Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone XR

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
828 x 1792 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

401 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.58 %
79.24 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
2942 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1404 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
16.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

Quad LED
Quad LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.84 oz (194 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Rose gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
 

Body

1.10 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.13 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 749

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 12, 2018
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