“Budget” iPhone XR now available for pre-order in S’pore. Prices start at S$1,229.

Budget yo.

Nyi Nyi Thet | October 19, 2018 @ 03:43 pm


The iPhone XS and XS Max were initially criticised for being slightly pricey.

S’poreans react strongly to new iPhones XS & XS Max potentially costing more than S$2,000

Despite the price tag, demand was really good.

Hundreds of Apple fans queuing in Orchard for new iPhones nearly 24 hours before launch

But now, prepare for the release of the cheaper iPhone model.

The iPhone XR.

Image from Apple

iPhone XR

Here are its specs.

  • Liquid Retina HD display
  • 6.1-inch (diagonal) all-screen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1792×828-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • True Tone display
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • 625 cd/m² max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

Here are the available colours.

Screenshots from Apple.com.sg

Here’s what it will contain.

Screenshot from Apple

And here’s when you will get it.

The phone will retail from S$1,229.

You can preorder it here.

“Top photo via Apple store”

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