The iPhone XR is here and cheap(ish)

By Caché Roberts

If you have been living under a rock for the past two days, then you missed the exciting release of the iPhone XR on October 26th.

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This iPhone is different from the other iPhones as it retails less than the iPhone XS and the XS Max, plus the colors make the most fashionable statement ever that you are not prepared for.

What’s your favorite new color?

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Social Media went crazy for the iPhone XR as its starting price is the cheapest of the new generation of iPhone X’s phone. The starting price is $749 for 64 GB, then $799 for 128 GB, and $899 for 256 GB. As you can see the highest priced 256 GB and it still retails less than the lowest price of the iPhone XS and XS Max.

The iPhone XS starting price at 64 GB, is $999 whereas the XS Max starting price at 64 GB is $1,099. Already the XR is about $300 less than the two phones which brings the next question, why?

Apparently, the sacrifices of this cheaper phone have to do with the material the iPhones were made with. The XR is made with Liquid Retina whereas the XR and XS Max are made with Super Retina.

Other than the different materials, the XR is heavier, has one camera instead of two on the back, however, this doesn’t affect the Portrait mode at all, so we are all saved. But does it really matter as the XR seems to be winning in other categories in the new generation of iPhones?

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Well, looks like it time for me to invest in the XR because it is clear that it’s going to save my pockets!