Apple iPhone XR Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Poor Display !!

Apple iPhone XR, a high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out the Apple iPhone XR advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, this is available in online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Apple iPhone XRBest Price: Rs.76,990(India), $1,069(USA)

Apple iPhone XR Advantages (Pros):

  • Apple iPhone XR comes with latest iOS 12.
  • It offers  6.1-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 79% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has average pixel density for its  HD resolution(~326 PPI) with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating.
    • Supports True-tone display, Wide color gamut display, 120 Hz touch-sensing.
  • It is built with glass front/back glass which is surrounded by the aluminum frame(700 series).
  • The device is slightly heavy to carry with 194g and 7.3 mm in thickness.
  • It supports dual SIM(Nano-SIM & e-SIM).
  • It provides 3 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Apple iPhone XR has equipped with powerful Apple A12 Bionic Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Hexa-core processor and Apple GPU (4-core graphics) GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128/256 GB and expandable memory is not supported.
  • It offers 12 MP (f/1.8, 28mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF) with additional features like Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama).
  • It offers 7 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.2, 32m.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR video, stereo sound rec.
  • It has the battery capacity of 2942 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for moderate usage. Supports fast battery charging, 50% in 30 min and Qi Wireless charging.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • It offers great & loud stereo speakers.
  • Supports sensors like Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • It is available in Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral colors to choose from.
  • Apple iPhone XR supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins), Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified), iCloud cloud service.

Apple iPhone XR Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Very very costly for its features.
  • Just HD display for 76k. It’s very poor, they should have provided at least full HD display.
  • No Dual camera set up.
  • No IP68 water or dust resistance.
  • Fast charger not included inside the box.
  • Battery capacity is average.
  • No FM Radio support.
  • Weighs heavy to carry.
  • No microSD slot to expand memory.

Check out the Apple iPhone XR Specifications:

General Features
Brand Apple
Model Name iPhone XR
SIM Type Nano-SIM or e-SIM
Operating System iOS 12
Chipset Apple A12 Bionic
Processor Hexa-core (2x Vortex + 4x Tempest)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Colors Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 90.3 cm2 (~79.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 828 x 1792 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
Dimensions 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight 194 g (6.84 oz)
Build Front/rear glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, True-tone display, Wide color gamut display, 120 Hz touch-sensing
Camera Features
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF
Other Main Features Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Selfie Camera 7 MP
Other Selfie Features f/2.2, 32mm
Video Recording 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
RAM and Storage
RAM 3 GB
Internal Memory 64/128/256 GB
Expandable Memory No
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 2942 mAh battery
Talk Time Up to 25 h (3G)
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min, Qi Wireless charging, IP67 dust/waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins), Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service

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7 Total Score
Poor Display !!!

Apple iPhone XR comes with average features for its heavy price. Apple is just looting its customers by providing mediocre features. Just don't waste your money unless if you are an iPhone fanboy.

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