IPhone XR: Apple unveils iPhone XR starting at £749

Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event

As far as specs go, the Apple Watch series 4 is powered by a new 64-bit dual-core chipset that should offer twice as much performance as previous iterations.

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.

Alongside the flagship XS Max and smaller XS, Apple also announced the iPhone XR.

Because of its bigger display size, the pixel density is lower at 326ppi which is on par with the regular iPhone 8. "iPhone X has changed the industry". The handset is the same size at the iPhone 8 Plus, but the screen is significantly larger.

Last month, Apple asked the world to "gather round", and as always, the world tuned in eagerly to WWDC to find out about the tech giant's latest iPhone.

Hindustan Times, owned by HT Media Ltd, is one of India's largest publications that provides unbiased news, analysis and features on politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and more. There's also Qi wireless charging and it also supports 50% fast charge in 30 minutes provided you have the right accessories.

The camera has been improved as well. There's also an f/2.2 7mp front camera. "We expect the iPhone XS Max to have exactly the same effect despite its price tag".

Shares of optical components makers Lumentum Holdings and Finisar, suppliers that power iPhone X's Face ID feature and the TrueDepth camera technology, were down 1.6 per cent and 0.4 per cent in afternoon trading.

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

But when desi users found out that Apple has finally imbibed the dual SIM feature, it led to another round of jokes. It's a more affordable version of the XS, and it comes in a number of bright colors. Last year, the name of the iPhone X leaked a full week before the keynote. We've got three new devices, and they are called, the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr.

The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are shipping in 64GB, 256GB or 512GB - the largest in-built storage ever shipped on an Apple-branded smartphone.

You can start pre-ordering the new iPhone Xs and Xs Max on September 14, this Friday. Instead of the impressive IP68 dust and water resistance rating that the XS range has, the iPhone XR will only have IP67, which is an worldwide scale judging how water or dust resistant something is. Apple says the release is its attempt to reach as many people as possible, and it is perhaps the most populist of the bunch. 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.

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