To make room for three new iPhone models -- the-- Apple will no longer sell the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, iPhone SE and iPhone X.
for the new iPhones (see the chart below), but those looking for an iPhone bargain can still get the and from Apple, starting at $449 and $599 respectively.
Thearrived in March 2016 as a lower-priced alternative to the iPhone 6S with similar performance and the same camera, but packed into an old iPhone 5S body. The had improved performance thanks to a new processor, as well as faster wireless and a quicker Touch ID sensor. But the came in and improved on all of that and then some.
Although these models are no longer being sold by Apple, you should be able to find them for the time being from carriers and at retail until they're sold through. And there is at least one good reason to still consider them, besides the lower prices: The iPhone 6S, 6S Plus and SE were.
iPhone 2018 pricing
||iPhone XR||iPhone XS||iPhone XS Max|
|Display size||6.1 inches||5.8 inches||6.5 inches|
|Display type||Liquid Retina (LCD)||OLED||OLED|
While it's really not a surprise to see these older models go, the disappearance of theis a bit of a shock.
Instead of keeping it around as a step-down model, it seems Apple has decided to drop it altogether from its site. Like the others, you'll still be able to find the iPhone X through carriers and at retail, but with similar pricing on the new models, I'm not sure why you would. Congratulations iPhone X users, you officially own a relic.
: Our exhaustive roundup.
: Apple's three new iPhones start at $749.
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