74points
65points

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

73points
51points

Apple iPhone XR

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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137 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
74
points
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
73
points
Apple iPhone XR

Why is Apple iPhone 8 Plus better than Apple iPhone XR?

  • 23.01% higher pixel density
    401ppivs326ppi
  • 39.75% higher resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs828 x 1792px
  • 2x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs12MP
  • 0.8mm thinner
    7.5mmvs8.3mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
    ?
  • Shoots raw
    ?
  • 2.14% less body volume
    92.78cm³vs94.81197900000002cm³
  • Has a front-facing LED flash
    ?

Why is Apple iPhone XR better than Apple iPhone 8 Plus?

  • 9.98% more battery power
    2942mAhvs2675mAh
  • 6.15% faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 2.53 & 4 x 1.42GHz
  • 10.91% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.1"vs5.5"
  • 8g lighter
    194gvs202g
  • 7nm smaller semiconductor size
    ?

    7nmvs14nm
  • 2.4mm narrower
    75.7mmvs78.1mm
  • 7.5mm shorter
    150.9mmvs158.4mm
  • Has manual focus
    ?

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
3.weight
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

202g

194g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.5mm

8.3mm

5.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

158.4mm

150.9mm

6.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

78.1mm

75.7mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1080 x 1920px

828 x 1792px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

401ppi

326ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.5"

6.1"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
2.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

2 x 2.53GHz & 4 x 1.42GHz (Apple A11 Bionic)

2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12 Bionic)

3.RAM
?

Best

Realme X2 Pro

12GB

3GB

3GB

4.Has integrated graphics
?

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
?

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
?

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking e-mail will use the less powerful cores to maximize battery life.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

108 & 20 & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Vivo V17 Pro

32 & 8MP

7MP

7MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
4.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Realme X2 Pro

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/2.8 & f/1.8

f/1.80

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Vivo Y12 (64GB / 3GB RAM)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Asus ROG Phone II 256GB

4

3

3

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Vivo Y12 (64GB / 3GB RAM)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Samsung Galaxy A10s Dual SIM

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

2675mAh

2942mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Doogee S80 Lite

136h

21h

21h

3.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu G6

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
6.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

For example

Umidigi F2

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR

Features

1.download speed
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro

2048MBits/s

600MBits/s

600MBits/s

2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
3.Supports widgets
?

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
4.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Google Pixel 4 XL 64GB

3.1

2

2

5.Has sharing intents
?

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone XR
6.The browser has word wrap
?

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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