Apple’s iPhone 11 Has Surpassed The iPhone XR As The World’s Most Popular Smartphone
It looks like Apple could have a winning formula on their hands because according to data released by Omdia, it has been suggested that the iPhone 11, released last year, is now the “world’s most popular” smartphone, surpassing that of the iPhone XR which was released in 2018.
iPhone XR Might Have Been 2019’s Best-Selling Smartphone
When Apple announced the iPhone XR, we were a bit skeptical. After all, the handset reminded us of the iPhone 5c which was kind of a flop, so it felt like Apple was headed that way again. However, we were proven wrong as all the data seemed to suggest that the phone was actually doing rather well.
The iPhone XR Was The Best-Selling Smartphone Last Quarter
With the flop that was the iPhone 5c, many understandably were not optimistic about the launch of the iPhone XR, which seemed to follow the same blueprint as the iPhone 5c. However, many were proven wrong when it was discovered that the iPhone XR actually accounted for the bulk of iPhone sales back in 2018.
iOS 13.1 Will Bring Processor Throttling To The iPhone XR, iPhone XS
A couple of years ago, Apple got into hot water when it was discovered that the company was secretly throttling the processors on its iPhones. The company claimed that this was done to help manage the performance on older devices, where due to degrading batteries, it would result in unexpected shutdowns, which is why they introduced processor throttling.
The iPhone XR Dominated Smartphone Shipments In The First Half Of 2019
These days, our smartphone prices are getting more and more expensive to the point where mid-range handsets are starting to look like pretty good alternatives. This could be the reason why Apple’s iPhone XR is doing so well, because even though at a starting price of $749 isn’t exactly cheap, it is still several hundred dollars cheaper than the iPhone XS and XS Max models.
iPhone XR 2 Will Feature A Slightly Faster Processor, 4GB Of RAM
To be honest, we have to say that we are more excited for the iPhone XR’s successor over the iPhone XS and XS Max’s successors. Now thanks to alleged benchmarks, it seems that we are getting an idea of how well the iPhone XR 2 will be performing, although judging from what we can see, it doesn’t seem like that big of an upgrade.
iPhone XR Was The Best-Selling iPhone In The US For Q3 2019
Apple’s lower-cost iPhones like the iPhone 5c and the iPhone SE weren’t exactly the best-selling iPhones around. Instead, that honor went to Apple’s higher-end iPhones, but that seems to be shifting with the iPhone XR in which according to the latest data from CIRP, it has been revealed that the iPhone XR was the best-selling iPhone in the US for Q3 2019.
iPhone XR Was The Best Selling Smartphone In The U.S. Last Quarter
The iPhone XR appears to have received a lot of love in the United States. The latest data from Kantar World Panel reveals that it was the best selling smartphone in the country over the second quarter, accounting for 7.8 percent of the market. The top three best selling smartphones in the country last quarter were actually iPhones, the data shows.
iPhone XR 2 Could Have The Best Battery Life Amongst All The iPhones
If you were looking forward to seeing what Apple will come up with for the successor to last year’s iPhone XS and XS Max, we reckon that the iPhone XR 2 could actually prove to be a more interesting phone to anticipate. This is because according to a report out of Korea, the iPhone XR 2 could have the biggest battery in iPhone history.
These Are The New Colors Of The iPhone XR 2
According to a recent report, Apple is said to be introducing new color options to the iPhone XR 2 later this year. These new colors are rumored to come in Green and Lavender and are also rumored to be replacing two existing color options, which are Coral and Blue. Now thanks to a tweet by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, we have an idea of what those colors might look like.
iPhone XR 2 Will Come In Two New Color Options
While the iPhone XR might not be made of the same premium materials as the iPhone XS and XS Max, one of the ways that it distinguishes itself is through the use of colors, where they are offered in more colorful options compared to the other iPhones. If this a feature that you can appreciate, then the next-gen iPhone XR could be of interest to you.
Apple Touts The iPhone XR’s Battery Life In Latest Ad
Apple’s iPhones have never really been known for their battery life, but it seems that has changed somewhat with the iPhone XR with Apple claiming that the iPhone XR has the longest battery life of any iPhone ever. So much so that they have put out an ad for it that boasts the battery life of the handset.
iPhone XR 2 Renders Reveal Dual Camera Design
According to the rumors, Apple could potentially announce the successor to the iPhone XR later this year where based on the reports, it has been suggested that it could sport a dual camera design. Now thanks to a series of renders and a video created by @OnLeaks for Pricebaba, we might have an idea of what to expect.
The iPhone XR 2 Could Adopt A Dual Camera Design
Apple’s iPhone XR is essentially a compromised version of the iPhone XS and XS Max, where it lacks certain hardware features such as an OLED screen and also the dual camera setup. However, despite those “limitations”, the iPhone XR has actually done pretty well for itself where it actually dominated iPhone sales in the US.
The iPhone XR Is Currently Dominating iPhone Sales In The US
While the iPhone XR might not necessarily be the most hyped smartphone, it does represent one of the more affordable iPhones in Apple’s lineup. For the most part, it features almost identical specs as the iPhone XS and XS Max, save for a couple of differences in the display and camera.
Apple Extends Its ‘Limited Time’ iPhone XR, iPhone XS Trade-In Deal
Last year Apple launched a trade-in program for the iPhone XR and the iPhone XS. The idea was to help drum up sales, but Apple had stated back then that this deal would be a limited time deal meaning that customers shouldn’t expect to see it available all year round. However as it turns out, Apple is now extending the deal.
Apple Releases Hilarious iPhone XR Commercial
Apple has really been pushing the iPhone XR. The iPhone XR represents Apple’s cheaper iPhone which would appeal to customers who might not otherwise want to spend $1,000 on the iPhone XS. The company has been launching all kinds of deals and discounts for the handset, and now they have also released a new commercial highlighting its capabilities.
Apple Introduces New iPhone XR Trade-In Deal
It seems that Apple is really pushing for customers to buy the iPhone XR, more so than the iPhone XS or XS Max, presumably because they know that it is too expensive. The company has recently expanded on its iPhone XR trade-in program where they are now offering customers an option to make monthly payments for the iPhone.
iPhone XR Discounted By Another Japanese Carrier
The iPhone XR represents Apple’s more affordable iPhone. However even at around $750, the iPhone XR is still not necessarily affordable, which some analysts believe could be the reason why iPhone sales aren’t doing as well, where the iPhone XS and XS Max are simply too expensive, but the iPhone XR isn’t particularly affordable either.
Apple’s iPhone XR Claimed 39% Of iPhone Sales In December
Some analysts have claimed that the iPhone XR is doing badly, but others seem to be a bit more upbeat. Even Apple themselves had stated that the iPhone XR was selling well, but stopped short of actually providing any figures. Now according to the latest figures, it has been revealed that the iPhone XR accounted for 39% of iPhone sales in December 2018.