Apple Iphone 15 Plus Vs Apple Iphone Xs 256gb Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple iPhone 15 Plus vs Apple iPhone Xs 256gb

Should you buy Apple iPhone 15 Plus or Apple iPhone XS 256GB? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, battery capa...city, operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsApple iPhone 15 PlusApple iPhone XS 256GB
Price81490.0103900.0
Battery4383 mAh2658 mAh
Operating SystemiOS v17iOS v12.0
Display6.7 inches (17.02 cm)5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
Camera48 MP + 12 MP And 12 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 7 MP
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

4383 mAh 2658 mAh

Display

Display

6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

12 MP 7 MP

Processor

Processor

Apple A16 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic

RAM

RAM

6 GB 4 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

48 MP + 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

4383 mAh 2658 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

Yes, Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes Yes, Fast: 50 % in 30 minutes

Removable

Removable

No No

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Yes No

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Yes Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Colours

Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow Gold, Silver, Space Grey

Height

Height

160.9 mm 143.6 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

7.8 mm 7.7 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meter), IP68

Weight

Weight

201 grams Below 177 grams

Width

Width

77.8 mm 70.9 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9 19.5:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

Yes with punch-hole display Yes with notch

Brightness

Brightness

2000 nits 625 nits

Display Type

Display Type

OLED OLED

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

Yes Yes

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

460 ppi 463 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate

60 Hz -

Resolution

Resolution

1290x2796 px (FHD+) 1125x2436 px (FHD+)

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Yes Yes

Screen Size

Screen Size

6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

87.84 % 80.93 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Front Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes -

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single Single

Flash

Flash

Yes, Retina Flash Yes, Retina Flash

Resolution

Resolution

12 MP f/1.9, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(23 mm focal length) 7 MP f/2.2, Primary Camera(32 mm focal length)

Sensor

Sensor

- BSI Sensor

Video Recording

Video Recording

- 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
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General

Brand

Brand

Apple Apple

Launch Date

Launch Date

September 13, 2023 (Official) September 28, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

iOS v17 iOS v12.0

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Dual Dual

Flash

Flash

Yes, Dual-color LED Flash Yes, Quad LED True Tone Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution

48 MP f/1.6, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(1µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length) 12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.4" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

Sensor-shift Image Stabilization Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode Burst mode

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 240 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features

Slo-motion Video HDR Night Time-Lapse Action Mode ProRes Video Audio Zoom Stereo recording Optical Image stabilization

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

USB Type-C Lightning

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Yes -

Stereo Speakers

Stereo Speakers

Yes Yes

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.3 Yes, v5.0

GPS

GPS

Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SAR Value

SAR Value

Head: 1.01 W/kg, Body: 1.12 W/kg -

SIM 1

SIM 1

5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N26 / N28 / N30 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N48 / N53 / N70 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM 2

SIM 2

5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N26 / N28 / N30 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N48 / N53 / N66 / N70 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM Size

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging USB 2.0

VoLTE

VoLTE

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz 6GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU

Hexa Core (3.46 GHz, Dual core, Everest + 2.02 GHz, Quad core, Sawtooth) Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad core, Tempest)

Chipset

Chipset

Apple A16 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic

Co-Processor

Co-Processor

- M12

Fabrication

Fabrication

4 nm 7 nm

Graphics

Graphics

Apple GPU (Five-core graphics) Apple GPU (four-core graphics)

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR5 LPDDR4X

Sensors

Applications

Applications

- iTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

No No

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

No No

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

128 GB 256 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

NVMe NVMe
Scoring parameters
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