Apple unveils updated Watch and priciest iPhone ever at latest launch


While the iPhone XS gets a 5.8-inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display, the iPhone XS Max sports a larger 6.5-inch screen, the largest on an iPhone ever. The XR has a 6.1-inch screen, which lands it right between the XS and XS Max in terms of size. It has a larger screen and a built-in sensor that can detect irregular heart-rates and perform an electrocardiogram, as well as detect when a user has fallen.

The new XR will feature numerous same technologies as the new flagship XS and XS Max devices but has a 6.1-inch LCD Liquid Retina display. These include the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and a more affordable successor to the iPhone 8 called the iPhone Xr. But, the list also showcased something called eSIM. Apple has also added support for Core ML as well as AR Gaming and tracking. Apple's new A12 Bionic chipset is either the world's first or second 7-nm mobile processor (Huawei and Apple are both claiming to be first) and is obviously more powerful and faster than the iPhone X's A11 chipset. There is a performance controller integrated at the core that dynamically divides work across these cores, harnessing all six when a power boost is needed.

On that basis, the numbers you need to know are $1,249/£1,249 for the 256GB model and an eye-watering $1,449/£1,449 for the mighty 512GB iPhone XS Max. Both these smartphones will get three colour variants - Gold, Space Grey and Silver.

The iPhone XR, the cheapest of the three, is created to appeal to more price-conscious consumers, who have been reluctant to pay for higher-priced iPhones in recent years. New iPhones shipping to Hong Kong, China and Macau will all have SIM trays that can hold two SIM cards each. According to the company's claim, the displays supports wide colour gamut with colour management system. Rather than a stainless steel frame, it will have an aluminum one.

The front-facing camera is has a 7MP, f/2.2 telephoto lens that is 2 times as fast as the iPhone X's. It can also record 4K videos up to 60fps. The company today unveiled the iPhone XR, a $749 smartphone with very few compromises.

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So this is the first time it's come to a "standard" iPhone, if you will.

Tell us the truth.did you ever imagine that one day you'd be contemplating spending more than a grand for a telephone?

The Watch simply looks better, with a larger display, easier to read fonts, an overall thinner design and new live widgets that give the user so much more information in a single glance. The Smart HDR is the most hyped feature that takes multiple shots in different exposures and combines them to get the bets shot. The watch is powered by S4 chip. The fall detection feature is also something that will appeal to those with elderly parents.

The new Watch, which comes in 40 millimeter and 44 millimeter sizes, now has electrodes, letting you take an electrocardiogram.