iPhone XR vs iPhone 7

Which one is best for you?

Innovations introduced with Apple’s 2016 flagship iPhone 7 model included water resistance, dual speakers and quad-core processor. Otherwise, changes made from the previous year’s iPhone 6 were incremental. Apple have stepped features up again with their more recent releases, as demonstrated by the beautiful and powerful iPhone XR.

iPhone XR is a significant upgrade from iPhone 7 in every catergory. Apple has loaded this new model with a suite of clever tools – the 12-megapixel rear camera takes superb low light shots thanks to Smart HDR bracketing technology, and the advanced 3D FaceID offered by the TrueDepth front camera makes the phone very secure.

With advances in battery life, video capture, wireless charging and Augmented Reality, iPhone XR is an excellent choice if you are looking to upgrade your iPhone experience. Compare the specs on both phones with our quick feature guide.

  • Apple

    iPhone XR

    • Use Portrait Mode to create stunning images that stand out with breath-taking detail against naturally blurred backgrounds

    • Enjoy the latest Augmented Reality games and apps – including 3D Animoji

    • See everything in true-life colour on the edge-to-edge Liquid Retina HD display

    • Choose from a range of vibrant colours to suit your style

    Buy the iPhone XR
  • Apple

    iPhone 7

    • Take pictures like a pro with a 12-megapixel camera, and optical image stabilisation that keeps images steady when on the move

    • Express yourself and match your phone to your outfit with a choice of four colours

    • Relax, and use your phone without a worry, with its splash and water resistant design

    • It’s twice as nice – 2x faster chip than the iPhone 6 and twice as loud as the 6s

    Buy the iPhone 7
Name iPhone XR iPhone 7
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Buy the iPhone XR
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Buy the iPhone 7
Display 6.1 inch all-screen LCD 4.7 inches (diagonal)
Size and weight Height: 150.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Depth: 0.33 mm
Weight: 194 grams
Height: 138.3 mm
Width: 67.1 mm
Depth: 7.1 mm
Weight: 138 grams
Rear camera 12 MP 12 MP
Front camera 7 MP 7 MP
Video recording 4K video recording at 24 fps 4K video recording at 30 fps

1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Processor A12 Bionic chip A10 fusion chip with 64-bit architecture
Embedded M10 motion coprocessor
Battery 2942 mAh 1960 mAh
Storage 64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
32 GB
128 GB
256 GB
Splash, water and dust resistant Yes Yes
Buy now Buy the iPhone XR Buy the iPhone 7