Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

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However, the XS Max still sports two batteries.

At a large Apple store in Omotesando, one of the trendiest areas in Tokyo, staff high-fived around 250 people who had waited in the rain when the doors opened at 8 a.m.

'I always like to get a new bit of tech and flash it around the office a little bit'.

Soon after the new Apple iPhones were launched, one of the most-discussed issues was the pricing of the new phones.

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Cook, while speaking during an interview at ABC's "Good Morning America" show, said that "it's the most advanced iPhone we've ever done" and that it replaces every other gadget consumers might need.

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Apple's new flagships started flying off UAE shelves on Friday, with a familiar face once again kicking off sales. Additionally, Apple has also partnered with e-commerce portal Flipkart, and customers can place pre-orders for the various iPhone XS models starting at 12:01 AM. But that's for a phone priced at $699, well below either the iPhone XS Max or the $999 iPhone XS. The iPhone XS sports a slightly downgraded battery from the iPhone X, a 10.13 Wh battery (2,659 mAh at 3.81 V) versus 10.35 Wh (2716 mAh at 3.81 V).

Digicape, South Africa's largest independent Apple retailer, have announced their prices, so let's start with the iPhones.

The A12 Bionic chip was designed in house by Apple to take advantage of the neural network processing of artificial intelligence.

A new Pixel phone from Google is expected to arrive October 9 that might make Apple people jealous. It has a 6.4-inch screen, a stylus, an iris reader, and even the ability to plug in a keyboard, mouse and desktop-sized monitor. Apple iPhone XS with its IP68 rating can be submerged in fresh water up to two meters for 30 minutes.

The smartphones also come with dual-SIM capabilities, with the second slot using an eSIM - although this will not be available in the UAE for now.

The iPhone X looks nearly identical to the newest stuff, so no one will really know.