4.2
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS camera

iPhone XS

Primary Camera
RAM
Processor
Battery
Display
Storage
Status: AvailableRelease Date: Sep 12, 2018Website: www.apple.com

Editors Review

4.0
Design
5.0
Display
5.0
Camera
3.0
Performance
4.0
Software
4.0
Battery

iPhone XS Summary

The iPhone XS is one of Apple’s 2018 flagship smartphone. Its design in addition to being dust and water-resistant (IP68) offers metal and glass finish on the back, which offers Qi Wireless charging support. The iPhone XS model maintains the same design line of its predecessor, with OLED screen and notch included.

The device has a series of sensors on top to give 3D facial recognition functionality, such as an infrared camera that confirms the depth detection system. This system projects 30,000 infrared ray points to check the user’s face pattern. The sensor is so precise that it recognizes the user even with glasses, change of look or beard for lock screen security and payments through Apple Pay.

The Apple iPhone XS smartphone features an LTE Advanced (4CA) Cat16 antennas, which allows it to have a download speed of up to 1024 Mbps and 150 Mbps uploads speed whenever the conditions of the operator’s network allow it. The Apple iPhone XS display features a 5.8 inches Super Retina OLED screen (1125 x 2436 pixels resolution), while still having 3D Touch that allows access to certain controls depending on the level of pressure you do, it also has two stereo speakers incorporated for music playback. The iPhone XS specifications come pre-installed with iOS 12 (now upgradable to iOS 13.2). As for the processor, the smartphone has an Apple A12 Bionic chipset combined with a 4-cores Apple GPU. The iPhone XS RAM is 4GB, while the available storage space memory comes in versions of 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB.

The iPhone XS Camera features dual 12-megapixel optics, the first being a main f/1.8 resolution sensor while the second f/2.4 lens adds support for 2X optical zoom and Portrait Mode, with 1080p/4K recording capability at both 30 FPS and 60 FPS. Both sensors have OIS and six-element lens protection with sapphire crystal. It also has HDR and panoramic mode for the rear camera. The iPhone XS Camera also has Burst mode, [email protected] slow-motion recording. As for the front camera, iPhone XS features a 7MP f/2.2 front snapper. For night shots it has Quad-LED dual-tone flash on the rear.

In the area of connectivity, Apple iPhone XS features Bluetooth (5.0), WiFi (Dual-band and MIMO) and NFC connection with no 3.5 mm audio jack support. Apple iPhone XS has dimensions of 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm and gets Non-removable Li-Ion 2658 mAh battery. The iPhone XS colors are available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold.

Good
  • Dual-sim phone
  • Dual camera setup
  • Better performance
Bad
  • Average battery life
  • No expandable storage
  • Expensive
General
Color: Space Gray Silver Gold
SIM Type: Dual SIM
SIM Size: Nano-SIM + e-SIM
Dimension: 70.9 mm X 143.6 mm X 7.7 mm
Weight: 177 g
Display
Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 16M colors
Display Size: 5.8 inches
Resolution: 1125 x 2436 pixels
Camera
Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP
Front Camera: 7 MP
Flash: Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Video Resolution: [email protected]/30/60fps
OS & Processor
OS: iOS 12
Processor Type: Apple A12 Bionic
Processor Speed: 2.49 GHz
Processor Core: Hexa-core
Memory & Storage
RAM: 4 GB RAM
Internal: 64/256/512 GB
Expandable: No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Version: 5.0 A2DP LE
USB: 2.0 proprietary reversible connector
Audio Jack: No
Sensors: Face ID accelerometer gyro proximity compass barometer
Network Type: 4G 2G 3G
Supported Networks: 4G LTE UMTS GSM WCDMA
Battery
Capacity: 2800 mAh
Talk Time: Up to 20 h (3G)
Battery Type: Non-removable Li-Ion battery