Apple launches their new lineup of iPhones along with the next generation of apple smartwatches in what can be termed as one of the biggest launches of the year on the 12th of September at the Steve Jobs Theater, in the company’s Apple Park Headquarters, Cupertino, California.
The company introduced 3 iPhones to the lineup – iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. All the three phones run on Apple’s A12 Bionic processor and now comes with the Apple Face ID integration. iPhone XS Max being the most expensive out of the newly launched phones start the sales at $1,099 followed by iPhone XS starting from $999 and finally we have the iPhone XR starting from $749.
One of the new key features of the iPhone handsets is the support for Dual SIM Dual Standby. The smartphone will also support eSIM cards. The list of carriers supporting e-SIMs that was shared by Apple on the stage includes Airtel and Reliance Jio.
In terms of the camera, the iPhone Xs and the Xs Max features a dual 12MP rear camera with a f/1.8 wide aperture. At the front, there is a 7MP True Depth camera that can deliver better portrait images. The handsets also have a new introduced feature called the Smart HDR, which combines different images of a moving subject together and then analyses it give the best final shot. Furthermore, you can adjust the blur level in the background after clicking the image while editing it.
Apple also launched the fourth generation of its Apple Watch starting at $399. There are two variations that they have introduced to the watch series, the GPS models start at $399 where as the cellular models start at $499. Some of the key features of the new watch series is a larger display, new UI, louder speaker, electrical heart sensor, GPS and Altimeter, waterproof, fall detection and the ECG app.