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Analyst: iPhone Xr sales outpacing those of the iPhone 8/8 Plus last year

In a note to clients — as noted by 9to5Mac — Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that, though stock of the iPhone Xr, remains good, the smartphone is outpacing the 2017 sales of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

He expects Apple to sell 33 million to 35 million units of the Xr this quarter. In total, the analyst thinks the tech giant will move 75 million to 80 million smartphones. 

The iPhone Xr is now available for pre-order and will begin shipping this Friday. It’s available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT)RED starting at $749 from and Apple Stores, and is also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary).

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.