The iPhone XR (stylized and marketed as iPhone Xʀ; Roman numeral "X" pronounced "ten") is a smartphone designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. It is the twelfth generation of the iPhone. Pre-orders began on October 19, 2018, with an official release on October 26, 2018.The phone has a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS panel display, which Apple claims is the "most advanced LCD in the industry." It is the least expensive device in Apple's iPhone X line of devices, with a current starting price of $499 in the United States and $699 in Canada. It features the same processor as the XS and XS Max, the Apple A12 Bionic chip built with a 7 nanometer process, which Apple claims to be the "smartest and most powerful chip" ever put into a smartphone.It is available in 6 colors: black, white, blue, yellow, coral (a shade of pink and orange), and Product Red. The iPhone XR is available in three storage capacities: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The 256GB version was discontinued with the release of the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. It is the second iPhone to be released in white, yellow and blue, the first being the iPhone 5C in 2013. Internationally, the phone supports dual SIMs through a Nano-SIM and an eSIM. In mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau, dual Nano-SIM (in a single tray) is offered instead.The iPhone XR was Apple's best selling 2018 model. It also became the top-selling smartphone globally in Q3 2019. According to Apple, the XR battery lasts up to one-and-a-half hours longer than its direct predecessor, the iPhone 8 Plus.In 2019, Apple started assembling the iPhone XR in India. In May 2020, Apple started selling refurbished iPhone XR models starting at US$499.