Well, we were right. Last night at its keynote, Apple revealed three new iPhone models, the XS, the XS Max, and the XR, two of which you're going to be able to preorder from tomorrow, and get your dirty mitts on from next week. It's fair to say, if you're an Apple fan, this is a pretty exciting time to be alive.
But you're probably going to want a little bit more information about the phones. Sure, the names are nice, if a little bit confusing, but you need to know what's going on under those shiny new hoods, right? Well that's where this list comes in.
We've broken down everything you need to know about the latest wave of iPhones, from the chips they'll be using, to how much you're going to have to pay to pick them up. What do you think about the phones? Too expensive? Too shiny? Make sure you let us know in the comments, and let's get on with this.
iPhone XS and XS Max
There are two flagship models on the new iPhone, and they're called the XS and the XS Max. In case you were wondering, it's pronounced "ten ess." Although I might take to calling them the iPhone Cross because it makes it sound like a weird Japanese mash-up brawler and I'm cool with that.
The XS comes in with a 5.8 inch screen, while its bigger sibling has a 6.5 inch display. That 6.5 inch banger is the largest phone screen that Apple has produced, so if you were hoping for a bigger iPhone, you've got your wish.
Both of the phones are powered by the brand new A12 Bionic processor. As you might imagine, this is a step up from the chips that powered the original iPhone X. It's Apple's first 7 nanometre chip, and if you know what that means you're better at Googling things than I am.
Battery life has also been improved in this latest generation. The XS will have an extra half an hour over the original X, while the XS Max rocks an extra hour and a half of juice. Although how that'll actually work in the long run remains to be seen.
The XS and the XS Max are both going to have dual sim technology built into them, which is nice if you're into that sort of thing. The cheapest XS is going to set you back $999, and it comes in 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB flavours. The XS Max, which you can grab in one of the same three memory configurations, starts at a pretty eye-watering $1099.
If you want to read all of the specs that Apple has revealed about the XS and the XS Max, click here and you'll be able to do just that.
The XR is Apple's X-based retake on the iPhone SE. It's a slightly cheaper, slightly less powerful version of the new XS phones. But I think calling it entry level might be a little inaccurate once you know how much it's going to cost.
The phone comes in just one screen size, 6.1 inch. It does come in a variety of different pretty colors though, so if you like to prove to everyone how individual you are this might well be the iPhone for you. The screen is something called a Liquid Retina display, which quite frankly sounds painful.
The XR will run the same A12 chip as its more expensive compatriots, and have some of the boosts and buffs that the new flagship models have got as well. It comes in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB, and the cheapest of them will set you back $749. So $250 less than the cheapest XS.
When can I get them?
You'll be able to order the XS and XS Max from tomorrow, September 14th, with orders expected to ship next week around the September 21st. If you want the XR though, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer.
It's going to be up for order from October 19th, and then shipping to those who manage to snag one from October 26th. So you've got just over a month to save up your pennies if the idea of a Liquid Retina hasn't already disgusted you to the point of revulsion.
So there you have it, three new iPhone models all revealed on the same day. Are you impressed? Underwhelmed? Have you already smashed open your piggy bank to see how much cash you've got saved up? Let us know in the comments.