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30. Whitedot

Posts: 706; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Which screen looks sharper/crispier Iphone XR vs Iphone 8 Plus?

31. midan

Posts: 2557; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

No difference, but XR screen looks lot better overall

32. Whitedot

Posts: 706; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Do you mean there is no perceived difference in sharpness? Did tou have them both in hand at the same time? Just curious.

33. midan

Posts: 2557; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

I had my iPhone X in second hand, and Yes both looked great, i couldn't notice any difference in sharpness. But you should go and check it too

34. Whitedot

Posts: 706; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

I am only interested jn XR vs 8 Plus. But anyway thanks.

44. mootu

Posts: 1378; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Thats strange because in Tech Radars review one of the things they mention a few times is the XR's lack of shapness. They did like the phone overall they do criticize the screen and some of the camera qualities.

45. Whitedot

Posts: 706; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

That's what I am about! Perceived sharpness. One might not see individual pixels but can discern the density of the pixel.

36. irfanmsid

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 26, 2018

Hi, confused between getting iPhone X or Xr , they're basically the same price. Which is better in terms of : Screen : I know Oled vs Lcd difference - but I prefer my 8plus LCD over X's oled - don't know if XR's lcd is inferior or superior than 8 plus given it has 401ppi and xr only 326. Camera : Dual setup vs single , but I don't usually take portrait modes, but when I do I want them to look awesome. prefer better night time pics size/handling : 8 plus feels too heavy and bulkey,cant use with one hand even putting it in pocket is a hassle. XR is to close to 8 plus or more like an X (visually, weightwise, easy manuverable with one hand) any other + i'm not thinking of , please share so I can make an informed decision. Thanks

37. Cat97

Posts: 1731; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Camera is a lot better on the XR compared to X, pixel size is 1.4um vs 1.22 for the iPhone X. Picture stacking and post-processing is also better due to the A12 processor, so overall the pictures will look much better, on par with the best Androids. If you need the best primary camera and do not value optical zoom, go for the XR. About the screen, really, an LCD will age better than an OLED, with less (if any) ghosting/burn-in over time. Of course, the size of the XR is quite a bit larger than the X, it's your call on this.

39. Metalspy8

Posts: 148; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Does it have the latest gigabit late modem?

42. irfanmsid

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 26, 2018

For those of you who are as confused between 8 plus / X / Xr as i was : I went and compared iPhone XR to 8 plus , and I was surprised to find the screen and camera much better than 8 plus - definitely worth an upgrade. Camera better than X , although i prefer LCD over oled , due to awesome battery life 8 plus has and more than adequate screen quality. my doubts about Xr feeling bulky and low res screen were cleared , its more compact and closer to Iphone X than 8 plus.

46. mtetrap

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 04, 2017

hahahaha, PA why did you delete my comment? You are pathetic.

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