Apple products were never cheap, well, you pay for exclusive cupertino design, look like no other, closed and safe apple ecosystem. For some one it's enough, some other don't understand.
For the price of the iPhone XR wchich is the budget version of this year iPhone XS, you can buy flagship of other leading company, but for sure it will not have iOS, fastest mobile industry processor and one of the best single 12mpix camera.
Also, this is the second real Dual-Sim iPhone on the market.
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