iPhone XR vs iPhone XS

Which phone is best for you?

Released shortly after iPhone XS, iPhone XR offers almost all of the capabilities as the flagship model in a more affordable package. But there are a few differences you’ll want to consider before making your choice.

Both phones feature the same powerful A12 Bionic Chip, which lies behind every feature of the phone. It offers improved face recognition, extends the abilities of the camera, runs advanced augmented reality games and apps with ease, and more.

iPhone XS does have the more advanced camera, with dual lenses allowing for optical zoom and depth of field effects. However, iPhone XR makes up some of the difference by harnessing the power of its A12 Bionic chip to create those beautiful blurred background images.

iPhone XS also has a more advanced, edge-to-edge OLED display, with higher resolution than iPhone XR. However, iPhone XR, with its True Tone Liquid Retina display is unlikely to disappoint. In fact it’s slightly larger than the iPhone XS display – 6.1inches compared to 5.8.

One thing that might swing many in favour of iPhone XR is the range of six vibrant new colours – coral, white, black, red, blue and yellow. But ultimately it’s down to which one suits you. iPhone XR will do pretty much anything iPhone XS will do – but iPhone XS has the edge when it comes to camera and screen.

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    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

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    iPhone XS

    • Create stunningly detailed images thanks to Smart HDR – or adjust depth of field to create professional looking portraits

    • See more with 60% greater dynamic range than its predecessor, iPhone X

    • Share your feelings with 3D Animoji that mirror your own expression

    • Enjoy a smoother gaming and streaming experience with the new A12 Bionic chip

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iPhone 7
Storage Capacity 64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
Display 6.1 inch all-screen LCD 5.8 inches
Size and Weight Height: 150.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Depth: 0.33 mm
Weight: 194 grams
Height:158.2 mm
Width: 77.9 mm
Depth: 7.3 mm
Weight 192 grams
Splash, Water and Dust Resistant Yes Yes
Chip A12 Bionic chip A12 bionic chip
Main Camera 12 MP Dual 12MP
Video Recording 4K video recording at 24 fps 4K video recording at 24fps
Front Camera 7 MP 7 MP