The best music and movies experience ever to hit the smartphone screen has arrived as Smart Communications announced it will offer the most advanced iPhones ever, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, and customers are able to pre-order now at smart.com.ph/Postpaid/iPhoneXs and Smart Stores nationwide.
Smart is offering the new iPhones under the data-packed GigaX Plans, which feature separate data allocations for streaming videos, as well as enjoying apps and surfing websites, for a much bigger digital experience.
The iPhone Xs is available at Smart for P3,299 per month for 24 months, inclusive of 15GB (10GB for video streaming, plus 5GB for apps and websites), unlimited texts to all networks, and 60 minutes of calls to all networks every month.
Now you can binge-watch on the latest contents from your favorite apps like Netflix, iflix, Fox +, iWantTV, YouTube and stream music from Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify and other music apps with one of the best speakers ever produced on a mobile device.
The iPhone Xs Max is available at Smart for P3,599 per month for 24 months, inclusive of 15GB (10GB for videos plus 5GB for apps and websites), unlimited texts to all networks, and 60 minutes of calls to all networks every month.
For the complete pricing details, visit smart.com.ph/Postpaid/iPhoneXs.
The most advanced iPhones ever
iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max are the most advanced iPhones ever, taking the vision for the future of the smartphone to a new level, featuring stunning 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch Super Retina displays that offer remarkable brightness and true blacks while showing 60 percent greater dynamic range in HDR photos.
iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max bring an improved dual camera system that offers breakthrough photo and video features, A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine, faster Face ID, wider stereo sound, longer battery life, splash and water resistance, the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, a beautiful new gold finish that joins silver and space gray, and introduce Gigabit-class LTE for even faster download speeds.
iPhone Xs Max offers a more immersive experience with over 3 million pixels for videos, movies, and games, offering the largest display ever in an iPhone. Both phones introduce Dual SIM to iPhone through the use of a nano-SIM and digital eSIM.
The Philippines’ fastest LTE network
Customers are able to optimize the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max powered by Smart LTE, the Philippines fastest LTE network, according to network testing authorities OpenSignal and Ookla.
In its latest report covering the months of May to July 2018, UK-based firm OpenSignal recognized Smart’s lead in terms of LTE download speeds nationwide at 13.09 Mbps, well ahead of the competitor’s 7.34MBps.
In July, US-based Ookla, the global leader in Internet testing analysis, cited Smart as the country’s fastest LTE network after analyzing over 2 million user-initiated tests on LTE devices in the Philippines for its Q1-Q2 2018 Speedtest awards.
The reviews are in
Reviewers from across the globe have put iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max to the test. Here’s some of what they’re saying:
“The improved camera hardware combined with a new automatic ‘Smart HDR’ technology, powered again by the Neural Engine and the A12 Bionic’s ISP (image signal processor), means you get the best of both the advanced camera optics and computational photography.”
“In terms of CPU performance, the world’s first at-scale 7nm architecture has paid dividends. You can see from the iPhone XS benchmarks that it compares favorably to fast laptops and easily exceeds iPhone X performance.
“iPhones can’t compete with big dedicated cameras in lens or sensor quality. It’s not even close. The laws of physics prevent it. But those traditional camera companies can’t compete with Apple in custom silicon or software, and their cameras can’t compete with iPhones in terms of always-in-your-pocket convenience and always-on internet connectivity for sharing. In the long run, the smart money is to bet on silicon and software.”
The New York Times
“Apple did a terrific job of increasing screen size without adding bulk or compromising the usability of the [iPhone] XS Max. … These changes amounted to meaningful improvements in ergonomics and overall convenience.”
“We found [iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max] to offer a perfect blend of design, craftsmanship, industry-crushing performance, as well as a seamlessly intuitive user experience.”
“It feels great to have a new device that’s optimized for speed. The time it takes to open an app is the difference between me forgetting an idea or not. With iPhone XS Max, I can do tasks more quickly, and features like the Camera feel more refined than ever before. All these little things are welcome updates that make the workflow from my creative standpoint easier.”—Virgil Abloh, founder of OFF-WHITE and Louis Vuitton artistic director
“In the pure-play photography race, though, Apple takes the lead. Its Smart HDR uses a sensor, ISP and neural engine enhancements to capture some of the best high-dynamic range photos I’ve ever seen.”
“[To transcode a 2-minute 4K video to 1080p,] iPhone XS and iPhone XSMax knocked it down further to 39 seconds. … The Galaxy S9+ took 2 minutes and 32 seconds to complete the task, and that’s the fastest we’ve seen from an Android phone. … Based on our testing, the A12 Bionic processor inside the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max make these the fastest phones you can buy.”
“From a hugely updated processor to an updated camera and terrifying loudspeakers, everything about the [iPhone] XS feels faster, snappier and better thought out than in any previous iPhone.”
“The iPhone XS is for those that want a fast, powerful and impressive smartphone—not just Apple lovers.”
“One of the best things about iPhone photographs is their bright, vivid colors, and the iPhone XS takes that up a notch.”
Sydney Morning Herald
“The impact of the OLED display is pretty seductive. In fact, the whole thing is pretty seductive.”—Mags King, Sydney Morning Herald photo editor
For more details on pricing and data plans, visit smart.com.ph/Postpaid/iPhoneXs. For more details on iPhone please visit www.apple.com/ph.
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