IPhone XR, XS and XS Max Get Official Price Cut in India

Lawrence Kim
September 11, 2019

The tech giant also announced the release of a new operating system - iOS 13.

OnePlus took the opportunity to troll the Cupertino based company and their newest flagships by pointing out to one key feature that the iPhone 11 series misses on-The 90Hz refresh rate on the screen of the OnePlus 7 Pro. Apple also dropped the price of last year's equivalent model iPhone XR by $150.

The iPhone 11 gets a new main camera - 12MP f/2.4 ultrawide. The new phone also has a feature called Night mode.

IPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max come in four colours including a lovely new midnight green, and will be available in India beginning Friday, September 27. But, you could get a new iPhone XR for the same price, flush with a modern design, Face ID, A12 Bionic, and more.

The iPhone 11's front-facing camera has also been given some significant upgrades. The cameras consist of a 12MP wide and a 12MP ultra wide... finally.

Despite the clever naming change, the iPhone 11 is the successor to the iPhone XR and not the iPhone XS. Drance said: "The iPhone 11 comes in six new colours, with an all new purple, white, red, green, black, and red".

Both the regular and "pro" iPhone 11 models will be available for pre-order Friday 13, be available for purchase Friday 20.

And a new Apple Watch - fifth generation - will now come with an always-on display without losing battery life, Cook claimed.

Counterpoint analyst Neil Shah said that the entry price, while lowered by Apple, remains high compared to local rivals in China.

The Silicon Valley titan added into the mix a new-generation Apple Watch that can tell when a place it getting too noisy or help point wearers in the right direction.

New software features include tracking ambient noise levels to safeguard people's hearing; an ability for women to monitor menstrual cycles, and a "compass" to keep users properly oriented. And if you buy an Apple device, a year of Apple TV+ will be included for free.

Pricing starts at $399 for the GPS only model and $499 for the GPS + Cellular model.

A "must-have" Apple Pencil integrated to work with the iPad touch screen can be used as a controller for creation or productivity.

The company also announced a new iPad - the seventh version - that comes with a larger 10.2in display and a full-size keyboard. It's a step up from the current iPad, but well below the iPad Pro in performance and price: it starts at $329 and will be available at the end of September.

Audiences worldwide can enjoy Apple TV+ originals subtitled and/or dubbed in almost 40 languages, including Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (SDH) or closed captions.

It will be available across all devices via the App Store. It gives you unlimited access to a catalog of more than 100 games made by top developers like Konami and Capcom.

Existing streaming services like Netflix and Hulu are getting some new competition. It also made more clear what customers can expect from its upcoming Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ services when they launch with less than a full roster of games and shows to enjoy as soon as September.

The lineup of original shows, movies and documentaries, including "The Morning Show", "Dickinson", "See", "For All Mankind" and "The Elephant Queen".

Apple Inc caught up with hardware rivals on Tuesday by revealing a triple-camera iPhone, and it rolled out a streaming TV service priced at $5 a month, undercutting Disney and Netflix.

Apple said that the first shows available on Apple TV+ will launch on November 1 and will be in more than 100 countries. Some industry insiders, however, have questioned Apple's content strategy.

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