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Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01) vs Apple iPhone XR (128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto X4 vs Apple iPhone XR phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone XR XMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)14Points
Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsApple iPhone XR (128GB)Compare Motorola Moto X4 X
Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)

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!

Moto X4 (XT1900-01)14 Advantages Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)vsiPhone XR (128GB)10 Advantages Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)19%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels40%
Higher resolution screen
vs828x1792 pixels
+424 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP67%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsQuad-LED flash
+(front) 16MP125%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2942 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
32GB (17GB user free)vs+128GB (116GB user free)6 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMCvs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
TFT LCD IPSvs+TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
5.2"vs+6.1"17%
Larger screen
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable

31 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR4
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
+24 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
ModelMoto X4 (XT1900-01)iPhone XR (128GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto X4 XT1900 32GB, Moto X4 Single-Chip (2017)iPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateOctober, 2017October, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 148.35 millimeters (2.89 x 5.84 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatiOS 12
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 13
HardwareMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508 650MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (17GB user free)
eMMC
128GB (116GB user free)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5.2" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels828x1792 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 EV-DO RevA
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
LTE 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
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 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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
CallingMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
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
CameraMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP f/2.2 13mm ultrawide
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm 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 stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Super Black, Sterling Blue, Silver
- Android One
- 3D glass back panel
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplyMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh2942 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-01)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered