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Topic: iPhone Xr

Tests show iPhone XR screen just as durable as iPhone XS and XS Max

10/29/2018, 10:10 am

While the iPhone XR is at least $250 cheaper than any version of the iPhone XS, testing by an electronics insurance company shows that the display is just as resistant to breakage during a drop.

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iPhone XR can take Portrait mode shots of pets & more in future Halide app update

10/29/2018, 08:10 am

Although Apple's own Camera app normally blocks anything but humans when shooting with Portrait mode on the iPhone XR, one app developer is promising to add compatibility with pets and other subjects.

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iPhone XR sales better than iPhone 8 at launch, yet analyst still calls them 'weak'

10/29/2018, 07:10 am

Rosenblatt Securities' Jun Zhang continues to be pessimistic about Apple, with him now saying that global first weekend sales of the iPhone XR are about nine million units, a full million lower than he expected.

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Apple confirms Group FaceTime, dual-SIM support to arrive alongside iOS 12.1

10/26/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple this week updated its iPhone User Guide for the upcoming release of iOS 12.1, confirming the latest version of the mobile operating system will include Group FaceTime and, for iPhone XS and XR, dual-SIM support.

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iPhone XR teardown shows few differences versus iPhone XS [u]

10/26/2018, 03:10 pm

As might be expected, one of the first teardowns of Apple's iPhone XR shows few obvious differences with the XS apart from screen size and having a single rear camera instead of two.

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Short lines aren't predictive of the iPhone XR's long-term prospects, analyst clarifies

10/26/2018, 02:10 pm

Small or non-existent waiting lines for the iPhone XR at Apple stores don't mean the product isn't selling well, Gene Munster observed on Friday, tackling the issue of launch demand for the second time in a week.

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Samsung working on cheaper option for 'Galaxy S10,' just like Apple's iPhone XR

10/26/2018, 09:10 am

Samsung is reportedly working on three different versions of its upcoming "Galaxy S10" flagship phone, including a low-cost one that more people can afford very similar to the approach that Apple has taken with the iPhone XR.

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Hands on: Apple's iPhone XR brings color and value to the 2018 lineup

10/26/2018, 06:10 am

Arriving just over a month after the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, the cheapest of Apple's three iPhone launches for 2018 has started to arrive with consumers. AppleInsider spends some time with the latest release to see how it measures up to its more expensive stablemates.

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iPhone XR goes up for sale in Australia and New Zealand stores as first pre-order shipments arrive

10/25/2018, 06:10 pm

Like clockwork, new iPhone XR owners began posting obligatory photos of their shiny new handsets to the usual social media outlets Friday. The device is now on sale in Australia and New Zealand, where customers are also receiving pre-order shipments.

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Apple shares iPhone XR reviews ahead of Friday launch

10/23/2018, 08:10 pm

As it did with the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 in September, Apple on Tuesday collected a sampling of favorable iPhone XR reviews in a press release crafted to generate interest in the handset ahead of its launch this week.

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Early iPhone XR reviews praise performance & battery life

10/23/2018, 09:10 am

Some of the first iPhone XR reviews are emerging ahead of the product's official launch on Friday, pointing out some limits for Apple's device, but maintaining an overall positive tone.

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It took Apple four days to sell initial iPhone XR supply

10/23/2018, 02:10 am

Apple late Monday sold out of launch day iPhone XR supply in the U.S. and beyond, with orders placed through the company's online storefront now showing estimated delivery dates pushed out to November.

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iPhone XR won't just buoy holiday quarter, but the beginning of 2019 as well

10/22/2018, 11:10 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is seeing better pre-order demand for the iPhone XR than the iPhone 8, with the analyst noting that other supply chain and retail monitors may be misinterpreting consumer behaviors.

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iPhone XR repair pricing revealed, screen replacement is $199

10/22/2018, 10:10 am

Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone XR, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurately lower in comparison to the retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S9 with Samsung parts.

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iPhone XR name inspired by 'extra special' sports cars, says Phil Schiller

10/22/2018, 10:10 am

Prior to the availability of the iPhone XR and after the pre-orders started, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller had an interview to talk about the road to the device, and why Apple made it so soon after the technology behind it debuted in the iPhone X.

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Bearish analyst fears weak iPhone XS & iPhone XR sales, but still expects ASP to climb

10/22/2018, 09:10 am

Preorders for the iPhone XR are better than the equivalents for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, according to Rosenblatt Securities' Jun Zhang, but that hasn't stopped the analyst from reducing expectations for the value-oriented iPhone release.

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Lack of iPhone XR delivery delays suggest softer launch demand than iPhone XS

10/19/2018, 02:10 pm

Fewer people are rushing to buy the iPhone XR on the first day of preorders than during the iPhone XS launch, but the iPhone XR should still ultimately reign as the most popular 2018 iPhone, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster claims.

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iPhone XR may reduce ASP but should outpace iPhone 8 shipments by 50 percent

10/19/2018, 09:10 am

The iPhone XR will fare far better than the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in terms of shipments, Robert Cihra of Guggenheim Securities predicts, but while the low cost could hurt the overall iPhone average selling price, the release will probably help drive demand and fourth quarter revenue.

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Here's where to get the best deal on Apple's iPhone XR

10/19/2018, 03:10 am

Now that iPhone XR handsets are hitting store shelves, wireless carriers are offering discounts on the new devices. We're rounding up where to find the best deals, including buy one, get one free promotions.

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Apple's first iPhone XR ads coincide with preorder kickoff

10/19/2018, 03:10 am

Apple on Friday posted a pair of iPhone XR ads to its official YouTube channel, promoting the device that went up for preorder at midnight Pacific.

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