Apple Watch Series 4 First Look: A Medical Wearable in Pretty Disguise

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Three new iPhones are heading our way: the XS, XS Max, and the XR. Techradar's Apple iPhone XR hands on can be enjoyed in full, at a time that suits you, right now. The iPhone XR has been replaced as a low-priced LCD alternative to the duo. Strangely the iPhone X which was released past year, as well as other iPhones tht were not mentioned is no longer listed on Apple Malaysia's official website.

It consumes less power by running 40-50% more efficiently, performance is 15% faster and app launch speed gets a 30% boost.

The features in Apple's Watch 4, pricing for which starts at $399, include everything from the ability to do an electrocardiogram on yourself to a sensor that detects hard falls and even automatically calls 911. It also packs the same Apple A12 Bionic with 6 cores along with 3GB RAM. But if you happen to be one of those people who missed it, the official videos on Apple's YouTube channel can help you catch up quickly.

There's a lot more to discover in the latest update. Although there's only one 12-megapixel camera on the XR's glass backing, some software work with iOS 12 means you don't sacrifice portrait mode shots.

The phone has a single 12MP rear sensor, rather than the two on the XS and XS Max, while the front comes installed with a TrueDepth camera for facial unlocking and selfies.


Best yet, the aluminum-and-glass iPhone XR shows its colorful personality, coming in blue, yellow, coral and red (through Project Red), in addition to buttoned-up white and black. Nonetheless, it can still do Bokeh with just one sensor and it retains that adjustable depth feature from the XS that allows users to change the blur impact on images in the editor.

Apple claims that the iPhone XS will offer 30 minutes of additional battery life per charge compared to the iPhone X, whereas the bigger iPhone X Max gets an 90 minutes.

iPhone XS and XS Max will be available for pre-orders starting at 3:01 pm on September 14, Friday.

The XR's pricing is "below expectation" and "effectively obsoletes" the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus units as "most consumers would opt for the iPhone XR in both cases", Goldman's analysts noted.

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