Is Apple’s iPhone XR Worth the Money?
Apple has started receiving pre-orders for iPhone XR, a model that for some reason, most people call “the affordable iPhone.”
Available from $749 in the United States, the iPhone XR is actually far from being affordable and it is, in fact, only $150 cheaper than the base iPhone XS, a model that comes with several hardware upgrades.
For example, iPhone XR doesn’t feature an OLED screen, but only a 6.1-inch LCD panel. It doesn’t come with a dual-camera system, but with just a single camera on the back, just like the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7. 3D Touch isn’t available, and the body isn’t made of glass, as it’s the case on the more expensive models.
And yet, iPhone XR is the most anticipated iPhone that Apple launches this year. Earlier this year, it was speculated that this huge demand which Apple expected for this more affordable model to be the main reason it lands later than the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, as the company wanted to avoid it cannibalizing the rest of t… (read more)