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Apple offers a range of iPhones, from $450 to $1,100

6 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Apple's new iPhone XR has most of the features found in the top-of-the-line iPhone XS Max, but not its $1,100 price tag. The XR offers the right trade-offs for just $750.
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IPhone XS and XR selfie problems addressed in iOS 12.1

IPhone XS and XR selfie problems addressed in iOS 12.1

6 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

If you've noticed that the camera on your iPhone XS has been applying what feels like a beauty filter to your selfies, you definitely aren't alone. Many users have made similar complaints since the launch of the iPhone XS, and it seems that the soon-to-be-released iPhone XR isn't immune from this problem either. The good news is that it doesn't...
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So. iPhone XR or iPhone XS / SX Max: which would you buy?

So. iPhone XR or iPhone XS / SX Max: which would you buy?

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Now that all three 2018 iPhones are available (OK, the XR is still in the pre-order stage), those who held out on a new iPhone purchase will finally need to make their choice... A choice between the $999+ iPhone XS or XS Max and the “cheaper” iPhone XR.
Turns out, the XR doesn't cut that many corners. You lose 3D Touch, but that's a feature that many have called useless for years. You lose a telephoto lens, but is it really that important? And you get an LCD panel with a 326 pixels per inch density, which is not as fancy as the new OLED panels on the XS models.
But hey, the processor ...
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Apple is reportedly planning to fix the 'beautygate' effect, which automatically smooths out selfies on the new iPhones

Apple is reportedly planning to fix the 'beautygate' effect, which automatically smooths out selfies on the new iPhones

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple will reportedly fixing the excessive camera smoothing effect that users reported with the iPhone XS.
The controversy was dubbed "beautygate" by iPhone XS users.
Reviewers are now noticing that the iPhone XR is producing similar selfies, where facial details and imperfections are smoothed out.
The fix is coming in the upcoming version of iOS, iOS 12.1.
Apple is reportedly planning to fix the excessive photo smoothing effect from the iPhone XS and iPhone XR phones in an upcoming version of iOS, according to The Verge's review of the iPhone XR.
The selfie smoothing controversy, dubbed...
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Apple to fix iPhone XS selfie smoothing with iOS 12.1 - CNET

6 monthes ago   |   By CNET

After the beauty-gate brouhaha, Apple's tweaking the Smart HDR algorithm for selfies in the forthcoming update to iOS.
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Apple will fix the iPhone XS' problematic ‘beauty filter' in iOS 12.1

Apple will fix the iPhone XS' problematic ‘beauty filter' in iOS 12.1

6 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Apple caught a lot of flak for the way selfies from the new iPhone XS range of handsets looked, because it seemed like the devices were applying a ‘beauty filter' with no way to turn it off. The Verge reports that Apple will fix it soon enough with a software update in iOS 12.1. You can see an example in the image above: The picture on the left is from a OnePlus 5T, and the one on the right is from the iPhone XS. While a designer behind the camera app Halide previously explained that the skin smoothening was due...
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Top 5 best gaming phones for less than £400

6 monthes ago   |   By Pocket Gamer

Flagship phones are getting crazy expensive. Our current top pick for a money-no-object gaming phone is the iPhone XS Max, with a starting price of £1,100.
Most normal people simply aren't prepared to drop that sort of money on a fragile device that will be due for replacement in just two years. That's gaming PC or 4K TV money....
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IOS 12.1 will improve selfie quality on iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr

6 monthes ago   |   By Pocketnow

When Apple will release iOS 12.1, it will fix the issue when selfie pictures are blurred and soft on the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr.
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IPhone XR review roundup: Lower price with no big compromises

IPhone XR review roundup: Lower price with no big compromises

6 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Come Friday, the iPhone XR launches in stores and preordered units ship to early buyers in what will likely be another successful iPhone launch for Apple. The iPhone XR is essentially an iPhone XS version that makes a few minor compromises when it comes to screen and camera specs. But other than that, the iPhone XR will deliver the same experience as the iPhone XS phones, including the speedy performance the Pixel 3 and other Android flagships can only dream of.
If you're still unsure whether to get the iPhone XR over the XS or any Android phone, then you should check out the first iPhone...
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IPhone XR Battery Life: The Best Reason to Get It

IPhone XR Battery Life: The Best Reason to Get It

6 monthes ago   |   By Tom's Guide

The iPhone XR lasts a lot longer on the charge than the more expensive iPhone XS and XS Max.
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Apple iPhone XR review

Apple iPhone XR review

6 monthes ago   |   By GSMArena

The iPhone XR is the third iPhone to be launched this year, after the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max. While the two iPhone XS models are nearly identical save for the size, the iPhone XR is a significant departure for the iPhone X series and possibly a new chapter going forward.
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Apple has a 'Beautygate' fix in the works for your iPhone XS, rolling out soon in iOS 12.1

Apple has a 'Beautygate' fix in the works for your iPhone XS, rolling out soon in iOS 12.1

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

When Apple unveiled the iPhone XS and XS Max, future buyers of the company's priciest mobile devices to date were promised significant camera performance upgrades and neat new photography tricks like Smart HDR and dynamic depth of field.
The single front-facing shooter, while nowhere near as aggressively promoted as the dual rear cam system, was also supposed to gain a number of big improvements, including that aforementioned Depth Control feature for adjusting the blur of your Portrait mode selfies.
But iPhone XS and XS Max owners never signed up for what many described as ...
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IOS 12.1 will improve selfie quality on the iPhone XS and XR

IOS 12.1 will improve selfie quality on the iPhone XS and XR

6 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Ever since the iPhone XS came out, there's been criticism of its front camera - specifically, that it overly smooths skin. This, of course, was dubbed “Beautygate” in reference to Samsung-style beautification filters, which Apple has always insisted it doesn't use.
Whatever the case, it was definitely there, but now it's going away: during our iPhone XR review, Apple told me that iOS 12.1 will fix a bug in its smart HDR camera system that resulted in smoother-looking photos taken by the front camera on the iPhone XS and XR.
A tweak to Smart HDR will result in selfies with more...
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