Meet Apple’s iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr: Specs, Price, Release Date Announced

The range now starts with the iPhone 7 and is followed by the iPhone 8 and the new iPhone XS as well as iPhone XR models.

As you might expect, we have all of the details below, including device specifications, the price of each model, and expected release date for the hardware. "Background reading will work with any NDEF formatted tag", according to the Apple developer portal.

Later sale date: While the iPhone XS devices go on sale September 21 (preorders start September 14), you won't be able to buy the iPhone XR until October 26 (preorders start October 19). The iPhone XR has been replaced as a low-priced LCD alternative to the duo.

To rub salt in their wounds, the 6 series is the last iPhone to come with a headphone jack.

Also, HDR has been removed, and upgraded to being a more "Smart HDR".

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Apple debuted the 6S in late 2015 and the device quickly gained in popularity. The A12 is the first 7nm chip in the industry, and boasts a 15% increase in performance over the A11, with the A12 GPU gaining an increase of over 50% over the A11's GPU.

The firm has completely revamped its iPhone lineup and, in the process, has decided some older models no longer make the cut.

On Thursday evening we reported that Apple had unveiled three new phones that are set to go on sale this month.

It may be the least sensational of Apple's three new iPhones for 2018 when you scrutinize the specs, but the iPhone XR (pronounced "ten-R") is absolutely the most interesting - and that has nothing to do with its comparatively cheaper price. That said, with one physical SIM and one e-SIM support, not many are bound to be pleased with this decision. Sadly, it's now time to hold a candle to the iPhone X as Apple has discontinued its "revolutionary" flagship for this year.

Removing the 3.5mm audio dongle means that users of the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR will either have to use Bluetooth earphones, or headphones with Lightning connectors to be able to listen to music (or watch videos) in private. Devices will start to land in consumers hands a week later on Friday, September 21.

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