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iPhone XR With 6.1-inch Display, A12 Bionic chipset, Upto 256GB storage Launched, Pricing Starts at $749

By The Mobile 360 on September 13, 2018
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Apple Inc. The multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, American which designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, Phones, and online services has put an end to all the rumours and has finally unveiled its most affordable offering dubbed as iPhone XR, along with iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, from the company’s 2018 flagship lineup of iPhone series at a launch event held at Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park on September 13th, 2018.

In this article, we’re going to talk only about iPhone XR. you can read more about iPhone XS here, and iPhone XS Max here. Let’s start, the iPhone XR as mentioned earlier is the most cheaper version, it comes with an All-new Liquid Retina display which is the company is touting as the most advanced LCD in the industry. it is also powered by A12 Bionic chip, the Industry’s first based on 7nm platform.

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iPhone XR price, availability

The iPhone XR price in US starts at $ 749 (approx. € 645 / ¥ 5,130) for the 64GB storage variant, $ 799 (approx. € 688 / ¥ 5,470) for the 128GB storage variant. the massive 256GB storage variant is priced at $ 899 (approx. € 775 / ¥ 6,155) —  The iPhone XR price in India at ₹ 76,900(approx. PKR. 1,31,814  /  ₱ 57,820 / ฿ 34,922 ), ₹ 81,900(approx. PKR. 1,40,385 /  ₱ 61,580 / ฿ 37,193), and ₹ 91,900(approx. PKR. 1,57,526 /  ₱ 69,097 / ฿ 41,735) respectively, for the 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage variants.

Read More | iPhone XS Max With 6.5‑inch Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched, Pricing Starts at $1,099


iPhone XR highlight features:

  • Liquid Retina display : The new display on iPhone XR is the most advanced LCD in the industry. An innovative backlight design allows the screen to stretch into the corners. So you see true-to-life colour from one beautiful edge to the other.
  • Exceptional materials : The most durable front glass ever in a smartphone. Precision-machined, aerospace-grade aluminium bands. Water and dust resistance.2 And six stunning new finishes.
  • Seven-layer colour process : The beautiful finishes of the back glass are achieved using an advanced process that allows for deep, rich colours.
  • Aerospace-grade aluminium bands : A special Apple-designed alloy is precision-machined to create structural bands and anodised to complement the colour of the back glass.
  • Wireless charging : The glass back allows iPhone XR to charge easily and wirelessly.
  • Advanced Face ID : Security is simple when your face is your password. You can unlock your iPhone XR, log in to apps, accounts and more with a glance. It’s the most secure facial authentication ever in a smartphone. And now it’s even faster.
  • Intelligent A12 Bionic : The smartest, and most powerful chip in a smartphone, comes with next-generation Neural Engine. For amazing augmented reality experiences. Incredible portraits with Depth Control. And speed and fluidity in everything you do.
  • Breakthrough camera system : The world’s most popular camera is defining a new era of photography. Where an innovative sensor works with the ISP and Neural Engine to help you create photos like never before.
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± Portrait mode. iPhone XR uses a single-lens camera and machine learning to keep people in the foreground in sharp focus against an artfully blurred background.

± Enhanced bokeh effect. Portrait mode photos look even more professional thanks to a sophisticated background blur.

± All-new Depth Control. Now you can adjust the depth of field in portraits after you shoot.

± Smart HDR. New secondary frames, a faster sensor, and the powerful A12 Bionic chip bring more highlight and shadow detail to your photos.

Read More | iPhone XS With 5.8-inch OLED display, Dual Cameras, Wireless Charging Launched, Pricing Starts at $999


iPhone XR specifications

The iPhone XR design consists rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design. it bears a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina HD IPS (1792 x 828 pixels) display with 326 PPI pixel density, 1400:1 contrast ratio, True Tone Wide colour display, 625 cd/m² max brightness, fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, and support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously. the device as mentioned earlier A12 Bionic chip based on 7nm platform, a first in the industry. it comes with the company’s next-generation Neural Engine, which promises to delivers incredible performance and is designed to use real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality and more in your iPhone devices.

In the camera department, the iPhone XR sports a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with ƒ/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilisation, six‑element lens, digital zoom up to 5x, and quad-LED true tone flash with slow sync. other features includes Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and depth control, portrait lighting with three effects (natural, studio, contour), panorama, sapphire crystal lens cover, backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter, autofocus with focus pixels, tap to focus with focus pixels, smart hdr for photos, wide colour capture for photos and live photos, local tone mapping, advanced red-eye correction, exposure control, auto image stabilisation, burst mode, timer mode, and photo geo-tagging.

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In terms of video recording, the device is capable of shooting 4k video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, 1080p hd video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p hd video recording at 30 fps, extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, optical image stabilisation for video, digital zoom up to 3x, digital zoom up to 3x, quad-led true tone flash support, slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, time-lapse video with stabilisation, cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p), continuous autofocus video, take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4k video, playback zoom, video geotagging, and stereo recording.

On the front, there’s an 7-megapixel TrueDepth camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture, retina flash, and FaceID enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition. it features Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and depth control, portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono), animoji and memoji, wide colour capture for photos and live photos, smart HDR for photos, auto image stabilisation, burst mode, exposure control, timer mode. it also supports FaceTime audio and video calling over Voice over 4G LTE (VoLTE) Wi‑Fi or cellular. the front camera is capable of video recording 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps, 1080p and 720p Cinematic video stabilisation.

The iPhone XR is available in 64GB / 128GB / 256GB storage configurations, and comes with IP67 rating for splash, water and dust resistant. it runs on iOS 12 world’s most personal and secure mobile operating system, packed with powerful features that help you get the most out of every day. the device is fueled by an Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery with wireless charging, and fast charging support which charges the device up to 50-percent in just 30 minutes. the company claims it lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone 8 Plus, and delivers up to 25 hours of Talktime, up to 15 hours of internet usage,  up to 16 hours of video playback, and up to 65 hours of audio playback. it is bundled with EarPods with Lightning Connector.

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Connectivity option includes Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM, not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards), 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS, iBeacon micro-location. onboard sensors includes Face ID, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, and Ambient light sensor. the device measures at 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm, and weighs at 194 grams.


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iPhone XR With 6.1-inch Display, A12 Bionic chipset, Upto 256GB storage Launched, Pricing Starts at $749
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iPhone XR With 6.1-inch Display, A12 Bionic chipset, Upto 256GB storage Launched, Pricing Starts at $749
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All-new Liquid Retina display — the most advanced LCD in the industry. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough camera system. iPhone XR. It’s beautiful any way you look at it.
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