“The iPhone XR is the most affordable offering in the latest iPhone line-up”
Last month, at its ‘Gather Round’ event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Apple unveiled the iPhone XR as the most affordable offering in the latest iPhone line-up. Today, the company has finally started taking pre-orders for the most affordable 2018 Apple phone in India and more than 50 other countries. With a starting price in India of Rs 76,900, the iPhone XR is available for pre-order across online and offline channels in the country. Notably, its higher-end siblings, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, are already available to buy in India since September 28th.
iPhone XR price in India and pre-order details
The iPhone XR comes in three storage variants – 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The iPhone XR price in India for the base model is Rs 76,900. The higher-end 128GB and 256GB memory variants will set you back by Rs 81,900 and Rs 91,900. Interested consumers can pre-order their unit of the iPhone XR through e-commerce portals like Flipkart, Amazon.in, and Paytm Mall, as well as via Apple authorised brick and mortar stores across the country. The smartphone is being offered in several hues, including white, black, blue, yellow, coral, and PRODUCT (RED).
iPhone XR specifications
The Apple iPhone XR flaunts the same glass-sandwich design as the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and sports a series 7000 aerospace aluminium frame. The device gets IP67 certification, which makes it impervious to water and dust. The phone sports a 6.1-inch edge-to-edge LCD ‘Liquid Retina’ screen. The smartphone boasts a notch above the screen, which is a home to the selfie camera and Face ID sensors. Powering the handset is Apple’s latest 7nm A12 Bionic processor.
As for the other specs, the Apple XR sports a single 12-megapixel wide-angle iSight camera at the rear with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, Smart HDR, and a TrueTone LED flash. On the front, you get a 7MP TrueDepth shooter that offers portrait mode and lighting features. According to the brand, the iPhone XR’s battery lasts 90 minutes more than the iPhone 8 Plus. Lastly, in terms of connectivity, you get LTE Advanced, Bluetooth 5.0, and dual-SIM support (nano + eSIM), which is a first for an iPhone.