iPhone XS and XS Max review

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  • Published on:  9/18/2018
  • Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max are familiar territory with two key updates: a faster processor and an upgraded camera. Oh, and the XS Max has the largest screen ever found on an iPhone. But is that enough to justify the very high cost of the best iPhones you can buy?

    Correction: Nilay misspoke! The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5-inch display, not 6.8. The XS has a 5.8, and the XR has a 6.1.

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  • The Verge (Sep 18, 2018)

    I misspoke! The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5-inch display, not 6.8. The XS has a 5.8, and the XR has a 6.1. — Nilay

  • C00l5c0rpi0n (May 12, 2019)

    +Galaxy Koala Agreed but they can easily do a quality check before uploading the video right especially with them being so popular

  • Galaxy Koala (May 12, 2019)

    +C00l5c0rpi0n im assuming they realised this after they posted the video. Btw you cant really add in clips after its uploaded so

  • Valentine (Sep 19, 2018)

    Why am I watching this? I'm freaking poor?😂

  • regina anglada  (May 14, 2019)

    Lol

  • Maneo Divwe (May 2, 2019)

    Me too

  • Shawn Brewington (Sep 19, 2018)

    Funny how after about a month of usage, all these lil specs won't even matter to most users...

  • Stephanie Johns (Dec 30, 2018)

    Chris Hansen I didn’t mean gaming gaming just meant to play adventure games like hotel translavania run, the widen screen really helps

  • Chris Hansen (Dec 29, 2018)

    +Stephanie Johns gaming on your phone.. yea right. Thats already a big no no.

  • aLeX11272423 (Sep 23, 2018)

    “That’s 2 swipes for one thing” first world problems. What ever will we do

  • Y. (Apr 6, 2019)

    +Prabhu Khairnar exactly

  • Prabhu Khairnar (Apr 6, 2019)

    It's such an expensive phone from a trillion dollar company. You'd expect them to not have these little annoyances. It's called capitalism, get used to it.

  • Paulrissa (Sep 21, 2018)

    I actually prefer the XS photos to the Pixel. I think this is another thing that comes down to personal preference.

  • Suraj (Sep 18, 2018)

    Why am I watching this even tho I can't afford these phones? 🤔

  • Mock z (Sep 19, 2018)

    Lay of the lean and maybe you will

  • John Mcclane (Sep 19, 2018)

    +Prince Risen what about nano technology or micro or hologram and invisible phone

  • Joza Diosa (Oct 28, 2018)

    I'm still wondering why there's no iPhone 9?

  • Twisted Melody (May 12, 2019)

    Zahra Almosawi please no

  • bon bon (Mar 27, 2019)

    Relph 84 u just poor

  • L F (Sep 21, 2018)

    not gonna throw money away my iphone 7 still works just fine

  • Razor_is_Realistic Lucky (May 12, 2019)

    yeah true an also iPhone7 is the best check out thisiPhone 2007 less storageiPhone 3g and 3gs added video an 3g onlyiPhone 4 and 4s facetime an hey siriiPhone 5 5c 5s 4inch added and touch fingerprint 8mpiPhone6 and 6plus bigger screens onlyiPhone 6s and 6splus 3D touch Retina HD display 1.2mp selfieyour iPhone 7 as this 12mp isight, water resistant, true tone, glass design, 7mp selfie, 3D Touch, black colours is just like having the xsiPhone 8 glass back no Improvement an wireless chargingiPh...

  • Twisted Melody (May 12, 2019)

    L F my ma still uses her iPhone 7 max. If offered to give her an iPhone X and she refuses lol.

  • Mark O'Cain (Sep 20, 2018)

    We've reached 'peak' Apple.... nothing satisfies now. I'm still on the iPhone 6 Plus and will be until Apple comes out with something impressive enough to justify the price. This hasn't been th case for me for the last 4 years.

  • Devin Caudle (May 7, 2019)

    Mark O'Cain I upgraded from the iPhone 7 to the XS max. It’s definitely worth the upgrade, like not even worth trying to debate that it isn’t. It’s even a huge upgrade from an 8+ to a XS. I feel that apple really finally stepped it up and caught up with modern design and competition when they came out with the regular X last year. The XS just hones everything right on the X, and makes it that much better. I have always like androids and iPhones equally. I’m not biased to either. I was going to get a s1...

  • JAYAKRISHNAN H (Sep 22, 2018)

    In India it costs 1500$ for XS base variant and 1900$ for 512GBIt's not luxury. It's madness.

  • Twisted Melody (May 12, 2019)

    Holy hell...it’s bad enough I spent $1500 for the max but I could never imagine spending 2 grand on a phone....4 months later. Yes I’d like to buy your iPhone 12 XlRHD for $2299 please.