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iPhone 8 Vs iPhone XR

iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Starting from £119.01
iPhone XR
iPhone XR Starting from £179.30

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Customer reviews

iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Value for money 2.9/5


iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Width 67.3 mm 75.7 mm
Height 138.4 mm 150.9 mm
Weight 148 g 194 g
Thickness 7.3 mm 8.3 mm


iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Resolution 750 x 1334 px 828 x 1792 px
Density 326 ppi 326 ppi
Size 4.7 inches 6.1 inches


iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Battery capacity 1821 mAh* 2942 mAh*
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode Yes Yes

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum power


iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Maximum storage 256 GB 256 GB
CPU frequency 2.53 GHz 2.5 GHz
RAM capacity 2 GB 3 GB
LTE support Yes Yes


iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Front camera resolution 7 MP 7 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Multi lens No No
Optical zoom No No
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 2160 px 2160 px


iPhone 8 iPhone XR
Stereo speakers Yes Yes
3.5mm jack socket No No
Number of microphones 3 3

iPhone 8 vs iPhone XR Comparison

iPhone 8 vs XR: we can’t really tell you which one is better, but we can say which one you should buy

Is there any clear winner in the iPhone XR vs iPhone 8 comparison? It’s hard to really choose a winner here because both of these phones are just so different from one another. The iPhone XR is meant to have longer battery life and has a much bigger screen that’s great for watching tons of videos or playing games all day long, while the iPhone 8 is meant to be a compact companion that perhaps isn’t great for heavy users, but perfect for the average person that just needs a phone for occasional browsing, photos, music, and installing their favorite apps. So it’s very easy to choose between the iPhone XR vs iPhone 8 because these phones are made for two very different types of smartphone users. If you consider yourself a relatively average smartphone user and want an iPhone on a budget, go ahead and buy the refurbished iPhone 8. If you consume a lot of digital content or play a lot of mobile games, the refurbished iPhone XR will definitely be the better choice for you.

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