Sep 12, 2018 - Technology

Hands-on with the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xr

Ina Fried
The iPhone Xs

The iPhone Xs. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios

The iPhone Xs may not look much different than the iPhone X, but under the hood there are several changes that make it more powerful than its predecessor — a faster processor, more capable camera, and more. In a hands-on video, we get a glimpse of the just-announced device, as well as the lower-cost iPhone Xr.

The bottom line: The details of the devices were largely as expected, but some impressive camera tricks could push some purchasers toward the iPhone Xs, while the lower-cost iPhone Xr will move the previously high-end-only Face ID closer to the mainstream.

Read our full coverage of Apple's iPhone and Watch announcements.

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