Home » Tech

Apple event 2018: 3 new iPhones, new watch, not much else

13 September, 2018, 07:42 | Author: Rafael Roberts
  • Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou China in 2015. The tech giant lags behind rivals such as Samsung in crucial Asian markets

It's also larger than a double-wide Snickers bar, a Batman toy and the heel on a pair of red 6-inch stilettos.

The iPhone Xs Max, pronounced like "tennis max", might just as well be read as "excess max".

Part of that probably has to do with the fact there were lots of leaks ahead of Apple's keynote event, so the news wasn't unexpected.

Apple - like Google, Samsung and other big tech companies - has lately been talking up a newfound interest in digital health and limiting excess screen time. From the intriguing new design of the Apple Watch Series 4 to Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup, Apple today set the table for what may very well be the company's most lucrative holiday quarter in history.

Apple revealed its three new iPhones on September in an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in its Apple Park HQ.

Pricing. Taking the price of its flagship iPhone to almost $1,000 previous year helped Apple squeeze more revenue out of the device even though unit sales remained flat.

RIP Home Button, you had a good run. For more info, head over to Apple.

But while Bloomberg and Kuo still expect AirPower to launch this year, Apple is no longer saying so on its website. It is packed with the newest technologies including a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display that goes edge to edge, the latest TrueDepth camera with faster Face ID authentication, new 7-nanometer A12 Bionic chip with second generation Neural Engine and a 12-megapixel camera that takes advanced Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting photos, ' Schiller said. We're talking some small upgrades on last year's iPhone X model (which at the time was billed as "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone").


The iPhone X only launched last November.

Some of you might rightly be wondering: What about my not-so-huge hands?

Apple has announced the third phone in its new line-up: the iPhone XR.

Photos on the new phone will have a 60% greater dynamic range than the iPhone X.

For all the details about the phone, check out our overview here. However, the XS Max, true to its name, has a whopping 6.5-inch display.

People will be able to buy the Apple Watch Series 4 with Global Positioning System for $399 while the version with cellular connectivity will cost $499.

TechCrunch has since confirmed the stream will be live on Twitter itself, rather than Apple linking you to its own stream page.

Bar the camera and screen, the rest of the specifications are largely the same as the XS and XS Max. That might be just enough to get someone to buy it, even if it's for their teenage kid. Apple's brought back the "S" model, which means this model looks largely the same as the X from a year ago, but the guts of the phone have been beefed up in all the ways you'd expect.

Recommended:



Popular

Hurricane Florence's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs
"Florence is intensifying", said North Carolina's Governor Roy Cooper, adding: "This storm is strong, and its gettings stronger". Heavy rains were forecast to extend into the Appalachians, affecting parts of Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia.

European Union punishes Hungary with unprecedented action
Voting 448 in favour, 197 against and 48 abstentions, the motion passed in the Strasbourg plenary session. The European Parliament will vote next week on a proposal to trigger Article 7 against Hungary.

Josh Allen starting - why McDermott made the switch
He tends to get flustered in the face of pressure however and will look to scramble and turn the play into back-yard football. Where it's expected that he'll announce Josh Allen is starting this coming Sunday at home against the Chargers.

Trump urges Ford, Apple to intention in U.S. , not China
Exports to the United States in August rose 13.4 percent to $44.4 billion, ticking up from July's 13.3 percent growth. Trump took to Twitter Sunday to give an clarification for victory and write: "Right here's precise the origin".

Forza Horizon 4 demo available now
If you happen to have a Game Pass subscription, then you'll be able to jump in straight away without buying the game outright. Seasons change everything in Forza Horizon 4 and demo players will experience each of the four unique seasons in the demo.

Dr DisRespect's House Shot at During Livestream
Taking to Twitter , Beahm expressed his appreciation for all of the well wishes, confirming that both him and his family are safe. According to Beahm, the attacker shot at his house from a vehicle and broke his upstairs window.

Ariana Grande Reportedly Played Pivotal Role in Mac Miller's Sobriety
Mac Miller's close friend Shane Powers is speaking out in support of Ariana Grande . A friend claims that Grande wanted him to be healthy more than anything else.

Aaron Rodgers Injury: Packers QB Gives Update Before Week 2 Vs. Vikings
The coach said the team will take it day-by-day with his MVP QB. "We'll give him the whole week to get ready". Rodgers guaranteed he wouldn't miss any time, but the Packers are keen on being cautious with the injury.

Russian Federation stages world’s largest military drills, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation anxious
According to reports, Chinese soldiers are also taking part in the war exercise for the first time. The Vostok 2018 exercise will last until September 17.

Evanna Lynch tipped for Dancing With the Stars US
Evanna Lynch and Tinashe have been confirmed as contestants for the upcoming series of Dancing With The Stars . The Bachelorette/Bachelor in Paradise star Joe (Grocery Store Joe) Amabile , paired with Jenna Johnson .