You can pre-order the iPhone XR starting today

James Marshall
October 22, 2018

It runs the same A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine that powers iPhone XS.

Pre-orders for the Apple iPhone XR have started. Indian telecom operator, Airtel is now taking the preorders for iPhone XR on its online store. If you're looking to upgrade, but don't want to spend $1,000 on an iPhone XS, the XR delivers numerous same technologies at a relatively affordable entry point. This iPhone Xr applies to activation on an installment or 2-year phone plan. Despite there being only one camera on the rear, Apple is enabling the iPhone XR to mimic Portrait Mode photographs using image segmentation through a mix of camera and software technology.

Same screen: Apple's iPhone XR skips OLED display in favour of a "Liquid Retina HD display". The iPhone Xr is available in six stylish colors. The iPhone XR is being sold in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB versions in black, white, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT) RED, with all models expected to be available for pre-order and retail purchase on launch day, and a portion of the proceeds from iPhone XR (PRODUCT) RED purchases will go directly to Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants.

Apple iPhone Xr – South African pricing
Apple's iPhone XR available for pre-orders from tomorrow, starts at Rs 76,900

Pre-orders for the iPhone XR started shortly after midnight pacific time. The smartphone comes with 6.1-inch LCD IPS display with 326ppi, 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical), True Tone display, Wide colour display (P3), 625 cd/m² max brightness (typical), and fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. Its price starts from 14 999 Dollars.

As mentioned in a previous post, the iPhone XR is priced from MYR3,599, a good entry point for those looking to jump onto iOS, or upgrading from older devices.

The iPhone XR has a single 12 MP primary sensor (identical sensor as of the iPhone XS). The iPhone XR also gets the same bokeh and depth control functions that were introduced with the iPhone XS last month, truly game-changing features for iPhone photography.


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