iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max ON EE
Welcome to the big screens.
Super Retina in two sizes including the largest display ever on an iPhone. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough dual-camera system. iPhone XS is everything you love about iPhone. Taken to the extreme.
Super Retina. In big and bigger. The custom OLED displays on iPhone XS deliver the most accurate colour in the industry, HDR and true blacks. And iPhone XS Max has Apple's largest display ever on an iPhone.
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XS Max
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Exceptional materials. The most durable glass ever in a smartphone. A beautiful new gold finish, achieved with an atomic-level process. Precision-machined, surgical-grade stainless steel bands. And a new level of water and dust resistance.2
Surgical-grade stainless steel. Apple uses a special custom-designed alloy that's precisely machined to create structural bands in three finishes.
PVD colour process. Gold and space grey finishes use an advanced physical vapour deposition process on the stainless steel bands for colours and reflectivity that beautifully complement the glass.
Wireless charging. The glass back allows iPhone XS to charge wirelessly.3 And it charges even faster than iPhone X.
Advanced Face ID. Security is simple when your face is your password. You can unlock your iPhone, log in to apps and pay for things with a glance. It's the most secure facial authentication ever in a smartphone. And now it's even faster.
Intelligent A12 Bionic. This is the smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone, with Apple's next-generation Neural Engine. For amazing augmented reality experiences. Incredible portraits with Depth Control. And speed and fluidity in everything you do.
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Image Signal Processor
Breakthrough dual-camera system. The world's most popular camera is defining a new era of photography. Where an innovative sensor works with the ISP and Neural Engine to help you create photos like never before.
Smart HDR. New secondary frames, a faster sensor and the powerful A12 Bionic chip bring more highlight and shadow detail to your photos.
Larger and deeper pixels. A new sensor creates better image fidelity, greater colour accuracy, and reduced noise in low-light shots.
Enhanced bokeh effect. Portrait mode photos look even more professional thanks to a sophisticated background blur.
All-new Depth Control. Now you can adjust the depth of field in portraits after you shoot.
Dual 12MP rear cameras
with Depth Control
up to 60 fps
2x faster sensor
for Smart HDR
across your photos
across your photos
with Depth Control
1080p HD video
up to 60 fps
And this. iPhone XS delivers 4G LTE Advanced for super-fast download speeds.5 And up to 512GB of storage, making this Apple's highest-capacity iPhone yet.
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No other phone is like iPhone. Every decision that goes into iPhone makes it stand apart. From the way it's made, to the way privacy and security are built in from the start, to the way Apple responsibly recycles it.
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Get the new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max on EE
Experience the most powerful chip in a smartphone on the UK’s no.1 network
You’ll also benefit from all of the extras that come with being an EE customer, including free Apple Music for six months, free data gifting, WiFi calling and UK and Ireland call centres.
In addition, you’ll get three months of free access to the BT Sport app and BT Sport casting, letting you watch the best live action on your TV as well as on your phone. And if you join us on a Max plan, you can access the BT Sport app for free for the length of your contract.
- Frequently asked questions
How much is an iPhone XS?
View our iPhone XS prices.
What’s the difference between iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max?
The most obvious difference is in display size – iPhone XS Max boasts a huge 6.5-inch Super Retina OLED display, compared to iPhone XS’s more modest 5.8-inch screen. iPhone XS Max also has slightly superior battery life than iPhone XS, allowing up to 13 hours internet use on full charge as opposed to 12 hours. Another difference is in cost – with iPhone XS Max being the premium option.
What’s the difference between iPhone XS and iPhone XR?
iPhone XS and iPhone XR share some similarities - both offer wireless charging and have the same super-fast A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine. Both rely on Face ID for unlocking and accessing private apps. However, there are significant differences too.
iPhone XS has a 5.8-inch (6.5-inch if you opt for the iPhone XS Max) Super Retina OLED display, which makes videos, photos and websites look better than ever. It’s available in 64GB, 246GB and 512GB versions. Unlike iPhone XR, it has a dual rear camera which allows 2x optical zoom. It’s water resistant to a depth of 2 metres for up to 30 minutes (compared to 1 metre for iPhone XR). It comes in three colours: silver, grey and new gold.
iPhone XR is the lower cost option, and is available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB versions. It has a 6.1-inch LCD Liquid Retina display. It comes in six colours: white, black, coral, blue, yellow and Product Red.
