But hey if you are insistent you are right go for it
peakingduck wrote: ↑ No, end of life means the phone is no longer being supported. The iPhone 5S from 2013 is at end of life since it's not getting iOS 13.
The iPhone X was pulled from Apple's lineup last year when the XS came out but all the carriers are still selling the X. They just didn't want the X affecting the XS sales. Likely the same thing will happen with the XR, doesn't mean it's at the end of life.