Apple has launched the new iPhone Xr at Steve Jobs Theatre alongside iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max & the Apple Watch Series 4. The pre-orders start from October 19 with the availability starting on October 26.
Build & Display
The phone measures 8.3 mm in thickness with an overall weight of 194 grams in total. The front & the back is packed with glass and the edges are made up of aluminium 7000 series. The display features liquid LCD retina display which measures 6.1 inches. The resolution supported is of 828 x 1792 pixels which produce 326 ppi as pixel density.
The smartphone has IP67 certification and dust resistance and has an advanced display which gives better colour accuracy, wide colour gamut and True Tone. 3D touch has been replaced with haptic touch system as seen on various mac book touchpads. It shall be available in Black, White, Red, Yellow, Coral and Blue colours to choose from.
iPhone Xr features Apple’s most advanced Operating system, the iOS 12.
Xr is equipped with Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset on a Hexa Core CPU and Apples’ GPU having 4 core graphics. As usual memory expansion is not available and you will be welcomed with 3GB of RAM with 64/128/256GB internal memory. The phone also features stereo speakers making it a great listening experience.
There is no 3.5mm jack which is again a huge disappointment altogether. It equipped with FACE ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors.
On the camera end, you shall have 12 MP rear sensor having f/1.8 aperture along with optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus and quad LED dual-tone flash. The front sensor is of 7 MP featuring f/2.2 aperture.
For connectivity, the phone uses WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and reversible USB 2.0 connector.
Battery capacity is unknown but sources say that it will have Qi wireless charging and the battery shall charge 50 per cent in 30 mins. Also, sources depict that the battery shall give one and half hours of back up more than the iPhone 8 Plus.
Price in India
The most important topic you shall be looking forward to will be the pricing. This device shall be shipping to India for a whopping price tag of Rs. 76900 approximately $749.