In a bid to boost sales, Apple has reduced the prices of iPhone Xr in India by up to 22%.
With this massive price cut, the lower cost flagship iPhone will be available at Rs. 59,900 (MRP: Rs. 76,900) starting Friday.
Additionally, Apple has also announced a limited period cashback program wherein HDFC Bank customers will get an extra 10% cashback.
All variants have received the price cut
The latest price revision is applicable to all variants of iPhone Xr.
Hence, the base-end 64GB storage model will be available at Rs. 59,900 (MRP: Rs. 76,900) whereas the mid-end 128GB storage variant and top-end 256GB model will retail for Rs. 64,900 (MRP: Rs. 81,900) and Rs. 74,900 (MRP: Rs. 91,900), respectively.
Notably, paying with HDFC cards will further reduce effective prices by 10%.
iPhone Xr: At a glance
To recall, iPhone Xr features an iPhone X-like design with a notched display but with proportional bezels. It also gets a 7000-series aerospace-grade Aluminum frame with a glass back and IP67 dust and water-resistance.
Up front, the notch houses the Face ID setup and front camera while on the rear, there's a single camera module with a quad-LED True Tone flash.
iPhone Xr features an advanced "Liquid Retina" LCD display
iPhone Xr sports a 6.1-inch "Liquid Retina" LCD display with a 1792x828 pixels resolution, a pixel density of 326ppi and support for P3 wide-color-gamut, Dolby Vision and HDR10.
Further, the phone comes with True Tone display technology that adjusts the color-tone depending on the ambient light.
However, there's no 3D Touch, as seen on iPhone 6S and its successors, but a Haptic Touch.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The iPhone Xr sports a single 12MP (f/1.8) wide-angle camera with OIS, 5x digital zoom, and a Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync.
The primary camera offers features such as Smart HDR, Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting and supports 4K video recording at up to 60fps, and 1080p slow-motion recording at 120/240fps.
Up front, there's a 7MP (f/2.2) TrueDepth camera which offers Portrait mode.
Under the hood
The iPhone Xr, like iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, is powered by the 7nm A12 Bionic chip which has a 6-core CPU, a 4-core GPU and comes paired with an 8-core Apple-designed Neural Engine.
The phone comes in 64GB/128GB/256GB storage options and runs iOS 12 out-of-the-box.
Further, Apple claims iPhone Xr lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone 8 Plus (2,691mAh battery).
Onboard sensors and connectivity options
In terms of onboard sensors, iPhone Xr has Face ID, barometer, three‑axis gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity sensor, and an ambient light sensor.
Connectivity options on the phone include Gigabit LTE, dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM) support, GPS, VoLTE, GPS, 802.11a/c Wi‑Fi with 2x2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and Lightning port for charging and audio.
Moreover, iPhone Xr supports wireless charging (Qi standard) and fast charging.