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

Alfred Osborne
October 18, 2018

The cheapest iPhone that was launched this year, iPhone XR, managed to remain under the spotlight with its low pricing - serving an opportunity to upgrade for those who were critical of iPhone XS-series pricing.

Pre-orders for the iPhone XR officially open this Friday, October 19.

Kuo also believes that iPhone XR shipments will be up in the first quarter of 2019, which is usually a slow quarter for Apple. Incidentally, for those that may be new to iPhone, it's the latter iPhone XR which will ship later this month with the 6.1-inch "Liquid Retina" display based on LCD display technology.

This means the iPhone XR will cost almost R6,000 cheaper than Apple's premium iPhone XS, and R8,000 cheaper than the iPhone XS Max.

There are just three days left until pre-orders of the iPhone XR commence, and you'll just have to wait around a week more when the sales actually begin. The iPhone XR has its own appeal and it is likely to attract a lot of buyers even in a market such as India.

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Like the iPhone Xs, the iPhone Xr does not have any home button and relies on Face ID for biometric authentication.

The iPhone XR will be available at the Apple authorised resellers from October 26 in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in black, white, blue, yellow, coral and red colours, the company said in a statement on Thursday. As a result it could be smart to pre-order your pre-order - yup, that's a thing now and here's how you can do it.

Apple's budget-minded iPhone XR goes up for pre-order tomorrow.

T-Mobile has been quietly introducing 36-month payment plans to its offerings, and that's going to be the option for the iPhone XR.

Phones eligible for some sort of trade-in discount include the iPhone 5 and later, the Galaxy S4 and later, the Note 4 and later, the LG G4 or later, the LG V10 or later, any OnePlus phone, the Motorola Nexus 6, the Motorola Z2 Force, and any Google Pixel.

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