Tag: iPhone Xr

The more powerful Galaxy S10 still won’t be as fast as an iPhone

A few days ago, a benchmark for the cheapest Galaxy S10 that Samsung is about to launch revealed incredibly disappointing scores for a phone that should have the same processor as all the other Galaxy S10 models. Those numbers were nowhere near what we expect from Snapdragon 855-powered devices. They were also nowhere near Apple’s […]

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Apple Launches New Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR

Apple didn’t launch a battery case for the iPhone X, but the company is coming back strong with three new cases for its three newest iPhones. Apple officially introduced three new battery case options for the newest iPhone lineup. There is a smart battery case for the iPhone XS, iPhone […]

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Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries last year, insider says

When Apple lowered its revenue guidance for the Christmas quarter a couple of weeks ago, Tim Cook explained Apple’s rare miss in a letter, providing several interesting details about the company’s financial performance for the period. iPhone sales weren’t as strong as Apple would have hoped, thanks to several reasons. Among them, Cook highlighted the […]

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Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips in 2018 iPhones but Qualcomm Wouldn’t Sell

By now it’s old news that the iPhone XS lineup and the iPhone XR use Intel chips under the hood, rather than a mix of Intel and Qualcomm. And while some have speculated that Apple had always wanted to use Intel-only for that particular year of iPhones, it turns out […]

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YouTube Adds Native Support for 2018 iPad Pro; Instagram Once Again Optimized for iPhone XR, XS Max

Apps need to support device displays if people actually want to enjoy them, but sometimes the rollout takes time or leads to more issues. For example, let’s take a look at YouTube. Despite the fact that Apple launched the 11- and 12.9-inch in late 2018, here we are in January […]

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How to Fix Face ID Problems on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR

Love it or hate it, you cannot ignore Face ID now. After first being introduced with the iPhone X in 2017, Face ID is now the only biometric authentication method offered by Apple across its 2018 iPhone and iPad Pro lineup. It took years for the fingerprint sensor technology to […]

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2019 iPhone XS Max Successor to Feature Triple-Camera Setup, iPhone XR to Get Dual-Camera

A new WSJ report claims that Apple will again be unveiling three new iPhones this year. The company plans to add a triple-camera setup to the high-end iPhone XS Max successor, with the iPhone XS and iPhone XR successors featuring a dual-camera setup. Right now, the iPhone XS and iPhone […]

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Apple Reportedly Told Chinese iPhone Venders to Drop iPhone 8, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS Max Prices

There are always two sides to every story, and that definitely appears to be the case when it comes to how the iPhone market is doing. Earlier today, there was a report that Apple had cut iPhone XS and iPhone XR production by upwards of 10 percent for the firs […]

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Apple Supplier Announces New Light and Proximity Sensors to Help Shrink the 2019 iPhone Notch

Apple obviously has its own pipe dreams related to the iPhone, but it can only go so far based on the realities of the technology available to it. That’s why the notch on the iPhone X, and the iPhone XS/XS Max and iPhone XR are so big. However, word on […]

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Apple’s iPhone XR is boosting the number of Android switchers

Despite any number of stories claiming that Apple’s iPhone XR isn’t selling as well as anticipated, a new research report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) paints a slightly more optimistic picture. According to data tabulated in November, the iPhone XR accounted for 32% of iPhone sales during its first full month of availability. Meanwhile, […]

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Google Pixel 3 Wins Our Readers’ Blind Camera Comparison Test against iPhone XR, OnePlus 6T, Pocophone F1

Earlier this week, I posted a blind camera comparison between the iPhone XR, Google Pixel 3 XL, OnePlus 6T, and the Pocophone F1. Four diverse smartphones, with their price range spanning from $350 to as much as $900. The Pixel 3 XL is hands down considered as having the best […]

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Apple Launches iPhone XR and iPhone XS Trade-in Program in China, Japan, Australia, More

After launching a boosted iPhone XR and iPhone XS trade-in program in the United States, Apple has now launched a similar trade-in program in China. Unlike the U.S. though, the trade-in program is only available for customers through Apple retail stores. The boosted trade-in program will give existing iPhone customers […]

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Blind Camera Comparison: iPhone XR vs Google Pixel 3 vs OnePlus 6T vs Pocophone F1

When Apple launched the iPhone XS and iPhone XR this year, it made quite a big deal about its Smart HDR algorithm which is aimed at improving the overall dynamic range, contrast, and details in photos. However, as we saw in a blind camera comparison by YouTuber MKBHD, when photos […]

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