Apple No Longer Bundles 3.5mm Audio Dongle With New iPhones

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.

Yesterday Apple announced the iPhone XR, a lower-cost new iPhone that sits beneath the American maker's new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max flagships. It get's a "Liquid Retina" 6.1-inch display with 1792 x 828 resolution and 326ppi pixel density.

But this year, Apple unsurprisingly decided the iPhone X design was the way of the future. Further, the rear wide-angle lens, True Tone flash, and True Depth camera on the iPhone XR are identical to those found on the iPhone XS, so the only difference from a photography point of view appears to be the lack of the second telephoto lens.

On the iPhone Upgrade Program the XS Max is $54.08 a month for 64 GB, $60.03 a month for 256 GB, and $68.66 a month for 512 GB.

Battery replacement for an out-of-warranty iPhone in the X line - which includes the original 2017 iPhone X - will cost $69 next year, the site noted after Wednesday's unveiling of the newest iPhones.


On the other hand, Apple makes things funkier with a myriad of colors on the iPhone XR with white, black, blue, coral, yellow and red. The online world erupted at Apple's new price list. It also packs the same Apple A12 Bionic with 6 cores along with 3GB RAM.

The operating system will also allow people to designate "down time" when iPhones or iPads can't be used - perhaps a child's bedtime or a grown-up's meditation hour.

The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR will be in stores by the end of September, and they will not come cheap.

Apple claims that the iPhone XS will offer 30 minutes of additional battery life per charge compared to the iPhone X, whereas the bigger iPhone X Max gets an 90 minutes. This was the reason Apple went for a cheaper LCD panel and a single camera for the iPhone XR.

The XR's pricing is "below expectation" and "effectively obsoletes" the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus units as "most consumers would opt for the iPhone XR in both cases", Goldman's analysts noted.


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