Buyers will be drawn to the bright colors and discount price.
6.1-inch iPhone XRwhich will go on sale on 26 October, will be even more popular than originally anticipated. Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that strong iPhone sales XR will allow Apple to set a new absolute record in sales of smartphones.
The expert changed his forecast of iPhone sales in 2018. Before the presentation of the new iPhone XS, Max XS iPhone and iPhone XR it is believed that Apple will sell 80 million smartphones. Now, however, he is confident that Apple sells directly 93 million iPhones, largely due to the high demand for the iPhone XR.
6.1-inch iPhone XR to attract buyers for two main reasons, says the analyst. First, the price of the smartphone is much lower than the flagship iPhone XS iPhone XS Max. At the same time the characteristics and key features iPhone XR is not inferior to more expensive models.
And secondly, iPhone, XR will be released in six colors, including the unusual Apple blue, coral, yellow and white. Consumer surveys show that they are very interested in purchasing iPhone XR in custom colors. It is noteworthy that according to polls, the most popular are not only bright colors, but the classic white color, which Apple had not released iPhone.
Kuo expects that the demand for iPhone XR is not much drop even at the beginning of next year, after the winter holiday period. Thus, the smartphone will be a big seller in 2019.
The possibility of pre-orders for iPhone XR open October 19, including in Russia. iPhone XR will begin officially on sale on 26 October at the following prices:
- iPhone XR 64GB — 64 990 rubles.
- iPhone XR 128 GB — 68 990 rubles.
- iPhone XR 256 GB — 77 990 rubles.