It’s almost time. Apple will begin accepting pre-orders for the 6.1-inch iPhone XR on Friday, Oct. 19 starting at 12:01 a.m. PDT. The handset arrives in stores on Friday, Oct. 26.
Announced alongside the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max in September, the iPhone XR is launching in multiple colors including black, white, blue, yellow, coral, and (PRODUCT)RED. The iPhone XR is available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB varieties starting at $749. Featuring an all-new Liquid Retina display, the device includes Apple’s A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine.
Customers in the following countries and territories can place pre-orders this week: Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Herzegovina, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the United States Virgin Islands.
Meanwhile, the iPhone XR will be available in additional countries and territories beginning on Nov. 2, including Armenia, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Macau, Maldives, Myanmar, Ukraine, and, Vietnam, on Friday, November 2. One day earlier, on Nov. 1, it arrives in Israel.
On Friday, you can pre-order your device through the Apple website, in the Apple Store app, and at Apple Store locations. The iPhone XR is also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers.
Like with the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max before it, the iPhone XR is available through Apple’s Upgrade Program, which lets you divide the full retail price of an iPhone into 24 monthly payments. It includes free AppleCare+ protection and the ability to upgrade to a new device every 12 months.
Are you planning on buying an iPhone XR this week? If so, what color are you buying?