Apple iPhone XR vs Apple iPhone XS vs Apple iPhone XS Max vs Apple iPhone X

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Apple
iPhone XR
Apple
iPhone XS
Apple
iPhone XS Max
Apple
iPhone X
Starting Price
$749.00
$999.00
$1,099.00
$999.00
Base Storage
64 GB
64 GB
64 GB
64 GB
Expandable Storage
No
No
No
No
Max Expanded Storage
AR Features
ARKit 2.0
ARKit 2.0
ARKit 2.0
ARKit 1.5
Build Material
Aluminum
Glass
Glass
Stainless Steel
Glass
Stainless Steel
Glass
Stainless Steel

Connectivity

AirPlay Support
AirPlay 2(Native)
AirPlay 2(Native)
AirPlay 2(Native)
AirPlay 2(Native)
Bluetooth
v5
v5
v5
v5
Dual SIM
1 SIM, 1 eSIM
1 SIM, 1 eSIM
1 SIM, 1 eSIM
No
Google Cast Screen Mirroring
via the Google Home app
via the Google Home app
via the Google Home app
via the Google Home app
IR Blaster
No
No
No
No
Mobile Payments
Apple Pay
Apple Pay
Apple Pay
Apple Pay
WiFi Standard
802.11a/b/g/n/ac
802.11a/b/g/n/ac
802.11a/b/g/n/ac
802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Local File Sharing Support
AirDrop
Third Party Apps
AirDrop
Third Party Apps
AirDrop
Third Party Apps
AirDrop
Third Party Apps
NFC
File Sharing No
Reader Yes
File Sharing No
Reader Yes
File Sharing No
Reader Yes
File Sharing No
Reader Yes

Customization

Duplicate Apps for Two Logins
No
No
No
No
Set Default Apps for Files
No
No
No
No
Set Default Web Browser
No
No
No
No
VR Compatibility
Google Cardboard

Modding

TWRP Support
No
No
No
No
Custom Kernels
ElementalX No
ElementalX No
ElementalX No
ElementalX No
Custom ROMs
LineageOS No
LineageOS No
LineageOS No
LineageOS No

Multitasking

File Management
Yes (Limited Access & Control)
Yes (Limited Access & Control)
Yes (Limited Access & Control)
Yes (Limited Access & Control)
In-Notification Responses
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Picture in Picture
No
No
No
No
Split Screen
One App at a Time
One App at a Time
One App at a Time
One App at a Time

Security

Face Scanner
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Iris Scanner
No
No
No
No
Fingerprint Sensor
Location No Sensor,
Location No Sensor,
Location No Sensor,
Location No Sensor,

Availability

Annoucement Date (US)
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2017
Pre-Order Date (US)
Oct 19, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Oct 27, 2017
Release Date (US)
Oct 26, 2018
Sep 21, 2018
Sep 21, 2018
Nov 3, 2017

Screen

Aspect Ratio
19.5:9
19.5:9
19.5:9
19.5:9
Screen Resolution
1792 x 828
(326 ppi)
2436 x 1125
(458 ppi)
2688 x 1242
(458 ppi)
2436 x 1125
(458 ppi)
Screen Size
6.1 in.
5.8 in.
6.5 in.
5.8 in.
Screen Type
Retina LCD
Super Retina OLED
Super Retina OLED
OLED
Screen-to-Body Ratio
79.24%
81.23%
83.98%
82.9%
Notch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Refresh Rate
Screen 60 Hz

Performance

CPU Cores
6 cores
6 cores
6 cores
6 cores
CPU Frequency
2.5 GHz
2.5 GHz
2.5 GHz
2.4 GHz
Processor (SoC)
Apple A12 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic
Apple A11 Bionic
RAM
3 GB
4 GB
4 GB
3 GB
CPU Benchmark
GeekBench 4.0 Multi-Core 10932
GeekBench 4.0 Single-Core 4790
GeekBench 4.0 Multi-Core 11218
GeekBench 4.0 Single-Core 4795
GeekBench 4.0 Multi-Core 11154
GeekBench 4.0 Single-Core 4796
GeekBench 4.0 Multi-Core 10132
GeekBench 4.0 Single-Core 4211
GPU
Name Apple A12 Bionic
Name Apple A12 Bionic
Name Apple A12 Bionic
Name Apple A11 Bionic
GPU Benchmark
Sling Shot Extreme 3525
Sling Shot Extreme 3538
Sling Shot Extreme 3511
Sling Shot Extreme 2692

