IPhone XR in 2 minutes: All you need to know

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The XR on the surface looks every bit as nice as the XS and XS Max, but upon closer inspection in my hand I could spot the areas in which Apple compromised for cost reasons.

The company claims that Face ID could be used for a host of things such as unlocking applications, paying for shopping in stores and even paying for cab rides using Apple Pay.

However, that's not all. While last year's premium priced iPhone X helped boost the company's smartphone revenue, the stagnating unit sales are holding back the company's overall growth, and have led to declining market share.

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While it appears that Apple is cutting corners with the display, the iPhone XR is packing similar top notch hardware as the iPhone XS.

You can pre-order it in the United Kingdom on the 14 September and then it's available to buy in-store on the 21st September. The front camera is the same as the iPhone XS with a 7MP f/2.2 TrueDepth camera that also supports Portrait Mode and Animoji.

And while Apple has dropped the home button in place of facial recognition, it also quietly removed one other thing: the included headphone adapter. The 6.1-inch features a bright LCD screen and comes in a variety of colors, including white, black, blue, coral and red.

The price of iPhone Xs and Xs Max will be according to its storage capacity as it is offered in 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB configurations.

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Apart from unveiling the latest iPhone Xs range and the iPhone Xr, Apple also announced its next generation smartwatch, the Apple Watch 4.

When Apple introduced the iPhone X a year ago at a starting price of $999, some analysts were sceptical that people would pay so much. These include silver, gold and space grey.

The high-end iPhone X is getting an upgrade and new size options: a 5.8-inch iPhone XS ($999) and the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max ($1,099).

The XR features numerous same specifications as the XS duo but has only a single rear camera, an LCD screen - unlike the XS' OLED - and starts at £749 when it goes on sale in October.

Both also get IP68 dust and water protection ratings, so they are waterproof up to a maximum depth of 2 metres for as much as 30 minutes. The XR has a 6.1-inch screen, which lands it right between the XS and XS Max in terms of size.

Moving to the camera, both the iPhones will have two 12-MP cameras one of which will be a telephoto lens and the other will be a wide-angle lens.

Dual rear camera is provided in iPhone XS and XS Max.

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