Iphone X VS Iphone XR comparison

67.25
Iphone X
User Ratings:
66.75
Iphone XR
User Ratings:

In our review today, two flagship smartphones by Iphone.

Iphone XR is a later representative of the flagship line from Iphone. Accordingly, it has more modern components and solutions. However, Iphone X may attract more affordable value. To make a final choice, we suggest you read more.

Main features compare

Battery Comparisons
63
Battery Comparisons
69
Display Comparisons
71
Display Comparisons
62
Overall score Comparisons
69
Overall score Comparisons
72
Camera Comparisons
66
Camera Comparisons
64
Advantages Iphone X
  • More screen resolution 1125 x 2436 vs 828 x 1792
  • Faster charging 18W versus 15W
Advantages Iphone XR
  • Comes with a 226 mAh larger battery - 2942 versus 2716 mAh
Body and design
Iphone X Iphone XR
Weight
174 g 194 g
Height
143.6mm 150.9mm
Width
70.9mm 75.7mm
Thickness
7.7mm 8.3mm
Waterproof
Yes (IP67) Yes (IP67)
Colors
Silver
Space gray
Blue
Black
White
Red
Yellow
Orange
Rear panel
Glass Glass
Side panels
Aluminium Aluminium
Fingerprint scanner
No No

Iphone X is compact - sized smartphone.
It fits very comfortably in the palm of your hand, but the screen will be too small for someone. The smartphone fits well in your pocket and small handbags, perfect for those who do not like bulky devices.
Iphone XR is middle - sized smartphone.
It is easy to operate with one hand, and the screen is large enough for comfortable reading. The average option is suitable for most.

Display
Iphone X Iphone XR
Display protection
Tempered glass Tempered glass
Features

Always
On Display

Pixel density
458 PPi 326 PPi
HDR support
Yes
Dolby Vision
Yes
HDR10
Dimensions
5.8 inches' 6.1 inches'
Resolution
1125 x 2436 828 x 1792
Aspect ratio
Pixel density
Aspect ratio
19.5:9 19.5:9
Screen to body ratio
82.9% 79%
Type
OLED IPS LCD
Refresh rate
60 Hz 60 Hz

In terms of screen resolution, Iphone X is superior to Iphone XR. Therefore, the image on Iphone X is clearer and more detailed. In General, the resolution of Iphone X is at the flagship level. Iphone X Is at the flagship level.

The ratio of the screen to the body at Iphone X - 83% and it much better than Iphone XR`s value. Iphone XR`s frames are more visible, what looks less modern.

Iphone X has a more contemporary matrix OLED. Such a matrix gives better autonomy and higher contrast. However, choosing a matrix is not such an obvious task, see our review to know all the nuances when choosing a matrix.

Display tests

Latency Iphone X
2.2 ms
Latency Iphone XR
32.8 ms
sRGB range Iphone X
99.3%
sRGB range Iphone XR
100%
Contrast Iphone X
∞ Infinite
Contrast Iphone XR
1920:1
PWM Iphone X
240 Hz
PWM Iphone XR
Not found
Software
Iphone X Iphone XR
OS
iOS 11.1 (With update to iOS 14.2) iOS 12 (With update to iOS 14.2)
System Data size
5.3 GB 11.1 GB
CPU
Iphone X Iphone XR
Cores
6 (2 + 4) 6 (2 + 4)
FLOPS
~325 Gflop ~560 Gflop
GPU cores
3 4
Architecture

