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Topic: iPhone Xs Max

Hands on: Twelve South leather cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

12/06/2018, 04:12 pm

As they do every year, Twelve South refreshed their lineup of cases -- Journal, BookBook, and SurfacePad -- for the latest iPhones. We tested them out on our new iPhone XS Max to see how they hold up.

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AT&T flips switch on iPhone XS and XR eSIM support in US [u: Verizon rumored for Friday]

12/05/2018, 05:12 pm

AT&T became the first major U.S. carrier to support Apple's eSIM technology with the rollout of iOS 12.1.1 on Wednesday, providing owners of iPhone XS and XR models access to two numbers on a single device.

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Apple's largest supplier reported 24 percent surge in revenues from OLED display, components sales

12/04/2018, 10:12 am

Apple's largest supplier-- and the primary source of the flexible OLED panels used in iPhone X and the new iPhone XS lineup-- reported 24 percent year-over-year growth in its Q3 revenues from its semiconductors, memory, and display panel unit, an increase it attributed to "increasing demand for flexible [OLED] panels." That supplier was Samsung, and the "major customers" it credited clearly included the world's largest seller of high-end OLED phones. Why aren't Samsung's results attributed to being an "iPhone supplier"?

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Apple shifting marketing staff, pushing trade-ins to expand sales of 2018 iPhones

12/04/2018, 09:12 am

Apple is reportedly changing up its tactics to boost sales of the iPhone XS and iPhone XR, to boost sales of its flagship product for the holiday season.

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Apple rumored to have restarted iPhone X production, but motive not clear

11/22/2018, 08:11 am

Apple has restarted production of last year's iPhone X, according to one of the nation's most prominent financial publications, which claims the company is doing so out of international demand and a questionable obligation to fill a sales quota with OLED supplier and smartphone rival Samsung.

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How to work with, edit, and share HEIC images without data loss

11/16/2018, 09:11 am

The image format used by iPhones has a lot of advantages but more than a year since its adoption, it's still not fully supported. AppleInsider examines the problems you can face editing HEIC images and what you can do about it.

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How Apple addressed the 'beautygate' effect in iOS 12.1

11/11/2018, 03:11 pm

In this video, we compare selfie photos captured by two iPhone XS Max handsets, one with the latest iOS 12.1 update and another running iOS 12.0.1, to illustrate the fixes Apple implemented for so-called "beautygate" skin smoothing effects.

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Apple's 2019 iPhones to adopt MPI antenna technology in lieu of LCP

11/10/2018, 08:11 am

Apple's next-generation of iPhones due out during the second half of 2019 will reportedly jettison LCP-based antenna technology that it first adopted for the iPhone X for MPI, which should improve both costs and production yields.

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iPhone XS bests iPhone XR in cellular signal strength thanks to better antennas

11/05/2018, 03:11 pm

Even though they share the same Intel modem, the iPhone XS gets definitively better signal strength than the iPhone XR, according to test results shared on Monday.

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Google's Pixel 3 XL is no match for Apple's iPhone XS Max at Fortnite

11/03/2018, 11:11 am

Continuing the comparisons between the iPhone XS Max and the Google Pixel 3 XL, this time AppleInsider looks at the gaming credentials of each device, by putting both of the premium smartphones through a few rounds of Fortnite.

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Reduced iPhone battery life blamed on adoption of OLED screens

11/01/2018, 10:11 pm

An iPhone's battery life can be near immeasurable with so many factors to take into consideration. Between the apps being used, wireless connectivity, screen brightness and other nuances, a lot can affect this vital performance stat, but a new report suggests the biggest offenders are the impressive OLED displays Apple baked into its flagship phones.

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Cook says soft holiday forecast linked to iPhone XS timing, exchange rates

11/01/2018, 06:11 pm

At least part of Apple's first quarter 2019 forecast -- expected to disappoint some analysts -- can be connected to two main issues, CEO Tim Cook said in a Thursday interview.

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What to expect from Apple's fourth quarter earnings report

11/01/2018, 10:11 am

Due to the announced later today, Apple's fourth quarter results are expected by analysts to be a high point among tech company financial reports, with revenue buoyed by the introduction of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max and the product line's growing average selling price.

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High iPhone XS Max sales could drive average selling price up to $801

10/29/2018, 09:10 am

The demand for the iPhone XS is being unappreciated by investors, analysts for J.P. Morgan suggest a few days before Apple issues its quarterly results, with the average selling price of iPhones anticipated to exceed earlier predictions due to the higher price of the larger model.

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Video shootout: Apple's iPhone XS Max versus Google's Pixel 3 XL

10/28/2018, 12:10 pm

In this installment of AppleInsider's iPhone XS Max versus Google Pixel 3 XL comparison series, we take an in-depth look at video recording capabilities, from overall image quality to value-added features like stabilization and autofocus.

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Finding the best iPhone XS Max case for your needs: we put dozens to the test

10/27/2018, 11:10 am

Apple's iPhone XS Max has a new larger size, which means many who pick one up will be looking for new case options. We've scoured the internet to find over 50 cases from over 20 of the best case purveyors to help you find one that best suits you.

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Comparing photography: iPhone XS Max versus Google Pixel 3 XL

10/26/2018, 11:10 am

AppleInsider has already run a number of tests on Google's new Pixel 3 XL to compare it with Apple's iPhone XS Max, and so far the XS Max has better performance while the Pixel 3 XL has better audio reproduction. Now it's time to compare the cameras, and see which flagship smartphone can take the best photos.

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Listen as Apple's iPhone XS Max takes on Google's Pixel 3 XL in our smartphone speaker test

10/24/2018, 10:10 am

Continuing AppleInsider's video series comparing Apple's iPhone XS Max to Google's Pixel 3 XL, this installment takes a closer look -- or listen -- at the two flagships' speaker systems.

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One month later: iPhone XS against the iPhone X in the real world

10/22/2018, 10:10 am

At the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, most reviewers including ourselves agreed that those who purchased an iPhone X should skip the iPhone XS model and wait another year. After a month with the iPhone XS Max, the answer isn't so clear cut.

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Apple's iPhone XS Max smashes Google's Pixel 3 in benchmark testing

10/20/2018, 02:10 pm

AppleInsider is running Apple's iPhone XS Max and Google's brand new Pixel 3 through a gauntlet of tests to see which of the two flagship smartphones reigns supreme. In this first installment of our special video series we compare the iPhone's A12 Bionic processor against the Pixel 3's Snapdragon silicon.

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