Apple keeps the iPhone 11 and the iPhone XR, drops the iPhone 11 Pro

Iphone Lineup 2020
Iphone Lineup 2020 (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple is keeping the iPhone XR as a low-cost option in its iPhone lineup.
  • It also keeps the iPhone 11 around.
  • The iPhone 11 Pro, however, is being dropped from the lineup.

Today, Apple announced the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and HomePod mini. In addition to adding two new iPhones to its lineup, the company has also made some adjustments in the availability of the iPhones that have come before it.

Apple has decided to continue to sell the iPhone 11 in its lineup. The iPhone 11, which has been around for a year, has received a price drop to a starting price of $599. The company is also keeping the iPhone XR in the lineup for $499, a step up from the lowest-cost iPhone SE at $399.

This results in the new lineup of iPhones:

  • iPhone SE: $399
  • iPhone XR: $499
  • iPhone 11: $599
  • iPhone 12 mini: $699
  • iPhone 12: $799
  • iPhone 12 Pro: $999
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max: $1099

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will be available to preorder on October 16 and begin shipping on October 23. The iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max will be available to preorder starting November 6 and start shipping on release on November 16.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.