Apple Slashes Prices Of The iPhone XR For A Limited Period
Apple launched the current generation of iPhones at an event in September last year. The devices launched include the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR. While the former two were the pair of flagship smartphones from the company, the latter created more buzz. Mainly because it was a more affordable, slightly specced down variant of its elder siblings. In a bid to attract more buyers, the company has discounted the price of the iPhone XR for a limited time period.
iPhone XR: Price & Availability
In the promotional offer, Apple has partnered with HDFC Bank to provide a reduced price on the iPhone XR. Under this scheme, the 64GB variant of the smartphone will cost Rs. 59,900 down from Rs. 76,900 earlier. The 128GB version will retail for Rs. 64,900, dropping from Rs. 81,900. The model with 256GB of storage, which was earlier priced at Rs. 91,900, will cost Rs. 74,900 under the promotion. Apple has announced this offer will be applicable only for a limited time and will go into effect starting the 5th of April. Customers of HDFC Bank can also avail a 10 percent cashback on the smartphone.
The iPhone XR is the most affordable smartphone from Apple in the latest iPhone series. It features an all-glass design on the front and the back with an aluminium chassis to provide rigidity. The device sports a 6.1 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1792 x 828 px. For biometrics and security, the handset uses FaceID, the company signature security technology for mobile devices.
The iPhone XR runs on the Apple A12 Bionic Processor which is manufactured using 7nm fabrication process. The device has a four-core GPU that is 50% faster than the A11 chip from 2018. In terms of optics, The smartphone has an f/1.8 aperture equipped single 12 MP wide-angle camera. For selfies, there is a 7 MP camera sensor housed in the notch on top of the display. In terms of memory and storage, the device is available with 3GB of RAM and the following three storage variants.
- 64GB ROM
- 128GB ROM
- 256GB ROM
The iPhone XR is powered by a 2942 mAh battery and is IP67 certified for water and dust resistance. The smartphone is available in 5 colours, namely Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral, and White.