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.
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
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.
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.
Speakers; both phones have stereo speakers.
Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.
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.
Capacity; iPhone 8 plus has 2675mAh whereas iPhone XR has 2942mAh
Charging; both phones support quick charging.
Wireless charging; both phones support wireless charging.
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.
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