The need to know of buying a new iPhone
We’ve trawled through the internet to find your most-asked questions about all things iPhone. Here are the answers to all your burning questions:
Can you buy iPhone insurance from Apple?
If iPhone users would prefer to get insurance through the manufacturer, they can opt to purchase AppleCare+. This insurance plan costs £129 for the year and protects your phone against hardware damage, manufacturer damage, and up to two cases of accidental damage. For everything else, you’ll either have to pay a hefty excess fee or pay in full.
Is iPhone insurance worth it?
The truth is that phone insurance may not be worth it… until you actually have to make a claim. You could very easily pay out for insurance every month and never see a return on your investment, which may seem like a waste. But if you choose to go without insurance and your device is broken or lost, you’ll almost certainly have to spend more money to fix it than you would have sent on a policy. If you feel comfortable without insurance, then you probably don’t need it, but if you want that added peace of mind, it’s a must-have.
Which iPhones are water-resistant?
According to Apple, every iPhone from the 7 up is water- and splash-resistant to a degree, though the ratings for each model do differ. The iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and X all have a rating of 7 out of 9, which means they can, theoretically, be submerged in 1 metre of water for 30 minutes without damage. The iPhone XS and XS Max have a rating of 8 out of 9, meaning that they can survive in 2 metres of water for the same time. The new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro & Pro Max are IP68 rated meaning they can survive under 2 meter deep water for 30 minutes. It’s important to note that these ratings are achieved in laboratory conditions, so the best thing to do is avoid putting you iPhone near water altogether!
Which iPhone has the biggest screen?
The new iPhone 11 Pro Max and iPhone XS Max have the biggest screens of all the iPhone models, with a 6.5-inch OLED display. A close runner-up is the iPhone 8 Plus with a 6.2-inch display.
Which iPhone has the best camera?
The newest iPhone 11 has dual-lens setup with significant improvements in the camera settings. However, the new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max come with triple-lens camera which is the most advanced camera on an iPhone ever.
The iPhone X, XS and XS Max all have a dual 12-megapixel, rear-facing camera, as well as a 7-megapixel front-facing camera. This effectively means that all of the cameras are of equal quality. However, the XS and XS Max do have an upgraded processor, which means that they can process photos and videos faster than previous models.