Apple iPhone XS vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1125 x 2436 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

459 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

82.64 %
70.65 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
256 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x)
iPadOS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, 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)
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2659 mAh
5058 mAh

Type

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

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Internet use

 
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Music playback

60.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Vibration

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.90 W/kg
 

Body

0.99 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.99 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 999
$ 679
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