Two of Apple’s next-generation flagship iPhones are out in the market. The new iPhone XS, XS Max are greeted by millions of buyers while the iPhone XR is coming soon (exp. release October 26, 2018). If you are planning to buy one, it is essential to carefully compare and understand each model. Some important factors to consider are camera, battery life, body, display, color, and price. This article will be
devoted to this subject.


Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max's camera have the same specs. Main camera packs a 12-megapixel f/1.8, 28mm (wide) and 12-megapixel f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto) with 2x optical zoom. Selfie camera of 7 megapixel, f/2.2, 32mm.

The iPhone XR's main camera has 12-megapixel f/1.8, 28mm (wide) while selfie camera 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm.

The remarkable difference is that iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max's main camera are dual while iPhone XR is only single. Also, iPhone XR doesn't deliver an optical zoom unlike the other two.

Battery Life

A lot of you may agree that the battery life is a buyer’s most important consideration but Apple's most neglected feature. Compared to iPhone X, iPhone Xs should last 30 minutes longer while iPhone Xs Max should last 1.5 hours longer. For iPhone XR, we can expect about an hour and half more endurance than
the iPhone 8 Plus. It can outlast the iPhone XS by around 25%, and even the iPhone XS Max.


iPhone Xs measures 143.60 x 70.90 x 7.70 mm and weighs 177 grams. It appears to be the smallest and lightest among the three. The bigger iPhone Xs Max measures 157.50 x 77.40 x 7.70 mm and weighs 208.00 grams. On another hand, iPhone XR measures 150.90 x 75.70 x 8.30 mm and weighs 194.00 grams.
Good news to those who need to use two numbers! Apple now has a dual SIM feature. All three latest iPhones support Dual Sims. It accepts one Nano-SIM and one eSIM.


The iPhone Xs comes with a 5.8 inches touchscreen display (82.9% screen-to-body ratio) with a resolution of 1125 pixels by 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, at 458 ppi. It's the Max that steals the show with 6.5 inches touchscreen display (84.4% screen-to-body ratio) with a resolution of 1242 pixels by 2688 pixels at 458 ppi. The iPhone XR comes with a 6.10-inch touchscreen display (79.0% screen-to-body
ratio) with a resolution of 828 pixels by 1792 pixels at 326 ppi.

Another difference is that the iPhone XR uses an LCD display, compared to Xs and Xs Max which is OLED.


In terms of color, more choices are available for iPhone XR. Both new iPhones Xs & Xs Max are available in silver, space gray and a new gold. While XR is available in white, black, blue, coral, yellow, and a Product Red version.


With iPhone XS Max as the most expensive and XR are the iPhone Xs starts at $999, iPhone Xs Max starts at $1,099 and iPhone XR starting at $749.

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