That is, in everything except the names.
The news was met with instant ridicule across social media, as Twitter users likened it to everything from energy drinks to commentary on its "excessive" cost. This one will cost nearly $1,100, topping last year's iPhone X, which at $1,000 seemed jaw-dropping at the time. Instead of the impressive IP68 dust and water resistance rating that the XS range has, the iPhone XR will only have IP67, which is an worldwide scale judging how water or dust resistant something is. The XS will be able to last about 30 minutes more than iPhone X. The more expensive Max variant will sport a 6.5in screen, according to the site.
If you want to connect your wired headphones to your shiny new iPhone, you'll now need to pay £9 for a headphone adapter.
Today at 1pm Eastern, 3pm Apple Time, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the stage at the biggest Apple event of the Apple year, the annual fall product reveal. Made from aluminium and glass, and with an iPhone X-style edge-to-edge screen, it's halfway between the iPhone 8 and iPhone X.
Apart from the new display size and panels on the new iPhone Xs and Xs Max, the new devices come equipped with the A12 Bionic chipset.
While it appears that Apple is cutting corners with the display, the iPhone XR is packing similar top notch hardware as the iPhone XS.
The iPhone XS's 5.8-inch display is bigger than the screen on the 8 Plus and features 2.7 million pixels and 458 ppi. Even trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone would start at around $600.
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The rear sports a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with improved two-tone flash.
Apple has bolstered the batteries loaded into each phone too.
Apple has also worked on the new Watch to make its health-related features better as it comes with a new ECG or Electrocardiogram function and uses the new ECG app to detect the heartbeat pattern. Both the new iPhones will be succeeding the existing iPhone X. There will also be 128GB and 256GB models.
In any case, the new products have garnered a lot of excitement.
A crowd of people wait to enter the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple' Cupertino campus.
'The best iPhones we've ever made by a long shot, ' Schiller said.
In terms of performance, the new series 4 Apple Watch now uses Apple's own S4 chip which is a dual-core 64 bit CPU claimed to be up to 2x faster than the previous gen.
More importantly, T-Mobile has already spent a huge amount of money acquiring and building out its 600MHz spectrum, and all of that will be wasted if the most popular smartphones don't support it. Apple snubbed T-Mobile and band 71 with last year's iPhones, and there was some concern that the same thing would happen next year.