How do I set up my new iPhone XS?
Visit our help guides to set up your iPhone XS >
Visit our help guides to set up your iPhone XS Max >
Why is EE the best network for iPhone XS?
EE has 4G in more places than any other UK network, helping you make the most of your shiny new iPhone XS. We’ve also recently been awarded the UK’s no.1 network by RootMetrics for the fifth year in a row. That’s five years of bringing you the UK’s best data – faster, more reliable and available in more places than any other UK network.
Our Upgrade Anytime plans mean there’s no longer any need to wait to get your hands on the latest iPhone. Plus, EE lets you maximise your data by taking advantage of family gifting, letting you move any spare data around all your family’s devices.
Thanks to our data caps, you’ll never go over your data allowance by accident - and what's more, we’re treating our pay monthly mobile customers to six free months of Apple Music.
Last but not least, at EE we’re committed to bringing you the best customer experience, with 100% of our calls answered by call centres in the UK and Ireland.
How do I upgrade to iPhone XS?
Log in to My EE to check your upgrade date. You can also text UP to 150 to see if you can upgrade, if you're not registered for My EE.
If you're still in contract, call 150 or go in store today to find out more about upgrading early.
- The legal bit
iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR: Available to new and eligible existing customers. 24 month minimum term. Subject to credit check. Personal use only. Pre-Order: your contract starts when your order is accepted but your plan will start at (and you will be charged from) the moment we send your new device out to you (i.e. just before you receive it). Device will be sent out within 30 days of launch subject to availability, but we’ll aim to send it quicker than that. Orders placed in store for delivery in store only. Please note that delivery estimates for pre-order & recently launched devices can sometimes change. You can cancel your pre-order if we don’t send your device within 30 days. If you cancel you will have to pay for services used. Services subject to credit check. Early upgrade fees may apply to existing customers upgrading within their current minimum term. Information correct as at 19.10.18.
UK’S NO.1 NETWORK 5 YEARS RUNNING: Rankings based on the RootMetrics® UK RootScore® Report: From 2H 2013 to 1H 2018. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on 4 national mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of EE. Visit www.rootmetrics.co.uk for more details. Other terms apply, see ee.co.uk/terms for full details.
Biggest 4G coverage: 95.23% 4G population coverage as at 31 January 2016, EE data.
4G in more places and fastest network: Mobile only. 4G speeds depend on location, number of users and plan. 4G only available on EE plans. Check your coverage at ee.co.uk/coverage. Compatible device required. 4G in more places than any other UK network: Based on results from the RootMetrics® UK RootScore® Report: H1 (Jan – Jun) 2018. Tested at locations across the UK with the best commercially available smartphones on 4 national mobile networks across all available network types, conducting over 25K randomly sampled test cycles. EE tests carried out using 4GEE Max tariff with uncapped speeds. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of EE. Visit rootmetrics.co.uk for more details.
Apple Music: The individual Apple Music membership add-on is free for 6 months for new, existing or upgrading customers on an EE pay monthly or SIM only phone plan and adding the add-on to their account for the first time. Must be added within 30 days of joining or upgrading. After 6 months, membership automatically renews and you’ll be charged £9.99 a month unless you cancel. If removed from your account during the free period, you’ll be unable to get the add-on again free of charge. Requires a handset using either iOS 8.4 or Android 4.3 or later. Apple ID required for full functionality. Data usage will decrement your data allowance. Apple Music is for your personal, non-commercial use in the UK only. This offer is non-transferable. Not available with any other Apple Music membership offer. Apple Music terms apply. For more details go to ee.co.uk/applemusicterms.
