Despite what some expected, the iPhone XS isn’t any cheaper than the iPhone X – which means the iPhone XS Max now takes the crown as the most expensive iPhone ever. The iPhone XS starts at $999, while the iPhone XS Max starts at $1,099 for 64GB – but things get even more expensive when you start upgrading that storage.

Both the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max include a new option for 512GB of storage, as well as 256GB.

For the iPhone XS, the 256GB option comes in at $1,149 – which is the same as the iPhone X. Meanwhile, the new 512GB tier hits a whopping $1,349. As for the iPhone XS Max, you’re looking at $1,249 for the 256GB model, while the 512GB hits an incredible $1,449.

Some had anticipated that the iPhone XS would be cheaper than the iPhone X, with the iPhone XS Max taking the place of the iPhone X at $999. That clearly did not turn out to be the case.

Which iPhone XS model will you go with? Let us know down in the comments!

Read more about the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max in our full coverage right here. Read our live blog of Apple’s September 2018 event and our news hub here.

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