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Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 21 vs Apple iPhone XR

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.8 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI
1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

67.47 %
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
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 660
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
3GB

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (11)
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2691 mAh
2942 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

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 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Rose gold

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 66(AWS-3)
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:

Bands 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, 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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
$ 749

In The Box:

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2017
Sep 12, 2018
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