Now you might be wondering why we’re covering the iPhone XS and XS Max, this is a gaming blog after all, but you forget, the iPhones are one of the most popular mobile gaming consoles on the planet! According to a Statista report in July of 2018, the App Store has 811+ Games, the PS4 and Xbox have 1814 and 1724 respectively as of writing this.
They will be available to purchase on the 21 of SeptemberThey XS will cost $999 and the XS Max will cost $1099, they are will be available on all major US carriers,
With the top 4 major chargers here are the prices if you want to pay over time. (if you have all the money to pay outright, can we be friends? =D )

AT&T

iPhone Xs

  • 64GB – $41.63 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $47.88 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $56.21 per month for 24 months

iPhone Xs Max:

  • 64GB – $45.08 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $52.05 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $60.38 per month for 24 months

Sprint

iPhone Xs

  • 64GB – $41.62 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $47.87 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $56.20 per month for 24 months

iPhone Xs Max:

  • 64GB – $45.79 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $52.04 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $60.37 per month for 24 months

T-Mobile

iPhone Xs: 

  • 64GB – $279.99 down payment
  • $30 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $429.99 down payment
  • $30 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $629.99 downpayment
  • $30 per month for 24 months

iPhone Xs Max:

  • 64GB – $379.99 down payment
  • $30 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $529.99 down payment
  • $30 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $729.99 downpayment
  • $30 per month for 24 months

Verizon

iPhone Xs

  • 64GB – $41.66 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $47.88 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $56.21 per month for 24 months

iPhone Xs Max:

  • 64GB – $45.83 per month for 24 months
  • 256GB – $51.88 per month for 24 months
  • 512GB – $60.36 per month for 24 months

In this Blog Post were only going to focus on the stuff that gamers like myself care about!


A12 Bionic Chip.

Apple has been using their own designed SoC for a long time now since the iPhone 4s and they are powerful, the new A12 Bionic chip according to Apple is the most powerful processor in a smartphone.

CPU

The CPU a 6 core, 2 Performance that are up to 15% more powerful compared to last years A11 Bionic, and 4 Efficiency Cores, that are up to 50% less power hungry, then last years A11 Bionic Efficiency cores.

GPU

The A12 Bionic’s GPU is 4 cores, that are up to 50% faster compared to the A11 Bionics, and it is also Metal 2 optimized!

Neural Engine

New the A series of processors is the neural engine, this chip is an 8 core built for on-device machine learning, it can compute 5 TRILLION operations a second. and is 9x faster at running Core ML task then the A11 Bionic.
Graphic intensive games like Epic’s Fortnite and Bethesda’s Blade should run silky smooth on those phones!


The Displays

These screens are the MOST accurate colored display according to Apple, have a contrast ratio is 1,000,000 to 1, support HDR 10, have True Tone.

XS

The iPhone XS has a 5.8″ Super Retina OLED display, with a resolution of 2436 by 1125 with a PPI of 458

XS Max

The iPhone XS has a 6.5″ Super Retina OLED display, with a resolution of 2688 by 1242 with a PPI of 458


The Camera

The Camera in the iPhone XS and XS Max are all new in the iPhone XS and XS Max. Dial 12MP rear cameras, a f/1.8 wide-angle lens, and a f/2.4 telephoto lens, they both have Optical Image Stabilization.


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