Apple's iPhone XR goes up for pre-order tomorrow starting at $749

iPhone XR pre-orders are now live

This brings down the effective starting price to Rs 73,055.

iPhone XR would go on sale in India from October 19 and would be in stores on October 26, starting at Rs 76,900 for the 64GB storage variant. YouTuber Sara Dietschy points out that the Portrait Mode on iPhone XR allows you to capture a larger field of view than on the XS and XS Max. The iPhone XR should also be available on some e-commerce platforms as well, but details on that are still unknown at the moment.

While everyone is talking about how great and expensive the new iPhone XS and XS Max are, the silent spectator of it all is ready to steal the limelight.

Apple started sales of iPhone XS and XS Max long before iPhone XR, a natural move to push as many units of the pricey iPhones before the cheaper variant rocks the shelves. It features 6.1-inch liquid retina display with a resolution of 828 pixels by 1792 pixels at a PPI of 326 pixels per inch.

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The iPhone Xr is made from aerospace-grade aluminium and is available in a variety of colourful finishes. It will be sold in Black, Blue, Coral, PRODUCT (RED), White, and Yellow colour options. There is also the option of no-cost EMI from Bajaj Finserv.

It's not all bad, though: The iPhone XR has a bigger battery than the XS. Additionally, the iPhone XR is IP67 rated for dust and water resistance. It is powered by the A12 Bionic chipset and brings 3GB of RAM as per a benchmark site.

The iPhone XR will be available for purchase in Israel on November 1, while the following countries will get the phone a day later: Armenia, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Macau, Maldives, Myanmar, Ukraine and Vietnam.

For selfies, the iPhone XR sports a 7MP selfie camera with a f/2.2 aperture along with a TrueDepth camera for FaceID.

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