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Apple iPhone XS

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Apple iPhone XS review: specs and price

Apple iPhone XS
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Apple iPhone XS

Why is Apple iPhone XS better than the average?

  • Pixel density
    458ppivs334.47ppi
  • CPU speed
    2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHzvs9.89GHz
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.8GB
  • Resolution
    ?

    1125 x 2436pxvs1.52MP
  • Screen size
    ?

    5.8"vs5.33"
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs14.31MP
  • Internal storage
    512GBvs44.32GB
  • Download speed
    1024MBits/svs221.66MBits/s

Price comparison

Apple iPhone XS

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone XS walmartStraight Talk Apple iPhone XS MAX w/64GB...Straight Talk Apple iPhone XS MAX w/64GB, Gray
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$999.99
Apple iPhone XS aliexpressOriginal New iPhone Xs/Xs Max 4G LTE Fac...Original New iPhone Xs/Xs Max 4G LTE FaceID All Screen 5.8/6.5" OLED Super Retina Dispay IOS Smart Phone IP68 Waterproof Mi
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$887.80

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Apple iPhone XS
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Apple iPhone XS
3.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

177g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.7mm

5.waterproof depth rating
?

The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB

4m

2m

6.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

70.9mm

Display

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis.

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1125 x 2436px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

458ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Energizer Power Max P8100S

8.1"

5.8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

Apple iPhone XS
6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

For example

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

Apple iPhone XS

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Apple iPhone XS
2.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.5GHz

2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12 Bionic)

3.RAM
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro

12GB

4GB

4.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Apple iPhone XS
5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Apple iPhone XS
6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking e-mail will use the less powerful cores to maximize battery life.

Apple iPhone XS

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

108 & 5 & 12 & 20 & 2MP

12MP & 12MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Vivo V17 Pro

32 & 8MP

7MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Apple iPhone XS
4.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

LG V40 ThinQ Dual SIM

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

5.wide aperture (main camera)
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/2.4 & f/1.8

6.pixel size (main camera)
?

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo NEX 3 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

1.8 & 2.5 & 2.2µm

1.4µm & 1µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Apple iPhone XS
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Motorola RAZR (2019)

Apple iPhone XS
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola RAZR (2019)

4

3

4.Has a radio
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Realme C2 (2020)

Apple iPhone XS
5.Has dedicated media keys
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Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Samsung Galaxy A10s Dual SIM

Apple iPhone XS

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

2658mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Doogee S80 Lite

136h

21h

3.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Apple iPhone XS
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Apple iPhone XS
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Motorola Moto E6 Plus (32GB / 2GB RAM)

Apple iPhone XS
6.Has an ultra power-saving mode
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The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

For example

Motorola RAZR (2019)

Apple iPhone XS

Features

1.download speed
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Best

Meizu 16T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

1024MBits/s

2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Apple iPhone XS
3.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

Apple iPhone XS
4.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

3.1

2

5.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Apple iPhone XS
6. more emojis available
?

Best

Apple iPhone 11 64GB

1956

1956 (iOS 12)

Price comparison

Apple iPhone XS

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone XS walmartStraight Talk Apple iPhone XS MAX w/64GB...Straight Talk Apple iPhone XS MAX w/64GB, Gray
walmart logo
$999.99
Apple iPhone XS aliexpressOriginal New iPhone Xs/Xs Max 4G LTE Fac...Original New iPhone Xs/Xs Max 4G LTE FaceID All Screen 5.8/6.5" OLED Super Retina Dispay IOS Smart Phone IP68 Waterproof Mi
aliexpress logo
$887.80

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