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.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
Design and Screen score 7.0 Design & Materials 7.0 Design & Materials 7.1 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 7.9 Performance & Hardware 8.0 Performance & Hardware 7.6 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 7.5 Camera 8.1 Camera 7.7 Camera
Connectivity score 7.7 Connectivity 7.8 Connectivity 7.0 Connectivity
Battery score 6.0 Battery 5.4 Battery 5.1 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.2
63 reviews
8.5
21 reviews
9.3
225 reviews

Summary

Inches 6.1" 5.8" 6.21"
Resolution FHD FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 80% useful 81% useful 83% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9 19:9
Dimensions 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
Micro A12
Hexa-Core
A12
Hexa-Core
SnapD. 845
Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 256 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 467.478
v8
467.478
v8
357.329
v8
Battery 2942 mAh 2658 mAh 3400 mAh
Main Camera 1
12.2 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
iSight X
1
12.2 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
iSight X
2
1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
IMX363 Exmor RS
2
Selfie Camera SELF 7.2 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 7.2 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 20 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS iOS 14 iOS 14 Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Apple Apple Xiaomi
Aliases A2105 A2097 Xiaomi Mi 8

Release Date

Release date September 2018,
2 years ago
September 2018,
2 years ago
May 2018,
3 years ago
State On Sale On Sale Not available
Market Global Global China

Design & Materials

Structure

Apple iPhone Xr
Apple iPhone Xs
Xiaomi Mi8
Apple iPhone Xr
Apple iPhone Xs
Xiaomi Mi8
Size
75.7 mm
150.9 mm
8.3 mm
Print 3D Model
70.9 mm
143.6 mm
7.7 mm
Print 3D Model
74.8 mm
154.9 mm
7.6 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 194 g 177 g 175 g
Usable surface 80 % 81 % 83 %
Materials Aluminium alloy, Glass Stainless steel, Glass Glass, Metal
Resistance IP67 IP68 -
Colors
Black

White

Blue

Red

Yellow

Pink
Gold

Silver

Jet Black
Black

White

Blue

Gold

Screen

Diagonal 6.1" 5.8" 6.21"
Type LCD IPS Oled Amoled
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9 19:9
Resolution FHD
828 x 1792 px
FHD+
1125 x 2436 px
FHD+
1080 x 2248 px
Density 324 Pixels per inch 463 Pixels per inch 402 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Wide screen notch
  • Brightnes 625 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR10
  • Full sRGB standard
  • Retina HD display
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Ion-strengthtened glass
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Force Touch
  • Bluelight Filter
  • Frameless
  • Wide screen notch
  • Touch sampling rate 120 Hz
  • Brightnes 625 cd/m² (typ)
  • HDR10
  • Full sRGB standard
  • Retina HD display
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Ion-strengthtened glass
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Force Touch
  • Bluelight Filter
  • Frameless
  • Wide screen notch
  • Brightnes 600 cd/m² (typ)
  • 60000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.0
7.7
8.1
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.1
9.2
9.4
Is it comfortable?
8.8
9.1
9.3
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.6
8.6
9.0
Number of reviews
63 reviews
21 reviews
225 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU 2x ARMv8-A 2.38 GHz + 4x energy-efficient cores 2x ARMv8-A 2.38 GHz + 4x energy-efficient cores 4x Kryo 385 2.8 GHz + 4x Kryo 385 1.8 GHz
Type Hexa-Core Hexa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 7 nm 7 nm 10 nm
Frequency 2.5 GHz 2.5 GHz 2.8 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes Yes

Graphics

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

RAM

RAM 3 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Type LPDDR4 RAM -- LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 128 GB 256 GB 128 GB
Type -- -- UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot No No No

Security

Fingerprint No No Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED LED Notifications LED Notifications LED Notifications
Cooling system No No No
Gaming buttons No No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.0
9.2
8.1
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.6
9.3
9.7
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.6
8.5
9.4
Number of reviews
63 reviews
21 reviews
225 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Double rear camera Double rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12.2 Mpx 12.2 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Apple iSight X Apple iSight X Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Type CMOS CMOS CMOS BSI
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.8
ISO -- -- --
Pixel size 1.40 µm 1.40 µm 1.40 µm
Pixel Binning -- -- --
Sensor size 1/2.5 1/2.5 1/2.55
2
Camera type
--

Telephoto + portrait

Telephoto lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
13 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Samsung S5K3M3
Type
--
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size
--
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/3.4

Features

Flash Quad LED Quad LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
240 fps
Yes,
240 fps
Yes,
240 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Manual focus
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • HDR
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Panorama
  • Geotagging
  • RAW
  • ISO settings
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Manual focus
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Manual focus
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • HDR
  • RAW
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 7.2 Mpx 7.2 Mpx 20 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown Samsung S5K3T1
Type -- -- ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size -- -- 0.90 µm
Pixel Binning -- -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size -- -- 1/3.1
Others
--
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
101
Mobile
104
Photo
96
Video
--
99
Mobile
105
Photo
88
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.2
9.3
9.5
Quality of nighttime photos
7.9
7.3
8.4
Quality of selfies
9.0
8.2
8.9
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.1
8.9
8.9
Number of reviews
63 reviews
21 reviews
225 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

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)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (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)
  • B14 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • 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)
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+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • 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)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

Navigation

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

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.

0.990 W/Kg on head
0.990 W/Kg on body
0.990 W/Kg on head
0.990 W/Kg on body
--
American measurement

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

-- -- --

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.4
9.4
9.2
Quality of the GPS
9.4
9.4
9.3
And the WiFi?
9.4
9.2
9.5
Number of reviews
63 reviews
21 reviews
225 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
2942 mAh
2658 mAh
3400 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes Yes Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 11%
    Less than a day
  • 30%
    One day
  • 48%
    More than one day
  • 11%
    Two days or more
  • 5%
    Less than half day
  • 33%
    Less than a day
  • 43%
    One day
  • 19%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
  • 1%
    Less than half day
  • 9%
    Less than a day
  • 42%
    One day
  • 44%
    More than one day
  • 4%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
63 reviews
21 reviews
225 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • iOS 14
    iOS 14 , 1 year ago
  • iOS 14
    iOS 14 , 1 year ago
  • MIUI V11 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) -- -- No

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 16%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 76%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 8%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 19%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 67%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 14%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 4%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 13%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 5%
    Once a year
  • 34%
    Every six months
  • 61%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 11%
    Once a year
  • 37%
    Every six months
  • 53%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 35%
    Every six months
  • 64%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
63 reviews
21 reviews
225 reviews

Prices

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