iPhone XR Long Term Review

Apple Released iPhone XR As the Budget iPhone of the Year In 2019. This iPhone XR Arrives With Flagship Specs Except for the Screen. Apple Released iPhone XR in Three models in 64GB, 128GB And 256GB Variant. iPhone XR is priced at 749 USD @ 64 GB Variant, 799 USD @ 128GB and 899 USD @ 256GB.

iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR Specs

  • Apple A12 Bionic Chip
  • Apple 4 Core GPU
  • 3 GB RAM
  • IOS 12
  • 6.1″ IPS LCD HD+ screen With 3D Touch Support
  • Protected With Scratch-resistant glass
  • 64 / 128 / 256 GB Internal Storage
  • Dual Sim ( nano sim Slot & E- Sim)
  • Rear Camera 12MP PDAF, OIS f/1.8
  • 2160p@60fps video Recording ( Max)
  • Front Camera 7MP (f2.2)
  • 1080p@30fps video recording (Max)
  • 2658 mAH Battery (Fast Charging)
  • Wireless charging
  • IP68 Water & Dust Resistance
  • Face – ID / NFC / Bluetooth 5.0 / WiFi

Price:

USD 749 IN US, GBP 749 In UK, EUR 705 In Europe

Review:

Display:

6.1″ ideal screen size, No problems with the screen quality. it is good to see & Very Bright in Direct Sunlight. Apple Protected This Screen With Scratch Resistant Glass Which is Good

Build Quality:

Aluminium & Glass build, It is Solidly Build with Aluminium & Glass. No problems with the build quality. No Creakiness In Frame. On Front And Back Apple Used The Same Scratch Resistant Glass.

Ram Management:

3 GB Ram, it has 3GB of Ram. It can handle All the Apps Without reloading. The multitasking experience is nice. No issues of ram management

A12 Bionic Chip:

A12 Bionic Chip, This iPhone XR Features Apple A12 Bionic chip The 2018 Chip From Apple. it is Very Fast and Handles the day to day tasks Very Well.

Gaming:

No issues in terms of Raw performance While Gaming, it’s smooth & very powerful

Speakers:

Stereo speakers, iPhone XR Features A Dual Stereo Speaker system, The Sound is Very Clear and Loud too. No issues with speakers. Apple Has Equipped Hugh Quality speaker in iPhone XR

Cellular call Quality

Cellular call quality, The Voice from We had taken a Long call The Other party does not Complain. The voice from the Earpiece is Very good. No issues In Call Quality.

Rear Camera:

The 12MP the main Camera With Phase Detection Autofocus System & OIS is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.8. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain exquisite details Which are near to natural photo. Exposure is in control with a Decent Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting Conditions. In Low Lighting Conditions, the Portrait Images Are Awesome With Good Amount of Bokeh and Studio Lighting Effects are Good.

Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to OIS. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range. 

Selfie Camera:

iPhone XR has a 7MP selfie camera with f/2.2 Aperture. the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions it also captures Equal low-light images compared to the rear camera. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range.
Video recording can be done up to 1080p@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 1080p@60fps FHD recording Due to EIS. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range

Colours:

Apple Implemented Various Colour Options After iPhone 5C Which Looks Good on the Glass Back. There are Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral, White To Choose.

Battery Life:

My iPhone XR lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 21% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 2942 mAH Battery. We got 5.3 – 5.7 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 6hr Battery life if you use on WiFi. The ideal drain of iPhone XR is very low as the iPhone XS. the 5W charging charges the phone in 150 Min And Wireless Charging Charges The Smartphone in Just 100 Min Which is Faster than Wired charging.

Pros:

  • Amazing Raw performance From A12 Bionic Chip
  • Great Piece Of Rear Camera
  • Solid Build Quality
  • IP68 Rating
  • Awesome Sound Quality Through Stereo Speakers
  • Faster Face ID
  • Wireless Charging

Cons

  • Auto brightness calibration is not done very well. it is better on Android phones.
  • Only One Slot Register Face ID.
  • Can get scratches easily on front and back. Use a screen protector and case
  • Disappointing screen resolution, I think they should have gone with FHD+ ( 1080*1920)
  • in terms of the front camera, Android phones can do better
  • No fast charger, no 3.5 mm headphone jack dongle
  • No 3D touch functionality

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