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Apple iPhone XR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 317 reviews of Apple iPhone XR. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the battery and performance. The price and camera also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the portability. There are some critical opinions about the reception and connectivity.

screen, camera, price, performance, battery

connectivity, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone XR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

iPhone XR review: Apple's all-round top iPhone | Trusted Reviews

 

iPhone XR review: Features, price and release for Apple's new iPhone XR. Is it better than the iPhone XS even though it's cheaper?

Great battery life ; XS features for less money ; Fantastic performance ; Very capable camera

No fast charger included ; Will be too large for some

The best all-round iPhone you can buy in 2018.

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Matthew Bolton (t3.com)

Apple iPhone XR review: a brilliant balance of polish, features and price

 

The iPhone XR brings almost the whole iPhone XS experience, but with better battery life and a lower price

Supremely slick and powerful ; Very strong camera ; Great battery life ; Excellent build quality

Less flexible camera system than the XS ; Can get a better screen for the money ; Lack of 3D Touch is weird

Oct, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

iPhone XR review

 

All things bright and beautiful

excellent battery life ; speedy ; multiple colour options ; reasonable price

LCD screen not as good as OLED ; No portrait mode for dogs, cats and bearded dragons

While it misses out on a few luxuries, the iPhone XR is the toughest, cheapest and sweetest iPhone you can buy

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple iPhone XR review: An iPhone to reach the masses

 

The XR has the latest buttonless iPhone design, similar to the iPhone XS, but without the big bucks asking price. Small compromises can save big bucks

More affordable than the XS models ; Large 6.1-inch display ; Still a good camera ; A12 Bionic processor delivers top spec power ; Great colour options ; Wireless charging ; IP67 weather/dust sealing

LCD display can't beat the XS's OLED panel ; Single rather than dual camera has some limitations ; No 3D Touch ; No mobile HDR

For those who want Apple's latest design without spending a fortune, this is the iPhone for you.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

iPhone XR review

 

Finally, an iPhone with a decent battery

Great battery life for an iPhone ; Attractive array of colors ; Lower price tag

Portrait camera mode doesn't impress ; Some apps still not fully optimized ; Lower-res screen

Of the three iPhones launched in 2018, the iPhone XR is the most impressive of the lot. Not because of the strength of the spec – the iPhone XS is slightly ahead in a lot of areas – but what you're 'saving' by going for this model far outweighs what...

Mar, 2019

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Apple iPhone XR review: Better than good enough

 

The iPhone XR is not the best iPhone, but it's nearly as good as the Xs and it's far, far cheaper

Cheaper than the iPhone Xs ; Outstanding camera ; Industry leading mobile performance

No optical zoom ; Better battery life but still not amazing

Performance, in particular, is as quick if not quicker than many modern Android handsets, even more than a year later, its IPS display is great and, hey, it still has a fingerprint scanner - a bonus for anyone who just can't get on with Face ID....

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.co.uk)

iPhone XR review: The best iPhone value in years

 

If you're buying a new iPhone, this should be your starting point.

The less expensive iPhone XR delivers most iPhone X and XS features, including an excellent big screen in a comfortable body, fast performance, Face ID and wireless charging, and a camera that's mostly as good as the iPhone XS.

The iPhone XR's single rear camera lacks optical zoom and has a limited portrait mode. Its LCD screen, while large, bright and vivid, is still a step below the iPhone XS' OLED in contrast. The aluminum XR is slightly less durable than the steel XS.

The iPhone XR is the best iPhone for the price, delivering most of the advantages of the iPhone XS for hundreds less.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Emma Sims (expertreviews.co.uk)

iPhone XR colours: Apple’s new “entry-level” handsets form a veritable rainbow

 

Somewhere, a clown just sneezed

The sexiest of the iPhone XRs, the red handset oozes mystery. You can just envisage this handset clasped to the ear of some sultry-eyed stranger on the Central Line (though they’d just be pretending, given the lack of reception.) It’s the Martini of...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Emma Sims (expertreviews.co.uk)

iPhone XR vs iPhone 8: Battle of the affordable iPhones

 

Apple's entry-level iPhones go head-to-head, as we explore how much difference a year can make

But perhaps you like the old-school (relatively speaking) aesthetic of the iPhone 8? Perhaps your idea of an entry-level phone doesn’t involve forking out the best part of a grand? The excellent additions and upgrades to the iPhone XR don’t invalidate...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.co.uk)

iPhone XR: Why you should probably wait for this iPhone

 

Apple's most colorful iPhone X is also its most affordable 2018 model.

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):15
Talk time (4G):25
Wireless audio playback time:65
Wireless Charging:Y
Wireless video playback time:16

Call management

Call blocking:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Voice commands:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera flash:N
Front camera resolution (numeric):7
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:124
Multi-shot:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280×720@60fps,1920x1080@120fps,1920x1080@240fps,1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@60fps,3840x2160@24fps,3840x2160@30fps,3840x2160@60fps / 1920x1080@120fps,1920x1080@240fps,1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@60fps,3840x2160@24fps,3840x2160@30fps,3840x2160@60fps
Self-timer:Y
Time lapse mode:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Coral / Red / White / Yellow
Form factor:Bar
Housing material:Glass, Stainless steel / Glass,Stainless steel
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Product colour:Black / Blue / Coral / Red / White / Yellow

Display

Contrast ratio (typical):1400:1
Display brightness:625
Display diagonal:15.5
Display Resolution:1792 x 828
Display Type:LCD
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:326
Screen shape:Flat
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Face recognition:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Mobile networking

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) supported:Y

Multimedia

Archive formats supported:Zip
Audio formats supported:AAX,AAX+,AC3,EAC3,FLAC,HE-AAC,LC-AAC,LPCM,MP3
Document formats supported:ICS,PDF,PPT,PPTX,RTF,TXT,VCF,XLS,XLSX
FM radio:N
Image formats supported:GIF,HEIF,JPEG,JPG,TIFF
Video formats supported:H.264,HEVC,M-JPEG,MPEG‑4 Part 2

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer:Y
Electronic compass:Y
Galileo:Y
GLONASS:Y
Position location:Y
Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS):Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / EDGE,GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:800,850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE-A
AirPlay:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:5.0
iBeacon:Y
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSim + eSIM
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:Lightning
Headset included:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Detailed contact information, Events reminder, File manager, Games, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Countdown timer,Detailed contact information,Events reminder,File manager,Games,Notes,Stopwatch
Personalization:Ringtones, Wallpaper, Widgets / Ringtones,Wallpaper,Widgets
Quick Charge:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Lightning connector:Y
USB port:N

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Processor Cores:6
Processor family:Apple
Processor Model:A12

Software

Mac compatibility:Y
Mac operating systems supported:Y
Operating system installed:iOS 12
Platform:iOS
Virtual assistant:Apple Siri

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 256 / 64

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.3
Height :150.9
Weight:194
Width:75.7