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Apple iPhone XS Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Apple iPhone XS - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Apple iPhone XS Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Apple iPhone XS is a 2018 smartphone. It measures 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm and weighs 177 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.8" inches. The resolution is 1125 x 2436 and 458 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 7 MP. The main camera is Dual with 12 MP.

It runs on Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest) CPU with 64/256/512 GB, 4 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2658 mAh.

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Apple iPhone XS specs

General specs

Brand and model

Apple iPhone XS

Release date

2018, September

Dimensions

143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.3 in)

Weight

177 g (6.24 oz)

Body build

Front/back glass, stainless steel frame

Colors

Space Gray, Silver, Gold

Battery

2658 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h

Approximate price1150 EUR

Screen

Technology

Super AMOLED

Touchscreen

capacitive touchscreen

Display colors

16M

Screen size

5.8" inc

Screen area

84.4 cm2

Screen format

19.5:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio

82.9%

Screen resolution

1125 x 2436 px

PPI /points per inch/

458 PPI

Screen protection

Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

Other - Dolby Vision
-HDR10
-Wide color gamut
-3D Touch
-True-tone
-120 Hz touch-sensing

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Dual

Camera specs

-12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (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

Functions

Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)

Video 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
DxOMark Main Score106
DxOMark Photo110
DxOMark Video96
Front (selfie) camera

7 MP, Single

Specifications

7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)

Functions

HDR

Video 1080p@60fps
DxOMark Selfie Score82
DxOMark Photo81
DxOMark Video82

Performance

Operating system OS

iOS 12, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3

Chipset

Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm)

Other models with the same chipset include: Apple iPhone XS, Apple iPhone XS Max, Apple iPhone XR
Processor CPU

- Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest)

Graphics processor GPU

- Apple GPU (4-core graphics)

External memory

No

Internal memory

64/256/512 GB, 4 GB RAM

Benchmark

Antutu 10 Total 524462 (Rank 111 of 129)
Antutu 10 CPU 133195 (Rank 75 of 85)
Antutu 10 GPU 187271 (Rank 62 of 85)
Antutu 10 Mem 96799 (Rank 74 of 85)
Antutu 10 UX 107198 (Rank 74 of 85)
Antutu 8 Score 414119 (Rank 169 of 1145)
Antutu 7 Score 356601 (Rank 26 of 2128)
GeekBench 6 Single Core 1270 (Rank 58 of 484)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 2537 (Rank 148 of 484)
GeekBench 6 Metal 7975 (Rank 22 of 30)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 1109 (Rank 138 of 1646)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 2472 (Rank 364 of 1637)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM, Electronic SIM card (eSIM)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
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Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack No
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
-Qi wireless charging
-Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Versions: A2097 (Global market) A1920 (USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands) A2100 (China, Hong Kong); A2098 (Japan)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Apple. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Apple may not be reflected.

Apple iPhone XS Review

The iPhone XS, like any new smartphone from a leading manufacturer in the technology industry, offers a range of better features. These are immediately noticeable - a new SoC complemented by a machine learning system, more RAM, maximum flash memory up to 512 GB, and also an increased degree of protection against water - IP68. In practice, this means that the smartphone will not perish when immersed in fresh water at a depth of up to two meters for a maximum of 30 minutes. ... continues. Read the full Apple iPhone XS review.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.


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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Apple iPhone XS was around 1150 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, September.
The weight of the Apple iPhone XS is 177 g.
The screen size of the Apple iPhone XS is 5.8" inches.
The size of the Apple iPhone XS is 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (HxWxD).

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Year 2018 2018 2017 2015
Screen 6.1 "
IPS LCD
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Super AMOLED
5.8 "
Super AMOLED
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LED-backlit IPS LCD
Camera Single
12 MP
Dual
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Weight 194 gr 208 gr 174 gr 143 gr
Battery 2942 mah 3174 mah 2716 mah 1715 mah
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