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iPhone XS features a 5.8-inch Super Retina display with a custom-built OLED panel for HDR with remarkable brightness.1 Advanced Face ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone and log in to apps with just a glance. The A12 Bionic chip uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality (AR), and more. A 12MP dual-camera system with Portrait Lighting, enhanced bokeh, and Depth Control for studio-quality portraits. And a water-resistant design.2
|Size (inches)3||5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30|
|Super Retina HD display1||The iPhone XS display has rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.8 inches diagonally (actual viewable area is less).|
|Display size (inches)1||5.8‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED Multi‑Touch HDR display|
|Resolution (pixels)||2436-by-1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi|
|Contrast ratio (typical)||1,000,000:1|
|Splash, water, and dust resistant2||Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529|
|More details||True Tone display, Wide color display (P3), 3D Touch, 625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical), Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously|
|Rear-facing camera||12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras, with dual optical image stabilization and quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync|
|Aperture||Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture, Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture|
|Zoom||2x optical zoom, digital zoom up to 10x|
|More rear-facing camera details||Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), Six‑element lens, Panorama (up to 63MP), Sapphire crystal lens cover, Backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to focus with Focus Pixels, Smart HDR for photos, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Local tone mapping, Advanced red-eye correction, Exposure control, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, Timer mode, Photo geotagging, Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG|
|Live video capture||4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps|
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
|Video zoom||2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 6x|
|More video details||Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, Optical image stabilization for video, Quad-LED True Tone flash, Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, Time‑lapse video with stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p), Continuous autofocus video, Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video, Playback zoom, Video geotagging, Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264, Stereo recording|
|TrueDepth camera||7MP camera with Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), Animoji and Memoji, ƒ/2.2 aperture, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, Smart HDR for photos, Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p), Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Retina Flash, Backside illumination sensor, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, Exposure control, Timer mode|
|Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery|
|Talk time (hours)||Up to 204|
|Wireless audio playback time (hours)||Up to 604|
|Wireless video playback time (hours)||Up to 144|
|Internet use (hours)||Up to 124|
|Wireless charging capable||Works with Qi chargers5|
|Fast charging capable||Up to 50% charge 30 minutes6|
|Chipset||A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine|
|Internal memory storage7||Up to 64GB, 256GB, or 512GB|
Subject to change based on future operating system updates
|Face ID||Enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition|
|Apple Pay®8||Pay with your iPhone using Face ID in stores, within apps, and on the web|
Send and receive money in Messages
Complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac
|Siri®9||Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more|
Get intelligent suggestions on your Lock screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType, and more
Activate hands-free with only your voice using "Hey Siri"
Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps
|5G Evolution Capable||The first step on our path towards 5G, enables faster speeds on our existing LTE network. For more info, visit att.com/5gevolution.|
|FDD‑LTE||Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71|
|TD‑LTE||Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46|
|UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA||850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz|
|GSM/EDGE||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|Voice over LTE (VoLTE)10|
|Wi-Fi connectivity||802.11ac Wi‑Fi with 2x2 MIMO|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||NFC with reader mode|
|Wireless emergency alerts (CMAS) capable|
|SIM type||Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM)11|
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
|Built-in apps||Camera, Photos, Health, Messages, Phone, FaceTime®12, Mail, Music, Wallet, Safari®, Maps, Siri®, Calendar, iTunes Store®, App Store®, Notes, News, Contacts, iBooks®, Home, Weather, Reminders, Clock, TV, Stocks, Calculator, Voice Memos,|
|Free apps from Apple||iMovie®, Pages®, Keynote®, Numbers®, iTunes U®, GarageBand®, Apple Store®, Trailers, Apple TV® Remote, iTunes® Remote, Music Memos, Clips, Shortcuts|
|Sensors||Face ID, barometer, three-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light|
|Mail attachment support||.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics; .usdz (USDZ Universal)|
|Supported music formats||Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)|
|Streaming radio||Apple Music®|
|Create music playlists|
|Hearing Aid (HAC) rating||M3,T3|
|More details||Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone XS. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can fully enjoy the world’s most personal device.|
Features include: VoiceOver, Zoom, Magnifier, RTT and TTY support, Siri and Dictation, Type to Siri, Switch Control, Closed Captions, AssistiveTouch, Speak Screen
1 The display has rounded corners. When measured as a rectangle, the iPhone XS screen is 5.85 inches diagonally and the iPhone XS Max screen is 6.46 inches diagonally. Actual viewable area is less.
2 iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are splash, water, and dust resistant and were tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP68 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes). Splash, water, and dust resistance are not permanent conditions, and resistance might decrease as a result of normal wear. Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions. Liquid damage not covered under warranty.
3 Size and weight vary by configuration and manufacturing process.
4 All battery claims depend on network configuration and many other factors; actual results will vary. Battery has limited recharge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced by Apple service provider. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. See www.apple.com/batteries and www.apple.com/iphone/battery.html for more information.
5 Qi wireless chargers sold separately.
6 Testing conducted by Apple in August 2018 using preproduction iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max units and software and accessory Apple USB-C Power Adapters (30W Model A1882 and 87W Model A1719). Fast-charge testing conducted with drained iPhone units. Charge time varies with environmental factors; actual results will vary.
7 Available space is less and varies due to many factors. A standard configuration uses approximately 10GB to 12GB of space (including iOS and preinstalled apps) depending on the model and settings. Preinstalled apps use about 4GB, and you can delete these apps and restore them.
8 Apple Pay is not available in all markets. For a list of Apple Pay countries and regions, see www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/#apple-pay.
9 Siri may not be available in all languages or in all areas, and features may vary by area. Internet access required. Cellular data charges may apply.
10 Data plan required. Gigabit-class LTE, LTE Advanced, LTE, VoLTE, and Wi-Fi calling are available in select markets and through select carriers. Speeds are based on theoretical throughput and vary based on site conditions and carrier. For details on LTE support, contact AT&T and see www.apple.com/iphone/LTE.
11 Use of eSIM requires a wireless service plan (which may include restrictions on switching service providers and roaming, even after contract expiration). Not all carriers support eSIM. Use of eSIM in iPhone may be disabled when purchased from some carriers. See your carrier for details. To learn more, visit https://support.apple.com/kb/HT209044.
12 FaceTime calling requires a FaceTime-enabled device for the caller and recipient and a Wi-Fi connection. Availability over a cellular network depends on carrier policies; data charges may apply.
Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas.
4G LTE not available everywhere. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.
All talk, data, and standby times depend on network configuration.