Published: Fri, September 14, 2018
Electronics | By Kelly Massey

New iPhones Are Coming

New iPhones Are Coming

(For a while, we used the icky word "phablet"- for part-phone part-tablet - to describe them.) But now Apple's largest bests even Samsung's Note 9, which measures 6.4 inches. Even a new version of the Apple Watch, called Series 4, has a 30 percent larger screen, making it fit even more information.

The current version of Apple Watch is the most popular watch in the world, according to Cook.

Apple also showed off an upgrade to its 3-year-old smartwatch.

The analyst expected the line-up to be a hit, pushing up the average selling price of Apple smartphones.

Worldwide, about 48 million smartwatches are expected to be sold this year, compared with almost 1.9 billion phones, according to the research firm Gartner.

Two years later, Apple called its watch "the ultimate device for a healthy life", emphasizing water resistance for swimmers and built-in Global Positioning System for tracking runs or cycling workouts. In February, the company announced that the watch would track skiing and snowboarding runs, including data on speed and vertical descent. (It probably doesn't help that it's running the iOS 12 beta which, while good, still packs some odd, non-final behaviors.) We're only just getting started testing these devices, so stick around - we'll update this story with more nuanced impressions and a live video very soon.

I tested the new Watch for only a few minutes in a controlled environment, so I was not able to test whether the heart rate sensors had been improved or if the fall detection really worked, but I can confirm the hardware improvements are legitimate and welcome.

EKGs are important tests of heart health and typically require a visit to the doctor. "Having pioneered the technology on the iPad and Watch, it was only a matter of time before Apple brought it to the iPhone", says Ben Wood, chief of research at CCS Insight.

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Apple launched the iPhone X previous year, and for the first time in more than a decade sales did not go as well as analysts had anticipated. For folks who follow Apple's naming conventions: It's an "S" upgrade, Apple's every-other-year cycle for big new launches. The three smartphones look almost identical, though they differ in some key areas.

"Looking for the next wave, Apple is clearly expanding into augmented reality and wearables with the Apple Watch and AirPods wireless headphones", the firm said.

Bloomberg reported in June that Apple engineers were encountering problems such as overheating while developing AirPower.

What's sure to be a fan favourite is the addition of a dual-SIM setup, which gives users the option of having two different numbers or plans on an iPhone for the first time. Yet despite this, the iPhone XR can manage to pull of portrait mode, previously only available in iPhone's with two cameras. the full name for this feature in the new iPhones is Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control.

Only certain Apple Watch models support cellular calls, but those that don't can still make emergency calls when near a paired iPhone or Wi-Fi service.

The feature is available immediately worldwide and will turn on automatically for users 65 and over. Younger people can activate it in the settings.

But the Apple Watch still lacks one feature found in rival wrist gadgets: the ability to analyze sleep quality. Though the company didn't specify what exactly that means, it did say the XR will last "up to" an hour and a half longer than the iPhone 8 Plus on a single charge.

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