The new iPhones are sickeningly expensive in Europe

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It is positioning the new watch as a more comprehensive health device, able to take an electrocardiogram to detect an irregular heartbeat and start an emergency call automatically if it detects a user falling down, potentially appealing to older customers.

While you can't see it per se, Apple upgraded the phones' durability over their predecessors with an IP68 water resistance rating.

'The iPhone Xs Max price reflects the name.,' Twitter user @juhasaarinen wrote.

Yet if that is not enough to convince them it is a worthy upgrade, the XR also offers numerous same cutting-edge features found on the top-of-the-line Xs models.

The new piece of kit is 50 percent more energy-efficient and faster than the previous processor, with apps loading 30 percent faster, too. So it's up to you what retailer you go for.the choice is yours when it comes to buying a SIM-free iPhone XS and combining with one of our best SIM only deals (UK only).

The company is expected to unveil a new Apple Watch that comes closer to an edge-to-edge display and offers new fitness features, analysts say.

With the launch of the iPhone XS, Apple is no longer selling the iPhone X in the UK.

That astronomical price is up about 50 percent in two years. The A12 Bionic can process 5 trillion operations per second.

It is priced as a new middle-of-the-road smartphone by Apple, even as its new flagship models, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max take the crown as some of the most expensive smartphones ever. Both numbers would work simultaneously on one device.

Preorders for the XS start at $1629, and the XS Max starts at $1799. Both phones are available for pre-order this Friday, Sept. 14, and begin shipping Sept. 21.

In addition, unlike the stainless steel compositions of the Xs and Xs Max, the Xr is made of "7000 series aerospace grade aluminum" with a glass back for wireless charging, while opting for a single 12-megapixel wide-angle rear lens camera, rather than dual lenses.

You can find more information announced during Apple's iPhone keynote 2018 in the stories below. While the former has an OLED display, Apple has opted for an LCD display for the latter.

Apple will continue to sell the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in regular and Plus sizes. It also still has the Smart HDR feature for improved shadow and highlight details in images, plus the new depth control feature in the camera app. The XR has a 6.1-inch screen, which lands it right between the XS and XS Max in terms of size.

Battery life is claimed to last up to an hour and half longer per day than the iPhone 8 Plus. Well, the pricing starts a lot lower than for the iPhone XS, but the differences between European and USA pricing are still very much there.

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