IPhone XS, XS Max: First Impression

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The latest version of the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls. As spotted by 9to5Mac, Apple has updated the Battery and Power Repair page on its support site to list prices that will go into effect beginning on January 1. Most surprisingly, despite including only a single wide-angle lens, Apple has managed to bring Portrait Mode to the iPhone XR by using the A12 ISP and Neural Engine to create depth segmentation maps. Apple doesn't release sales figures, but estimates from two analysts suggest the company shipped roughly 18 million of the gadgets in 2017.

With these changes astir, now might be the ideal time to pick up a discontinued iPhone before it falls out of circulation, especially if you're after a model with a headphone jack.

Similarly, battery replacement for the freshly-announced iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone XR will cost $69 once those phones lose their warranties beginning next year. The iPhone XR surprisingly includes numerous same capabilities as the iPhone XS, with the most significant differences being the LCD display and a single-lens camera system.

That being said, on its own he notes it "could be mistaken for the iPhone X of last year".

T3 will imminently be reviewing the iPhone XS in full, so be sure to check back in soon for our official verdict.

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Colorful identity: If you want your iPhone XS to be any color than gold, silver or black-grey, you'll have to buy a case. To rub salt in their wounds, the 6 series is the last iPhone to come with a headphone jack.

The iPhone XR starts at $749 with 64GB of storage, the same price as a smaller screened iPhone 8 256GB model and $50 more than an iPhone plus with 64GB of storage.

We also know that maintaining high margins, which Apple is increasingly trying to achieve with high prices, is important, as fewer people now upgrade their phone on a regular basis.

Those reasons? The fact that Apple has likely put less RAM in to the iPhone XR compared to the iPhone XS and XS Max, and the screen resolution is likely going to be less, too.

"The new LCD "XR" model was priced lower than we had thought likely", Hall wrote. Both factors that should conserve energy in comparison.

For any iPhone X owners anxious about whether the discontinuation will dent the resale value of their phone, the Forrester analyst Thomas Husson has some reassuring words.

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