IPhone XR revealed: Price, features and everything you need to know

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Apple is touting a new feature called "Smart HDR", which seamlessly blends several different image frames into a single image.

While the iPhone X, XS and XS Max have pressure-sensitive 3D Touch screens that activate the flashlight or camera when you press down hard, the iPhone XR only has haptic feedback. However there are new Android phones with similar or better specifications that sell for considerably less than the 2017 iPhone 8, and Android has a higher market share in Australia than iPhone.

'These phones really look wonderful, but "iPhone XS Max" is the worst product name Apple has come up with in this century, ' Twitter user @gilbert said.

Apple opened its event by announcing the new Apple Watch Series 4 with a 30 percent bigger display compared to its predecessor. Here are 5 reasons why you should opt for the largest and most expensive iPhone in history.

The iPhone home button is officially dead. Apple has discontinued all of its phones that use headphone jacks, and it's no longer including a lightning dongle in the box with phones to allow you to use a traditional headset. XR comes in a bunch of bright, fun colors and although the screen is a big 6.1 inches, you can tell it doesn't go quite edge to edge as it does on the higher end Xs.

Some of you might rightly be wondering: What about my not-so-huge hands?

The device is powered by A12 Bionic SoC which has a hexa-core CPU, quad-core GPU, and a neural engine, and will deliver 15% faster application processing than last year's A11 chip. The XR's blue, red, and yellow are much more appealing than the XS's gold, which honestly looks pretty brown.

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The iPhone Xs succeeds last year's flagship model with a faster A12 processor and updated cameras. "I wouldn't be surprised if it's been scrapped, and they just don't want to say so yet". What's new is that Apple filled out the "forehead" and "chin" area with screen, giving you the whopping 6.5 inches. Samsung launched its Note line in 2011 with a 5.3-inch phone that seemed comical at the time.

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple's campus in Cupertino, Calif., to introduce the latest round of Apple devices.

Although Apple's iPhone sales are largely flat, the iPhone X has been hugely popular despite the large price tag. The phone, which costs more than a basic Apple laptop ($1449 in its maxed-out Max configuration), is in many ways becoming a replacement for a laptop - minus the keyboard. It's got a similarly powerful battery that should carry most users through at least one day of use. The iPhone Xs is at last official - alongside the iPhone Xs Max and iPhone XR, and despite all the secrecy and speculation, it's much as everyone expected it to be. There are lots of tasks you can now do best with apps.

The largest screen Apple has produced represents the firm's attempt to feed consumer appetite for watching and recording videos, as well as taking photos.

Good luck ever putting it down.

This is why eSIM support in the iPhone XS and XS Max is so significant.