Apple has just completed its fall 2018 event with three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch available for pre-order now. The rumors were rather true, but this should not surprise anyone.
The company also announced the release date of the next update iOS 12 macOS Mojave and the new version of tvOS that powers the Apple TV. We have read the news to bring you the most important and interesting elements. We will also examine what was missing at the event.
With the introduction of the iPhone X in 2017 ( our review ), it was logical that 2018 be a year s. In these cases, Apple traditionally refreshes the internal hardware rather than focusing on design refreshments. With the arrival of the iPhone Xs and its new big brother, the iPhone Xs Max, it's exactly what we got.
a better augmented reality, improved model recognition (Snapchat filters improved) and better gaming performance.
resistant to the 39, waterwhich means that you can dive them to a depth of about 32 meters for 30 minutes. Oddly enough, Apple only markets depth around two meters. But to achieve the IP68 index, the devices must comply with the requirement of 32 yards.
Camera, SIM cards and more
Apple has improved the technology of the new Xs and Xs Max. . They incorporate a higher quality image signal processor on the A12 chip, an enhanced quad-LED true tone flash, and smarter camera technology for better bokeh when taking portraits. Both models still feature the dual-lens system, with f / 1.8 and f / 2.2 apertures respectively on wide lenses and telephoto lenses.
A new depth control function allows to adjust the depth of field] after taking your picture. Meanwhile, Smart HDR seems to be lagging behind for better exposures with fewer inconsistencies. The iPhone Xs uses the same impressive OLED screen as the latest version. In addition, both models come with the Gorilla Glass 5 for displays twice as hard as last year 's model.
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as Series 3 Series 4 is available in GPS and Cellular versions for $ 399 and $ 499 respectively. If you opt for the cellular version, make sure you know what your carrier will charge for including it in your package.
announced at WWDC Apple Watch Series 4 now.. It includes features such as enhanced activity tracking, the Apple Podcasts app, a new walkie-talkie feature, improved Siri integration, and more. You can pre-order the
iOS 12, MacOS Mojave and tvOS 12
Operating systems macOS and tvOS now have official release dates:
iOS 12: Available September 17th.
macOS Mojave: Available September 24th.
watchOS 5: Available September 17th.
tvOS 12: Available September 17th.
What We Did not See
The Apple AirPower Wireless Charging Station (announced a year ago) and a revised version of AirPods were blatantly omitted. No AirPods 2 also did not mean new Beats wireless headphones, although the rumor points to the end of 2018 as the release date for all these products.
to buy new Apple equipment at the right time!