Last year, we had to wait to get our hands on the top of the line iPhone X. This year, buyers have had to wait an extra month to get most of the XS’s best features in a unique and less expensive design. The beginning of the end of this wait starts on Friday, when pre-orders for the iPhone XR go live at 12 AM Pacific on Friday.
I’ve already gotten an XS Max, and I have heard from several others who have picked up an XS or XS Max, as well. However, most analysts agree that the XR is likely to be the star of Apple’s 2018/19 show when it comes to sales. It’s combo of features and more advantageous pricing is likely to make it a big seller, especially in light of how well the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus sold last year. I am personally expecting the XR to outsell the other iPhone models under the table because I think Apple really nailed the balance of new, modern features and price.
Are any of you going to be pre-ordering an XR on Friday? If so, I’m curious what sold you on the device. Is it the price? The colors? Maybe a mix of the two? Also, what about the XR makes you willing to pay more than you would for an iPhone 7 or 8? Let me know in the Comments section below, on Flipboard, our Facebook page, on Twitter, or on our new Instagram account.