Apple iPhone XR 64GB Mobile Phones
$1120 - $1350
OS Version: iOS 12
Screen Size: 6.1 inch
Display Resolution: 828 x 1792 pixels
GPU: Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Camera Resolution: 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF
Front Camera: 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm
Processor: Apple A12 Bionic
Processor Type: Hexa-core
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Availability: In Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin, Gold Coast and more )
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Apple on September 12 at its special event, revealed three brand-new and super-fancy iPhones. First off were a premium iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs – ultra-pricy upgrades to last year’s iPhone X. The other one is the cheapest iPhone named XR - an iPhone 8 successor formerly known as Apple iPhone 9. We know what an iPhone XR looks like and what it can do. The availability of Apple iPhone XR in Australia will be sometime in October and will land in 6 sensational colours. Read on to find out everything we know so far about Apple iPhone XR.
- Dimensions: 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
- Weight: 194 grams
- Display Size: 6.1-inches IPS LCD
- Display Screen: 828 x 1792 Pixels (70.0% screen-to-body ratio)
- Display Protection: Scratch-Resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
- RAM: 3GB
- ROM: 64GB/128GB/256GB
- Operating System: iOS 12
- Chipset: Apple A12 Bionic
- CPU: Hexa-core
- GPU: Apple GPU (4-core Graphics)
- Rear Camera: 12MP (f/1.8)
- Front Camera: 7MP (f/2.2)
- Camera Features: Quad-LED, Dual-Tone Flash, HDR (Photo/Panorama)
- Video: 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Hotspot
- NFC: Yes
- Bluetooth: 5.0 A2DP, LE
- Sensors: Face ID, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, and Barometer
- Battery: Up to 25 h Talk Time and Up to 65 h Music Play
- Colours: Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, White, and Coral
Design and Display
As compared to iPhone Xs, and Xs Max, Apple iPhone XR isn’t as attractive, pointing out its slim heavier bezels and its edges aren’t made out of the same premium-feeling materials. These are a few compromises in order to make it a low-cost smartphone. Not only this, with curved edges, a glass rear and two speakers grilles at the bottom making it feel noticeably chunkier compared to iPhone Xs and Xs Max handset. However, it certainly doesn’t feel that bad and you won’t be disappointed after getting your hands on one.
Onto iPhone XR screen, measuring a 6.1-inches LCD “Liquid Retina” with 18:9 aspects ratio – a cheaper compared to OLED Panels fitted to iPhone Xs and Xs Max. The phone in hands feels like a Plus-size handset but doesn’t feel unwieldy due to the fact the display stretches from edge to edge.
Camera and Battery
The iPhone XR comes with a single 12MP rear sensor instead of a dual camera system on iPhone Xs and Xs Max whereas a front comes installed with a TrueDepth camera for selfies as well as facial unlocking. The camera is being supported by enhanced Portrait Mode and Smart HDR, enabling users to capture high-end elements of images.
Battery-wise, an iPhone XR is expected to have a better battery life as its battery remains unknown in terms of mAh. Apple put a little less RAM in here alongside the company’s latest A12 Bionic Chipset – combining less power with a more efficient engine. The display is expected to be less power-hungry and that chunkier casing might sport a massive battery. Everything aside for a short second, Apple claims that an iPhone XR will last around 1.5 hours longer than iPhone 8 Plus.
Price and Availability
The iPhone XR is a little late as compared to iPhone Xs and Xs Max – both were announced on September 12 and will start landing on shelves a week later on September 21 and onward. The iPhone XR will be available for pre-order on October 19 and will ship worldwide on October 26.
Price-wise, iPhone XR will be available in three different storage tiers and price will vary accordingly. For an instant, Apple iPhone XR 64GB Price in Australia will be around AU$1046 and 128GB variant will set users back around AU$1116. 3rd variant with 256GB, however, goes for a whopping AU$1256.