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Topic: iPhone Xr

Chinese iPhone demand 'recovering' as supply chain stabilizes, analyst says

03/14/2019, 05:03 pm

Chinese iPhone demand is "recovering" thanks to price cuts, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said on Thursday, conflicting with the views of some other analysts.

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Video quality showdown -- Galaxy S10e versus iPhone XR

03/13/2019, 01:03 pm

AppleInsider tests the video recording aptitude of the new Samsung Galaxy S10e and the iPhone XR in a variety of environments from slow-motion to stability.

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Video: Galaxy S10e versus iPhone XR benchmarking showdown

03/11/2019, 04:03 pm

The next phone to slide across our desk is the Galaxy S10e, the lower-cost flagship from Samsung. Watch, as we pit it against against Apple's own budget device in this latest showdown.

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Video: iPhone XR versus Galaxy S10e photo quality comparison

03/08/2019, 12:03 pm

The budget-friendly iPhone XR and Samsung Galaxy S10e both have extremely capable shooters packed into their attractive -- and lower-cost -- designs. We pit the pair against each other to see which one has the overall best low-cost flagship camera system.

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Flash coupon: Extra 10% off all iPhones, including iPhone XS and XS Max, with prices as low as $89

03/01/2019, 11:03 am

Boost Mobile has issued a flash coupon valid on all phones, including new and used iPhones, with prices starting at just $89. Pick up an iPhone 8 for $449, an iPhone XR for $585, or an iPhone XS Max for $899. This deal is valid March 1 only and supplies are limited, so don't delay.

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'Worst of the bad news' is behind Apple when it comes to iPhone sales

02/27/2019, 10:02 am

Though Apple's March-quarter iPhone shipments will likely be disappointing, there are signs that a recovery is underway, according to an analyst report issued on Wednesday.

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Compared: Samsung's Galaxy S10 range vs. Apple's iPhone XS and iPhone XR

02/21/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple's biggest smartphone rival, Samsung, has just announced its latest flagship devices, and even long-time iPhone users have to admit there are a few features that look really impressive. AppleInsider pits the Samsung launches against the iPhone XS to see how the rivals compare.

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Apple's iPhone still holds commanding lead in smartphone sales in Japan

02/19/2019, 09:02 am

While Apple's shipments in the Japanese smartphone market dipped 10.5 percent year-over-year in the December quarter, the iPhone still enjoys overwhelming popularity there, according to new research data.

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Apple's latest iPhone XS & XR ad 'Bokeh'd' plays with social downsides of Depth Control

02/15/2019, 04:02 pm

Perhaps signalling that it's embarking on a broader campaign, Apple has released a second ad promoting Depth Control on the iPhone XS & XR, "Bokeh'd."

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Apple extends Chinese iPhone XS & XR trade-up offers through March 25

02/15/2019, 02:02 pm

Apple is extending a Chinese promo in which shoppers get better credit for old iPhones put towards the cost of an iPhone XS or XR.

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Real-world LTE speed has doubled since iPhone 5s, is big reason to upgrade

02/15/2019, 09:02 am

Owners of older iPhone models should upgrade to newer versions if they want to benefit from faster cellular speeds, research from OpenSignal advises, with the iPhone 5s seemingly only capable of half of the network performance of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max due to the use of older communications technologies.

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iPhone XS 4G speeds at least 26 percent faster than predecessors, study shows

02/14/2019, 07:02 pm

Apple's 2018 iPhone models -- particularly the XS line -- offered the first significant boost to 4G data speeds in several years, according to research firm OpenSignal.

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Apple supplier Japan Display gets $723M bailout amid weakening iPhone sales

02/12/2019, 08:02 am

One of Apple's key suppliers, Japan Display, is getting a bailout of 60 to 80 billion yen -- up to $723 million -- as it copes with soft iPhone demand and competition from Chinese panel makers.

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New iPhone XS & iPhone XR ad sells Portrait Mode's background blur

02/07/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple on Thursday premiered its latest iPhone ad, trumpeting Portrait Mode on both the XS and the XR.

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Apple goes behind the scenes of 'Shot on iPhone' film celebrating Chinese New Year

02/05/2019, 10:02 pm

Two weeks after releasing director Jia Zhangke's "The Bucket," a short film commemorating Chinese New Year, Apple on Tuesday posted a video that goes behind the scenes of the "Shot on iPhone" production.

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Chinese iPhone sales up following price cuts on local shopping sites

02/01/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple is already lowering iPhone prices in China and seeing some return on the tactic, at least according to two online retailers.

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Apple posts video shot on 32 iPhone XRs, plus behind-the-scenes footage

01/28/2019, 04:01 pm

In a departure from its usual advertising style, Apple on Monday posted a new video to YouTube called "Full Circle," which showcasing some of the wilder video possibilities of the iPhone XR.

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Comparing the iPhone XR with the iPhone 8 Plus in the real world

01/25/2019, 11:01 am

The iPhone XR has been available for around three months now, and there are still many users reluctant to upgrade from their old iPhones. AppleInsider compares the real-world differences between the iPhone XR and the iPhone 8 Plus, to see if those using the one-year-older model would stand to benefit from trading up.

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iPhone XR best-selling iPhone model, claiming 39 percent of US sales in December

01/24/2019, 03:01 pm

In line with claims by Apple, estimates published on Thursday suggest that the iPhone XR was the best-selling iPhone model in the U.S. during the December quarter.

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Apple in 2019 and the case of the expensive iPhone

01/24/2019, 09:01 am

A glance at the writing that passes for financial news headlines today might make it appear that Apple is entering 2019 with troubled sales, intense new competition emerging in China, and a weakening economy where nobody can afford to buy its expensive products anymore. The solution held up by many pundits is so old that it sounds comfortably soothing: iPhones should be cheaper! But they're wrong, here's why.

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