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Topic: iPhone Xr

WSJ author & research firm that botched iPhone X demand doubling down on iPhone XS

09/20/2018, 12:09 pm

Apple built and began selling its high-end OLED iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models a month ahead of iPhone XR availability in an effort to sell users more expensive models before facing competition from its own new lower-priced, entry-level LCD phone -- at least according to the columnist and the think tank that were totally wrong about iPhone X sales last year.

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iPhone XR uses algorithms to simulate depth effects found on iPhone XS & XS Max

09/20/2018, 11:09 am

The iPhone XR's Camera app will offer the same sort of bokeh (depth-of-field) post-processing effects as the iPhone XS, but calculate depth "almost entirely" via algorithm when shooting with the rear camera, according to a newly-published interview.

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Does Apple have any premium buyers left for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max?

09/19/2018, 02:09 pm

Emerging media narratives suggest that with smartphone sales contracting in many markets globally, there will increasingly be less opportunity for Apple to sell its high-end, ultra premium iPhone models to new buyers. But the reality is that Apple has a vast installed base of iPhone users-- and across the last year, while Apple earned incredible billions selling iPhones, only a small percentage of those users have yet upgraded to its newest, high-end flagships.

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iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery sizes, RAM revealed by Chinese regulator

09/19/2018, 09:09 am

Regulatory filings in China have revealed a number of interesting details about Apple's newest iPhones, including that the iPhone XS and XS Max both use 4GB of memory, and while the iPhone XS Max and XR have larger batteries than the iPhone X, the iPhone XS uses a smaller capacity power source.

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Apple planning to ramp iPhone XR production to 'over 50 percent' of new iPhones

09/19/2018, 09:09 am

Although much of its media hype has been focused on the iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple is reportedly planning to boost production of the iPhone XR past the 50 percent ratio by December.

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These Qi wireless chargers will power your new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR

09/18/2018, 12:09 pm

It is likely that people upgrading their smartphone to the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR may want to take advantage of the wireless charging functionality offered by them all. AppleInsider highlights some of the best Qi wireless chargers available on the market to power your iPhone XS, XS Max or XR.

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Bogus hot takes about low iPhone X demand being repeated about iPhone XS

09/18/2018, 11:09 am

Financial blogs are taking seriously an early claim by a Rosenblatt Securities analyst who says he's discovered that preorders of Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max were "weaker compared to iPhone X preorders" a year ago. Reports have failed to note, however, that analyst Jun Zhang was wrong last year, too.

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Apple's custom Neural Engine in iPhone XS about 'letting nothing get in your way'

09/18/2018, 10:09 am

Apple's insistence on custom design of chips like the Neural Engine in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR is about unchaining the company's other designers, according to the lead of its chip architects.

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New iPhones can conduct certain NFC transactions even when iOS is not running

09/17/2018, 11:09 pm

The iPhone XS and XS Max, which ship this week, as well as the forthcoming iPhone XR support certain NFC card transactions even when iOS is not running and the host device is powered because it needs to be charged.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear on 'Good Morning America,' visits SoHo Apple store

09/17/2018, 08:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is making the media rounds following last week's iPhone XS, XS Max, XR and Apple Watch unveiling, with the executive scheduled to talk up his company's new devices on ABC's Good Morning America.

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Kuo: High preorder demand for Apple Watch Series 4, low expectations for 5.8-inch iPhone XS

09/16/2018, 11:09 pm

Breaking down first weekend pre-order sales of Apple's just announced iPhone and Apple Watch products, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes current shipping estimates and launch day supply bode well for iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4. Demand for the 5.8-inch iPhone XS, however, appears to be lower than expected.

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If you have an iPhone X, should you upgrade to the iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max?

09/15/2018, 12:09 pm

Preorders for the iPhone XS and XS Max have just commenced, and some may be wondering if it's worth ordering one if they already own an iPhone X. It's a question AppleInsider has been asked a lot, so let's talk about it.

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This week on AI: Apple event showcases iPhone XS, XS Max & XR, Apple Watch Series 4

09/15/2018, 12:09 am

Apple finally swung the hammer this week, introducing the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4. We also found out when the company is set to release iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave.

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More about the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and Series 4 Apple Watch on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/14/2018, 08:09 am

The AppleInsider Podcast examines the details behind the releases of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and the Apple Watch Series 4: what Apple didn't tell us and how you can choose between the models.

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The iPhone XR versus the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Which is right for you?

09/14/2018, 07:09 am

The iPhone XR's launch yesterday revealed it to be a value proposition for those wanting to buy one of Apple's 2018 iPhone models, giving the vast majority of features found in the iPhone XS models but at a lower cost. AppleInsider explains the main differences between the latest models.

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iPhone XS & iPhone XR have improvement to near-field communication, allowing for easier interactions

09/13/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple has updated Core NFC, the iOS system used to perform NFC-based transactions with apps, with the change now allowing for tags that use the technology to be read by an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR without requiring the user to open a relevant app beforehand.

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Apple's iPhone XR has the best claimed battery life of any iPhone, ever

09/13/2018, 03:09 pm

Apple says the new iPhone XR offers battery life of 1.5 hours more than the iPhone 8 Plus, making it the best ever. AppleInsider takes a look back at similar claims Apple has made about the product line in the past.

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Apple 'wants to serve everyone' with wide iPhone price range, Tim Cook says

09/13/2018, 01:09 pm

Although the cost of the iPhone XS Max may be prohibitive for many people, Apple is trying to cater to a wide range of customers, CEO Tim Cook said in an interview published Thursday.

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Compare the iPhone XS and iPhone XR versus the size of other iPhones with this printable guide

09/13/2018, 11:09 am

There are a lot of possible screen sizes for the iPhone. AppleInsider shows you exactly the size of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR -- and how they compare to other recent models.

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Apple and the aggressive rollout of its iPhone XS vision for the future

09/13/2018, 11:09 am

Last year, Apple introduced a 'revolutionary' new iPhone X as if it were a futuristic concept car-- alongside the more typical, incremental advancements of iPhone 8. The new X was intended to show off Apple's vision for the future of mobile devices. This year, that future arrived and expanded to become the new normal, fully exploiting Apple's lead with the front-facing 3D TrueDepth camera.

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