It’s almost Christmas and you want to please your loved ones with an iPhone? Good idea ! However which iPhone model to buy according to your budget and the tastes of your loved ones?
Find in this article our selection of the best iPhones to buy for Christmas 2021.
iPhone SE vs iPhone XR: a gift for Christmas at the best price
Do you want to give a loved one an iPhone without breaking the bank? We provide you with two models ofiPhone SE and XR that may please your loved one. If you have a small budget, we recommend a iPhone SE. It is a smartphone model ofApple which embeds the processor A13 Bionic fast with a 4.7-inch Retina display. It allows you to record 4K videos thanks to its photo sensor. As for the iPhone XR, it has a 6.1 inch screen and embeds not only wireless charging technology, but also the FaceID technology. An iPhone model to offer to your close lover of technology and security while remaining in the middle bracket of your budget!
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iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12: Santa Claus at the top of the range under your tree
IPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
THE’iPhone 11 Pro Max offers good autonomy and triple sensor allowing you to take shots in 4K breathtaking. With a 6.5 inch screen, it integrates the A13 Bionic chip from Apple which allows it to be fast. It is a model that you can gift to a close fan of video games and streaming. Next to theiPhone 11 Pro Max, you have theiPhone 11 Pro which embeds the same features as the latter. However, unlike the iPhone 11 Pro Max, the iPhone 11 Pro incorporates a 5.8 inch screen which is the smallest of the 3 models. You will find this iPhone model at a lower price point than the iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Regarding theiPhone 11 which has good autonomy and 6.1 inch screen, of a True Tone display and some A13 Bionic chip, it takes a dual ultra-wide-angle photo sensor and 12-megapixel wide-angle, unlike the Pro and Pro max version which are equipped with 3 sensors. The iPhone 11 is the best compromise between performance and budget.
IPhone 12 mini
With a size of5.4 inch OLED display, the’iPhone 12 Mini is compact and keeps the attention of users looking for a small smartphone. The iPhone 12 mini has the A14 Bionic chip which allows to limit the energy consumption and the operating system iOS 14 which facilitates the handling of your iPhone.
Just like theiPhone 12 Mini, the’iPhone 12 integrates the A14 Bionic processor with operating system iOS14 which makes the use of your smartphone smooth. It is also equipped with a dual photo sensor. On the other hand, the iPhone 12 has a 6.1 inch OLED display, larger than the screen of the iPhone 12 Mini.
IPhone 12 Pro
It is equipped with a size of6.1-inch Super Retina OLED display with a stainless steel design and a textured matte glass on the back. THE’iPhone 12 Pro embeds the same technologies as its predecessors such as the FaceID, wireless charging, A14 Bionic chip as well as the iOS14 operating system.
IPhone 12 Pro Max
THE’iPhone 12 Pro Max is equipped with three photo sensors which allow you to take photos and videos in 4k. Like its predecessor iPhone 12 Pro, theiPhone 12 Pro Max adopts recent technologies of the Apple brand, namely the facial recognition, the PA14 Bionic processor, the’iOS 14, the wireless charging that make him a smartphone top of the line and efficient.
iPhone 11 vs iPhone XR: the match for the Christmas tree
You hesitate betweeniPhone 11 and theiPhone XR ? Indeed, the two models are similar not only in terms of the size of their screen with 6.1 inch, but both embark the FaceID technology and the wireless charging. On the other hand, the iPhone XR model has only one photo sensor unlike the iPhone 11 which has two. So, if you want to save a few dollars, you can choose the iPhone XR, otherwise the iPhone 11 will be preferred by multimedia enthusiasts.
Touch iD and FaceID technologies
Touch ID and FaceID, does that mean anything to you? What if you bought an iPhone with Touch ID and FaceID technology to allow your loved one to limit access to their data? Find below the different iPhone models compatible with the two technologies.
The iPhones that embed the FaceID technology are: iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max.
A concentrate of Apple technologies at a low price: the iPhone 8 vs iPhone 6s
Are you looking for an iPhone at a good price? And you hesitate betweeniPhone 8 and theiphone 6s? Remember that the two smartphones are old iPhone models. The iPhone 6s has a 4.7-inch display and a Apple A9 Bionic processor. Equipped with a back photo sensor of 12 megapixels, the iPhone 6s offers an internal storage capacity of 16 to 128 GB. So, you can buy the iPhone 6 at a low price.
On the other hand, the iPhone 8 although it incorporates a 4.7 inch screen as the iPhone 6s embeds a A11 Bionic processor from Apple which is more recent and therefore faster. In addition, the iPhone 8 has a powerful stereo speaker. But unlike the iPhone 6s, it doesn’t have a headphone jack. However, the advantage of the iPhone 8 is that it is compatible with recent technologies from Apple such as wireless charging. In this sense, if you want to offer a loved one for Christmas an older generation iPhone without making any significant compromises on advanced Apple technologies, we recommend the iPhone 8.
Photo quality: iPhone XS Max vs iPhone 11 Pro Max
Your loved one is a lover of photos and videos in 4K ? So what choice to make between a iPhone XS Max and one iPhone 11 Pro Max ? Both iPhone models have a 6.5 inch screen allowing you to watch your videos and play games. They have good battery life and are packed with advanced technologies. On the photo side, theiPhone XS Max has two photo sensors allowing you to take quality images. However, the iPhone 11 Pro Max unlike the iPhone XS Max offers 3 photo sensors. An ultra wide-angle, wide-angle and then a telephoto sensor. These sensors make it possible to capture 40% light more than iPhone XS Max and give you better shooting even in low light condition.
The storage capacity to hold your photos and videos
The gift you are considering buying for your loved one is an iPhone and you are not sure which storage capacity to choose? Remember that the storage capacity of iPhones differs depending on the version and model of iPhone and the intended use of the device. Indeed, recent models of iPhone offer a storage capacity ranging from 64 GB to 512 GB through 256 GB. You can buy an iPhone with a storage capacity of 64 GB if your loved one uses streaming services to listen. music and features iCloud Apple Photos. On the other hand, if the latter is a lover of photos and videos 4K who plans to store a large number of videos on their device, a storage capacity of 256 GB will be ideal. This storage capacity will also be suitable for a fan of large video games. For a storage capacity of 512 GB, it will better suit users who constantly shoot videos in 4K and which do not store them on another device.
IPhone accessories for Christmas
Did you buy an iPhone as a gift for your loved one? Don’t forget to complete your purchase with iPhone accessories. We put at your disposal on our MacWay website many iPhone accessories such as cases, from protective glass films and panes as well as induction chargers, from external batteries… Everything for the convenience of use of your loved one.
The best Christmas iOS apps
Do you have an iPhone or have you been given an iPhone for Christmas? Do not forget to download the free iPhone applications available on your App Store. You will find applications such as:
Read also: the iPhone comparison of MacWay.com experts.