A battle is about to break out. Tomorrow two new smartphones go on sale from two technology titans who are fighting for your attention. One is a household name: Apple is releasing the iPhone XR, the more affordable version of its pricey iPhone XS. The other is a rising star: Chinese company Huawei, which will launch its anticipated Huawei Mate 20 Pro. In terms of market share, Huawei actually has the edge on Apple: according to smartphone ownership figures from the International Data Corporation, Huawei is second, with 15.8 per cent and Apple is third, with 12. 1 per cent (incidentally, Samsung is top with 20.9 per cent). The Chinese smartphone, therefore, sees this as an opportunity to gain some more distance over its rival. Huawei has become a big player in a short time. Last week the company announced its latest phone at a high-profile keynote event at the ExCeL in London. It was an event in the Apple mould: executives introduced the products in forensic, endlessly … [Read more...] about Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs iPhone XR: battery life, camera, specs compared
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Three new iPhones (and plenty of other products) are expected to be the highlights at Apple's big Sept. 12 media event on Wednesday, and we've rounded up weeks and months worth of rumors about them below. Despite the event being tomorrow, last-minute reports, rumors and predictions are surfacing almost hourly.On Monday, a new report from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman validates much of what we already expect for Sept. 12 but also suggests that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may be called the "iPhone XR," and -- according to at least one analyst Gurman cites -- it could be priced anywhere from $699 to $849. The phone, which is expected to use "aluminum instead of stainless steel edges" may ship in "limited quantities" to start.Read at Bloomberg: Apple to Kick Off Product Blitz With iPhone XS Line, New WatchesThe Bloomberg story was followed immediately by a fresh research note (reported by MacRumors) from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In addition to reaffirming much of the … [Read more...] about All of the rumors for the new 2018 iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XC, iPhone XR
9to5Mac released a photo last Thursday that allegedly shows two of the new 2018 iPhones. The picture, if authentic, shows the new iPhone and a larger-screen variant both in gold. 9to5Mac believes that Apple will launch a 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch model named the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. The "S" name would be a return to form for Apple, which has a history of adding the letter "S" to iPhone models with updated components, new features and no major changes to the exterior design.(Apple did not respond to CNET's request to comment on the 9to5Mac stories.)BGR and 9to5Mac both reported that Apple won't call the larger model "Plus," as it has done in previous years. Instead it will opt for the nomenclature "Max", as in iPhone XS Max. We'll know how accurate 9to5Mac's reporting is in less than a week.A week ago, Apple sent out invites for an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. The … [Read more...] about All of the rumors on price, specs and release date for the new 2018 iPhone XS, iPhone X Plus, iPhone 9:
Last week, the first picture of Apple's new iPhones was released by the website 9to5Mac. The photo, if real, shows the new iPhone X and a larger-screen variant both in gold.9to5Mac believes Apple will launch a 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch model named the iPhone XS. Aside from the iPhone 7, Apple has a history of adding the letter "S" to models of the iPhone that have updated components, new features and no major changes to the exterior design.Last Thursday, Apple sent out invites for an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. The invitation has a picture of the circular roof of the company's Apple Park campus rendered in gold -- another hint at a new color for the next iPhone X. While the invite didn't specify that the event is to announce the next iPhone, September has been when Apple announces new phones in the past. Both leaked photo and Apple's invite align with rumors that indicate three new iPhone … [Read more...] about A leaked photo reportedly shows the new iPhones
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are similar to the previous iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but the iPhone X changes things up in terms of design and features. Here are the differences and similarities between the three iPhones, all released late last year.Check out where the iPhone X appears in our guide to the best smartphones. Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone X: Design All IP67 waterproof iPhone 8 smallest, iPhone 8 Plus largest iPhone X most exciting design The Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus both feature an aluminium frame with a glass rear and they are both available in Silver, Space Grey and Gold colour options.The iPhone 8 is the smaller and lighter of the two, measuring 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm and weighing 148g, while the iPhone 8 Plus is bigger and heavier measuring 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm and weighing 202g.The iPhone X meanwhile has a glass rear too but it has a surgical-grade steel frame and it is only available in two colours, comprising Silver and Space Grey. In … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What’s the difference?