Apple iPhone XR has gone on sale in India. The 6.1-inch iPhone XR starts at Rs 76,900 for the 64GB model.
It was only last week that Apple opened pre-orders for the iPhone XR. Now, the smartphone has finally gone on sale through both offline and online stores in India. With the iPhone XR, Apple is bringing some of the iPhone X’s most important features like its full-screen design, Face ID and A12 Bionic chipset to affordable price points. At Rs 76,900, the iPhone XR isn’t a budget device. However, it is priced less than the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max priced Rs 99,900 and Rs 1,09,900, respectively.
Here’s all you need to know about the iPhone XR including its release date, pricing in India, availability, specifications, and more.
Apple iPhone XR price in India and launch date
Apple iPhone XR goes on sale in India on Friday, October 26. The iPhone XR can be purchased from a number of offline retailers and Apple Authorised resellers including Imagine, Unicorn, Croma, Reliance Digital, etc. It can also be purchased from online channels like Flipkart, PayTM Mall, Amazon, Airtel, and Jio.
The biggest reason why the user picks up the iPhone XR over the iPhone XS is the price. The handset starts at Rs 76,900 for the 64GB model. The 128GB variant will cost Rs 81,900 in India. The 256GB model of the iPhone XR is priced at Rs 91,900. The iPhone XR comes in multiple colour options: white, black, blue, yellow, coral and Product (RED).
Apple iPhone XR Launch offers
The iPhone XR is listed on both Amazon India and PayTM Mall. Amazon is offering no-cost EMIs from several financial institutions including ICICI, Citi, Amazon Pay, and Bajaj Finserv EMI cards. Additionally, users are eligible to get up to ₹2000 back on MakeMyTrip, Swiggy, Freshmenu, and EazyDiner. PayTM Mall is offering Rs 7,000 exchange bonus over and above regular exchange. Meanwhile, Airtel Online Store is offering the iPhone XR at a down payment starting at Rs 14,999.
The iPhone XR sports a 6.1-inch LCD display with a 1792×828 display with True Tone Technology which Apple is calling ‘Liquid Retina’. The display, however, lacks 3D Touch. Instead Apple opts for a ‘Haptic Touch’ feature. It is powered by Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset, the same processor found inside the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. On the rear side, it gets a single camera, which uses software algorithms to create Portrait mode images. You will also get wireless charging support.