iPhone Xr vs iPhone 11

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The iPhone 11 offers several key feature upgrades if you are coming from an iPhone XR. Users upgrading to an iPhone 11 will see improvements with the camera, battery life, and water and dust resistance rating, as well as the possibility for more internal storage. The iPhone 11 offers a dual 12MP (Ultra Wide and Wide) camera setup with Night Mode, up to an extra hour of battery life compared to the iPhone XR, and an IP68 rating.

Price Comparison

iPhone Xr vs iPhone 11 Pricing

iPhone Xr prices start at $187, which is cheaper than the iPhone 11 low price of $229.

Specs Comparison

The iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 have numerous similarities. For example, they both feature a 6.1” Liquid Retina HD display, 4G LTE connectivity, Face ID, and options for 64GB or 128GB of storage. The iPhone 11 is a year newer and has some improvements, such as an Apple A13 Bionic chip, 12MP TrueDepth front-facing camera, and a dual 12MP rear-facing camera. In comparison, the iPhone Xr features an A12 Bionic chip, 7MP TrueDepth front-facing camera, and a single 12MP rear-facing camera.

Size

Size iPhone Xr iPhone 11
Width 76 mm 3.0 inches 76 mm 3.0 inches
Height 151 mm 5.9 inches 151 mm 5.9 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 194 g 6.8 ounces 194 g 6.8 ounces

The iPhone Xr and the iPhone 11 are the same size and weight. Measurements for these two phones are as follows: 5.94” (H) x 2.98” (W) x 0.33” (D), with a weight of 6.84 ounces. The iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 also have the same screen size, which is 6.1 inches.

Camera

Camera iPhone Xr iPhone 11
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024
Aperture f/2.4
Aperture f/1.2

The front camera goes from a 7MP TrueDepth on the iPhone Xr to a 12MP TrueDepth on the iPhone 11. The iPhone 11 front-facing camera features include 4K video recording and slo-mo video recording, neither of which are available on the iPhone Xr front camera. On the rear, the iPhone Xr features a single 12MP wide camera, and the iPhone 11 features a dual 12MP wide and ultra-wide camera. The improved iPhone 11 camera hardware allows for additional features such as Night Mode, Deep Fusion, and three new Portrait Lighting effects for a total of six.

Screen

Display iPhone Xr iPhone 11
Screen Tech None OLED
Resolution 828x1792 828x1792
Screen Size 155 mm 6.1 in 155 mm 6.1 in
Pixels Per Inch 324 ppi 324 ppi
Refresh Rate - Hz 60 Hz

The iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 use the same display technology. These two phones feature a 6.1
Liquid Retina HD display with a resolution of 1792 x 828. Some of the other display specs include True Tone, Haptic Touch, wide color (P3), a 1,400:1 contrast ratio, and a 625 nits (typical) max brightness.

Battery

Battery iPhone Xr iPhone 11
Capacity 2945 mAh 3110 mAh
Longevity 15 hours 18 hours
USB Lightning Lightning

The iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 batteries each allow for up to 65 hours of audio playback time. The iPhone Xr offers up to 16 hours of video playback time, and the iPhone 11 offers up to 17 hours of video playback time. Otherwise, both of these phones are fast-charge capable with a Lighting cable and 20W wall power adapter and can charge wirelessly using a Qi wireless charging pad.

Processing

Processor iPhone Xr iPhone 11
CPU Apple A12 Bionic APL1081 / APL1W81 (T8020) Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030)
CPU Cores 6
GPU Cores 4

Color Choices

iPhone Xr

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Coral
  • Red
  • White
  • Yellow

Which iPhone Xr color should you buy?

iPhone 11

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Yellow

Which color iPhone 11 is the most popular?

iPhone Xr vs iPhone 11 Colors

The iPhone Xr introduces two new colors not found in the iPhone 11 color palette: Green and Purple. Both the iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 share four colors: Red, Black, White, and Yellow. However, the iPhone Xr does away with Blue and Coral, previously seen on the iPhone 11.
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The iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 are each available in six different colors. Four of the six colors are common between these devices, including Black, White, Yellow, and PRODUCT(RED). The remaining two colors for the iPhone Xr are Blue and Coral, and the remaining two colors for the iPhone 11 are Purple and Green.

Storage Options

iPhone Xr

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone Xr storage should I buy?

iPhone 11

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which storage iPhone 11 is the most popular?

iPhone Xr vs iPhone 11 Storage

Both the iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 share three storage options: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
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The iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 storage configurations include 64GB and 128GB.

Reviews

iPhone Xr

239 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 11

180 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone Xr vs iPhone 11 Reviews

Both the iPhone Xr and iPhone 11 earn 4.9 of 5.0 stars from Swappa user reviews.

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