Although Apple has presented the new iPhone generation and the Apple Watch 4 on Wednesday evening (our time), three of the new devices in Austria can already be ordered. Specifically, since Friday (September 14), the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max and the Apple Watch 4 have been ordered. The new smartphones are available at Apple (online store), in the specialized trade and in the large mobile phones. The novelties will then be on the market on 21 September.
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iPhone XS and XS Max
In terms of prices Apple again demands many of its fans. The price for the most expensive OLED version, the iPhone XS Max (6.5 inch) with 512 GB is no less than 1,649 euros – making it the most expensive mass-produced smartphone of all time. The 5.8-inch XS with the largest storage capacity costs 1,549 euros. If you do not want to deposit that much money, the models with the least memory (64 GB) cost 1,149 or 1,249 euros. The middle variants with 256 GB of storage hit € 1,319 and € 1,419 respectively. The iPhone XS and XS Max are sold in silver, space gray and gold. For mobile operators, device prices depend on the chosen rate. Important novelties compared to the iPhone X are the fast A12 Bionic chip, the improved 12 MP dual main camera and the improved artificial intelligence.
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iPhone XR will follow later
The cheaper LCD model iPhone XR will be released on October 26 (a holiday for us). Pre-orders are possible from 19 October. The iPhone XR is pretty colorful. It is also available in striking colors such as red, yellow or blue. Here it starts from 849 Euro (64 GB). For the model with 128 GB memory is 909 euros due, if you want 256 GB of memory, you pay 1.019 euros. Again, the new A12 chip and the 7 MP camera on the front including Face ID are on board. Functions such as OLED, dual camera, 3D touch or stainless steel frame are not available in the entry model.
Apple Watch Series 4
The Apple Watch 4 is available from 429 euros and can be ordered from September 14 as the iPhone XS models. The smartwatch will be delivered from 21 September. The Apple Watch 4 has a 64-bit processor called S4, which should be twice as fast as the chip in the Apple Watch 3. Accelerometer, GPS and gyroscope are also included. Moreover, the clock is finally well waterproof. While swimming she can even measure the arms.
The corners are rounder and the display – with unchanged cabinet size – is 30 percent larger. The smartwatch comes again in two variants – with 40 and 44 mm. Furthermore, the display and the crown offer haptic feedback. The battery must last 18 hours. Health functions such as permanent heart rate measurement, automatic emergency call and ECG are further highlights.
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