Upgrade Anytime: Only available to customers with an eligible device on selected Max plans who have had their plan for at least 14 days and are up to date with all payments. Subject to credit check. New plan must be of same or higher value. Early upgrade charge may be payable. Old device must be returned in full working order and power up, with any security features such as Find My iPhone disabled, otherwise damaged/missing device charge may apply, see EE.co.uk/upgradeanytime for charges. Device cannot be returned so ensure all contacts and data have been backed up.
BT Sport app: THREE MONTHS’ FREE ACCESS TO THE BT SPORT APP WITH CASTING AND DATA STREAMING –TERMS & CONDITIONS
Available to customers on consumer and small business plans requesting the BT Sport app for the first time. If you’ve previously benefited from our three or six months’ free offer, you won’t be eligible. The BT Sport app and BT Sport Casting are available for three consecutive months. The three months starts as soon as we receive your request for the BT Sport app or from the date you join or upgrade your price plan. You need a Google Chromecast or Apple TV to use BT Sport casting on a compatible television. EE will not provide a Google Chromecast or Apple TV as part of this offer. If the BT Sport app and/or BT Sport casting is removed from your account at any point during the three month period, you’ll be unable to get either again free of charge. At the end of the free period, you’ll be automatically charged for the BT Sport app and BT Sport casting but can cancel both or BT Sport casting only at any time. While you have BT Sport casting, data used whilst live streaming sports matches and events or watching them on catch up using the BT Sport app whilst in the UK will not decrement from your plan’s inclusive data allowance. All other data used when you use the BT Sport app will decrement from your plan’s data allowance. You must have some of your plan’s data allowance left else you will be unable to live stream sports matches or events or watch them on catch up on the BT Sport app. If you cancel BT Sport casting data used live streaming sports matches or events or watching them on catch up will decrement from your plan allowance. The offer is non-transferable. To use the BT Sport app you’ll need a TV licence for the household registered to your EE account. The BT Sport app and BT Sport casting are for your personal, non-commercial use in the UK. You must not attempt to share, edit or adapt the content made available to you. It’s your responsibility to ensure that content accessed by under 18s is suitable for those viewing it. Content available via the BT Sport app may change from time to time.
THREE MONTHS’ FREE ACCESS TO BT SPORT CASTING WITH DATA STREAMING –TERMS & CONDITIONS
Available to customers on Max Plans, existing customers who have the BT Sport app as a paid for Additional Service and eligible consumer and small business customers who have previously benefited from our three or six months’ free BT Sport app offer. If you have previously had BT Sport casting free for three months, you won’t be eligible. Eligible customer can get three months’ free access to BT Sport casting only. If your Price Plan does not include access to the BT Sport app you will need to pay £5/month for access to the BT Sport app to use BT Sport casting. While you have BT Sport casting, data used whilst live streaming sports matches and events or watching them on catch up using the BT Sport app whilst in the UK will not decrement from your plan’s inclusive data allowance. All other data used when you use the BT Sport app will decrement from your plan’s data allowance. You must have some of your plan’s data allowance left else you will be unable to live stream sports matches or events or watch them on catch up on the BT Sport app. If you cancel BT Sport casting data used live streaming sports matches or events or watching them on catch up will decrement from your plan allowance. BT Sport casting is available for three consecutive months. The three months starts as soon as we receive your request for BT Sport casting or from the date you join or upgrade your price plan. You need a Google Chromecast or Apple TV to use BT Sport casting on a compatible television. EE will not provide a Google Chromecast or Apple TV as part of this offer. If BT Sport Casting is removed from your account at any point during the three month period, you’ll be unable to get it again free of charge. At the end of the free period, you’ll be automatically charged for BT Sport casting but can cancel it at any time. The offer is non-transferable. To use the BT Sport app you’ll need a TV licence for the household registered to your EE account. The BT Sport app and BT Sport casting are for your personal, non-commercial use in the UK. You must not attempt to share, edit or adapt the content made available to you. It’s your responsibility to ensure that content accessed by under 18s is suitable for those viewing it. Content available via the BT Sport app may change from time to time.