Monday, 24 September, 2018

As Apple launches new iPhones, here are flagships it may have discontinued

Apple ditches dongles for older iPhones too Apple doesn't think you deserve a $9 headphone dongle with your $1000 iPhone
Sandy Mccarthy | 15 September, 2018, 21:13

The iPhone Xs and Xs Max will be available in Australia from next Friday September 21st, but you can pre-order them right now.

Apple is amplifying its war against the 3.5mm audio jack by no longer including an adapter with its older iPhone models. The 6.5-inch iPhone looks wonderful and one could be yours within days. Also, prepare all your details before the pre-order launch such as credit card and carrier details in case you are no ordering the unlocked iPhone Xs. The iPhone XR won't be available until October 26, with preorders opening up one week before that.

Do you even know what an iPhone Xs is (or how to pronounce it)?

Of course, it's a quick breakdown of the top features from the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max.

Apple launches preorders for new iPhones and watches, some quickly sell out
As Apple iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max pre-orders have begun in the U.S. now, after the phones were revealed globally on September 12. For those hanging on to an old set of favorite headphones, Apple AAPL -1.14% has a message for you: Two years is long enough.

Apple also used the event to announce the Apple Watch Series 4, which will feature improved cellular connectivity, a larger screen, more powerful processing capabilities and several health-tracking features.

The best offer with O2 has the Max with a 100GB data allowance costing £65 a month, plus UL minutes/texts with an upfront cost of £104.99.

This new T-Mobile deal applies to iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and is available all new and existing customers, who add one line of service and get their new iPhones on T-Mobile's interest-free installment plan.

Use the drop-down menus and sliders below to find the ideal contract plan for you. If you're hoping for a new phone, but not sure how you can justify it in your budget, the Times has some good ideas about saving on an upgrade. Wearables, AI, augmented reality and smart home devices are coming into their own, and Apple is certainly an important player to keep an eye on in these spaces if you care about the future of tech.

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