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Apple iPhone Xr vs Sony Xperia XZ3


  • Apple iPhone XrSony Xperia XZ3
  • Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone
  • Model
    Apple iPhone Xr Sony Xperia XZ3
  • Announced
    12-Sep-2018 30-Aug-2018
  • Released
    26-Oct-2018 05-Oct-2018
  • Status
    Available Available
  • Price
    Starting $749 £699 ($909)


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  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    150.9 mm x 75.7 mm x 8.3 mm, 5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches 158 mm x 73 mm x 9.9 mm
  • Weight
    194g, 6.84oz 193g (6.81 oz)
  • Colors
    Bordeaux Red
    Forest Green,
    Silver White
  • Waterproof
  • Fingerprint
  • Face Recognition
    Yes Yes
  • Dedicated Keys
    Volume, Power Silent Fingerprint, Volume, Power, Camera
  • Device Security
    Face, Pin, Password, Tab to wake Fingerprint, Face, Pin, Pattern, Password, Slide
  • Features
    -IP67 Water and Dust Resistant (1m for 30 min)
    -Front & Back glass
    -Aluminum frame
    -Apple Pay (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX certified)
    -Enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition
    -Front & Back Gorilla Glass 5
    -Aluminum Frame
    -IP65/68 Dustproof & Waterproof
    -Fingerprint scanner (rear mounted)


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  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    LED Backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive touch screen P-OLED, Capacitive touch screen
  • Size
    6.1-inch 6-inch
  • Secondary Display
    No No
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, Multi touch Yes, Multi touch, Up to 10 fingers
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~326 PPI ~537 PPI
  • Resolution
    1792 x 828 pixels 2880 x 1440 Pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16 M 16 M
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
  • Features
    -Dolby Vision/ HDR10 compliant
    -Liquid Retina display
    -3D touch display
    -Scratch resistant
    -True-tone display
    -120Hz touch sensing
    -Oleophobic coating
    -19.5:9 aspect ratio
    -Wide Color Gamut display
    -1400: 1 contrast ratio
    -18:9 aspect ratio
    -Corning Gorilla Glass 5
    -HDR BT.2020 compliant
    -X-Reality engine
    -Triluminos display
    -~80.5% screen-to-body ratio


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  • Supported Network
    GSM/ HSPA/ LTE (Dual Sim for China) GSM/ HSPA/ LTE (Optional Single Sim)
  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
    CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1700/ 1900 / 2100 MHz GSM 850/ 900/ 1700/ 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G Network
    LTE Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 LTE
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM + eSIM Nano SIM
  • Hybrid Sim
  • Dual SIM
    Yes, Dual stand by Yes, Dual stand by


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  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Apple 12 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Hexa sensor 2.7GHz Octa core Kryo 385 Gold
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Adreno 630
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3GB 4GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB 64GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No Up to 512GB (microSD)
  • Dedicated slot Dedicated slot refers to a non-hybrid slot i.e. u can use two sim cards as well as a micro sd memory card at the same time
    N/A No, Use Sim 2 slot
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Face ID
    3-axis Gyro
    Ambient light
    Face Recognition
    Color Spectrum


  • Apple iPhone XrSony Xperia XZ3
  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    iOS 12 Android OS v9 Pie
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.


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  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view) Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    Yes Yes
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.


  • Apple iPhone XrSony Xperia XZ3
  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    12MP, f/1.8, OIS, PADF, 6-element lens 19MP, f/2.0, 5-axis gyro EIS, laser autofocus, PADF
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Quad LED True-tone flash LED
  • Front
    7MP, f/2.2, [email protected]/60fps, Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p) 13MP, 1080p, f/2.0, 5-axis gyro EIS
  • Front Flash
    Retina Flash Yes
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    Hybrid IR filter
    Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono)
    Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
    Burst mode
    OIS sensor
    Autofocus with Focus Pixels
    Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
    Smart HDR for photos
    Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
    Local tone mapping
    Advanced red-eye correction
    Exposure control
    Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
    Sapphire crystal lens cover
    Backside illumination sensor
    Touch focus
    Face detection


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  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX-HD
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual band, 2x2 MiMO Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi direct, dual band, DLNA
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    Yes, Qi Yes, Qi
  • Headphone Jack
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • USB
    2.0, Proprietary reversible connector v3.1 Type C 1.0 reversible connector


  • Apple iPhone XrSony Xperia XZ3
  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/ 5.76 Mbps, LTE 1024/150 Mbps 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA), LTE 1200/ 200 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    HTML 5 HTML 5


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  • Video Format
    3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265 3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265
  • Audio Format
    MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player
  • FM Radio
    No Yes
  • Alert Types
    Vibration, MP3 Vibration, MP3
  • Ring Tones
    Wav ring tones Wav ring tones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes


  • Apple iPhone XrSony Xperia XZ3
  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    - 3300mAH
  • Placement
    Non-removable Non-removable
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 25 hrs
  • Music Playback
    Up to 65 hrs
  • Movie Playback
    Up to 16 hrs


  • Apple iPhone XrSony Xperia XZ3
  • Features
    1. Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    2. Document Editor
    3. Photo and video editor
    4. Fast battery charging (50% in 30 min)
    5. iClous service
    6. Qi wireless charging
    7. Siri voice commands
    8. Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
    1. Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    2. Document viewer
    3. Photo and video editor
    4. Fast battery charging support
    5. USB Type C headphone jack
  • Box Contains
    -iPhone with iOS 12
    -EarPods with Lightning Connector
    -Lightning to USB Cable
    -USB Power Adapter
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