Huawei tells us how big the Apple iPhone XR bezels really are

Huawei tells us how big the Apple iPhone XR bezels really are
When Apple launched the iPhone XS and iPhone XR series, everybody saw that as much as these phones were similar, the more affordable iPhone XR had noticeably bigger bezels all around the screen. But how much bigger are those bezels exactly?

Well, we had to wait for Huawei out of all companies to tell us: the iPhone XR bezel measures exactly 5.1mm, which compares to 4.0mm for the bezel on the iPhone XS Max. While this is a tiny, difference of 1.1mm, in comparative terms it actually works out to be some 27.5% larger than the XS Max bezel.

You might also be surprised to learn that the notch on the iPhone XR is also bigger: it measures 35.1mm versus 34.5mm on the XS Max.

Of course, Huawei brought all this knowledge in slides on stage at its Mate 20 Pro presentation to show us how the new Huawei flagship with its slightly curved display has tinier bezel and while it has a big screen, it feels much more compact than both the iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR.

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128 Comments

1. whatev

Posts: 2216; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

These android oems are so obsessed with apple, just like their fans, I love it :)

8. maherk

Posts: 6775; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Yeah, because Apple has never mentioned other brands in their ads and keynotes ;) Ignorance is bliss in your case.

34. worldpeace

Posts: 3129; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Apple can't mention other brand in their keynotes, because they're phones are inferior in specs. What stuff they can brag if they show Note 9 in their XS keynote? their smaller battery? lower screen screen resolution? lower screen-to-body ratio?

66. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 562; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Well played

86. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Inferior and yet other Android OEM’s copy it lol.

13. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Also because ignorant customers like you don't know other better options exists other than Apple LOOOL

14. rouyal

Posts: 1573; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Hard for you to imagine that to some people, Apple IS the better choice, instead you're so self infatuated that you convinced yourself that your choice is the only choice people should make, or theyre wrong. People don't choose Android because it's better, only because it's cheaper and/or easier to pirate on.

24. baldilocks

Posts: 1495; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

That is one of the most absurd comments I have ever read on this website. People prefer Android because it does more. Android is actually a smartphone platform and not just an application launcher.

41. whatev

Posts: 2216; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Actually he’s right, most people who use android do it because they are forced to, if they can’t afford a premium phone they choose android, I know lots of those cases, and some of them have upgraded to an iPhone the moment they could, you should only see which smartphone is the leader in the premium segment, and it’s not because of android competition and all those reasons you’re all giving all the time, it’s because people prefer iOS when talking about the premium segment of smartphones and tablets, why rich people don’t use android? Do you think those people who really know how to invest their money (because that’s how they got where they are) would choose a worse option for them just because is a trend or something? Do you know any rich people who prefers a Ford instead of a Mercedes or BMW or a luxury car?

52. Phonehex

Posts: 759; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

You're just plain stupid . I own both the iPhone Xs Max and the S9 plus . Imho the S9 plus is better .

56. whatev

Posts: 2216; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Your opinion < The majority of people’s opinion You can think what you want, but people who decide to buy a premium phone choose the iPhone, the numbers are there, that’s real life, period

107. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Well ppl like you are the reason why the iPhone is hyped to the max, no wonder everyone will choose the iPhone no matter how much better the other manufacturers offers in terms of features, user experience, build quality etc.

106. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

It's the cheap android phones that spoil the experience of Android, and ppl pay like 1/3 the price of the iPhone and expect it to match the iPhones performance. No wonder they get annoyed and switch to iPhones assuming even the top end Android experience is as crappy as the low and mid tiers.

112. whatev

Posts: 2216; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

It’s not always like that, I know people who switched to the iPhone due to issues with their Samsung GS6 or GS7, you don’t understand that MANY people just look for a phone which does what it is supposed to do well, they don’t look for “features” that they didn’t ask and didn’t ever use, and those people claimed to have a better experience with the iPhone, it’s not like due to the bad experience with low end android they choose the iPhone, it happens in all segments, it’s not so hard to understand and accept this fact, it just happens, period

44. Leo_MC

Posts: 7238; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

No, Android phones do not do more than iPhones, they do exactly the same things only different.

54. Marcwand3l

Posts: 426; Member since: May 08, 2017

Wrong Android can do all the things an iphone can plus quite a few extras. Android is a more feature packed OS, thta's a fact.

55. RoyalMike unregistered

Well definitely if it's a Galaxy, it comes with features others can only dream of.

61. Leo_MC

Posts: 7238; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

You have never used iOS, right? Because if you did, you wouldn't have said such a stupid thing.

92. Marcwand3l

Posts: 426; Member since: May 08, 2017

>You have never used iOS, right?Because if you did, you wouldn't have said such a stupid thing.

98. Leo_MC

Posts: 7238; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I've talked to a lot of users (even on PA) which new little about how to use their phones; you might be one of them.

99. Marcwand3l

Posts: 426; Member since: May 08, 2017

That may be true about you. You seem to have a lot of lacunae regarding Android phones. It's obvious you only tried to use them like you would use iphones.

62. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sometimes I wonder what he’s smoking lol. iWeed

88. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

And still you can do more with iPhone with jalbreak more stable than android root.

67. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 562; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Really didnt realise they have SD cards and you dont have to use itunes to transfer songs, music and videos. Guess the really are similar NOT

69. Leo_MC

Posts: 7238; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

You use ancient SD technology to transfer music, I use the cloud. We both transfer music, using our devices, we just do it through different methods.

71. whatev

Posts: 2216; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Exactly, I was going to say the same, imagine using cables and sd cards to transfer data nowadays, lmao

76. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 562; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Lol imagine using a laptop all the time or a pc to backup to itunes how archaic And imagine when you have no data or poor coverage and want to back up images to the amazing cloud :D Wires and SD cards are alot faster and reliable.

77. whatev

Posts: 2216; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Imagine living in a 3rd world country where there’s no data or poor coverage, imagine not knowing that you can download that data to your phone, imagine still thinking you need a laptop and iTunes to do a backup, imagine being so ignorant, lmao, are you in 2007 or something? :))))))

75. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 562; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

It's ancient thats why everyone is using it to this day? :D When i buy a new phone all I have to do is take out SD card and insert it into a new phone takes less than a minute and I got all my media with me. No backing up via cloud or restoring. Whereas when you get a new apple device and want to restore all your media it will take a hell of a long time especially with those 4k vids ;)

83. Leo_MC

Posts: 7238; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Because people are not that smart. Imagine them, complaining that they no longer have a 141y old technology, delivered through a 68y olt port... How stupid it is, in the era of digital everything, to complain about changing an analog tech with a digital one?! When I buy a new phone I just enter my iCloud credentials and I have access to the data from every cloud service I use; I keep nothing on my phone (actually, iOS takes care of my storage - it automatically deletes the files after it backs them up - making sure I never run out and it does a hell of a great job: I have 15GB free out of my 32GB) except my apps and the cache they make.

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