Apple iPhone Xs Max Specifications, Price and Review.
Many iPhone lovers claimed their disappointments as Apple launched its new series of “affordable” iPhones. It was aggravating when Apple announced the prices with degraded features. They launched their futuristic smartphones ever Apple iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max recently and along with that, they announced “budget” phone, iPhone Xr. It will be available for pre-booking from 19th October 2019. The lowest model of iPhone Xr is for $749 (76,900/- INR) with 64GB storage while the top model of Xr is for $899( 91,900/-INR) with 256GB storage. Well many of the iPhones won’t be appreciating the idea of price hike and will better move on to other phones at much cheaper prices with great features. .Apple is aiming a large number of customers with the best smartphones ever with the announcement of iPhone Xs and Xs Max, but this might turn out differently with the unreasonable prices without improving features ( except camera and that too in high end models ) in the latest addition.
Let’s talk about the features and worth of the same to know what exactly Apple is targeting.
Features of Xr
Display: 6.1-inch Liquid Retina (1,792 x 828). Despite being expensive, they have not added OLED display.
Camera: Unlike the latest iPhones, this ‘poor or budget ‘ model will have a single primary camera. There won’t be front camera array in Xr. Rear Camera 12MP f/1.8 and Front Camera 7MP f/2.2
Cellular Speed: Slower LTE speed than most of the android phones in the market with the price under $200 ( 15000/- INR).
Operating System: iOS 12
Processor: A12 Bionic
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
Dimensions: 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm / 194g
Features of Xs & Xs Max
These two are spec-identical phones and one will be choosing between a large and an extra larger phone with expensive and more expensive, respectively, phones. Apparently, Apple is only concerned with the camera and thinking a lot about photographers and that’s why incessantly working on the improvement of the camera. Apple iPhone Xs and Xs Max both have excellent camera improvements this year.
Features of Apple Iphone Xs & Xs Max (almost same specs)
Display: OLED (in both) with 5.8 inches and 6.5 inches respectively.
Camera: Dual 12-Megapixel in both
Front Camera: 7-Megapixel with Face ID
Video Quality: 4K
Processor: Apple A12 Bionic
Battery: Xs lasts 30 minutes and Xs Max lasts 90 minutes more than iPhone X, as claimed by Apple.
Sensor: Only Face ID and no fingerprint sensor.
Special Features: Water-resistant (IP68), dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM), wireless charging, Face ID, Animoji
Androids Phones Within Budget
Google Pixel 3
Apple is boasting about its great feature, Camera and that’s where Google Pixel beats iPhone Xs and Xs Max. With its latest RAISR technology, the detailing of the picture and sharpness is unbeatable.
|Pixel 2||iPhone X|
|Recording resolutions||4K (30fps) 1080p (30/60fps) 720p (30/60fps)||4K (24/30/60fps) 1080p (30/60fps) 720p (30fps)|
|Slow motion||1080 (120fps) 720 (240fps)||1080 (120/240fps)|
|Aperture||f/1.8||f1.8 (wide-angle); f/2.4 (telephoto)|
|Stablization||Fused Stabilization (optical and electronic)||Optical Image Stabilization (both lenses)|
|Front camera resolution||8 megapixels||7 megapixels|
|Front camera aperture||f/2.4||f/2.2|
Samsung Galaxy S9 under $720
|Samsung Galaxy S9|
|Display||5.8-inch (1,440 x 2,160) AMOLED|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 9810|
|Storage||64GB/128GB/256GB, microSD up to 512GB|
|Rear Camera||12MP f/1.5-2.4|
|Front Camera||8MP f/1.7|
|Ports||USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC|
|Biometrics||Iris scanner, fingerprint sensor, face scanning|
|Dimensions||147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5mm (163g)|
Huawei P20 under $700
|Display||5.8-inch (1,080 x 2,160) IPS LCD|
|Processor||HiSilicon Kirin 970|
|Rear Camera||12MP f/1.8 + 20MP f/1.6|
|Front Camera||24MP f/2.0|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC|
|Dimensions||149.1 x 70.8 x 7.7mm / 165g|
There are many more Android phones in the market which can be best bought at under $700. Please go through the reviews before splurging into expensive buys.