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Apple iPhone XR (128GB) vs Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone XR vs Apple iPhone 7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 7 XApple iPhone XR (128GB)09Points
Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsApple iPhone 7 (256GB)Compare Apple iPhone XR X
Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1960
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone XR (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone XR (128GB)9 Advantages Apple iPhone XR (128GB)vsiPhone 7 (256GB)5 Advantages Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
+2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.34Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4
+828x1792 pixels48%
Higher resolution screen
vs750x1334 pixels
+6.1"30%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps128%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2942 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1960 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
128GB (116GB available)vs+256GB (245GB available)111%
More internal storage for applications and files
194 grams (6.79 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)41%
Lighter
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)17%
Thinner
324 PPIvs+326 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device

39 Common items in both devices
NVMe (SSD)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
(back) 12MP
Quad-LED flash
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
ModeliPhone XR (128GB)iPhone 7 (256GB)
Other model namesiPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108iPhone 7 A1660 CDMA, iPhone 7 A1778
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateOctober, 2018September, 2016
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Operating systemiOS 12iOS 10
Firmware updateiOS 14iOS 14
HardwareApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.34Ghz Dual-Core Hurricane
2Ghz Dual-Core Zephyr
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4PowerVR Series7XT Plus MP6
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (116GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.1" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution828x1792 pixels (19.5:9)750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassSapphire Glass
Display features60Hz, 625 nits60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1660)
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1660 model:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1778 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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 A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, 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
CallingApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (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
CameraApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (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, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio outputproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Red, Coral
- Face ID
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only
- New stereo dual-speaker system
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2942 mAh1960 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rateApple iPhone XR (128GB)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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