The long wait for the cheaper iPhone XR is almost over. Following the announcement in mid-September next to the flagship iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, pre-orders for the $ 749 XR will begin on Friday, October 19, and the phone will be available the following Friday, October 26.
Pre-ordering is necessary if you want to get your new iPhone on the launch day. Those who decline to pre-order may be fortunate to find a new model in a local carrier retail store shortly after take-off, although they are more likely to be without this unit for a few days or weeks  If you have pre-ordered, you should get your iPhone ready for trading and be prepared to stand up for a long time, no matter where you are in the US.
Launch the Apple Store app on your iPhone this Friday, October 1
If you have an iPhone X, you can get up to $ 525 in credit for your purchase through Apple's GiveBack Trade-In program. Even trading an iPhone 7 can cost you $ 200 for your final purchase price.
The 64 GB XR model costs $ 749 or $ 37.41 per month for 24 months with Apple's iPhone upgrade program. For a 128GB XR, the total cost is $ 799 or $ 39.50 per month. At the top of the price spectrum, the 256GB model costs $ 899 at one time or $ 43.66 per month for 24 months through Apple's financing.
Remember that an unlocked version is not currently offered and Apple will force you to do so. Select a carrier at checkout.
pre-orders for T-Mobile customers will begin on Friday, October 19, at 12:01 pm PT / 3:01 pm ET.
Sprint will open pre-orders for the XR on Friday, October 19. However, if you do not want to stay up late, you can reserve a place in the queue with priority status.
AT & T
If you are on the AT & T network, the pre-orders start on Friday from 12 o'clock / 3 o'clock ET. You can buy the XR directly for $ 749.99 or pay $ 30 a month for 30 months.
You can pre-order PT on US Cellular at 12:01 pm PT / 3:01 pm ET on October 19th. There are no promotions available for trade-ins, but there is still a good chance of securing the XR before the start day arrives.
pre-orders in Verizon begin at 12:01 pm PT / 3:01 pm ET on October 19 ..
pre-orders begin on Friday, October 19 at 12:01 pm PT / 3:01 pm ET in Sam's Club. If you preorder the XR and activate it for Verizon, Sprint, AT & T, or T-Mobile on October 26th, you will receive a Sam & # 39; s Club Gift Card worth $ 100.
Are you wondering how the iPhone XR is stacked on the iPhone XS and XS Max? We compared each specification, making the purchase decision a little easier.