Apple to broaden iPhone lineup with more screen

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However, with the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, only the display needs to be illuminated (locked or unlocked) to trigger a notification on your phone prompting you to perform the action from the tag.

However, avoiding Apple's requisite dongle, which enables users to plug 3.5mm headphones into the Lightning connector, is now impossible. The iPhone XR has been replaced as a low-priced LCD alternative to the duo.

Apple is also introducing Dual SIM capabilites to its 2018 iPhone lineup, incorporating Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) and eSIM technology to allow users to provision a second phone number - even on a different carrier and have both lines simultaneously active for receiving calls. But hey! There's IP68 water resistance on offer here, and a new Gold color in addition to Silver and Space Gray. Although there's only one 12-megapixel camera on the XR's glass backing, some software work with iOS 12 means you don't sacrifice portrait mode shots.

What about the iPhone 6 and iPhone SE? The A12 is the first 7nm chip in the industry, and boasts a 15% increase in performance over the A11, with the A12 GPU gaining an increase of over 50% over the A11's GPU. This was the reason Apple went for a cheaper LCD panel and a single camera for the iPhone XR.

Apple has finally unveiled the new trio of iPhones and though it has just been less than a day, analysts have already started crunching the numbers to make sale forecasts and it seems as if the underdog will steal the show.

Features are extremely important for anyone looking to buy a new smartphone. The company said the new iPhones would start at USD 750, USD 1,000 and USD 1,100. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, September 14 and in stores beginning Friday, September 21.

The introduction of the iPhone XS and XR also sees off the original X, SE, and iPhone 6, which are no longer available directly from Apple.

The next one is about the new Apple Watch Series 4.

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