Tech specs of the new iPhone XR 256GB
iPhone’s X series has been one of the most popular launches in the company’s timeline. Apple has always strived to “Think different,” and the company has lived up to this motto in its latest launch – the iPhone XR.
The iPhone XR is one of Apple’s most affordable smartphones available across three variants including the XR 64GB, the XR 128GB, and the XR 256GB. The iPhone XR 256GB is available in six popular color variants including (PRODUCT)RED, Yellow, White, Coral, Black, and Blue.
Features of the iPhone XR 256GB
Apple has introduced a larger display with a screen that measures 6.1-inch with a Multi-Touch sensor. The XR has a decent resolution of 1792×828 pixels giving it a density of 326 pixels per inch. The iPhone XR also features the first Liquid Retina HD display. It has one of the biggest screens in the series, dwarfing the iPhone X. Advanced display functions include a True Tone feature and an enhanced color palette that offers stunning visual support for the iPhone XR. Apple discontinued the physical home button since the launch of the iPhone X, making gesture control a prominent feature in all the variants that followed, including all the phones launched this year.
Forgot your password or don’t remember the pin to your account? The iPhone XR offers an innovative face recognition solution to facilitate phone unlock, application login, and even authorize payments through Apple Pay. The adaptive facial recognition technology uses an advanced infrared camera, a flood illuminator, and a dot projector to build a unique facial map using 30,000 invisible dots to capture every detail of your face. FaceID is safe and secure to use, not to mention accurate and highly efficient.
Apple has designed one of the best computer chips to power the iPhone XR. The A12 Bionic chip takes the iPhone user experience to a whole new level of intelligence. The main performance cores are designed to handle heavy computational tasks which work 15% faster in comparison to the A11 Bionic chip. The A12 chip also features four efficiency cores that consume up to 50% less power without compromising on performance. Overall the A12 is faster, more efficient, and capable of multitasking.
The phone features Smart HDR, Bokeh and Depth control, enhanced Portrait mode selfies, and better low-light detail to take stunning photographs without needing flash. The iPhone XR 256GB also provides optimal support for 4K playback and compatibility. The A12 Bionic chip is capable of handling 5 trillion operations per seconds to support the image signal processor which enhances the quality of the image. Facial recognition, facial landmarking, and depth mapping allow you to gain more control over the image in different conditions to get the perfect shot. The system also improves Apple’s FaceID feature for advanced facial unlock and Apple Pay features.
The iPhone XR 256GB is available for a price of around $899 across major network carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint. The 64GB variant is the cheapest of the lot available for just $749 while the iPhone XR 128GB can be purchased for $799 from the Apple store. The iPhone XR is all set to rock the smartphone world after its release on September 21st this year.