Apple has officially killed the home button on iPhones

Kelley Robertson
September 13, 2018

Apple also is expected to release an iPhone with minor updates to last year's $1,000 model and another version made of cheaper materials, including one with a traditional, backlit screen. One way to do that is to get people to buy more expensive phones.

Fall is a time for cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and new iPhones. The new models are successors to last year's iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

The primary upgrade in this year's iPhones is the new Apple-designed A12 Bionic system-on-a-chip (SoC).

This iPhone Xs will have IP68 water resistance, and it'll have a display that's extremely similar to its predecessor.

And to make it all more exciting, Apple also introduced the iPhone XS Max.

Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max beginning Friday, September 14, with availability beginning Friday, September 21.

The phone has a new display called a liquid retina display. Battery life is said to be 90 minutes longer than the iPhone 8 Plus. The Xr will be available in Canada starting at $1,029 according to Apple. It's the iPhone Xr. This is Apple's attempt to capitalize on the popularity of the iPhone X screen notch, and features such as Animoji.


Apple has already revealed two new versions of the iPhone this evening - but it went further with a third handset.

Like their predecessor, the iPhone X, the name is meant to be pronounced as the number 10. The phone comes in three different storage sizes-64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB-and will be available in six finishes: black, white, red, yellow, blue, and coral. The Apple A12 Bionic chipset is also on this device. "It will feel like they have a device that's modern because it will look like one of the new ones but not have the cost".

The iPhone Xs is the next generation in Apple's iPhone lineup, moving the line forward with the original iPhone X aesthetic.

'The iPhone Xs Max price reflects the name.,' Twitter user @juhasaarinen wrote. During that period, which is typically slow for Apple, China's Huawei Technologies surpassed Apple as the second-largest seller of smartphones based on Gartner's calculations.

The rumours even suggest that Apple could come up with an updated version of its budget model the iPhone SE, but, as mentioned, these are only rumours.

The next installment in the Apple watch series will include a screen that is 30% larger, thinner housing, a redesigned interface and speaker that boasts a 50% louder sound projection. And stay tuned for our hands-on and first impressions with the iPhone Xs too! The $61.6 billion worth of new iPhones the company sold was a 13% year-over-year increase, despite a 1% decline in units sold.

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