No matter how tough Apple claims its new iPhones are, if you're going to be using them in the real world then you either need to put them in a good case or have insurance to cover your against damage. Must read: iOS 12 features you should try today SquareTrade, a leading protection plan provider, put Apple's claims that its new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max made use of "the most durable glass ever in a smartphone" to the test. Well, a number of tests in fact, featuring drop tests on the front, back, and sides, all carried out from 6 foot, a bend test, and a submersion test in beer. Here are the results of the test. Here is a look at the damage the devices sustained: How easy is it to break the new Apple iPhone... SEE FULL GALLERY 1 - 5 of 6 NEXT PREV While the iFixit teardown team couldn't find any evidence of increased sealing to increase the iPhone's water resistance rating from IP67 to IP68, SquareTrade's master technician noted that the adhesive … [Read more...] about How easy is it to break the new Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max?
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Apple has unveiled the long awaited follow on to the iPhone X and iPhone 8 series, combining both into a single iPhone X brand -- the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, an the iPhone XR. With this release two things become clear. The first is that Apple is going all-in with large displays, with the smallest display being 5.8-inches across (belonging to the iPhone XS). The second is that Face ID has now gone mainstream, replacing Touch ID across the entire line. I think it's now safe to make the assumption that this technology will eventually replace Touch ID on the iPad line, and probably even the MacBook line soon. Note: For those looking to buy the new iPhone, a couple of points were bearing in mind about what ships in the box. Apple no longer supplies a 3.5mm-headphone-jack-to-Lightning dongle, and the charger that is supplied with all of the new iPhones is a regular USB charger, and not a USB-C fast charger as was rumored. Let's jump into the tech specs for Apple's new iPhone XS, XS … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR: Features and specs compared
Let's jump into the tech specs for Apple's new iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. The key differences and improvements over previous models are highlighted.Also: Say hello to Apple's iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR iPhone XS: Specs and featuresSuper Retina HD display 5.8‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED Multi‑Touch display HDR display 2436‑by-1125‑pixel resolution at 458 ppi True Tone display Wide color display 3D Touch Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) Storage: 64GB, 256GB, 512GB A12 Bionic chip Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono) Dual optical image stabilization Six‑element lens … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR: Features and tech specs
25 The iPhone XS, XS Max and XR in all their glory Apple's new iPhones have a slew of new features. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have bigger displays, a custom-designed chip and new photography powers. But maybe you're thinking, all I really want is to keep using my phone a little longer without the battery dying.That's on the table, too. The "iPhone XS gets you up to 30 minutes longer in your day than the iPhone X," said Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller. "With the Max, you get an hour and a half more than iPhone X." Now playing: Watch this: 2018 iPhone XS launch event: Everything we're expecting 6:39 Schiller made the announcement at Apple's big product reveal Wednesday in Cupertino. Apple Sept. 12 iPhone XS live blog and livestreamSee everything that Apple has announced at its Sept. 12 event so far Apple Event reading • Battery power grows in Apple iPhone XS and XS Max Sep 12 • iPhone XS, XS Max, XR: Apple's three new … [Read more...] about Battery power grows in Apple iPhone XS and XS Max
top picks The 10 best smartphones of 2018 CES and MWC are over and it's time to clear the dust and see what smartphones are leading the pack this year. Read More All major smartphones have been announced for the first half of 2018 and our 10 best smartphones list gets refreshed with new releases, when they are worthy of consideration. There are also many low-cost smartphones with more likely to come from Honor, Motorola, LG, Samsung, and others. Some phones are on a fairly regular release schedule, but others appear out of the blue. As we look across the next few months, there are five likely new phones coming soon.1. Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Google I/O is where Google provides glimpses of what is to come with its next mobile operating system, followed by public betas that people can test on various phones. Android Pie has now been released for existing phones like the Pixel 2 and Essential Phone with several more leaks of the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Rumors suggest we will … [Read more...] about New and upcoming phones: Apple iPhone Xs and others we’re expecting this fall