Apple iPhone XR
VS
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Apple iPhone XR vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

IPS LCD
Technology
LED-backlit IPS LCD
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
6.1" inc
Screen size
5.5" inc
90.3 cm2
Screen area
83.4 cm2
19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen format
16:9 (height:width)
79.0%
Screen to body ratio
67.4%
828 x 1792 px
Screen resolution
1080 x 1920 px
326 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
401 PPI
Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Screen protection
Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
True-tone -Wide color gamut -120 Hz touch-sensing
Other
Wide color gamut -3D Touch display & home button -True-tone
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Apple iPhone XR vs  Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

12 MP, Single
Rear camera, main
12 MP, Dual
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF
Camera specs
12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF -12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), 2x optical zoom, PDAF
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Functions
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Video
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps
7 MP, Single
Front camera, selfie
7 MP, Single
7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Specifications
7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
101
DxOMark Main Score
94
103
DxOMark Photo
96
96
DxOMark Video
89
Performance

Ok, who win? Apple iPhone XR vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

iOS 12, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Operating system OS
iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm)
Chipset
Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest)
Processor CPU
Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Graphics processor GPU
Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
No
External memory
No
64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Internal memory
64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
346555
Antutu 7 score
232145
4819
GeekBench 4 Single Core
4224
11408
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
10193
418882
Antutu 8 score
305167
1108
GeekBench 5 Single Core
no data
2575
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
no data
no data
GeekBench 4 Battery
2842
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Apple iPhone XR vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

2018, September
Release date
2017, September
150.9 Х 75.7 Х 8.3 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
158.4 Х 78.1 Х 7.5 mm
194 g
Weight
202 g
Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral, White
Colors
Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red
2942 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery
2691 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
850 EUR
Approximate price
770 EUR
Talking time- Up to 25 h (3G) Music play - Up to 65 h
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 21 h (3G) Music play - Up to 60 h
Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
Body build
Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Apple iPhone XR and Apple iPhone 8 Plus , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Nano-SIM, Electronic SIM card (eSIM)
SIM card
Nano-SIM
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Yes
NFC
Yes
2.0, proprietary reversible connector
USB
2.0, proprietary reversible connector
5.0, A2DP, LE
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
no data
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
No
Radio
No
No
Headphone jack
No
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Others
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min -Qi wireless charging -Siri natural language commands and dictation - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) -Apple Pay (Visa, MasterC
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min -Qi wireless charging -Siri natural language commands and dictation - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) -Appl

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