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

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

Should you buy Apple iPhone XR 256GB or Apple iPhone 8 Plus 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 XR 256GBApple iPhone 8 Plus 256GB
Price91900.084900.0
Operating SystemiOS v12.0iOS v11
Camera12 MP And 7 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 7 MP
Display6.1 inches (15.49 cm)5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Battery2942 mAh2675 mAh
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Apple Iphone Xr 256gb
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Apple Iphone 8 Plus 256gb

Key Specs

Battery

Battery 2942 mAh 2675 mAh

Display

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

Front Camera

Front Camera 7 MP 7 MP

Processor

Processor - Apple A11 Bionic

Rear Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity 2942 mAh 2675 mAh

Quick Charging

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

Removable

Removable - No

TalkTime

TalkTime - Up to 21 Hours(3G)

Type

Type Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C No No

User Replaceable

User Replaceable No -

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging Yes Yes

Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus

Camera Features

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

Camera Setup

Camera Setup Single Single

Flash

Flash Yes, Retina Flash Yes, Retina Flash

Front Camera Physical Aperture

Front Camera Physical Aperture F2.2 -

Image Resolution

Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 4608 x 2592 Pixels

Main Camera Physical Aperture

Main Camera Physical Aperture F1.8 -

OIS

OIS - Yes

Optical Image Stabilisation

Optical Image Stabilisation Yes -

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

Settings

Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

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

Video Recording

Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features Optical Image stabilization Optical Image stabilization

Design

Build Material

Build Material Back: Gorilla Glass Case: Aluminium Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

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

Height

Height 150.9 mm 158.4 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness 8.3 mm 7.5 mm

Waterproof

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

Weight

Weight 194 grams 202 grams Below

Width

Width 75.7 mm 78.1 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 16:9

Bezelless Display

Bezelless Display Yes with notch -

Brightness

Brightness 625 nits 625 nits

Display Type

Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD

Pixel Density

Pixel Density 324 ppi 401 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate 60 Hz -

Screen Protection

Screen Protection Yes Yes

Screen Resolution

Screen Resolution 828 x 1792 pixels -

Screen Size

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

Screen To Body Ratio Calculated

Screen To Body Ratio Calculated 79.79 % -

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) - 67.25 %

Touch Screen

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

Brand

Brand Apple Apple

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor No -

Launch Date

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

Model

Model iPhone XR 256GB -

Network

Network 5G: Not Supported in India,
4G: Available Supported in India,
3G: Available, 2G: Available
-

Operating System

Operating System iOS v12.0 iOS v11

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus -

Audio Jack

Audio Jack Lightning Lightning

FM Radio

FM Radio No No

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: 1.13 W/kg, Body: 1.16 W/kg Head: 1.19 W/kg, Body: 1.19 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) / 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 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

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, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Single SIM, 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

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling - Yes

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features - Mobile Hotspot

WiFi

WiFi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO -

Wifi Calling

Wifi Calling Yes -

Wifi Features

Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot -

Performance

Architecture

Architecture 64 bit 64 bit

Bootup Time Tested By 91mobiles

Bootup Time Tested By 91mobiles 32.0 s -

CPU

CPU - Hexa Core (2.39 GHz, Dual core, Monsoon + 1.42 GHz, Quad core, Mistral)

Chipset

Chipset Apple A12 Bionic Apple A11 Bionic

Coprocessor

Coprocessor M12 M11

Fabrication

Fabrication - 10 nm

Graphics

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

Processor

Processor Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad core, Tempest) -

Processor Fabrication

Processor Fabrication 7 nm -

RAM type

RAM Type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X

Ram

RAM 3 GB 3 GB

Sensors

Applications

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

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor - Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position - Front

Other Sensors

Other Sensors - Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Smart TV Features

Camera

Camera 12 MP -

Special Features

Applications

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

Other Sensors

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

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