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Apple iPhone 11 (64GB) vs Apple iPhone XS (256GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone 11 vs Apple iPhone XS phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone XS X06Apple iPhone 11 (64GB)
Apple iPhone 11 (64GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3110
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPhone 11 X08Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2658
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone XS (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


06 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 (64GB)
iPhone 11 (64GB)vsiPhone XS (256GB)
 16%16%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.1"vs5.8"
 74%74%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs(front) 7.1MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3110 mAhvs2658 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)

08 Advantages Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
iPhone XS (256GB)vsiPhone 11 (64GB)
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (244GB user available)vs64GB (50GB user available)
 10%10%
+Lighter
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Stainless steel body, glass front/backvsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 85%85%
+Higher resolution screen
1125x2436 pixelsvs828x1792 pixels
 43%43%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
463 PPIvs324 PPI
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom

37 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
NVMe (SSD)
16 million
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
Quad-LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo/video on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
1024 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
proprietary audio output
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
Proprietary TV-out
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass
IP68 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
ModeliPhone 11 (64GB)iPhone XS (256GB)
Also known asiPhone 11 A2111, A2221, A2223iPhone Xs A1920, A2097, A2098, A2100
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2018
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Operating systemiOS 13iOS 12
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (244GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution828x1792 pixels1125x2436 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI463 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
All models:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A2100 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16

A2221 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2111, A2223 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat16
VoLTE

A1920/A2100 models:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,25,26,29,30,32,66,71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2097 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,25,26,28,29,30,32,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2098 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,42,46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 13mm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP f/2.4 52mm 1.0µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Front camera(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio outputproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity3110 mAh2658 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone 11 (64GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.09 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.95 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)feature not registered