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Apple iPhone XS Review

Score: 84.2 / 100

Apple iPhone XS is an absolutely great device launched some years ago, provisioned with a high performance 64 bits Hexa-Core processor clocking at 2490 MHz, a big size 5.8 inches screen, and two cameras, a 12 mega-pixels back camera and a 7 mega-pixels front camera.

Apple decided to power this phone with a Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81 (7 nm) chip, including a very powerful 64-bits Hexa-Core processor ticking at 2490 MHz with a large 4 GB of RAM memory. The iPhone XS has a impressive 64 GB internal storage and even though it doesn't have a slot for an SD memory card, it is still enough to store tons of applications, games, photos and videos without having to worry about filling the cellphone.

Apparently Apple didn't care much about the weight in this 6.24 oz phone. Talking about its body materials, the iPhone XS is majorly manufactured with Glass and Stainless steel . This cellphone is just 0.3" thick, making it one of the thinnest devices nowadays. This phone is a very compact cellphone, taking into consideration it features a 5.8 inches screen and it is only 5.65" long and 2.79" wide. This device is available in 3 colors, gold, silver and space gray.

This phone has two cameras, a 12 MP back camera and a 7 megapixels front facing camera. the Apple iPhone XS's back camera has a maximum 1.8 aperture so it can capture awesome photographs even in low lighting conditions. This cellphone can also film videos in 3840x2160 (4K) at 60 frames per second, and slow motion videos in 1920x1080 (Full HD) up to 240 frames per second. Additionally, this cellphone's camera also has time lapse video and auto-focus.

Apple equipped this device with an awesome 5.8 inches display, and a 1125 x 2436 resolution, which makes everything look completely perfect.

This cellphone offers WiFi connectivity (and it can provide it to other devices acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE-A) high speed connection type and also HSPA+ internet connection (which is a lower speed 4G variation) and the fastest 3G internet connection, using HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This phone comes with two Nano SIM cards so it is able to use two different phone numbers in the same cellphone.

The Apple iPhone XS comes with an inmense 2659 mAh Li - Ion non-removable battery, enough to provide this cellphone with a marvelous battery life. An issue to take into account is that this cellphone's battery is not replaceable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it starts to have trouble holding its charge, though with its 2659 mAh you will probably buy a new device before it happens.

This phone also includes a lot of useful features such as Face unlock, Wireless charging, Near Field Communication (NFC), Bluetooth (enables communication with other phones and accessories) and GPS Localization, and plenty of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This phone is being sold for about 999 dollars, which is expensive for this kind of cellphone. It doesn't matter whether you are looking for a work device, want a social cellphone, you love taking photographs or want this phone to play games, you will probably be very satisfied with it. When buying this phone you also get Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation and EarPods with Lightning Connector.



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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Apple
Also Known As:Apple A1920||Apple A2097
Dimensions:5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inchesMetric14.35 x 7.09 x 0.76 cmImperial
Weight:6.24 ouncesMetric176.9 gImperial
Colors:Gold, Silver and Space gray
Materials:Glass and Stainless steel
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:Documentation , EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Release date:2018-09-21
Price:$ 999.00

Display

Screen Type:OLED
Size:5.8 inchesMetric14.7 cmImperial
Resolution:2436 x 1125 pixels
Pixel density:463 pixels per inchMetric182.28 pixels per cmImperial
Brightness:625 cd/m2
Touch screen:No

Hardware

Chipset:Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81 (7 nm)
Processor:Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit (Hexa-Core 2490 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Apple 4-core GPU
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot

Battery

Battery type:Li - Ion
Removable:No
Capacity:2659 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes

Camera

Back camera:12 megapixels
    Aperture:f/1.80
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.39 inches (1/2.55")
Front camera:7 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (240 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Slow Motion Video (8 times slower) and Time Lapse Video

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
UMTS Bands:Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
GPS:Yes
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Face Unlock:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor