iPhone XS specs vs. X, XR, XS Max: What's the same and different
See how Apple's latest iPhones compare with the original iPhone X, spec by spec.
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iPhone XS Max
are updates to 2017's iPhone X, 8 and
. The iPhone XS retains the familiar design of the iPhone X, including a 5.8-inch OLED display and stainless-steel sides.
also offers a larger version of the XS with a 6.5-inch OLED display called the iPhone XS Max.
The iPhone XS and XS Max come in silver, space gray and gold. Apple opted for more of a straw-colored gold this time than on previous gold iPhone models, which skewed closer to copper.
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Then there's the iPhone XR, which has a 6.1-inch LCD display and an aluminum and glass body instead of the stainless steel and glass of the XS and XS Max. The iPhone XR comes in white, black, coral, yellow, blue and red (Product Red) and costs $749, £749 or AU$1,229. That's $50, £50 or AU$150 more than the
cost when it launched in 2017. The XR's colors are a callback to the iPhone 5C.