Apple iPhone X Vs XR brotherly battle is about to kick-off. Apple unveiled the iPhone XS and XS Max hours ago, not many people where expecting an XR, however, Apple pulled a stunt an introduced an affordable flagship phone called the XR.
We all know people want flagship phones to be affordable these days. Well, the XR is budget-friendly and a good alternative to the iPhone X to get. Today i will be comparing it to the iPhone X, lets see which one is really worth it.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR: Design
The iPhone X comes with a stainless steel frame and a glass back which allows wireless charging, it has a notch above the top of the screen as well. While the XR has an Aluminum body with glass at the front and back as well, with support for fast charging. The iPhone X weighs less at 174g while the XR weighs 194g.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR: Display
The iPhone X sports a 5.8-inch Super Retina HD OLED capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 2346 × 1125 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 458. While, the XR sports a taller 6.1-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen screen with 828 x 1792 Pixels in resolution and 326ppi.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR: Software and Hardware
The Apple iPhone X houses a Apple A11 Bionic chipset with an Hexa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.39GHz. The iPhone X has 3GB RAM and 64GB/256GB storage space.
While the XR houses the Apple A12 Bionic chipset with Hexa-core processor clocking at 2.5GHz. In the RAM department the XR has 3GB and 64GB/128GB/256GB storage space.
For the Software,The iPhone X runs on the Apple iOS 11 operating system. While the XR runs on the iOS 12 operating system.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR: Camera
The iPhone X has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP + 12MP and a Quad-LED Flash with a front/Selfie camera of 7 megapixels. While the XR has a single rear camera set up of 12MP with a great front camera of 7MP with f/2.2 aperture as well.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR: Battery
Both smartphones are powered by a 2716mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging as well as support for Qi wireless charging.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR: Verdict
They are both flagship smartphones with so many features. However, if you’re looking to buy the iPhone X and you haven’t done that after a year. Then you should probably go for the XR, the XR is cheaper and affordable compared to the iPhone X, you get to save almost $200 and still enjoy a much powerful and improved chipset.
Apple iPhone X Vs XR Specs Comparison
|Model||Apple iPhone X||Apple iPhone XR|
|Announced||September, 2017||September, 2018|
|Released||November, 2017||October, 2018|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band FDD-LTE: Bands
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8,12, 13, 17, 18, 19,20, 25, 26, 28, 29,30, 66,TD-LTE: Bands
34, 38, 39, 40, 41LTE: 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800),4(1700/2100),
5(850), 7(2600),8(900), 12(700),
13(700), 17(700),18(800), 19(800),
29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600),
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700) 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500),34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600)
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Dual SIM|
|Type||Stainless Steel frame + Glass||Aluminum frame + Glass|
|Dimensions||143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm||150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3mm|
|Colours||Silver, Space Grey||Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral|
|Display Type|| Super Retina HD
OLED capacitive touchscreen
|Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||2346 × 1125 pixels||828 x 1792 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating ,FingerPrint,HDR display|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating, – True-tone display
– Wide color gamut display
– 3D Touch display
– 120 Hz touch-sensing
|12MP + 12MP||12MP|
|2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps||2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, Quad-LED||Yes, Quad-LED|
|f/1.8 + f/2.8||f/1.8|
|Apple iOS 11||iOS 12|
|Apple A11 Bionic||Apple A12 Bionic|
|CPU||Hexa-core 2.39GHz||Hexa-core 2.5GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||6-Core GPU A11||Apple GPU, 8-core neural engine|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery||Li-Ion Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Apple iPhone X Vs XR Price
|Starting From||$899||$799 – $899|
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