How to watch Apple's 2018 iPhone keynote announcement - Stream, schedule, info

Kelley Robertson
September 15, 2018

iPhone Xs Max has a 3,300 mAh or 3,400 mAh battery which is huge. iPhone Xs will last 30 minutes more than previous iPhone and Xs Max will last one hour and 30 minutes more than the previous one.

As much as Apple loves throwing phrases such as "revolutionary", "a new level", and "best ever", the new iPhones aren't sporting that much innovation from its previous generation.

Three new smartphones have been launched during the Apple event - iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR.

The iPhone XS Max, which will be available on September 21 - with orders open the week before - represents Apple's attempt to feed consumers' appetite for increasingly larger screens as they rely on smartphones to watch and record video and to take photos wherever they are. With Bollywood memes and dash of desi humour, these relatable jokes have left everyone ROFL-ing.

To differentiate itself from the iPhone XS series, the XR gets the iPhone 5C treatment with a choice of six colours, namely Blue, White, Black, Yellow, Coral and Red.

Many of these benefits also found their way into the iPhone XR (October 26), which starts at $750 instead of an exorbitant $1,000.

The company claims that Face ID could be used for a host of things such as unlocking applications, paying for shopping in stores and even paying for cab rides using Apple Pay.

Apple is calling it a Liquid Retina HD display and they say it's the most advanced LCD in the industry. In video mode, the iPhone Xs and Xs Max can record stereo sound. The XS will set customers back $99 while the XS Max will cost $1,099.


As we mentioned before, these events typically announce the newest iPhone.

Apple stated that the iPhone XS will give you 30 minutes longer in your day than iPhone X thanks to an improved battery.

The iPhone XS ($1,000) mostly resembles last year's model, with its 5.8-inch edge-to-edge display and now-familiar FaceID camera notch. Storage options will be 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB.

"At 1,099 dollars it's the most expensive iPhone to date, but I have little doubt that it'll be a huge success".

As with the iPhone X, both new phones have screens that run from edge to edge, an effort to maximize the display without making the phone too awkward to hold.

iPhone Xr should be considered the successor to the iPhone 8, and it is the cheapest of the new iPhones.

The iPhone XR will feature an aluminium frame, a 6.1-inch LCD screen, just one rear 12-megapixel camera, facial recognition, and the company's new A12 chip. The 7MP TrueDepth front camera can do portrait lighting along with as Animojis and Memojis.

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