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Apple iPhone XS 256GB

Apple iPhone XS 256GB

Apple iPhone XS 256GB is a flagship smartphone from 2018 that was released together with iPhone XS Max. This unit features almost the same specs profile with the Max variant, except in some few areas. It features a smaller 5.8 inch Display with 1125p resolution, Dolby Vision & HDR10 enabled. It runs on iOS v12 with Apple A12 Bionic chipset, 4GB RAM and has 512GB internal storage. This unit is also available in a cheaper variant of 64GB. iPhone XS 256GB comes with dual SIM that includes a plastic nano SIM & e-SIM. It also features the same camera set-up as the Max variant, which includes a dual 12+12megapixels rear camera with a single 7MP selfie shooter. This phone has IP68 certified for dust & water resistant, a face ID scanner and no 3.5mm headphone jack. It is powered by a 2658mAh battery with support for fast wired & wireless charging. Other popular iPhone smartphones from Apple include iPhone XR, iPhone 8 Plus & iPhone X

Apple iPhone XS 256GB

Apple iPhone XS 256GB Specifications Summary

  • 4GB RAM
  • Apple A12 Bionic
  • 2658mAh battery
  • 512GB internal storage
  • 5.8 inches display
  • 12MP + 12MP rear cameras, 7MP front
  • iOS v12, upgradable to iOS v12.1.3
  • Dual SIM

Apple iPhone XS 256GB Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 120,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Apple iPhone XS 256GB

Introduction & Design

Apple iPhone XS 256GB is a high-end smartphone introduced by Apple in September, 2018. This device comes with the same body design and looks as the iPhone XS Max. It also features several specs similarities from its powerful chipset, camera profile and the face ID scanner. The major different between the two units is that iPhone XS offers a smaller display size and battery capacity. This unit features a premium body design and material. It is designed with a stainless steel frame that is sandwiched with glass panels. The device is also IP68 certified against water and dust.

Performance & Camera

User can expect top-notch performances with iPhone XS 256GB as it is armed with a 2.5GHz Hexa-core Apple A12 Bionic chipset & 4GB of RAM space. This device comes with a processor taunted as the most efficient & powerful in the industry. Thus, you can expect a smooth & lag-free performance experience. For imaging, this unit is also well taken care of. It comes with two 12MP rear shooters which are backed by a 4 LED flash with dual tone that can handle low-light photos & videos. The cameras can shoot 4K videos. On the front, there is a 7-megapxiel camera for selfies and video calls. 

Display & Battery

On top, there is a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 1125 pixels x 2436 pixels resolution which is stunning & has vivid color production that offers quality viewing experience with the display. Also, there is scratch-resistant coating protection that helps prevent the screen from scratches. This smartphone is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Ion 2658mAh battery which offers battery life of more than 70 hours on standby. It is supported by fast and wireless charging. However the fast charging adapter and the wireless pad doesn’t ship with the device and the user has to buy it separately.

Connectivity & Storage

Connectivity options with XS remain unaltered to that of the XS Max that include 4GLTE (with VoLTE support), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0 USB 2.0 port. The 3.5mm audio jack has been omitted with this unit. In terms of storage, this unit comes with a huge 256GB on-board storage space. There is no memory card slot for storage expansion. User can also get the 64GB variant that is cheaper.

Apple iPhone XS 256GB Specs

Launched September, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 143.6mm x 70.9mm x 7.7mm
Weight 177g
Screen Size 5.8 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED touchscreen
Resolution 1125 pixels x 2436 pixels
Screen Protection Scratch resistant glass
Hardware & Operating System
OS iOS 12
Chipset Apple A12 Bionic
Processor Hexa-core
Storage 4GB RAM, 64/256GB internal storage
MicroSD No
Rear Dual 12MP + 12MP, Quad LED flash
Front 7MP
Alert & Sound
Alert types proprietary ringtones, vibration
3.5mm jack No
Loudspeaker Yes, stereo speakers
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
USB 2.0
Radio No
Sensors Face ID, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Battery 2658mAh Li-Ion (non-removable)