iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XS vs iPhone XR: Prices, Specifications & Features in India & Comparison. Each phone gets two 12-megapixel cameras, one a wide-angle and the other a telephoto lens, with a variety of modes and effects.

"The device features a 6.1" "Liquid Retina" all-screen LCD display (with Apple's signature notch), Apple's "most durable" glass to date. Xs Max is offered at £1,099, £1,249 and £1,449 price that is PKR 175,000, 200,000 and 230,000 respectively.

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Both iPhone Xs and Xs Max will be have iOS 12 operating system which is the most advanced in the world at present. iOS 12 will allow iPhone users to have more options with Animoji and Memoji. 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. Prices for Hong Kong have not been announced, but US pricing has the XS starting at US$999, XS Max US$1,099, and XR at US$749. The former sports a 6.5-inch OLED display while the latter has a 5.8-inch OLED display. It's a more affordable version of the XS, and it comes in a number of bright colors.

"We want to reach as many customers as we can with this incredible technology", Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller said on Wednesday during an event at Apple's Cupertino, California, headquarters.

And like the XS and XS MAX, the XR features Smart HDR, which preserves better highlight and shadow details across photos.

Available for pre-order: Friday, September 14 with availability beginning Friday, September 21. In comparison, iPhone XS has 2436x1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi pixel density.

The device is powered by A12 Bionic SoC which has a hexa-core CPU, quad-core GPU, and a neural engine, and will deliver 15% faster application processing than last year's A11 chip.

The stock has jumped more than 30% this year, making Apple the first public company worth $1trn.



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