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What’s in the new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max: everything you need to know

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Starting on September 21, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, considered as the most advanced iPhones ever, will hit Mac stores in the UAE.      

These are Apple’s best display devices to date with the sharpest and highest pixel density through the Super Retina feature.

iPhone goes dual

Known for cutting sim cards to micro and nano. MAC is also venturing into dual SIM system through the two new iPhones. This will allow users to subscribe to multiple postpaid plans under different telcos. This new feature will also consolidate working phone and personal phone in one. Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) can also save by using a roaming SIM and a local SIM card in the same phone.

Aesthetic

The new iPhones has three variations in space gray, silver and gold finish. The 5.8-inch iPhone Xs has an all-screen design. At 6.5 inches, iPhone Xs Max will have the biggest display, optimizing the viewing experience for users.

The front and back glass design features the most durable glass ever in a smartphone. Its exterior has improved scratch resistance and is resistant to liquids like water, coffee, tea, and soda.

Revolutionary phone camera

The 12-megapixel dual camera system can shoot photos with Smart HDR and a dynamic depth of field. Photos taken from the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max has great image detail, and advanced bokeh quality. The new iPhones’ camera also has improved low-light performance, and video stabilization with four built-in microphones.

A12 Bionic chip

A12 Bionic chip is an Apple-designed 7-nanometer chip claiming to be deliver the most advanced performance in the smartphone industry. The new microchip is also power-efficient with the capacity of five trillion operations per second. A12 Bionic unlocks new experiences for AR, games, photography, video editing, graphics-intensive.     

Tech-savvy UAE residents may pre-order iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max starting Friday, September 14. The new iPhones come in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB storage capacity.

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