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Topic: iPhone XS

Apple build costs for 256GB iPhone XS Max estimated at $443

09/25/2018, 05:09 pm

The new 256GB iPhone XS Max is comprised of roughly $443 worth of parts according to the latest report out of TechInsights, merely $47 more than the build cost of last years 64GB iPhone X.

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iPhone XS review: There's nothing excessive about Apple's latest and greatest smartphone

09/25/2018, 11:09 am

Apple's new iPhone XS is a modest step up from last year's iPhone X, but remains a major technological leap forward for anyone who hasn't yet made the jump to the edge-to-edge design with Face ID. As with the debut of the iPhone X, if you can stomach the sticker shock, the iPhone XS is a premium, polished, near-perfect handset that showcases Apple's marriage of hardware and software at its most sublime.

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Last year's iPhone X beats iPhone XS, XS Max in battery life test

09/25/2018, 12:09 am

Though Apple claims its latest iPhone XS and XS Max tout modest improvements in operational battery life compared to last year's iPhone X, a test performed on production hardware suggests the new devices are not quite their predecessor's equal.

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Some iPhone XS & XS Max owners complaining of poor wireless reception

09/24/2018, 03:09 pm

The first few days after release are proving rocky for some iPhone XS and XS Max owners, who are coping with bad Wi-Fi and cellular connections on their new mobile devices.

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Review: The iPhone XS Max is what Apple has always promised the iPhone could be

09/24/2018, 02:09 pm

After a summer of fairly accurate rumors, the iPhone XS Max has arrived with much fanfare and a proportional price. It is the ultimate expression of Steve Jobs' original vision for the iPhone without compromise -- assuming that it fits in your budget.

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Giveaway: Enter to win an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max case bundle from Speck

09/24/2018, 11:09 am

AppleInsider is partnering with Speck this week to offer readers the chance to win a bundle of cases for Apple's iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max. Four winners will each receive a total of three cases. Enter today for your chance to win!

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iPhone XS Max dramatically outselling iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4 sales exceeding all expectations

09/24/2018, 10:09 am

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has weighed in on early sales of Apple's new products, and is seeing massive demand for the iPhone XS Max over the iPhone XS, with Apple Watch Series 4 demand so high that supply constraints may extend unless Apple brings on more assemblers.

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Apple's Tim Cook peppers Twitter with shared photos shot on iPhone XS

09/24/2018, 10:09 am

As part of a weekend blitz to help promote the launch of the iPhone XS, Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter to share images shot by three different photographers.

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Storage increases in iPhone XS offers high profits to Apple with minimal production cost

09/24/2018, 08:09 am

The iPhone XS and XS Max stand to offer Apple considerable profits just from memory upgrade alone, with Bloomberg attacking the iPhone's relatively high price to increase its storage capacity compared to how much the components used actually cost.

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Apple and Verizon pointing fingers at each other about iPhone XS activation failures

09/22/2018, 12:09 pm

New owners of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are struggling to get the mobile devices to connect to Verizon Wireless, with the carrier allegedly having issues activating the devices for some customers on its network.

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Take a tour of iPhone XS, XS Max and XR -- and Apple Park -- in this video

09/21/2018, 10:09 pm

Apple on Friday posted a "Guided Tour" of iPhone XS, XS Max and XR to its official YouTube channel, showing off the hardware's latest features in a video almost identical to one shot for iPhone X in 2017. Unlike last year's instructional guide, the short shared today takes place in and around Apple Park's main office building, offering an inside look at facilities normally restricted to employees.

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iPhone XS, Apple Watch preorder system at Apple stores back after outage [u]

09/21/2018, 04:09 pm

After about an hour and a half of down time on one of the busiest days for Apple Retail, the company has either restored the point-of-sale systems in the stores, or is in the process of doing so, and is grinding down long lines that developed as a result of the outage.

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New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

09/21/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple has issued new builds of iOS 12.1 beta to support the latest iPhone XS and XS Max that includes the delayed Group FaceTime feature.

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iPhone XS Max in greater demand than past Plus versions, says small-scale survey

09/21/2018, 02:09 pm

A survey performed by long-time Apple analyst Gene Munster Stores Friday saw shorter customer queues at Apple retail stores, but higher demand for the highest-end model.

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Hands on: Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max are gorgeous, and a boon for photographers

09/21/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple turned up the iPhone X to 11 with the iPhone XS and XS Max. AppleInsider goes hands on with the iPhone X successor, as well as the largest-screened iPhone ever, to provide our first impressions and thoughts on Apples latest handset.

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If your iPhone XS or Apple Watch pickup is delayed, you may just need to hold on until the afternoon

09/21/2018, 09:09 am

The Apple Store is advising some of its customers electing to pick up their iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max orders in-store that they are unable to do so first thing on Friday, due to "last minute logistical issues" that likely involves a delay or a shortfall of devices making it in time to the outlets. But, the delay may be for less than a day in most cases.

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iPhone XS, XS Max have new power chip designed by Apple, extra antenna band

09/21/2018, 09:09 am

A second teardown of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max has confirmed the minimal internal changes made by Apple over its predecessor, the iPhone X, but adds that there is an antenna change that may help the device achieve faster connection speeds over cellular networks.

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iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4 celebrated by Apple with photos, 3D minisite

09/21/2018, 09:09 am

Amping publicity for the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4, Apple took to the Web on Friday with photos of launch events in several cities, as well as a unique mobile site featuring 3D models of the iPhone XS and XS Max.

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Huawei trolls Apple by handing out power banks to customers waiting in line for an iPhone XS

09/21/2018, 08:09 am

Customers waiting in line to buy the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max became the subject of a marketing campaign from competitor Huawei, after representatives from the company handed out branded power banks to people camping outside of one Apple Store in Singapore.

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Potential UPS website error shows iPhone XS delivery dates pushed to Monday

09/20/2018, 10:09 pm

This isn't the news you want to see if you ordered your iPhone XS at 12:01 AM PST and expected to have it arrive Friday. A number of new iPhone shipments processed through UPS are showing delivery dates pushed back to Monday, though the carrier in some cases is claiming the estimate is an error.

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