Lately, Apple has made shopping for an iPhone complicated. So let me simplify: If you're in the market for an upgrade, buy the iPhone XR. I don't blame anyone who's been holding on to an old iPhone 6, 6S or 7. The data shows people are waiting longer and longer to upgrade, with good reason: Phones haven't been getting that much better, yet prices have pushed to $1,000, or even $1,450 for the top iPhone. related advertisement With the $750 iPhone XR, you have the opportunity to leap ahead to better technology -- like a superior camera and more screen -- without getting a nosebleed from the price tag. The best part: Your battery will last an astounding three hours longer than the $1,000 iPhone XS, according to my tests. Just promise you'll do one thing before you buy: Go to a store and see whether the XR's larger shape fits your hand.Apple confused everyone this fall by introducing three new models: the iPhone XS (large), the iPhone XR (larger) and the iPhone XS Max … [Read more...] about Review: iPhone XR — The best $250 you ever saved on a new phone
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Plus-sized phones should watch their step — there’s a new super-sized sheriff in town. Apple’s new iPhone XS Max has been revealed, and it’s a huge and powerful phone packed with the latest technological advances. With an enormous 6.5-inch OLED display and the power of the new A12 processor pushing smartphone performance beyond previous limits, the iPhone XS Max is sure to be tempting if you like a large screen. But it’s never that simple. Though the “Max” moniker was created to surpass the old Plus models, Apple’s been making “Plus” models for years, and so there’s a lot of competition within Apple’s own stables. Which phone wins when the iPhone XS Max, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 7 Plus go head-to-head, and which should you buy? Let’s take a look. Specs iPhone XS Max iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 7 Plus Size 157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm (6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches) 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches) … [Read more...] about iPhone XS Max vs. iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone 7 Plus: The big guys clash
If you’re not willing to spring for Apple’s cream of the crop, but you’d like to upgrade from an older iPhone, or even make the switch from Android, then this iPhone competition should interest you. We’re pitting the new iPhone Xr against last year’s iPhone 8, the iPhone 7, and the now-discontinued iPhone 6s to find out just what the differences are. Which iPhone will suit you and your budget best? Find out in this iPhone royal rumble as we compare the specs in various categories and explain what has changed. Specs Apple iPhone Xr Apple iPhone 8 Apple iPhone 7 Apple iPhone 6s Size 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches) 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches) 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches) 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches) Weight 194g (6.84 oz) 148g (5.22 oz) 138g (4.87 oz) 143g (5.04 oz) Screen size 6.1 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches Screen resolution 1,792 x 828 pixels (326 … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone Xr vs. iPhone 8 vs. iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 6s: Which is best for you?
iPhones and iPads have come a long way over the years, but one area they haven't improved as much as we might hope is in battery life. Sure, the batteries are bigger, more powerful, more efficient, and charge faster, but the devices' power consumption has risen at the same time, so they don't last much longer than they used to. The good news is, there's no shortage of portable battery packs to help make up for the shortfall. We've tested loads out, and here's our pick of the best. If you're looking for a battery case for your iPhone, you can visit our round-up of the best here. Techlink Recharge 12000 If you just want a powerful battery pack that will keep you going for as long as possible then the Recharge 12000 is a good, no-nonsense solution. As the name implies, the Recharge 12000 houses a powerful Lithium-Polymer battery pack that can store up to 12000mAh of power when fully charged. That’s enough to charge an iPhone 6 five times over, or to provide one full recharge for … [Read more...] about Boost the juice in your iPhone or iPad with one of these battery packs
THE IPHONE X. Apple's 10th-anniversary smartphone went on sale across the globe on 3 November, with thousands of customers queueing to get their hands on the £1,000 handset. The iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10) is the company's first smartphone to feature a full-screen display, as it sets its sights on the likes of the Galaxy Note 8. There's also an all-new 'Super Retina' resolution, a reinforced glass design and support for wireless charging, with the iPhone X arriving with support for the Qi charging standard. See also: iPhone 8 release date, price and specs We've rounded up everything we know about the iPhone X below, and will update this article as soon as we hear more. Release datePre-orders for the iPhone X began on 27 October, before it started shipping on 3 November. At the time of writing, Apple is promising to ship out orders within 'two to four days', so you're guaranteed to get one in time for Chrismas. PriceApple is selling 64GB and 256GB versions of … [Read more...] about iPhone X price, deals and news: Analysts dramatically revise shipping forecasts amid ‘sluggish’ demand