Apple iPhone Xr VS. Samsung Galaxy S8: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone Xr VS. Samsung Galaxy S8. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.6
9.1
Performance & Hardware
8.2
7.7
Camera
8
7.8
Connectivity
8.4
8.3
Battery
7.9
5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
A2105
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Release Date

Release date
September 2018, 1 year ago
March 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.7 mm
150.9 mm
8.3 mm
68.1 mm
148.9 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
194 g
155 g
Usable surface
80 %
84 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
IP67
IP68
Colors
Black

Blue

Pink

Red

White

Yellow
Black

Gray

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
6.1"
5.8"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled HDR 10
Resolution
828 x 1792 px
1440 x 2960 px
Density
324 Pixels per inch
570 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 625 cd/m²
  • Bluelight Filter
  • Capacitive
  • Force Touch
  • Frameless
  • Full sRGB standard
  • HDR10
  • Ion-strengthtened glass
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Wide screen notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • 540 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Force Touch
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive

Prototypes





Prototypes
Apple iPhone Xr
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S8
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A12 Bionic
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
CPU
Apple 2x ARMv8-A 2.38GHz 4x energy-efficient cores
4x2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose+ 4x1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53
Type
Hexa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.5 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Apple 4core graphics processing unit + M12 motion
ARM Mali-G71 MP20

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
346.735 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 94% of devices
202.256 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 87% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Iris scanner
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12.2 Mpx
Sensor
Apple iSight X
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.5

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12.2 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K2L2
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.7
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.6
Flash
Quad LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
7.2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3H7
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.7
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.22 µm
Sensor size
1/3.2

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B14 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Cell ID
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • QZSS
  • Wi-Fi
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.990 W/Kg on head
0.990 W/Kg on body
0.315 W/Kg on head
1.270 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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0.370 W/Kg on head
0.750 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • UMA
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Mirrorlink

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2942 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
iOS 12
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices