iPhone 8

Buy a refurbished iPhone 8 directly from Apple

Apple is now selling refurbished iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The old 2017 models can now be bought at a discounted price, but they are refurbished units. Apple has announced that both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be offered on Apple Store at a discount. This is an offer exclusive for USA. The phones are available in grey, gold or silver, only in a 64GB version. Refurbished iPhone 8 64GB is $499, which is $100 less than the original price for a brand new unit. Iphone 8 Plus costs $599, also $100 less than the normal price.[…]

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Google Pixel XL vs iPhone XS Max AnTUTU

iPhone XS Max beats Google Pixel 3 XL in tests

AnTuTu gives 363,687 points to the iPhone XS Max. It’s not always the most accurate way of comparing the performance of two devices, especially when talking about two different operating systems, but here are the benchmark tests of the iPhone XS Max and the Google Pixel XL. According to AppleInsider’s lab test, the Apple’s device is much better in terms of bare numbers. iPhone XS Max achieves a total score of 363,687 in the AnTuTu benchmark, compared with just 284,546 for the Google Pixel XL. This is a huge difference on paper, although this is not always visible in the[…]

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iPhone XS Max

More countries to get the iPhone XS & XS Max in October

iPhone XR available this week. After debuting in physical and online stores in the US in September, the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are ready capture new territories around the globe. The company is now informing that the XS / XS Max will go on sales in Chile, Colombia, Thailand and Malaysia on October 26. iPhone XS and XS Max will be available in South Korea and ten more markets on November 2. The third new model, the iPhone XR, will go up for pre-orders this week, on October 19 in the United States and 50 other countries.[…]

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iPhone XS / Max refuse to charge with screen turned off

Major software bugs discovered in iOS 12. Apple officially released the big iOS 12 update last month, promising better overall performance on the older models. However, the update seems far from completely ready, at least for the new iPhone XS and XS Max phones. A growing number of users reported that their iPhones would refuse to start charging when the screen is off. As seen in the video below, posted by the popular gadget reviewer UnboxTherapy, many of the tested XS /Max devices did not start charging, while the iPhone X did. Forum threads in some of the biggest Apple[…]

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$1249 iPhone XS Max (256GB) includes components for $443

Apple pays $50 more for components compared with the iPhone X People nowadays are complaining how expensive the smartphone are, comparing their prices with the component costs. The most dramatic example of the difference between price for consumers and costs of components is the iPhone. While, the parts’ expenses are not the only components forming the final price, with costs for development, labour, logistic, marketing and others playing a major role too, it’s interesting to see how much exactly Apple pays for the hardware components. According to TechInsight, the 256 GB version of the iPhone XS Max costs $443 to[…]

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iPhone XS / XS Max users complaining of slower Wi-Fi and LTE speeds

A growing number of iPhone users are reporting that their brand new iPhone XS and XS Max devices have slower cellular and Wi-Fi speeds compared with previous generations. Forum threads in the official Apple website have emerged in the past few days, in which some users have described issues with poor connections on both cellular and Wi-Fi. According to the reports, the issues are not specific to the carrier provider, nor to the state in which the person is, which means there is a software or hardware problem specific to the iPhone XS / Max. One users writes: I just[…]

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Phone XS / XS Max teardowns

iPhone XS / XS Max teardowns reveal what’s inside the new iPhones

iFixit says the waterproofing is not improved. The guys at iFixit has managed to get their hands on the new Apple iPhone XS and XS Max, and soon after the new models were torn apart. While many of you may be not interested in what’s inside, iFixit has specialized in assigning a repairability score to the most popular consumer-oriented gadgets. First of all, the new iPhone teardown confirms that both iPhones have bigger batteries. The L-shaped batteries have been increased to 2,658 and 3,174 mAh, respectively. The smaller model, the iPhone XS, has a single cell, while the XS Max[…]

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iphone xr

iPhone Xs, Xs Max and iPhone Xr are now official, All Details inside

iPhone is getting even bigger and more expensive. During one of the most anticipated gadget-oriented press-conferences in 2018, Apple officially unveiled its new line of iPhones for next year. The company presented the iPhone Xs, its bigger version called the iPhone Xs Max, but also one a bit more affordable model dubbed Xr. iPhone Xs and Xs Max Both devices are using the OLED display technology, and they measure in at 5.8 and 6.5-inches across the diagonals. The smaller model has a 2436 x 1125 pixel resolution, while the 6.5-inch model has more pixels, but the same pixel density –[…]

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Apple confirms the names of the new iPhones

iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max to debut this month. Apple’s new line of iPhones has been accidentally confirmed by the company itself. On its official website, Apple already prepared the pages of the three new models, although the actual links are not active yet. However, we can now be 100% sure that Apple is going to announce: iPhone Xs iPhone Xs Max iPhone Xr While iPhone Xs can be considered as an upgrade to the current flagship iPhone X, the Xs Max is an enlarged version of the former. Both models will have screens of 5.8 and[…]

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Apple’s product roadmap for 2018 & 2019

Incoming Apple devices revealed. Well-known market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who correctly predicted many Apple products in the past, is now sharing another interesting report about the upcoming devices from Cupertino. According to the report, obtained by MacRumors, Apple will release three iPhone models this year. The second-generation of iPhone X will offer some modest improvements and similar visual appearance, while a much bigger 6.5-inch device will possibly attract new audience with its huge screen estate. Along with the iPhone X2 and X2 Plus, Apple is planning to release a 6.1-inch model with LCD panel and lower price – around $700.[…]

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