The iPhone Xr. Dammit.

The iPhone XR is the one to get

The XR is the populist iPhone. The iPhone for the people. I’ve been calling it the iPod Mini of iPhones and Matt Burns has been saying it’s the iBook, but the point stands. It’s a cheaper, more colorful alternative. At least one of our co-workers has been obsessing slightly over which color to get.

At $749, it’s not cheap, but compared to the XS and XS Max (starting at $999 and $1,099, respectively), it’s a relative bargain, and most of the missing features won’t have an impact on the day to day use of an average user. Heck, even the single lens camera has learned to approximate portrait mode to further cushion the blow.

If I were in the market for a new iPhone, I’d almost certainly go the XR route. Listen, I’m a tech blogger living in New York City. I have a pet rabbit to feed. Do you think rabbit food grows on trees (I mean, technically it does, but you get the point).

The iPhone Xr has been on my mind too.

I was thinking about this new BLU phone:


Click = big

It’s less than half the price.

But it’s also probably less than half as capable.

I can’t be the only one doing such calculations.

Previously here:

iPhone Xr Not Available Unlocked?
September 2018 Apple Event Post-Mortem

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