iPhone XR review: The iPhone you should buy



The iPhone XR has only one rear camera and an LCD screen. But with a lot of the same features as the more expensive iPhone XS, Scott Stein thinks it’s the best of the bunch. Here’s why.

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22 thoughts on “iPhone XR review: The iPhone you should buy

  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    So we're anticipating some… strong opinions 😆. But what do you guys think? Scott thinks that IF you want an iPhone, the XR is the most bang for your buck. Do you agree? Or is it worth breaking the bank for every feature out there?

    Also check out our review of the XS and XS Max:

    And the Pixel 3 and 3 XL:

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    Do you really think people are these dumb to buy these inferior products and manipulate them into believing. Iphones sucks, nobody buys anymore. Samsung and Huawei are pioneers now. Just go check them out.

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    I'm literally thinking about ditching the smartphone in favor of just a basic cell phone but we now live in an era where basic cell phones are essentially garbage. So, if I were to step away from a flagship, this would be one of the phones I would consider. I also read that there is a dual SIM version and that works for me since I have two numbers. One for me and one I can give out for work. That number is currently in a Samsung Galaxy S8+.

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    Y'all need to understand around 80 percent of people who have iPhones don't pay 1000 for it, they lease the damn thing off carriers for 200 and then pay 30 a month, watch the XR be 0 down.

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    @CNET Finally someone not going on the tech sheet(shit) but doing a real world review!! Good going bro. Thanks!

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    Why am I not surprised that channels like CNET and The Verge telling people to buy an iPhone?

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    lmao when I saw the intro I thought i accidentally clicked on a lego video

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    Apple always have a excuse cause they know they will be always lots of stupid Isheeps will buy it year by year Apple : low resolution 750p screen is for saving batteries, Apple : slow charger is smaller to carry and better for the batteries, Apple: only 3gb ram we don't have multi task on iPhone so no need more ram Apple : only single camera?? Even I can't figure out

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    A phone being a lot less than a 1000 US, or "finally less" than 1000 US, isn't a reason to conclude that it is OK then. This is raising the bar for partly outdated technology with greed as the driver. It is also not okay for accepting that innovation these days means renaming old tech into Liquid or Retina or Maxsxsx and providing trendy color options. But Apple is completely in it's right to do so, as long as the flocks keep buying budget phones for flagship prices. Good job, Apple!
    2019 is around the corner, so let us predict the sticker prices for the next scam of the year; 2000 for the entry level iPhone with Liquid Metal Retinaplus Sightsense technology with innovations such as removing the microphone since we message more and more anyway, removing the display (yes, less is truly more) and removing the possibility to charge. Just get a new phone when your battery runs out. I'm totally LMAO with these shill reviews and sheepish behavior of marketing victims. Thanks again for the entertainment of bringing forward these dumb products for even dumber buyers. Therefore I give this one a big thumbs up !

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    too late bought max first day and no regret, why should people settle for less if money is not the problem……

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    All i care about is the looking for the xr, the edge is really unacceptable.

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  • October 24, 2018 at 11:54 am
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    Lets be real for a second. 98% of people buying a new smartphone is going to use their carrier's monthly installment option. And why not? No interest charges, small monthly payments with an option to trade in your phone half way through… Its a great deal. But going that route. The iPhone XR is roughly $33 monthly and the iPhone Xs is roughly $41 monthly if you get the cheapest one each.

    That's only $8 more dollars per month for the Xs…. Why the hell would you choose the XR??? To save $8 per month? That's like $0.25 cents per day difference… What is the point? I really don't get it.

    They should have shrunk down the screen size and called it the new SE because then millions of people would buy it just for being the new SE. This XR phone seems very out of place and rather redundant.

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