The biggest announcements from Apple's iPhone Xs event

The biggest announcements from Apple's iPhone Xs event

Since that phone lasted longer than the iPhone X in CNET's looping video tests(in airplane mode), we at least have an inkling that the XR could outlast Apple's more expensive iPhones.

Apple revealed the shimmery new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR with a new powerful chip and better camera.

Predictably, folks on Twitter did not greet the news favorably. These results also tell us that at least one of the new phones will have 4GB of RAM, as well as a bigger L1 cache, jumping from 32KB to 128KB.

The introduction of the iPhone XS and XR also sees off the original X, SE, and iPhone 6, which are no longer available directly from Apple.

The pricey iPhones disturbed fans so much so, that Apple stocks started plummeting after the launch event.

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The removal of the iPhone SE also isn't terribly surprising, as Apple is billing the iPhone Xr as its "budget" device (no matter it still carries a $749 price tag), plus it offers the iPhone 7 for $449. With the iPhone XR, which comes in yellow, coral, blue and red as well as black and white, the color is already baked into the phone (but you'll probably want a clear case for your glass-backed phone anyway).

Throughout 2018, Apple has been offering out-of-warranty battery replacements at a discount for some iPhone models.

However, avoiding Apple's requisite dongle, which enables users to plug 3.5mm headphones into the Lightning connector, is now impossible. Both devices have stereo audio output, a dual-camera system, True Tone displays, and Face ID security that lets you unlock your phone just by looking at it.

Getting rid of the headphone jack also allows newer iPhones to be thinner by a few millimeters.

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