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The iPhone XS right and XS Max

Modal Trigger The iPhone XS right and XS Max. AP

Right off the bat, the guy disassembling the device said the screen is now much harder to pop out compared to the previous generation iPhone X due to the additional watertight seals.

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KitGuru Says: My iPhone 8 Plus usually gets me through two full days, so I would struggle to move back down to something with a smaller battery. Apple claims the newest iPhones offer up to 15% performance boost over the iPhone X. The iPhone XS benchmark tests conducted by folks at Tom's Guide show the new models have lived up to expectations. After all, the XS has a 5.8-inch OLED display while the budget option has a 6.1-inch LCD screen, according to Forbes. The iPhone XR only has a 828p display, with a resolution of 1792×828.

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Since the iPhone XS launched, the interwebs have been aflame with angry iPhone users who updated to iOS 12 only to find their batteries were performing more poorly. "Apple has nudged innovation in smartphones forward again, even if some of the results (like new apps that will use the new tech) have yet to be experienced".

Fans flew all the way from Russian and Kyrgyzstan in an effort to get their hands on the new high-tech iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max products.

The iPhone XS officially goes on sale on September 21, with prices starting at $1629. But you have to buy separate accessories to fast-charge your iPhone, like the $50 30W USB-C charger from Apple, and the $20 Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable. This factor combined with the slightly larger battery in the XS Max is also likely the cause of the added 90 minutes of usage over last year's X. For comparison's sake, last year's biggest iPhone - the iPhone 8 Plus - had a 2,691mAh battery.

Apple has introduced a number of new colours to decorate the iPhone Xr with white, black, blue, yellow, coral and red versions being available. The 64GB XS can be bought with their Smart Plan 150 for Dh320 per month or the Smart Plan 300 which costs Dh420 per month.

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