4 cores with 0 GHz: Mistral
2 cores with 2.39 GHz: Monsoon

4 cores with 1.6 GHz: Tempest
2 cores with 2.49 GHz: Vortex
GPU
Apple GPU Apple A12 Bionic GPU
CPU freq max
2390 MHz 2490 MHz
Transistor size
10 nanometers 7 nanometers
GPU freq
1100 MHz
Chipset
Apple A11 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
RAM
Iphone X Iphone XR
RAM channels
2 2
RAM size
3 gb 3 gb
RAM type
LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
RAM freq
2133 mHz
Internal
Iphone X Iphone XR
SD slot
No No
Storage size
64
256 gb
64
128
256 gb
Storage type
NVMe NVMe
Сommunication
Iphone X Iphone XR
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850, HSDPA 900, HSDPA 1900, HSDPA 2100
4G
LTE band 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), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) LTE 700, LTE 2100, LTE 800, LTE 1800, LTE 2600, LTE 850, LTE 1700, LTE 900, LTE 1900
LTE
16 20
Hybrid slot
No No
SIM slots
1 2
SIM mode
Alternate Alternate
SIM type
Nano Nano
Main camera
Iphone X Iphone XR
Slow motion
240 fps (1080p) 240 fps (1080p)
1080p video
240 fps 240 fps
4k video
60 fps 60 fps
8k video
None None
Zoom
Optical, 2x Digital
Number of lenses
2 (12 MP + 12 MP) 1 (12 MP)
Matrix resolution
12 MP 12 MP
Main lens

12 MP
Aperture: f/1.8
Focal: 28 mm
Pixel`s size: 1.22 micron
Sensor: 1/3”, Apple iSight Duo Camera (BSI CMOS)
Phase detection autofocus (Dual Pixel)
Optical stabilization

12 MP
Aperture: f/1.8
Focal: 26 mm
Pixel`s size: 1.4 micron
Sensor: 1/2.55”, Apple iSight X (BSI CMOS)
Phase detection autofocus
Optical stabilization
Features

Bokeh effect
Pro mode
RAW

Bokeh effect
Examples
photo samples Iphone X от DxOMark
Photo resolution
4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Stabilization
Optical Optical
Telephoto lens

12 MP
Aperture: f/2.4
Focal: 52 mm
Pixel`s size: 1 micron
Sensor: 1/3.4” (BSI CMOS)
Phase detection autofocus
Optical stabilization

The main camera in iphone x is ok, but falls short of the flagship level.

The Iphone XR`s camera is simplified compared to Iphone X. There aren`t zoom, lenses.

Selfie Camera
Iphone X Iphone XR
Aperture
f/2.2 f/2.2
Megapixels
7 MP 7 MP
Video resolution
1080p (Full HD) at 30 FPS 1080p (Full HD) at 60 FPS
Photo resolution
3472 x 2063 3088 x 2316
Sensor`s type
BSI CMOS CMOS
Focal
32 mm 32 mm
Battery
Iphone X Iphone XR
Full charging time
2:00 h. 1:43 h.
Charging capacity
18 W 15 W
Volume
2716 mAh 2942 mAh
Reverse charging
No No
Removable
No No
Type
Li-Ion Li-Ion

Both phones have middling battery life.

Sound
Iphone X Iphone XR
3.5 jack
No No
Dolby Atmos
Yes Yes
FM
No No
Speakers
Stereo Stereo
Other
Iphone X Iphone XR
GPS
GPS
GLONASS
Beidou
GPS
GLONASS
Beidou
Galileo
NFC
Yes Yes
Bluetooth
5 5
Bluetooth features
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
WI-fi
Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac) Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Wi-fi features

Dual Band
Wi
Fi Direct
Wi
Fi Hotspot

Dual Band
Wi
Fi Hotspot
Infrared port
No No
USB type
No No
USB version
2 2
USB features

Charging
USB mode

Charging
Pros Iphone X
    • Beautiful screen with excellent color reproduction
    • Easy-to-use face scanner
    • Fast processor with a large margin of performance
    • There is protection from moisture
Pros Iphone XR
    • Photos can boast excellent sharpness and detail
    • Portrait mode works with any objects
    • Autonomy — 12 hours of active screen operation
    • Matte frame does not get dirty
    • Long period of free support from the manufacturer
Cons Iphone X
    • high price
    • large enough cutout in the screen
    • missing 3.5 mm jack
Cons Iphone XR
    • Heavy
    • so uncomfortable
    • No 3D Touch
    • No 3.5 mm Adapter included
    • Supports only one SIM card
Score
Iphone X Iphone XR
Battery
63 69
Display
71 62
Overall score
69 72
Camera
66 64

We compared the main functions of devices. Both phones are worthy of attention, but in our opinion Iphone XR is better.

Availability
Iphone X Iphone XR
Released
September 2017 September 2018
Release date
November 2017 October 2018
Category
Flagship Flagship
Availability
Available Available
Which smartphone will you choose?