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With the XR fully excavated, we display the tidbits from our dig:

A peek under the hood revealed design hallmarks reminiscent of both the iPhone 8 (rectangular battery, single layer board) and X (square-ish logic board, Face ID), making this the spiritual "iPhone 9."

But the XR isn’t all throwback—it’s got the latest silicon, and contains features entirely new to iPhones. We found Apple’s first-ever modular SIM reader, possibly there to help with their newfangled multi-SIM plans.

Thanks again to our good friends at Creative Electron. Now we'll leave you with a really good joke:

What's a pirate's favorite iPhone?

The X-ARRRrrrrr

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