Apple iPhone XR: 12MP Rear Camera with A12 Bionic chipset

Apple iPhone XR is the more affordable iPhone in the iPhone series. It was introduced along with iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max. 

Even though the cost of the smartphone is lesser than the flagships, it is still a premium smartphone. The camera features are impressive were they click quality rear and selfie pictures. The display of this phone is good and it has screen protection. If you are looking for a phone to have good camera quality and performance, Apple iPhone XR is one of the best phones.

This smartphone was launched on October 26, 2018. It has three variants starting at the price of Rs. 52,500 for 3GB/64GB, Rs. 69,999 for 3GB/64GB, Rs. 81,000 for 3GB/256. It comes under one of the best high-end smartphones. This comes with six different colors such as Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow, Coral. It runs on iOS 12.0 operating system.

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BrandApple iPhone
ModeliPhone XR
Launched DateOctober 26, 2018
ColorsBlack, Blue, Red, White, Yellow, Coral

Display:

Apple iPhone XR has an LCD display of 6.1-inch with a screen resolution of 828 x 1,792 Pixels and a pixel density of 324 PPI. The LCD panel gives a low contrast ratio and it lacks HDR as well as Dolby vision. It has Bezel-less display with notch. The front and back of this phone are made of glass which makes it more durable.

It has screen protection that protects the screen from scratches. It has a multi-touch touch screen. Features such as keyboard’s trackpad mode and the ability to preview notifications have been included by eliminating 3D Touch.

Screen Size6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Screen Resolution
828 x 1792 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Bezel-less displayBezel-less display with notch
Pixel Density324 PPI
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen ProtectionAvailable
Touch ScreenMulti-touch Touch Screen
Build MaterialBack: Gorilla Glass

Design:

Apple iPhone XR measures at the height of 150.9 mm, a weight of 194 grams, a width of 75.7 mm, and a thickness of 8.3 mm. This phone has an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance.

Height
150.9 mm
Width75.7 mm
Thickness8.3 mm
Weight194 grams
WaterproofWater-resistant,  IP67
RuggednessDustproof

Performance:

Looking at the performance, Apple iPhone XR is powered by Apple A12 Bionic chipset along with Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual-core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad-core, Tempest) processor and M12 co-processor. It has a 64-bit architecture. This processor is handled by Apple GPU (four-core graphics) which allows you to play games and applications that can be run smoothly. It has 3GB RAM where multi-tasking can be done. There is no external storage memory.

ChipsetApple A12 Bionic
ProcessorHexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual-core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad-core, Tempest)
Co-ProcessorM12
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsApple GPU (four-core graphics)
RAM3 GB
Internal Memory64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB
Expandable MemoryNo

Battery:

Apple iPhone XR has a battery capacity of 2942 mAh with wireless charging. It comes with Li-on type. There is no user-replaceable. It has a fast-charging capacity which can refill the battery in less time. There is no USB Type-C charger available for charging purposes.

Battery Capacity2942 mAh
TypeLi-ion
User-ReplaceableNo
Wireless ChargingAvailable
Quick Charging Fast: 50 % in 30 minutes
USB Type-CNo

Camera:

Apple iPhone XR sports a good rear camera of 12 Mega Pixels. It includes features such as a Back-illuminated sensor, physical aperture f1.8, Quad-LED true tone flash, and a lot more than helps the user to shoot pictures and videos of unmatched quality. When it comes to edge detection and the Bokeh effect in portrait mode, iPhone XR does a good job in the rear camera.

In the absence of a telephoto lens with 2X zoom, the shots are needed to be taken closer to the objects to activate portrait mode. Though only three modes are available such as Natural, Studio, and Contour, Portrait Lighting modes are available as well.

The front camera sports 7MP with a Back-illuminated sensor, a Retina flash, and more to click selfies like a pro. 

The video recording maximizes at 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps. Slow-motion video supports for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps. It supports optical Image stabilization. For face recognition, it supports TrueDepth camera.

Apple iPhone XR (64GB) - Blue: Amazon.in

Rear Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution12 MP f/1.8 (up to 5x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera
SensorBack-illuminated sensor (BSI)
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.8
Optical Image StabilisationAvailable
FlashQuad-LED True Tone Flash
Image Resolution4000 x 3000 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Camera Features5 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 60 fps, 1920×1080 @ 240 fps
Video featuresOptical Image stabilization

Front Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution7 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera
Physical ApertureF2.2
FlashRetina Flash
SensorBack-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps

Network and connectivity:

Apple iPhone XR has dual SIM support. SIM1 slot supports Nano whereas SIM2 supports the eSIM route instead of the physical SIM slot.

Connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0, A-GPS, NFC are been included.

SIM SizeSIM1: Nano,
SIM2: eSIM
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
Wi-fi Calling Available
GPS with A-GPS, Glonass
USB ConnectivityUSB 2.0
NFCAvailable

Multimedia:

Apple iPhone XR offers good wider stereo playback. It includes audfio features such as Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus. FM Radio is not supported in this phone.

FM RadioNo
SoundLoudspeaker, Stereo speakers
Audio featuresDolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Sensors:

Apple iPhone XR does not support the Fingerprint sensor. But, it has other sensors such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope. It features applications such as iTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends.

Fingerprint SensorNo
ApplicationiTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Apple iPhone XR FAQs:

1. What is the price of Apple iPhone XR in India?

The price of Apple iphone XR starts in India at Rs. 52,500 for 3GB/64GB, Rs. 69,999 for 3GB/64GB, Rs. 81,000 for 3GB/256.

2. What are the colors available in Apple iPhone XR?

There are six colors available in Apple iPhone XR such as Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow, Coral.

3. What is the screen resolution of Apple iPhone XR?

The screen resolution of Apple iPhone XR is 828 x 1792 pixels.

4. What is the battery capacity of Apple iPhone XR?

The battery capacity of Apple iPhone XR is 2942 mAh.

5. When was the Apple iPhone XR launched in India?

Apple iPhone XR was launched in India on October 26, 2018.