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Topic: iPhone Xr

Apple's iPhone XR shown off in first 'hands-on' videos

10/18/2018, 05:10 pm

Looking to drum up publicity for the iPhone XR ahead of preorders on Friday, Apple has provided a handful of news sites and YouTubers with hands-on time.

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Here are some of the best iPhone XR cases you can buy right now

10/18/2018, 03:10 pm

The iPhone XR is practically all glass on the outside, so you'll need a case to keep it from getting scratched or broken. These are some of the best options that you can get.

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Should you buy an iPhone XR or used iPhone X?

10/18/2018, 10:10 am

Preorders for Apple's iPhone XR go live in a matter of hours. If you're looking to upgrade, but don't want to spend $1,000 on an iPhone XS, the XR delivers many of the same technologies at a relatively affordable entry point. But what about a used iPhone X instead?

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iPhone will insulate TSMC from negative financial effects of US trade war with China

10/18/2018, 10:10 am

Taiwan-based chip manufacturer TSMC is predicting modest growth in the new quarter, suggesting that production of smartphone chips -- particularly for Apple's iPhone -- will offset not just weakness in cryptocurrency mining, but risks caused by the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.

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iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max spreading to other countries in conjunction with iPhone XR sales

10/17/2018, 08:10 am

Apple has announced that it will start selling the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR in countries beyond the launch territories, with new sales starting on Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.

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Apple supply chain wary of reduced iPhone orders for Q4

10/16/2018, 07:10 am

Parts of the supply chain are tempering their expectations on iPhone sales for the remainder of 2018, a report claims, with weak sales said to be feared by suppliers based in Taiwan, despite the impending launch of the iPhone XR.

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iPhone XR will propel not just holiday iPhone sales, but drive early 2019 to new heights

10/15/2018, 01:10 pm

A new research note penned by Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that demand for Apple's iPhone XR will be better than expected, with Apple cranking out about 38 million of them in time for holiday sales.

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iPhone Upgrade Program pre-approvals for iPhone XR start Monday

10/15/2018, 11:10 am

Apple will be opening up its loan pre-approval process for the iPhone Upgrade Program on Monday for customers wanting to acquire the iPhone XR, allowing participants to prepare their application before pre-orders for the smartphone commence on Friday.

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iPhone sales may be taking big hit in China because of weak smartphone market

10/15/2018, 10:10 am

Despite other data sources to the contrary, Goldman Sachs' Rod Hall is afraid of a slowdown in the Chinese iPhone market that may dramatically impact Apple's quarterly earnings, and future prospects in the region.

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Forensics firm urges police not to look at screens of iPhones with Face ID

10/13/2018, 07:10 pm

While U.S. police are now sometimes forcing suspects with Face ID-ready iPhones to unlock their devices, Apple's technology is simultaneously making that a risky proposition, one security firm is warning agencies.

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Apple's iPhone XR will launch with an official clear plastic case

10/12/2018, 10:10 am

Apple customers looking to buy the iPhone XR will have a protection option that won't hide the brightly-colored shell, as there will be a clear case among the selection of official accessories offered by Apple from the time of launch.

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Tim Cook's worldwide tour and waiting for Apple's October iPad Pro event on the AppleInsider podcast

10/12/2018, 08:10 am

The AppleInsider Podcast gets seriously into money as we examine App Store fraud in China and how Apple Pay won over CVS. Plus, what you should buy from Google's new hardware -- and what we think Apple's going to show us.

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iPhone XR launch expected to beat iPhone 8 debut in weakening China smartphone market

10/11/2018, 08:10 am

Given the weakness of Chinese device manufacturers, and a lack of innovation in new products by them, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is expecting Apple to have a good local debut in a critical October holiday period.

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Apple wins FCC clearance for iPhone XR in time for Oct. 19 preorders

09/27/2018, 11:09 am

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday granted its stamp of approval for the iPhone XR, which goes on sale in less than a month.

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How to put your old iPhone to use after you bought the new iPhone XS

09/26/2018, 02:09 pm

Whether it's last year's iPhone X or a digital antique, that once-cherished device can have an entirely new life. AppleInsider shows just how that phone could still be immensely useful.

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iPhone XS review: There's nothing excessive about Apple's latest and greatest smartphone

09/25/2018, 11:09 am

Apple's new iPhone XS is a modest step up from last year's iPhone X, but remains a major technological leap forward for anyone who hasn't yet made the jump to the edge-to-edge design with Face ID. As with the debut of the iPhone X, if you can stomach the sticker shock, the iPhone XS is a premium, polished, near-perfect handset that showcases Apple's marriage of hardware and software at its most sublime.

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Apple shifts iPhone XR assembly orders from Pegatron to Foxconn

09/25/2018, 07:09 am

Apple is reportedly changing its orders for the iPhone XR with its assembly partners, with some production being shifted from Pegatron to rival Foxconn over alleged capacity and component sourcing issues.

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iPhone XS Max dramatically outselling iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4 sales exceeding all expectations

09/24/2018, 10:09 am

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has weighed in on early sales of Apple's new products, and is seeing massive demand for the iPhone XS Max over the iPhone XS, with Apple Watch Series 4 demand so high that supply constraints may extend unless Apple brings on more assemblers.

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WSJ author & research firm that botched iPhone X demand doubling down on iPhone XS

09/20/2018, 12:09 pm

Apple built and began selling its high-end OLED iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models a month ahead of iPhone XR availability in an effort to sell users more expensive models before facing competition from its own new lower-priced, entry-level LCD phone -- at least according to the columnist and the think tank that were totally wrong about iPhone X sales last year.

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iPhone XR uses algorithms to simulate depth effects found on iPhone XS & XS Max

09/20/2018, 11:09 am

The iPhone XR's Camera app will offer the same sort of bokeh (depth-of-field) post-processing effects as the iPhone XS, but calculate depth "almost entirely" via algorithm when shooting with the rear camera, according to a newly-published interview.

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