IPhone XS has smaller battery, more RAM than iPhone X

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IPhone XS has smaller battery, more RAM than iPhone X

iPhone Xr is powered by Apple's new A12 Bionic chip that looks set to blitz through anything iOS 12 has to throw at it. They have fully loaded iPhone XS Max with the memory 512GB of storage costs around $1,449.

The information comes from Digitimes, a sometimes-accurate source of information on the supply side of consumer electronics.

Forget crushed crisps and soggy sandwiches to snack on when waiting in the cold and rain to get the newest iPhone. The XS Max on the other hand raises the stakes with a bigger, 6.5-inch OLED display.

Last year, when Apple unveiled the iPhone X and the iPhone 8 Plus, people were excited to learn about a new feature called "portrait mode". Same goes for the larger Xs Max, and cheaper Xr.

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At 158 x 77 x 8mm, the Xs Max is a bit smaller than the Note 9, but at 208g weighs a touch more. The lovely and colorful iPhone XR has to wait for its more expensive brothers. According to UBS, the company has ordered production of 38 million iPhone XR, 32 million iPhone XS Max and 13 million iPhone XS devices and also plans to sell older LCD models, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. "And so if you look at even the phone that's priced over $1,000, most people pay about $30 a month for it".

Still, Apple promises better endurance than past year, probably due to the more efficient 7nm A12 Bionic chip. The smartphone too will come in Space Grey, Silver and a new Gold finish colour variants. Nearly certainly not. But there's no question whatsoever that there are people - a lot of people - who are so happy with iOS 12 on their current iPhones that they're going to skip the iPhone XS this year.

For capturing your typical on-the-go photos, you'll be able to take advantage of the iPhone XS's faster sensors, Smart HDR, and zero shutter lag, which enables users to essentially freeze a moment in time and retain those enhanced highlights and shadow details.

If you're on the fence, consider the iPhone XS or XS Max as a several-year investment.

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