iPhone XR and iPhone XS Which one’s right for you?
The new iPhone X has four different models and sizes to choose from. The iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS
and iPhone Xs Max are all models that use a “button less” home button instead of the traditional round
button. Another feature that is common among all of the new models is the face ID. There
are a lot of differences between all of them but the front “selfie” camera is the same on all four.
The iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone Xs Max all come with a super retina HD display, which is really an OLED
display. The iPhone XR still uses the liquid retina HD display, or a LCD and is cheaper than the other
Screen size is the same for the iPhone X and iPhone XS at 5.8”, the iPhone XR is 6.1” and the iPhone Xs Max is 6.5”.
The actual measurements are in line with the screen size but the depth is different on the iPhone XR.
OLED displays are thinner than LCD because of the absence of a back light so the iPhone X, iPhone XS, Xs Max
Compare iPhone X models
Performance is the same for the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, Xs Max thanks to an A12 Bionic chip and next gen
neural engine. The iPhone X uses an A11 Bionic chip and a regular neural engine.
The iPhone XR uses a standard 12MP rear camera, the iPhone X, iPhone XS, and Xs Max use a 12MP wide-
angle and telephoto camera(s). The iPhone XR only come with one rear camera, the other three come
All of the specs are the same for cellular and wireless and the security authentication. The
battery life for the iPhone X is rated to last two hours longer than the 7, the iPhone XR lasts one hour
longer than the iPhone 8. The iPhone XS is rated to last a half-hour longer than the iPhone X and the iPhone Xs Max is rated
to last one and a half hours longer than the iPhone X.
The iPhone X comes with one nano-SIM card but the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone Xs Max now have a dual SIM
tray that can hold a nano-SIM and an eSIM.
Storage capacity for the iPhone XS and Xs Max are the same, 64GB, 256GB or 512GB. The iPhone X is
either 64GB or 256GB and the iPhone XR can do 64GB, 128GB or 256GB.