iPhone XR was $ 100 cheaper, but only in Japan
Today, November 26, rumors about the iPhone price drops XR in Japan officially confirmed. Apple offers buyers save up to $ 100 when signing a 24-month contract with the operator NTT Docomo.
Model business operators Japan is based on subsidizing devices to attract customers, similar to how this scheme works in the United States. Payments for iPhone XR with 64 GB of memory and a 24-month contract earlier it was $ 36 000 yen (about 320 USD). Now the cost of the device reduced to 24 000 yen (212 dollars), excluding the cost of mandatory fees of the operator.
Ultimately, consumers pay for iPhone XR with a storage capacity of 64 GB and binding in operator NTT Docomo about 7,000 yen a month ($62 US). It is expected that other mobile operators of Japan will follow suit and reduce the price of Apple smartphones in the coming days.
Apple decided to take this step due to the low demand for iPhone XR in Japan. In most cases, customers prefer the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus the new models.
In other countries, the iPhone price drops XR is not expected.