Apple still struggling to sell iPhones in world's hottest markets

Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR

The Apple Watch Series 4, on the other hand, was announced with a few interesting new tricks that got a lot of applause during the keynote.

"We are going to take iPhone X to the next level", chief executive Tim Cook said at a media event at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California.

An iPhone has churned out several kidney selling jokes and with the new phone crossing the 1 lakh mark, they are only about to get more.

The rest of the internals on this smartphone are nearly the same, this smartphone is also being powered by a A12 Bionic chip.

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 other features remain more or less same as we had seen with the Apple Watch 3.

Finally, a 6.1 inch iPhone Xr is expected, and this is slated to be the go-to model.

Camera-wise, the iPhone XR packs a single-lens rear camera - the same wide-angle camera that is installed on the iPhone XS.

The iPhone XS and larger XS Max are Apple's latest flagship devices.

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But, unfortunately, it requires quite a lot of space and the company had to ditch 3.5mm audio jack in the OnePlus 6T . That is also the day when the OnePlus 6T will go on sale at 12 pop-up events that OnePlus is holding in 9 cities.

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The Jaguars issued a statement confirming earlier reports that the players had been detained "over restitution of a bill". None of the Jaguars players were charged with a crime and the bill was eventually resolved, Rapoport added.

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Samsung is making progress in its efforts to roll out a mass-market foldable smartphone, according to a report from Bloomberg . Except for S10, the other models are expected to feature ultra-sonic in-display fingerprint scanner and triple rear cameras.

It claims the iPhone XS runs for half an hour longer than last year's X, while the XS Max lasts an additional 1.5 hours. The iPhone XS, XS Max and XR widely kept in line with most of the rumours and reports prior to launch so nothing really caught us by surprise. The A12 Bionic has a 6-core CPU, a 4-Core GPU, and a new Neural engine with 8-cores. Despite being a "budget" phone, the iPhone XR also gets dust and water resistance rated at IP67. The iPhone 8 starts at $599.

To balance the record-breaking price of the new iPhone XS models, Apple will also launch a new cheaper smartphone, called the iPhone XR, though even it will cost a minimum of $1229 and up to $1479 for the 256GB model.

CBS adds that "analysts at UBS predict the new iPhone models will come in at base prices of $699, $969 and $1,069, according to a research note this week". The XR will come in black, white, red, yellow, coral, and blue colors.

If you want to connect your wired headphones to your shiny new iPhone, you'll now need to pay £9 for a headphone adapter.

Apple accessories including leather and silicone cases in a range of colours will be available starting at Rs. 3500 (MRP), while the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Leather Folio will be available for Rs. 9900 ( MRP).

Design-wise, the iPhone Xr bears similarities to the iPhone Xs and Xs Max with a 6.1-inch all-screen build, slim bezels and the signature notch which incorporates Face ID and gestural navigation, but for a considerably lower price starting at $749 Dollars, and available in 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB models. Apple cites that users can watch the livestream event on the Chrome and Firefox browser as well if they are using recent versions that support MSE, H.264, and AAC. Pre-order for the iPhone XR begins Oct 19, sale on Oct 26.

Either way, if you're due a phone upgrade soon or you're in the market for a new laptop, now is a great time to be an Apple fan.

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