Apple iPhone Xr VS. Apple iPhone Xs VS. Xiaomi Mi8: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone Xr VS. Apple iPhone Xs VS. Xiaomi Mi8. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
9.8
Cost-effectiveness
9.6
Cost-effectiveness
10
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.7
9.8
9.8
Performance & Hardware
9.9
9.9
9.9
Camera
9.8
9.9
9.9
Connectivity
9.9
9.9
9.6
Battery
8.6
7.9
8.3

Basics

Brand

Aliases
A1984
A1920
Xiaomi Mi 8

Presentation

Unveiled
September 2018, 4 months ago
September 2018, 4 months ago
May 2018, 7 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.7 mm
150.9 mm
8.3 mm
70.9 mm
143.6 mm
7.7 mm
74.8 mm
154.9 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
194 g
177 g
175 g
Usable surface
80 %
81 %
83 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Glass, Stainless steel
Glass, Metal
Resistance
IP67
IP68
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Pink

Red

White

Yellow
Gold

Jet Black

Silver
Black

Blue

Gold

White

Screen

Diagonal
6.1"
5.8"
6.21"
Type
LCD IPS
Oled
Amoled
Resolution
828 x 1792 px
1125 x 2436 px
1080 x 2248 px
Density
324 Pixels per inch
463 Pixels per inch
402 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
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 625 cd/m²
  • Bluelight Filter
  • Capacitive
  • Force Touch
  • Frameless
  • Full sRGB standard
  • HDR10
  • Ion-strengthtened glass
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 600 cd/m2
  • 60000:1 contrast
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Frameless
  • HDR
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes







Prototypes
Apple iPhone Xr
Print 3D Model
Apple iPhone Xs
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi8
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A12 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU
Apple 2x ARMv8-A 2.38GHz 4x energy-efficient cores
Apple 2x ARMv8-A 2.38GHz 4x energy-efficient cores
4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 + 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385
Type
Hexa-Core
Hexa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
2 GHz
2.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Apple 4core graphics processing unit + M12 motion
Apple 4core graphics processing unit + M12 motion
Qualcomm Adreno 630 710MHz

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB
8 GB

Antutu

Score
346.735
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 100% of devices
356.501
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 100% of devices
271.164
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 97% of devices

Storage

Capacity
128 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 121-126.8 GB
256 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 249-254.8 GB
128 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 121-126.8 GB
SD Slot
No
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12.2 Mpx
12.2 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.400 µm
1.400 µm
Sensor
Apple iSight X
Apple iSight X
Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.8
f/1.8
f/1.8
Flash
Quad LED
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 shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • 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 shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • 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
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240.0 fps
Yes
240.0 fps
Yes
240.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
7.2 Mpx
7.2 Mpx
20 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
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)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
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)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B71 (600)
  • 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)
  • B46 (TDD 900)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B71 (600)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
eSIM
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
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
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)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • 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.

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American measurement

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

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Others

Others
  • Computer sync
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • UMA
  • Computer sync
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • UMA
  • VoLTE
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Capacity
2942 mAh
2658 mAh
3400 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
iOS 12
iOS 12
MIUI V10 (Android 9 Pie)

Prices

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