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Topic: iPhone Xs Max

Real-world LTE speed has doubled since iPhone 5s, is big reason to upgrade

02/15/2019, 09:02 am

Owners of older iPhone models should upgrade to newer versions if they want to benefit from faster cellular speeds, research from OpenSignal advises, with the iPhone 5s seemingly only capable of half of the network performance of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max due to the use of older communications technologies.

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iPhone XS 4G speeds at least 26 percent faster than predecessors, study shows

02/14/2019, 07:02 pm

Apple's 2018 iPhone models -- particularly the XS line -- offered the first significant boost to 4G data speeds in several years, according to research firm OpenSignal.

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Group FaceTime exploit lets callers listen in on recipient's audio before accepting call [u: fix coming]

01/28/2019, 07:01 pm

Until a bug in iOS 12.1 or later is fixed, an exploit allows a FaceTime Video caller to hear the audio, and potentially see video, from the recipient's iPhone without the call even being picked up.

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iPhone XR best-selling iPhone model, claiming 39 percent of US sales in December

01/24/2019, 03:01 pm

In line with claims by Apple, estimates published on Thursday suggest that the iPhone XR was the best-selling iPhone model in the U.S. during the December quarter.

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How the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will fare against the Samsung Galaxy S10

01/24/2019, 12:01 pm

With the impending launch of Samsung's Galaxy S10 next month, rumors and benchmarking suggest that it won't be as fast as the current generation of iPhones. Based on the pre-launch processor leaks, how will the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max fare against the next big thing to come out of Samsung?

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iPhone XS Max ranks fourth in DxOMark selfie camera rankings

01/22/2019, 11:01 am

DxOMark on Tuesday published its first-ever test rankings for smartphone selfie cameras, putting Apple's top-end phone, the iPhone XS Max, in just fourth place.

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2020 iPhone lineup appears set to use OLED screens across the board

01/22/2019, 07:01 am

A report into the misfortunes of LCD supplier Japan Display claims that the company is in trouble because of slow sales of the iPhone XR and will not recover because Apple is moving to OLED for all its phones in 2019.

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Hands on with Apple's new Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

01/17/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple has released a new Smart Battery Case for the latest iPhones. Here are our first impressions of the newly updated accessory.

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Apple launches Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max & XR

01/15/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday launched three new Smart Battery Cases to match its latest iPhone lineup, significantly extending the longevity of its handsets.

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November iPhone sales may be down 20 percent year-on-year, with iPhone XR as the top seller

01/08/2019, 09:01 am

The sales of iPhones went down in November by a fifth compared to 2017, according to sales estimates from Counterpoint, but while the iPhone XR is said to have become Apple's most popular currently-sold model, it hasn't reached the same volume of sales as the iPhone X in the same period the previous year.

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iPhone XS and iPhone XR Juice Pack Access battery cases beat Apple to the punch

01/07/2019, 08:01 am

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, long-time accessory maker Mophie has rolled out a new battery case for the iPhone XS family, and the iPhone XR.

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How to extend the battery life of your iPhone XR or iPhone XS to all day and beyond

01/05/2019, 12:01 pm

Whether you've got your first iPhone or you've just upgraded to a new one, AppleInsider shows you 20 ways how to stretch out that battery life, and spend a lot less time near a power plug with that mobile device.

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Apple's earnings warning indicates trouble in China, but everyone should calm down

01/03/2019, 08:01 am

By the looks of the headlines since Wednesday afternoon, you'd think that Apple Park is on fire, and the company is headed for a loss for the quarter. While the earnings miss discussion isn't a net positive for the company, there are still a few things to keep in mind.

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iPhone production unfazed by injunctions, predictions of bad holiday quarter in doubt

01/02/2019, 09:01 am

Apple's iPhone production appears to be rolling largely unhindered into the first quarter of 2019, unfazed by sales injunctions and other factors, although the company is still projected to ship fewer iPhones in 2019 than it did in 2018.

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Bent iPad Pros, an exploded iPhone XS Max, and Apple Music spreads to Alexa -- Apple's December 2018 in review

01/01/2019, 10:01 am

Looking back at the last month of 2018, Apple revealed how its technology was literally saving lives. However, it also had to contend with lawsuits and a new PR misstep with its iPad Pro.

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Apple's iPhone continues its domination of the premium smartphone market

12/31/2018, 10:12 am

The premium smartphone market is continuing to grow faster than the overall smartphone market in the third quarter, a report claims, with the 2018 iPhone launches dominating the higher-priced end of the market.

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Apple iPhone XS Max allegedly explodes in Ohio man's pocket

12/31/2018, 10:12 am

The first public account of the battery catastrophically failing in an iPhone XS Max has surfaced, and may result in legal action after Apple refused to replace the device for free when the owner wanted to retain the destroyed device.

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Three new iPhones and Apple Watch Series 4 -- Apple's September 2018 in review

12/31/2018, 07:12 am

Looking back at Apple's September 2018 in review, Apple set the table for the rest of the year by debuting new iPhones and a new Apple Watch model that were adored -- and fired up the decades-old debate if Apple products were too expensive for the company's own good.

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Apple becomes world's first trillion-dollar company but still can't prevent major leaks -- Apple's August 2018 in review

12/30/2018, 09:12 am

We saw photos of October's iPhones, we learned about hacks against Apple and others, and we found out just how security-conscious Android is. All of this and more, looking back at Apple's August 2018 in review.

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Camera comparison: Can the iPhone XR's single camera compete with the iPhone XS and XS Max's two cameras?

12/26/2018, 11:12 am

Arguably one of the biggest differences in physical design for the 2018 iPhone models, the iPhone XR has only one rear camera while the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have two. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the situation to see if the iPhone XR's single camera can still stand up to the dual-lens stablemates.

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