Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max first sale today: Details here
Apple's latest flagships, the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, will go on sale in India today via several online and offline channels starting 6pm. Both the new iPhones, only different in screen sizes, come in three storage variants of 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB and are offered in Silver, Gold, and Space Gray color options. Here's everything to know about the sale.
Pricing of iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max
The iPhone Xs starts at Rs. 99,900 for the 64GB base variant. The mid-variant with 256GB storage is priced at Rs. 1,14,900 and the top-end 512GB storage model costs Rs. 1,34,900. Likewise, the iPhone Xs Max costs Rs. 1,09,900 for the 64GB model. Further, the 256GB and 512GB storage models are priced at Rs. 1,24,900 and Rs. 1,44,900, respectively.
Offers and deals
Flipkart is offering up to Rs. 13,500 discount as part of an exchange offer along with EMI options starting at Rs. 4,149 per month. Further, Airtel is giving 5% cashback on Axis and CITI Bank credit cards on 12/24 months EMI options. Similarly, IndiaiStore.com is also offering the new iPhones on EMI options along with 5% cashback to Axis and CITI Bank credit cardholders.
These new iPhones will also be available via offline channels
Apple's India distributors Ingram Micro and Redington have announced that both the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max variants will available at over 5,500 retail locations including Apple authorized resellers across India.
A look at the specifications of iPhone Xs, Xs Max
The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max feature 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch OLED Super Retina display, respectively. The Super Retina display, which now offers 60% greater dynamic range of colors, has a 458ppi of pixel density. Further, the new display also gets support for HDR 10, Dolby Vision, 120Hz touch sensitive, and 3D Touch.
Under the hood
Both the new iPhones are powered by the 7nm A12 Bionic chip which has a 6-core CPU, a 4-core GPU and comes paired with an Apple-designed Neural Engine. Notably, these iPhones come in 64GB/256GB/512GB storage options, run iOS 12, and support dual-SIMs (physical SIM + e-SIM). Further, both iPhone Xs and Xs Max offer slightly more battery life than the iPhone X.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
Both the iPhone Xs and Xs Max feature a dual rear camera setup but with improved optics, Smart HDR and efficient image processing. The setup has a 12MP (f/1.8) wide-angle camera with OIS, 1.4-micron pixels, paired with a 12MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens with OIS and 2x optical zoom. Up front, both the flagships sport a 7MP TrueDepth camera with an f/2.2 aperture.