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iPhone XR Is Actually a Good Deal, Historic Price Chart Reveals

[2018-11-09 10:00:00]

Is the iPhone jumping up in price, or is inflation just making it seem that way? A chart making the rounds on Thursday shows that while Apple’s latest smartphone lineup pushes prices to historic new levels, the $749 iPhone XR is actually very much in line with the expected price you’d pay for an iPhone.The chart of prices at launch adjusted for inflation, shared by Reddit user “zomination,” shows the company’s 6.1-inch device, the cheapest of Apple’s newest three smartphones, is cheaper than all of the company’s previous plus-size models. The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus cost $784 in today’s money at launch in 2014, about the same price as the following year’s 6S Plus and just $20 less than the 7 Plus two years later. It costs more than most iPhones on the list, but not by much — the iPhone 4S from 2011 comes out at $722, the 5 from 2012 at $708, and last year’s iPhone 8 cost $715.... iPhone XR Is Actually a Good Deal, Historic Price Chart Reveals

iPhone XR Is Actually a Good Deal, Historic Price Chart Reveals


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