Apple iPhone XS, a high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Apple iPhone XS advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, this is available in the online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Best Price: Rs.99,990(India), $1,249(USA)
Apple iPhone XS Advantages (Pros):
- Apple iPhone XS comes with latest iOS 12.
- It offers 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 82.9% and Multitouch in it.
- Its display has superb pixel density for its full HD+ resolution(~458 PPI) with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
- The display is protected by Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating.
- Supports True-tone display, Wide color gamut display, 120 Hz touch-sensing, 3D Touch display.
- It is built with glass front/back glass which is surrounded by the stainless steel frame.
- The device weighs lightweight with 177 g and 7.7 mm in thickness.
- It supports Dual SIM( Nano-SIM & e-SIM.).
- It provides 4 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
- Apple iPhone XS has equipped with powerful Apple A12 Bionic Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
- It encompasses with Hexa-core processor and Apple GPU (4-core graphics) GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
- Brings an internal memory of 64/128/256 GB and no expandable memory support.
- It offers Dual 12 MP(f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF) + 12 MP(f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom) with additional features like Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
- It offers 7 MP( , f/2.2, 32mm (standard) front-facing camera with additional features like HDR.
- Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
- It has the battery capacity of 2658 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for moderate usage. Supports Fast battery charging, 50% in 30 min, Qi Wireless charging.
- Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
- It offers great & loud stereo speakers.
- Supports sensors like Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
- It is available in Space Gray, Silver, Gold colors to choose.
- Apple iPhone XS supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins), Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified), Siri natural language commands and dictation
Apple iPhone XS Disadvantages (Cons):
- Very very costly for its features.
- No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
- Battery capacity is average. So it won’t last for a full working day.
- No microSD slot to expand memory.
- The fingerprint sensor is missing.
- Fast charger not included inside the box.
Check out Apple Iphone XS Specifications:
|Model Name||iPhone XS|
|SIM Type||Nano-SIM or e-SIM|
|Operating System||iOS 12|
|Chipset||Apple A12 Bionic|
|Processor||Hexa-core (2x Vortex + 4x Tempest)|
|GPU||Apple GPU (4-core graphics)|
|Colors||Space Gray, Silver, Gold|
|Accessories in Box||—|
|Display & Dimensions|
|Touch Screen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.8 inches, 84.4 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1125 x 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)|
|Dimensions||143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||177 g (6.24 oz)|
|Build||Front/back glass, stainless steel frame|
|Other Display Features||Multi-Touch, Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, True-tone display, Wide color gamut display, 120 Hz touch-sensing, 3D Touch display|
|Main Camera||Dual 12 MP(f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF) + 12 MP(f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom)|
|Other Main Features||Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Selfie Camera||7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)|
|Other Selfie Features||HDR|
|Video Recording||2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.|
|RAM and Storage|
|Internal Memory||64/128/256 GB|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 2658 mAh battery|
|Talk Time||Up to 20 h (3G)|
|Internet & Connectivity|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||2.0, proprietary reversible connector|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|Sensors||Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Additional Features & Apps||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min, Qi Wireless charging, IP68 dust/waterproof (up to 2m for 30 mins), Siri natural language commands and dictation|
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