IPhone XR first hands-on impressions hit the web

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FYI, the other two 2018 iPhones were made available in India on September 28th.

The iPhone XR will go on sale in more than 50 countries and territories including Singapore from Oct 26, Apple Singapore said in its news release on Wednesday.

The iPhone XR pre-bookings listing is now live on IndiaiStore, the official offline partner for Apple in India.

Today a variety of YouTube videos have been published featuring hands-on looks at the iPhone XR, which becomes available for pre-order tomorrow and ships Friday, October 26th. The iPhone XR features 7000-series aerospace-grade aluminium and more durable glass in its construction, and comes with IP 67 rating for dust and water resistance.

Sam's Club will start taking preorders at 12:01 AM on October 19th through October 22nd, but you'll have to place your order by October 21st to qualify for the gift card. The iPhone XR has its own appeal and it is likely to attract a lot of buyers even in a market such as India. Let us know in the comments.

The iPhone XR sports a 6.1-inch screen and will be available with three storage capacity options: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.

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With a starting price of $749 United States dollars, the iPhone XR is the cheapest among the new iPhone trio.

The iPhone XR is available in six colours: black, white, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT) RED, while pricing starts at $1029 CAD for 64GB, $1099 for 128GB and $1239 for 256GB models.

There is also a True Depth camera module at the front including an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, flood illuminator, infrared camera, front camera and Dot projector.

Customers can purchase the iPhone XR in Ooredoo Shops from October 26 and the offer will end November 25.

The iPhone XR measures 150.90 x 75.70 x 8.30 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 194.00 grams. It is powered by the A12 Bionic chipset and brings 3GB of RAM as per a benchmark site.

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