The iPhone XS was launched in the September of 2018, it had the same design and premium feel as its predecessor, the iPhone X. If you’re looking for a flagship phone in Australia then you may have come across a second hand iPhone XS among many others but should you buy a second hand iPhone XS in 2021 and will it perform like a flagship? Let’s quickly go over the iPhone XS specification and let you know if you should buy iPhone XS.
There are two variants of the iPhone XS:
The iPhone XS has a 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED display that natively supports HDR10 content and Dolby Vision. The display has a resolution of 1125 x 2435 pixels and goes all the way up to 625 nits of brightness which is excellent for outdoor usage. For protection against scratches and water splashes, it has an Oleophobic coating and scratch-resistant glass. The screen of the iPhone XS is excellent and one of the best you could get on a phone.
Under the hood of the iPhone XS, we have Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset that performs like a champ even by 2021 standards. Apple has done a phenomenal job with the hardware and software optimization of the phone. Speaking of software, it can be upgraded to the latest iOS 15 which is another win for the 2018 flagship.
You would find a dual-camera setup on the back of the second hand iPhone XS, it has a 12-megapixel wide sensor with Optical Image Stabilization and a 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor. At the front, the iPhone XS has a 7-megapixel sensor that captures decent details in selfies and video calls. The pictures taken from the rear camera are excellent with good details, saturation and dynamic range.
The iPhone XS has a 2658 lithium-ion battery capable of being fast charged up to 15W which is excellent. It can be charged up to 50% in 30 mins all thanks to the fast charging and on top of that, it also supports Qi wireless charging.
The price of the iPhone XS was a bit on the high side but all that has changed since the availability of refurbished iPhones in Australia. Now you can buy a second hand iPhone XS from a variety of retailers in Australia but if you’re looking for the best prices and highest quality then you’re at the right place.
The price of a second hand iPhone XS 64gb starts at $539 and the second hand iPhone XS 256gb is priced at $659 in Australia. We have a huge range of second hand iPhone XS in various grades and storage options for you to choose from.
The iPhone XS Max has similar features and design as the iPhone XS, the Max variant of the iPhone XS has a bigger 6.5-inch Super Retina OLED display and has a bigger 3,174 mAh battery. So, if you’re looking for a phone for content consumption or gaming with a bigger battery then the second hand iPhone XS Max is for you.