The Coolest Features in the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR

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All the three new iPhones share most of the same core features.

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.

Both the iPhone XS and XS Max are styled similarly to the iPhone X with an edge-to-edge display and glass back. "Having pioneered the technology on the iPad and Watch, it was only a matter of time before Apple brought it to the iPhone", says Ben Wood, chief of research at CCS Insight. It's a personalised version of the Animoji tech it revealed past year.

Pricing. Taking the price of its flagship iPhone to almost $1,000 previous year helped Apple squeeze more revenue out of the device even though unit sales remained flat.

The Series 4 range will have an edge-to-edge screen like the new iPhones and is packing a bunch of features aimed at turning it into serious medical device. But, as rumoured beforehand, it will be more affordable than the premium models.

The iPhone home button is officially dead.

On the surface the camera specs appear the same as last year's model, but Apple reckons its new Smart HDR tech, ability to control the depth of field on portraits and faster sensors will have you shooting better photos than ever before.

"They have finally added a larger-screen phone so that they can directly compete with the Galaxy Note 9 products", Gartner analyst Annette Zimmermann said at the event at Apple's Silicon Valley headquarters, referring to rival Samsung Electronics which has led the trend toward big-screen phones.

The company also introduced a lower-cost 6.1-inch (15.5 cm) iPhone XR made of aluminum and with lower screen quality. Instead of using stainless steel like the iPhone X and XS, the XR uses 7000 series aluminium for its metal frame.

The iPhone XR, internally, is almost identical to the more expensive XS and XS Max.

Some of you might rightly be wondering: What about my not-so-huge hands? It's got the same A12 Bionic chip, powered by the same supporting hardware. The XR's blue, red, and yellow are much more appealing than the XS's gold, which honestly looks pretty brown.

New iPhones: The iPhone XS (pronounced "ten-ess") and XS Max. The part I didn't understand until I held one is that the phone's overall shape is actually very similar to last year's iPhone 8 Plus.

Alongside the smartphones, Apple showed off its latest iteration in the Watch series, which the company claims has been redesigned from the ground up. Here's what we know about each device.

It's an engineering marvel that Apple's been able to pack in so much screen, so many sensors and so much processing power into such a small space.

Admittedly that's a lower price than the 512GB iPhone XS Max, which costs $2369 for an outright purchase in Australia. The first is the LCD, a 6.1-inch, 326ppi panel with the weird resolution of 1,792 by 828 pixels.

And, Schiller said, the XS line-up features 'the most lovely iPhone we've ever made'. There are lots of tasks you can now do best with apps.

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