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Apple Introduces iPhone XR, Very Cheap But Still Expensive (Check Out Full Specs)!

Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max did not debut alone, on the same day, there was also one of the cheapest models called the iPhone XR (also known as Apple Ten R). Learn more!

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Apple launched a number of new products at an event that was held on September 12, some of which is awaited successor to the iPhone 8 and the light iPhone version. This device goes by the name Apple iPhone XR!

The other Apple’s smartphones that debuted with this device are iPhone XS and XS Max. According to Apple, this device, also known as Apple iPhone Ten R (iPhone XR) appears to be one of the cheapest models ever made. What are the specifications and features of the new budget Apple device? As continue reading, NAIJAKNOWHOW is going to explore all its fascinating features, specs and price in Nigeria!

Let’s see below!

iPhone XR Quick Review!

In terms of appearance, the iPhone XR is not much different from the two compatriots. Talking about class seems like it is more right to be marked as a middle-class smartphone. The iPhone XR comes with a 6.1-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1792×828 pixels with a density of 326ppi. This phone has a larger screen than its predecessor, the iPhone 8 Plus (5.5 inches), but with a smaller body.

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The LCD screen material used makes the price of the iPhone XR more affordable than the two flagships iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max that already use OLED screens. The new display on iPhone XR is the most advanced LCD in the industry. An innovative backlight design allows the screen to stretch into the corners. So you see true-to-life colour from one beautiful edge to the other.

The iPhone XR also carries the premium A12 Bionic processor chipset with a 7-nanometer architecture that is claimed to be reliable for handling heavy work.

For camera department, the iPhone XR is equipped with a 12MP wide-angle camera that is equipped with an f / 1.8 opening, optical stabilizer (OIS), 6 element lens, True Tone Flash, and blink detection. has a bokeh feature with a level that can also be set.

Meanwhile, the 7MP powerful iPhone XR front camera that also carries the TrueDepth camera with Face ID, like the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Another specification of the iPhone XR is a battery that is claimed to be 90 minutes longer than the iPhone 8 Plus, features an IP67 certified anti-water, Dual SIM, and recording with stereo audio. The internal storage capacity of the iPhone XR is available in three options, including 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.

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Apple iPhone XR Key Specs

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Here are the Apple iPhone XR key specifications…

Display 6.1 Inches, 828 x 1792 Pixels (~324 PPI)
Processor Hexa Core A12 Chipset Bionic
Storage 64/128/256GB Built-in + 3GB RAM
Camera 12MP Rear / 7MP Front (With Rear quad LED light)
Battery Li-ion Non removable
Price Starts US $749 (around N270,000 naira)

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Apple iPhone XR Price and Availability

The iPhone XR launched in September 2018, it is available in five colours — white, black, blue, coral and yellow. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

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Apple iPhone XR 64GB variant retails at US $749 (around N270,000 Naira in Nigeria), while the 128GB variant goes for $799 (about N290,000 Naira) and the 256GB variant for $899 (about N325,000 Naira). (CLICK TO BUY IPHONE XR).

Apple iPhone XR Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: IOS 12
  • Processor: Hexa Core A12 Chipset Bionic
  • GPU: Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: White, black, blue, coral and yellow
  • Dimension: 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 194 g
  • SIM Type: Dual Standby, (nano-SIM and eSIM). iPhone XR is not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.1 Inches, 828 x 1792 Pixels (~324 PPI)
  • Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch
  • Screen Protection: Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
  • Extra features: True-tone display, Wide colour gamut display, 120 Hz touch-sensing


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, OIS, PDAF, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama), Video ([email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec)
  • Front Camera: 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, HDR, Video ([email protected])


  • Built-in Storage: 64/128/256GB Built-in
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE:
    • FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
    • TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
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Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps)
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes 4G LTE-A
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
  • GPS: Yes + A-GPS support & Glonass, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player, MP4/H.264 player, Speaker Phone
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: No (Uses EarPods with Lightning Connector)


  • Navigation: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: –
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes with dedicated mic
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • Water Resistant: Yes water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
  • Dust Resistant: Yes IP67 dust
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes
  • Extra: Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, Front/rear glass + aluminium frame (7000 series), Audio editor


  • Lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone 8 Plus
  • Talk time (wireless): Up to 25 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 15 hours
  • Video playback (wireless): Up to 16 hours
  • Audio playback (wireless): Up to 65 hours
  • Fast‑charge capable: Up to 50% charge 30 minutes8
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery
  • Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers9)
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter

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