Battery

Battery Capacity
2942 mAh
3.81 V (11.21 Wh)
2658 mAh
3.81 V (10.13 Wh)
3174 mAh
3.8 V (12.08 Wh)
2716 mAh
3.81 V (10.35 Wh)
Battery Life
16 hours
14 hours
15 hours
13 hours
Charging Plug
Lightning
Lightning
Lightning
Lightning
Fast Charging
USB-PD (Max is 29W) (Buy Separately)
USB-PD (Max is 29W) (Buy Separately)
USB-PD (Max is 29W) (Buy Separately)
USB-PD (Max is 29W) (Buy Separately)
User Removable Battery
No
No
No
No

Basics

Dimensions
2.98 x 5.94 in.
2.79 x 5.65 in.
6.2 x 3.05 in.
5.65 x 2.79 in.
Thickness
0.33 in.
0.3 in.
0.3 in.
0.3 in.
Water Resistance
IP67
IP68
IP68
IP67
Weight
6.84 oz
6.24 oz
7.34 oz
6.14 oz
Included Sensors
Accelerometer
Ambient Light Sensor
Barometers
Compass
GPS
Gyroscope
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light Sensor
Barometers
Compass
GPS
Gyroscope
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light Sensor
Barometers
Compass
GPS
Gyroscope
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light Sensor
Barometers
Compass
GPS
Gyroscope
Proximity Sensor

Camera

Primary Camera Zoom
5x Digital, 1x Optical
10x Digital, 2x Optical
10x Digital, 2x Optical
10x Digital, 2x Optical
Shoots RAW Images
Third-Party Camera Apps
Third-Party Camera Apps
Third-Party Camera Apps
Third-Party Camera Apps
Camera Aperture
Primary ƒ/1.8
Secondary ƒ/2.2
Primary ƒ/1.8
Secondary ƒ/2.4
Primary ƒ/1.8
Secondary ƒ/2.4
Primary ƒ/1.8
Secondary ƒ/2.4
Camera Benchmarks
DPReview Score 89%
Camera Pixel Size
Primary 1.4 µm
Primary 1.4 µm
Primary 1.4 µm
Primary 1.22 µm
Camera Resolution
Primary 12 MP
Front 7 MP
Primary 12 MP
Secondary 12 MP
Front 7 MP
Primary 12 MP
Secondary 12 MP
Front 7 MP
Primary 12 MP
Secondary 12 MP
Front 7 MP
Camera Sensor Size
DxOMark
Overall Score (Front) 82
Overall Score (Rear) 105
Photo Score (Front) 81
Video Score (Front) 82
Overall Score (Front) 82
Overall Score (Rear) 105
Photo Score (Front) 81
Video Score (Front) 82
Overall Score (Front) 71
Overall Score (Rear) 97
Photo Score (Front) 74
Video Score (Front) 66
Flash Type
Front Screen Flash In Native Camera App
Rear Multi-tone LED
Front Screen Flash In Native Camera App
Rear Multi-tone LED
Front Screen Flash In Native Camera App
Rear Multi-tone LED
Front Screen Flash In Native Camera App
Rear Multi-tone LED
Rear Camera Software Features
Panorama Mode Yes
Portrait Mode Yes
Panorama Mode Yes
Portrait Mode Yes
Panorama Mode Yes
Portrait Mode Yes
Panorama Mode Yes
Portrait Mode Yes

Audio

iTunes Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max Speaker Volume
76.3 dB
Stereo Speakers
Stereo (Front & Bottom)
Stereo (Front & Bottom)
Stereo (Front & Bottom)
Stereo (Front & Bottom)
Supplemental Audio Processing
3.5mm Headphone Jack
Location No Jack
Location No Jack
Location No Jack
Location No Jack

Communication

FaceTime
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
iMessage
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes