iphone-xr screenshot Apple iPhone XR
Apple iPhone XR VS. Apple iPhone 8 Plus
iphone-8-plus Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple iPhone XR vs. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

September 11, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review, Apple iPhone 8 plus is better when we compare iPhone XR vs iPhone 8 plus as it has more megapixels (main camera), is slimmer, has IPS LCD display, higher pixel density and Full HD screen resolution, 3D touch screen and has higher image resolution.

DESIGN

The design features of iPhone 8 plus vs iPhone XR are as follows;

Thickness; iPhone 8 plus is 7.5mm while iPhone XR is 8.3mm

Width; iPhone 8 plus is 78.1mm whereas iPhone XR is 75.7mm

Weight; iPhone 8 plus is 202g whereas iPhone XR is 194g

Resistance; both phones are dustproof and water-resistant.

Height; iPhone 8 plus is 158.4mm whereas iPhone XR is 150.9mm

Bottom Line design
iPhone XR is better.
blue

DISPLAY

In terms of display, we have the following comparison of iPhone 8 plus vs XR;

Display type; iPhone 8 plus has IPS LCD whereas iPhone XR has LCD.

Pixel density; iPhone 8 plus has 401ppi while iPhone XR has 324ppi.

Screen protection; the two phones have screen protections.

Screen size; iPhone 8 plus is 5.5” whereas iPhone XR is 6.1”

Screen resolution; iPhone 8 plus has Full HD (1080 x 1920px) while iPhone XR has 828 x 1792px.

Touch screen; iPhone 8 plus has 3D touch touchscreen & multi-touch whereas iPhone XR has multi-touch.

Bottom Line display
iPhone 8 plus is better.
red

HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; iPhone 8 plus has Apple A11 Bionic whereas iPhone XR has Apple A12 Bionic

Processor; iPhone 8 plus has Hexa-core (2.39GHz, Dual-core, Monsoon + 1.42GHz, Quad-core, Mistral) while iPhone XR has Hexa-core (2.49GHz, Dual-core, Vortex + 1.52GHz, Quad-core, Tempest.

Coprocessor; iPhone 8 plus has M11 whereas iPhone XR has M12.

Architecture; both phones have 64 bit.

RAM; each phone has 3GB.

User available storage; iPhone 8 plus has up to 53GB

Internal memory; the two phones have 64GB.

Bottom Line hardware & performance
iPhone XR is better.
blue

AUDIO

Speakers; both phones have stereo speakers.

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.

Bottom Line audio
the two phones have the same audio features.
red

CAMERA

Features; iPhone 8 plus has 10 x digital zoom, 2 x optical zoom, auto flash, face detection, simultaneous HD video and image recording and touch to focus whereas iPhone XR has 5 x digital zoom, auto flash, face detection and touch to focus.

Image resolution; iPhone 8 plus has 4608 x 2592px whereas iPhone XR has 4000 x 3000px.

Sensor; both phones have BSI sensors.

Video recording features; both phones have optical image stabilization.

Autofocus; iPhone 8 plus has phase detection autofocus whereas iPhone XR has autofocus.

Resolution (front camera) both phones have 7MP.

Physical aperture; each phone has f2.2

Optical image stabilization; both phones have this feature.

Flash; both phones have retina flash.

Video recording; each phone has 1920×1080 @ 30fps.

Bottom Line camera
iPhone 8 plus is better.
red

BATTERY

Capacity; iPhone 8 plus has 2675mAh whereas iPhone XR has 2942mAh

Charging; both phones support quick charging.

Wireless charging; both phones support wireless charging.

Bottom Line battery
iPhone XR is better.
blue

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi; both phones have 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, mobile hotspot

Bluetooth; both phones have 5.0

Volte; both phones have volte.

UUSB; both phones have USB 2.0

GPS; both phones have GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS.

Bottom Line connectivity
the two phones have the same features.
red
Conclusion

iPhone 8 plus is better in this review of XR vs 8 plus because it has more megapixels (main camera), is slimmer, has IPS LCD display, higher pixel density and Full HD screen resolution, 3D touch screen and has higher image resolution.

$ 502.99