The background reading feature will not work when the handset has never been unlocked since boot-up, core NFC reader session is active, Apple Pay Wallet is in use, video camera is in use, or airplane mode is enabled, on any of the new iPhone variants.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, released in 2015, have seen a price drop as well.
At the keynote, Apple showed its entire lineup of iPhone for 2018-19.
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We got to test the phone out in person, and reckon the display (which lands right in the middle, size-wise, of the iPhone Xs and Xs Max) might not reach the dizzying heights of OLED, but it remains a attractive smartphone display in its own right. The iPhone XS (pronounced "ten ess") and XS Max are the updated version of last year's iPhone X. The XS has a 5.8-inch OLED display, while the XS Max has a 6.5-inch display. Usually the new iPhone reaches Doha on the same day through grey market but will be priced exorbitantly higher than actual price. The iPhone XR has been replaced as a low-priced LCD alternative to the duo.
The iPhone Xs has the same dimensions as the older phone but is 3 grams heavier with weight of 177 grams. The base level iPhone is now the iPhone 7 with a 4.7-inch display, A10 Fusion chip, water proofing and stereo speaker setup.
Apple also introduced a fourth generation of the Apple Watch with a major redesign - and a series of features created to improve its performance as a medical and health device.