Apple iPhone XR comes with a bigger display than the iPhone XS but with a lower price tag. This is because its specs profile is inferior to the specs of the XS. This phone packs a 6.1 inch LCD display with 828p resolution. It is IP67 rated for water and dust resistance. Both the iPhone XS & the iPhone XS Max have better IP68 rating. The XR is slightly thicker and has aluminum metal frame instead of stainless steel frame like the other two phones that it was launched alongside. It has 3GB of RAM and the maximum internal storage option available is 256GB. The XR device has the same 7MP selfie camera found in the XS & XS Max, but a single 12MP rear camera. The phone is powered by the same Apple A12 Bionic chipset as XS Max. On this page, you will view the latest prices of iPhone XR in Kenya and its specs.
The Key Features Of The XR
- 6.1 inch display, 828 pixels x 1792 pixels resolution
- OS: iOS 12
- Hexa Core processor, Apple A12 Bionic chipset
- 3GB RAM
- 64/128/256GB internal storage, MicroSD card not supported
- Back camera: 12MP, f/1.8, OIS, PDAF, Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama), 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps video recording & stereo sound recording
- Front camera: 7MP, f/2.2, HDR, 1080p@60fps
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, NFC
- Sensors: Face ID, accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyroscope, barometer
- 2G, 3G, 4G networks
- 2942mAh Li-Ion battery
Apple iPhone XR Price In Kenya
The price of the XR in Kenya is expected to start at KSh. 105,000 for the 64GB version. We will update price when it is available in Kenya.
Apple iPhone XR Pros & Cons
- 6.1 inch FHD display – This is a big display which offers great experience while you are watching videos, browsing or reading. The phone has 19.5 by 9 aspect ratio which makes it tall but comfortable in one hand.
- e-SIM technology – This is a tiny electronic SIM that is not removable. The makes the phone dual SIM as it also comes with a nano SIM slot.
- 4G LTE network connectivity – You will enjoy supper fast connection to the internet as well as voice over 4G (VoLTE).
- Fast charging battery – This smartphone support has fast technology that allows you to get 50% charge in just 30 minutes.
- 3GB of RAM – This is a relatively big RAM that should facilitate the smooth running of apps at all times.
- 256GB internal storage – You get a maximum internal storage capacity of 256GB. 64GB & 128GB storage options are also available.
- Bluetooth 5.0 – The phone can connect wirelessly with other Bluetooth enabled devices.
- Wi-Fi hotspot – The user can configure a Wi-Fi hotspot that other devices nearby can use to connect to the internet.
- Wi-Fi connectivity – This phone can detect nearby Wi-Fi networks and connect to them.
- Water resistance – The phone is IP67 certified. It can be submerged in water; up to 1m for 30mins. It is also dust proof.
- Elegant design – The phone has glass back and front panels with aluminum metal frame. The iPhone XR is available in more colors than the XS and XS Max.
- Quality cameras – The phone has a single 12MP rear camera which can take 4K videos. The 7MP front camera is also packed several image enhancing features including animoji. It can also record 1080p videos.
- Apple A12 Bionic chipset – This is a powerful and smart 7nm chipset.
- GPS receiver – The GPS receiver on this phone will help you get geographical information and directions. You can also get traffic information and topographical nature of different places of interest.
- Face ID scanner – This allows the user to access the device instantly by scanning his/her face.
- NFC connectivity – This feature allows the user to share files and to make instant payments.
- MicroSD card not supported – You may be forced to buy an XR phone with more storage space, which basically means that you will have to dig deeper into your pockets.
- Non-removable battery.
- No FM radio.
- No 3.5mm headphone jack.
Apple iPhone XR Specifications
|Dimensions||150.9mm x 75.7mm x 8.3mm|
|Body Material||Aluminum frame, glass front/back|
|SIM||Nano SIM & e-SIM|
|Extras||IP67 certified: water & dust resistance|
Water resistance(up to 1 meter for 30 minutes)
|Size||6.1 inches (79.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Type||IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors|
|Resolution||828 pixels x 1792 pixels (458PPI), 19.9:9 aspect ratio (326PPI)|
|Protection||Oleophobic coating, scratch-resistant glass|
|Operating System||iOS 12|
|Chipset||Apple A12 Bionic|
|GPU||Apple GPU (4-Core graphics)|
|Micro SD Slot||No|
|Back||Single 12 Megapixels|
|Features||f/1.8, f/2.4, autofocus, 2x optical zoom, OIS, phase detection, quad-LED dual-tone flash, touch focus, face/smile detection, geo-tagging, HDR (panorama/photo), simultaneous 4K video recording & 8MP image recording, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps & 2160p@24/30/60fps video recording|
|Features||f/2.2, face detection, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps|
|Alert types||Vibration, ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||v2.0, proprietary-reversible connector|
|Music play time||-|