Apple unveils Watch with larger-display and FDA-approved EKG reader

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The iPhone XS comes with a 5.8-inch display while iPhone XS Max comes with a 6.5-inch display.

According to, the sitemap revealed that the upcoming watch will come in 40mm and 44mm size options, but also hinted that Apple will be doing away with numbers in its naming strategy for the new smartwatch, much like it appears to be doing with its phone lineup.

The iPhone XR also sports the same Face ID tech as the iPhone XS.

Apple's brand-new iPhone XS Max - unveiled on Wednesday - is super-sized in more ways than one.

Despite being thinner you'll be pleased to know that the new Series 4 supports all the previous Apple Watch bands so at least you won't have to spend a fortune on new straps.

Creative Strategies analyst Carolina Milanesi said some iPhone buyers might hold off buying Apple's most expensive smartphone this year, with a survey of 955 smartphone users finding fewer than one in five would have paid for a bigger version of the iPhone X. Instead of the impressive IP68 dust and water resistance rating that the XS range has, the iPhone XR will only have IP67, which is an global scale judging how water or dust resistant something is.

That combination of price, design, and features could make it popular with Apple fans who have been holding on to ageing phones. But in the 7, 8 and X iPhones (as well as the 7 Plus and 8 Plus), the company had included a tiny adapter that let you use the phone's Lightning port with 3.5mm wired headphones.

While you it looks like you can use older cases with the iPhone XS, that hasn't stopped companies - including Apple itself - from releasing new cases for the iPhone XS anyways.

It has a larger screen and a built-in heart sensor that the company said can detect irregular heart rates and perform an electrocardiogram.

Apple has given the A12 bionic processor in both of these smartphones, which is a six-core chipset.

Apple stated that the iPhone XS will give you 30 minutes longer in your day than iPhone X thanks to an improved battery.

The camera system also boasts optical image stabilisation, a flood illuminator, an ambient light sensor and comes offering the wildly popular Portrait Mode.

This even-bigger iPhone, which will be available on 21 September in the United States, with orders open the week before, represents Apple's attempt to feed consumers' appetite for increasingly larger screens as they rely on smartphones to watch and record video, as well as take photos wherever they are.

Another new feature that has been introduced to Series 4 is the ability to detect a fall.

Also featuring an all-screen design, it actually has a larger screen than the iPhone XS, coming up to 6.1-inches. The cheaper iPhone XRs will be available to pre-order on Oct 19 and will be in stores starting Oct 26.

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