Apple has launched the iPhone XR which happens be most affordable of the 2018 iterations of the iPhone. Apple iPhone XR price in Nigeria, it’s specs and features will be in this article. The iPhone XR is a very good option for those who want to have to have the latest iPhone without breaking the bank. Apple took a bit away from what you have on the iPhone XS Max and iPhone XS so as to cut costs. Some the changes include the single rear camera, a reduced resolution, a less RAM and the use of LCD screens. Nonetheless, the iPhone XR still has the same flagship SoC on the XS and XS Max. The iPhone XR may be referred to as the iPhone 10R which some people decided to call it.
iPhone XR Key Specs
• 6.1-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD display
• Apple A12 Bionic chipset
• 3GB of RAM
• 64GB or 128GB or 256GB built-in storage
• 12MP rear camera
• 7MP selfie camera
• 2,942 mAh non removable battery
• Fast Charging Support (15W)
• Qi wireless charging support
• IP67 water and dust resistant
• Face ID
Design and Body
Apple still gives the iPhone XR a premium flagship design with it being enveloped in Gorilla Glass with the 7000 series aluminum frame. The phone still has the notch which was introduced in last year’s iPhone X, the bezels around the screen are a bit thick and it’s a bit chunky. The iPhone 10R has a thickness of 8.3 mm which is slim and it weighs about 198 grams. The iPhone XR is water and dust resistant with IP67 certification and can survive in water up to 1m for 30 minutes. It is covered by scratch resistant glass and with oleophobic coating to prevent smudges.
iPhone XR sports a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD display with a resolution of 828×1792 pixels and 326 ppi density. The display is covered by scratch resistant glass with oleophobic coating to prevent smudges. There’s no 3D touch feature but you’ll get Haptic touch, True-tone display and wide colour gamut. The display can reach 625 nits max brightness which is great for viewing even under sun light.
Processor and Memory
The iPhone XR is powered by Apple’s hexa-core A12 bionic chipset which is a real deal when it comes to flagship prowess. The A12 chipset features 2 cores clocked at 2.5 GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.6 GHz with Apple GPU. The chipset is built on a 7nm fabrication process which is power efficient and reduces heating.
The iPhone XR comes with 3GB of RAM with either 64GB or 128GB or 256GB built-in storage alternative.
The camera got a major change compared to it’s siblings and iPhone X with the absence of the telephoto sensor which means no more 2X optical zoom. Despite that, the camera still takes impressive portrait shots and you can adjust the bokeh effect.
At the rear, you get a single 12MP camera with f/1.8 aperture with Phase Detection Auto Focus and Optical Image Stabilization which can record 4K videos at 24/30/60 fps and 1080p videos up to 240 fps.
On the front, we have 7MP TrueDepth selfie camera coupled with a SL 3D depth/biometric sensor which helps with Face ID. The selfie camera can record 1080p videos up to 60 fps.
Network and Connectivity
The iPhone XR has 2G/3G/ 4G LTE network in it for downloading, browsing and all activities needing network connection. It supports the following LTE bands – 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). It comes with Bluetooth 5.0, dual band WiFi 5, GPS, NFC and WiFi hotspot.
Battery and Charging
The battery of the iPhone XR is very amazing as it happens to be the iPhone with the most lasting battery. The iPhone XR has a 2942 mAh battery. You should expect a day usage on it if you’re an average user considering the power efficient chipset used.
As for charging, it had support for 15W fast charge and Qi wireless charging.
The iPhone XR runs on iOS 12 which is upgradeable to iOS 13·5. However the newly produced models comes with iOS 13 out of the box.
iPhone XR price in Nigeria starts at around 249,999 Naira depending on the storage size you decide to go for. Prices starts at $479 on top online stores.
The Apple iPhone XR comes with Face ID as the only biometric lock since the removal of the physical home button doubling as the fingerprint sensor.