• 6.3" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC
    64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3300 mAh W-Charge
  • 6.1" (1792x828) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    Apple A12 Bionic SoC
    64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2942 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
ProductGalaxy Note 8 (2017), Price: 323 USD at AmazoniPhone XR (2018), Price: 589 USD at Amazon
Display6.3" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED 6.1" 1792x828 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
  • 28mm 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP
  • 32mm 7-MP f/2.2
Computing
  • Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Apple A12 Bionic SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
Battery3300 mAh, Wireless Charging2942 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 195g (6.9oz), 162.5x74.8x8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches)IP67, 194g (6.8oz), 75.7x150.9x8.3 mm (2.98 x 5.94 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$323$589
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Display
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
TypeSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)6.3"6.1"
Display/Body Ratio82.9%80.0%
Resolution2960x14401792x828
Sharpness (PPI)522 PPI324 PPI
Brightness (specs)625 NITs
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm28mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.8
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Video
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
  • RAW
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/240fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 8
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
Hardware Features
  • OIS
Battery
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3300 mAh2942 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time22 hours25 hours
Music Playback Time74 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
Processor BrandSamsung or Qualcomm
Processor NameExynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835Apple A12 Bionic
Processor ModelExynos 8895 or MSM8998
Processor # Cores86
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.3 GHz2.6 GHz
RAM Options6GB3GB
Internal Storage Options64GB/128GB/256GB64GB/128GB/256GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1iOS 12
Communications
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT16 1000/105 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • LTE-A
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
Name SIM1
SIM TypeeSIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone XR
Multimedia Features
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS

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