iPhone XR Summary
The iPhone XR is Apple’s 2018 mid-flagship smartphone. Its design in addition to being dust and water-resistant (IP67) offers metal and glass finish on the back, which offers Qi Wireless charging support. The Apple iPhone XR features a similar design line of its predecessor, although with an LCD screen display and notch.
The device also has a series of sensors on top to give 3D facial recognition functionality, such as an infrared camera that confirms the depth detection system. This system projects 30,000 infrared ray points to check the user’s face pattern. The sensor is so precise that it recognizes the user even with glasses, change of look or beard for lock screen security and payments through Apple Pay.
The iPhone XR smartphone has an LTE Advanced antennas, with Dual SIM capability support for nanoSIM and eSIM. The Apple iPhone XR display features a 6.1 inches Liquid Retina IPS LCD screen (828 x 1792 pixels resolution), it also has two stereo speakers incorporated for music playback. The iPhone XR specifications come pre-installed with iOS 12 (now upgradable to iOS 13.2). As for the processor, the iPhone XR has an Apple A12 Bionic chipset combined with a 4-cores Apple GPU. The iPhone XR RAM is 3GB, while the available storage space memory comes in versions of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
The Apple iPhone XR Camera features a single 12-megapixel f/1.8 resolution sensor with support for Portrait Mode and 1080p/4K recording capability at both 30 FPS and 60 FPS. The sensor has OIS and six-element lens protection with sapphire crystal. It also has HDR and panoramic mode for the rear camera. The iPhone XR camera also has Burst mode, 1080p@240fps slow-motion recording. As for the front camera, Apple iPhone XR features a 7MP f/2.2 front snapper. For night shots it has Quad-LED dual-tone flash on the rear.
In the area of connectivity, iPhone XR features Bluetooth (5.0), WiFi (Dual-band and MIMO) and NFC connection with no 3.5 mm audio jack support. iPhone XR has dimensions of 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm and gets Non-removable Li-Ion 2942 mAh battery. The iPhone XR colors are available in Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral, and White.
- Dual-SIM slot
- LCD display
- Excellent performance
- No headphone jack
- Insufficient storage
- Camera lacks flexibility