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iPhone XR: How to pre–order Apple’s new iPhone

Apple’s iPhone XR was launched at the same time as its top–end iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

However, due to apparent supply constraints and problems with certain components, Apple chose to delays its release until now.

Packing a massive 6.1–inch screen, but with LCD rather than OLED tech, it’s slightly more affordable than Apple’s other new iPhones, but still packs many of the same features.

So, with pre–orders about to start, you’re going to need move quickly to get one.

Follow our guide and we’ll tell you how to snap up an iPhone XR before anyone else.

You'll be able to compare iPhone XR contract on our deals page.

Get the time in your diary

iPhone XR pre–orders kick off at 8.01am on 19th October. Make sure you’re online early and have your credit or debit card handy.

Pick your colour

iPhone XR all colourways hero size

Seconds count when it comes to pre–ordering iPhones. For the first time since 2013’s iPhone 5c, Apple is offering an array of new colours with the iPhone XR.

The handset comes in six versions – white, black, gold, yellow, coral and a Product Red edition, with a percentage of the cost going to fight AIDS.

Be sure to know which one you want before you open Apple’s website. Any wait could see shipping times slip or some models sell out altogether.

Be sure about storage

iPhone Xr spec sheet

Apple is offering the iPhone XR in three storage capacities: 64GB, 128GB and 256GB, costing £749, £799 and £899 respectively.

As with the colour options, make sure you know what you want before you open Apple’s website.

Got a lump sum to-hand? Go SIM free and save cash

iPhone XR front and back camera detail white hero size

We'll be offering the phone SIM free on our SIM-free phones page.

If you've got the money, it works out much cheaper to buy this way than when you spread the cost over a two-year contract.

Once you've got the phone, you'll probably need a SIM to go with it. You'll find a range on our SIM-only comparison page

Or spread the cost with a bundled contract

If you don’t want to pay for an iPhone XR in full, you can pre-order the device via your network instead.

EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three will all allow you to register your interest in the handset now via their websites, before giving you a nudge tomorrow to make your order.

This way you can pick a contract and spread the cost rather than fronting up upwards of £749 for a new iPhone.

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