Which one is best for you?
iPhone X was Apple’s biggest launch for a number of years, and represented a departure on a number of levels. Gone were the home button and the bezels, with Apple’s stunning new OLED screen stretching right to the edges of the phone. And in came the 12-megapixel dual-lens camera, offering much-improved functionality and low light performance. Apple’s 2017 flagship iPhone created a serious buzz, and sold in the millions.
In 2018, Apple released three new phones. iPhone XS and XS Max are natural successors to iPhone X. iPhone XR features many of the innovations Apple brought in with this new generation, at a significantly keener price.
Available in six colours, iPhone XR houses the same powerful A12 Bionic chip as its pricier siblings. It boasts a beautiful 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display, which, thanks to advances in Apple’s LCD technology, features the same edge-to-edge screen design that made iPhone X such a hit.
The single-lens camera is loaded with all of Apple’s new features, including Depth Control to liven up your portraits, and Smart HDR which improves contrast and saturation, bringing out subtle textures of shade and colour. Both are outstanding phones – if you’re after the very latest tech from Apple, you might be best choosing iPhone XS rather than iPhone X, but for a superb smart phone that won’t break the bank, iPhone XR is a great option.
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
Experience realistic colours and crystal clear images on the 5.8-inch True Tone display
Take close-up shots with the dual lens camera and use the Portrait lighting feature to seriously up your selfie game
Explore new worlds with a range of dedicated augmented reality apps
Unlock your phone securely with ease thanks to intelligent face recognition
Buy the iPhone XR
Buy the iPhone X
|6.1 inch all-screen LCD
5.8 inches (diagonal)
|Size and weight
Height: 150.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Depth: 0.33 mm
Weight: 194 grams
Height: 143.6 mm
Width: 70.9 mm
Depth: 7.7 mm
Weight: 174 grams
12 MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
|4K video recording at 24 fps
4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60fps
|A12 Bionic chip
A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture
Embedded M11 motion coprocessor
|Splash, water and dust resistant
|Buy the iPhone XR
|Buy the iPhone X