19 October 2018
Apple has unveiled its latest iPhone 2018 trio at an event today. The company has announced the iPhone XR its 6.1-inch LCD phone staring at $749.
The iPhone XR has a 6.1-inch LCD “Liquid Retina” display which offers a 1792 x 828 resolution and 326 PPI. It is made with 7000 series grade aluminum and more durable glass. It has an edge to edge display and has a bigger display than the iPhone 8 Plus. It has a dust and water-resistant body. The phone comes with an A12 chip which provides improved better battery life and has 3GB of RAM. The iPhone XR has a new Haptic touch system. It has a 12 MP rear camera and True Depth camera with Face ID. The iPhone XR has a new Depth Control feature which allows users to adjust the depth of field both in a real-time preview. You can create striking portraits with a beautiful bokeh effect in the latest iPhone device. Selfies have never looked better with an enhanced Portrait mode on the front-facing TrueDepth camera and Portrait Lighting for dramatic studio lighting effects.
It is available in 64 GB, 128GB and 256 GB versions. Connectivity options included are a Dual sim with dual standby, Bluetooth, WIFI, GPS, and VoLTE. It runs on iOS 12 which allows people to rediscover and share photos, as well as makes communications fun with new Animoji and Memoji. The new device comes with Screen Time which helps customers understand and take control of the time they spend interacting with their iOS devices. The iPhone XR is launched in a number of colors including white, black, blue, coral, and yellow.
Apple states that the new iPhone XR will reach a number of new customers, due to its excellent features on an LCD display and affordable pricing.
Key Specifications of iPhone XR:
- Display: 6.1-inch LCD Liquid display
- Memory: 3GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
- Chip: A12
- Camera: 12 MP rear camera, Face ID, 7MP front sensor
- OS: iOS 12
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, Bluetooth, WiFi, USB, GPS
“iPhone XR helps us reach even more people with the latest iPhone innovations. It is packed with the newest technologies including a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display that goes edge to edge, the latest TrueDepth camera with faster Face ID authentication, new 7-nanometer A12 Bionic chip with second generation Neural Engine and a 12-megapixel camera that takes advanced Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting photos,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “The new iPhone XRhas a gorgeous new aerospace-grade aluminum and glass enclosure that has IP67 protection from liquids and dust, long all-day battery life and comes in six beautiful finishes. iPhone XR makes it possible for even more people to have the great experience of the latest iPhone X technology, in beautiful new designs, at a more affordable price.”
The iPhone XR is priced starting at just $749, which makes it much cheaper than its siblings the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, which are priced at $999 and $1099 respectively. Pre-orders of the iPhone XR will begin on October 19th and shipping will begin on Oct 26.