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LAUNCH THREAD - iPhone Xs, XR and Xs Max - Announced Sept 12th, Pre-orders Sept 14th, Launches Sept 21st

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casperr wrote:
Nov 4th, 2018 6:00 pm
Yes, with most Android, give it a few months after release and you will find the prices will drop a lot.

With iPhone XR (Hong Kong dual sim), I seem to be noticing that it kinda uses more battery. I turned off one line and so far, I seem to be getting battery life. I will observe more, maybe it is just today that I am noticing.

Did you run into any issue running 2 lines? Did you use different provider for both line?
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Spurs10 wrote:
Nov 5th, 2018 12:49 pm

Did you run into any issue running 2 lines? Did you use different provider for both line?
Not at all. It works perfect. I have used it with Freedom, Fido and Koodo
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I was expecting the big 3 carrier will give us some hard time. I was planning to use 1 line w/ data and 1 line w/ voice when i get the phone, will see.
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Well in my case, they cannot give me hard time since I just need their physical sim cards
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casperr wrote:
Nov 5th, 2018 2:57 pm
Well in my case, they cannot give me hard time since I just need their physical sim cards
So the 3 gigs for 15 bucks is a good deal to add to the second sim slot? Sounds very intriguing.
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Oh yeah that's currently my setup as I have the $15 3gb plan except I lucked out getting it down to $0 with unlimited data until Feb next year so that's being used just for data while my koodo for everything else.
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The iPhone XR is reportedly not selling as well as Apple and analysts predicted

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ak-47 wrote:
Nov 5th, 2018 6:43 pm
Not surprising. Sticker price for XR is too high for what it is compared to Android competitor. Ie. $1029 for 720p LCD screen, single lens camera system
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Apple can sugar coat it all they want with Liquid Retina but when they hear/learn it's 720P especially in today's world with 4k, etc. and see what the starting price is, how can it compete.

Not just Apple but I question struggling companies like LG, Sony who continue to charge premium. iPhones are $400 over priced.
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bembol wrote:
Nov 6th, 2018 9:46 am
+1

Apple can sugar coat it all they want with Liquid Retina but when they hear/learn it's 720P especially in today's world with 4k, etc. and see what the starting price is, how can it compete.

Not just Apple but I question struggling companies like LG, Sony who continue to charge premium. iPhones are $400 over priced.
Of course... just compare the XR to OnePlus6T. No contest and the 6T is $150 usd cheaper. Think of Apple like the Canada Goose of winter jackets. BOTH are overpriced by the same $400. Coincidence?? *welp*
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Don't get me see started with Canada Goose. I LMFAO whenever I see the line up at Yorkdale.

I am buying the Yellow 256GB XR because fido is giving me a better plan and $100 credit. I'm busy waiting for Black Friday.
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I'm looking to get back to iPhone from my Pixel 2.
Will wait to see what lack Friday brings in terms of 8 Plus, X and XR.
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Nov 6th, 2018 12:04 pm
Don't get me see started with Canada Goose. I LMFAO whenever I see the line up at Yorkdale.

I am buying the Yellow 256GB XR because fido is giving me a better plan and $100 credit. I'm busy waiting for Black Friday.
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Anyone noticing their XR having weird stuff happening to their volume? I noticed that randomly the volume is set to super low even though I had it completely off. It’s happened numerous times and I asked my wife if she’s noticed it on her phone. She took it out and it was also set at the lowest volume (the volume bar shows it at a very low solid bar).
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bobbings wrote:
Nov 6th, 2018 5:04 pm
Anyone noticing their XR having weird stuff happening to their volume? I noticed that randomly the volume is set to super low even though I had it completely off. It’s happened numerous times and I asked my wife if she’s noticed it on her phone. She took it out and it was also set at the lowest volume (the volume bar shows it at a very low solid bar).
So the volume is bobbing around?

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