Just after an year apple released their iPhone X, they are back with the new and improved phone line up the iPhone Xs and its big brother iPhone Xs Max. With any new mobile phone launch the questions anyone would have is what’s the specs of the device, So lets have a look at some of the top features which apple is offering us this year with their iPhone Xs line up.
Capacity, Size & Weight
As for the memory capacity on both models apple has offered their customers to choose between 64GB, 256GB & 512GB, and size wise both the phones has slightly different dimensions as mentioned in below table and the Xs model would weighs 177 grams and the Xs Max has a weight of 208 grams.
|iPhone Xs||iPhone Xs Max|
|Height||5.65 inches||6.20 inches|
|Width||2.79 inches||3.05 inches|
|Depth||0.30 inch||0.30 inch|
The iPhone Xs comes with a 5.8‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED Multi‑Touch display and the Xs Max comes with a 6.5‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED Multi‑Touch display (Which is a bit smaller in size than the Sumsung Galaxy J Max). Screen resolution of 2436‑by-1125‑pixel in Xs & 2688 x 1242‑pixel in Xs Max (both at 458 ppi). So comparing size wise there is a small difference on the phones, but other features like Super Retina HD display, HDR display, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical) are the same on both iPhone Xs & Max.
Chip & Camera
Built in with a new A12 Bionic chip Next-generation Neural Engine which is an eight-core unit, providing “multi-precision” support and a “smart compute system” which could handle up to 5 trillion operations per second. And a very important feature every single person who would purchase a smart phone would look at is the camera. Both iPhone Xs and Xs Max is equipped with Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto camera predominantly featuring 2x optical zoom, digital zoom up to 10x, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono) etc. as for the video recording feature the iPhone Xs & Xs Max handles 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps with many other features as below.
|Camera||Video Recording||TrueDepth Camera|
|Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras||4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps||7MP camera|
|Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture||1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps||ƒ/2.2 aperture|
|Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture||720p HD video recording at 30 fps||Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control|
|2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x||Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps||Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono)|
|Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control||Optical image stabilization for video||Animoji and Memoji|
|Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono)||2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 6x||1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps|
|Dual optical image stabilization||Quad-LED True Tone flash||Smart HDR for photos|
|Six‑element lens||Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps||Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps|
|Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync||Time‑lapse video with stabilization||Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)|
|Panorama (up to 63MP)||Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)||Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos|
|Sapphire crystal lens cover||Continuous autofocus video||Retina Flash|
|Backside illumination sensor||Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video||Backside illumination sensor|
|Hybrid IR filter, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to focus with Focus Pixels, Smart HDR for photos, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos||Playback zoom||Auto image stabilization|
|Local tone mapping, Advanced red-eye correction, Exposure control, Auto image stabilization||Video geotagging||Burst mode|
|Burst mode, Timer mode, Photo geotagging||Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264||Exposure control|
|Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG||Stereo recording||Timer mode|
Power, Battery & Sensor
Both the iPhone Xs and the Xs Max has a Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery where you can charge it via USB to computer system or power adapter or you have the option to use Wireless charging where it works with Qi chargers. And the phone is equipped with sensors for many important features as Face ID, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro etc.
|Power and Battery Features|
Lasts up to 30 minutes longer than iPhone X
Lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone X
Talk time (wireless): Up to 20 hours
Talk time (wireless): Up to 25 hours
Internet use: Up to 12 hours
Internet use: Up to 13 hours
Video playback (wireless): Up to 14 hours
Video playback (wireless): Up to 15 hours
Audio playback (wireless): Up to 60 hours
Audio playback (wireless): Up to 65 hours
|Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge 30 minutes||
Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge 30 minutes
With all these fantastic features the iPhone Xs & Xs Max is powered by apple’s very own mobile operating system iOS 12 which enables the user speed up things you do with the devise such as Up to 70% faster swipe to Camera, 50% faster keyboard display, 2X faster app launch under heavy workload etc. And yes just like the previous devises Siri will be assisting you with more added features even before you ask.
And last but not least lets have a look at the pricing structure of the iPhone Xs & the Xs Max as stated in the apple website under the pre-order section.
|iPhine Xs||$ 999.00||$ 1,149.00||$ 1,349.00|
|iPhone Xs Max||$ 1,099.00||$ 1,249.00||$ 1,449.00|