If you were thinking that all reports pointing to slow 2018 iPhone sales weren’t true, here’s pretty much the first indirect confirmation coming from Apple.
iPhone XR is being offered with a price cut of as much as $100 when it is purchased with a 24-month contract from NTT Docomo in Japan.
Rumors of a potential discount that Apple may offer to certain carriers in Japan made the rounds earlier this month, and the reasons behind this alleged change of strategy were said to be the slow sales that the new iPhones experience in the market.
And as it turns out, Apple didn’t want to waste any time, so beginning this week, customers of the iPhone XR can save up to $100 when getting an iPhone XR.
As reported by 9to5mac, when equipped with 64GB storage, iPhone XR can now be purchased with a monthly payment of 7000 yen ($62) from NTT Docomo, and other carriers are very likely to follow in their rival’… (read more)