Apple Iphone 8 Plus 256gb Vs Apple Iphone Xr 256gb Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple iPhone 8 Plus 256gb vs Apple iPhone Xr 256gb

Should you buy Apple iPhone 8 Plus 256GB or Apple iPhone XR 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... capacity, operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsApple iPhone 8 Plus 256GBApple iPhone XR 256GB
Price84900.091900.0
Camera12 MP + 12 MP And 7 MP12 MP And 7 MP
Display5.5 inches (13.97 cm)6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Battery2675 mAh2942 mAh
Operating SystemiOS v11iOS v12.0
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

2675 mAh 2942 mAh

Display

Display

5.5 inches (13.97 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

7 MP 7 MP

Processor

Processor

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic

RAM

RAM

3 GB 3 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

12 MP + 12 MP 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

2675 mAh 2942 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

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

Removable

Removable

No No

TalkTime

TalkTime

Up to 21 Hours(3G) -

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

No No

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Yes Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Case: Aluminium Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Colours

Gold, Red, Silver, Space Grey Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow, Coral

Height

Height

158.4 mm 150.9 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

7.5 mm 8.3 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant, IP67 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP67

Weight

Weight

202 grams Below 194 grams Below

Width

Width

78.1 mm 75.7 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

16:9 19.5:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

- Yes with notch

Brightness

Brightness

625 nits 625 nits

Display Type

Display Type

IPS LCD IPS LCD

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

401 ppi 324 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate

- 60 Hz

Resolution

Resolution

1080x1920 px (FULL HD) 828x1792 px (HD+)

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Yes Yes

Screen Size

Screen Size

5.5 inches (13.97 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

67.25 % 79.79 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

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

Front Camera

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single -

Flash

Flash

Yes, Retina Flash Yes, Retina Flash

Resolution

Resolution

7 MP f/2.2, Primary Camera(32 mm focal length) 7 MP f/2.2, Primary Camera(32 mm focal length)

Sensor

Sensor

BSI Sensor BSI Sensor

Video Recording

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
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General

Brand

Brand

Apple Apple

Launch Date

Launch Date

September 29, 2017 (Official) October 26, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

iOS v11 iOS v12.0

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

Auto Flash Face detection Simultaneous HD video and image recording Touch to focus 5 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Dual Single

Flash

Flash

Yes, Quad LED True Tone Flash Yes, Quad LED True Tone Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

4608 x 2592 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(28 mm focal length)12 MP f/2.8, Telephoto Camera(57 mm focal length) 12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 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 Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 240 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 240 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features

Optical Image stabilization Optical Image stabilization Stereo recording

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

- Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

Lightning Lightning

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Yes Yes

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.0

GPS

GPS

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

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Not 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: 1.19 W/kg, Body: 1.19 W/kg Head: 1.13 W/kg, Body: 1.16 W/kg

SIM 1

SIM 1

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) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 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 1700 / 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

- 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 SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

USB 2.0 USB 2.0

VoLTE

VoLTE

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, 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 (2.39 GHz, Dual core, Monsoon + 1.42 GHz, Quad core, Mistral) Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad core, Tempest)

Chipset

Chipset

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic

Co-Processor

Co-Processor

M11 M12

Fabrication

Fabrication

10 nm 7 nm

Graphics

Graphics

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

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR4X LPDDR4X

Sensors

Applications

Applications

FaceTime, iTunes Store, iBooks, Podcasts, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends. iTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front -

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

256 GB 256 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

NVMe NVMe

User Available Storage

User Available Storage

- Up to 245 GB
Scoring parameters
How is the score calculated?

This is a relative score calculated on the basis of the following specifications:

  • Performance
  • Battery
  • Camera
  • Storage
  • Display

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