IPhone XR available for pre-order from Friday

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Measuring at 6.1-inches on the diagonal, it has a lower resolution than the iPhone XS, but SuperSaf TV says if you're coming from an iPhone 7 or iPhone 8 you won't notice a difference. Instead of just going with traditional news outlets, Apple also gave early iPhone XR units to popular YouTubers, probably in an effort to reach a younger audience.

Interested parties will be able to place their order for the new iPhone XR starting at 12:01 a.m. PST on October 19. The device is available in black, white, blue, coral, yellow, and (PRODUCT) RED colour options. It will be available in three sizes, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. The new Liquid Retina display is rumored to be the reason for such a long delay of the iPhone XR.

The iPhone XR will be available for purchase in Israel on November 1, while the following countries will get the phone a day later: Armenia, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Macau, Maldives, Myanmar, Ukraine and Vietnam.

Contract pricing will be revealed tomorrow but expect this device to set you back around £40 per month. Some reports from last month have suggested that Apple changed suppliers due to manufacturing issues with the iPhone XR.

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The iPhone Xr is made from aerospace-grade aluminium and is available in a variety of colourful finishes. While the pre-orders for the iPhone XR begins today, the shipping starts from October 26th.

On the bright side, the phone features the same 50-percent faster A11 Bionic chipset as its more expensive cousins, along with the same new and improved main camera, albeit in a single-camera form factor with one less sensor as compared to the iPhone XS and XS Max.

For selfies, the iPhone XR sports a 7MP selfie camera with a f/2.2 aperture along with a TrueDepth camera for FaceID.

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