Apple launches iPhone XR

iPhone XR Street Shot

Apple launches the new iPhone XR with 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display in six colourful designs.

What’s New?

  • 6.1-inch edge to edge Liquid Retina display.
  • Introduce Gigabit-class LTE.
  • New Dual SIM through the use of a nano-SIM and digital eSIM (coming in a later iOS update).
  • New A12 Bionic six-core fusion architecture.
    • Two performance cores are up to 15 percent faster.
    • Four efficiency cores that are up to 50 percent more efficient.
    • A four-core GPU that is up to 50 percent faster.
  • Comes with new iOS 12.
  • The next-generation Neural Engine for advanced machine learning in everything from photography to augmented reality.
  • 6 colourful designs: white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT)RED.
  • iPhone XR features a new 12-megapixel f/1.8 aperture wide-angle lens.
  • Faster auto-focus, improve image fidelity and low-light performance on photos and videos.
  • Portrait photos with bokeh effect. 
  • The most durable front glass ever in a smartphone and an all glass back.
  • 7000 series aerospace-grade aluminium bands in highlight colours.
  • Splash and water resistant, with a rating of IP67.
  • Faster wireless charging.
  • Faster FaceID for Apple Pay, unlocks, etc.

When will it be available?

Pre-order will be available for the iPhone XR beginning Friday, October 19th with availability beginning Friday, October 26th.

How much will it cost?

The iPhone XR starts at AU$1,229 for the 64GB model (AU$1,299 for the 128GB & AU$1,479 for the 256GB).

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