iPhone 11 Pro Max vs iPhone Xr

iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 11 Pro Max Starting from $311.00
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iPhone XR
iPhone XR Starting from $144.16
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iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR


iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR
Width 77.8 mm 75.7 mm
Height 158 mm 150.9 mm
Weight 226 g 194 g
Thickness 8.1 mm 8.3 mm
Volume 99.57 cm³ 94.81 cm³


iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR
Resolution 1242 x 2688 px 828 x 1792 px
Density 458 ppi 326 ppi
Size 6.5 inches 6.1 inches


iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR
Battery capacity 3969 mAh* 2942 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode Yes Yes
Battery life 20 h 21 h

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum charge capacity.


iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR
Maximum storage 512 GB 256 GB
CPU frequency 2.65 GHz 2.5 GHz
External memory slot No No
RAM capacity 4 GB 3 GB
LTE support Yes Yes


iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR
Front camera resolution 12 MP 7 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes No
Optical zoom Yes No
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 2160 px 2160 px


iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XR
Stereo speakers Yes Yes
3.5mm jack socket No No
Radio No No
Number of microphones 3 3

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iPhone 11 Pro Max vs iPhone XR Comparison

iPhone 11 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: how much different can the Pro models be?

The iPhone 11 Pro Max and the iPhone XR were two of Apple's most popular phones in 2018 and 2019. The iPhone 11 Pro Max was released in September 2019, making it the more recent of the two devices. The iPhone XR was released in October 2018.

iPhone 11 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: camera quality

When it comes to camera quality, the iPhone 11 Pro Max has a triple camera lens system of 12 MP in each camera (wide, telephoto, ultrawide). The iPhone XR camera only has a single wide 12 MP camera in comparison. Selfie camera the 11 Pro Max also bests the XR with 12 MP vs 7 MP. Overall it is clear that the 11 Pro Max is superior in this regard.

iPhone 11 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: battery, resolution, and processor

In terms of battery life, the 11 Pro Max has a noticeably better battery with 3969 mAh whereas the XR only has 2942 mAh; this means that with web browsing or video streaming, you can expect about 10 hours from an 11 Pro Max and 8 hours from an XR. The display size for both devices is 6.5 inches for the 11 Pro Max and 6.1 inches for the XR; and when it comes to resolution, you get 1242 x 2688 px on an 11 Pro Max compared to just 828 x 1792 px on an XR - again showing that there's more power behind Apple's more recent device here too! In terms of storage capacity, you can get up to 512 GB on both models. As far as RAM goes, there's 4GB available on the 11 Pro Max, but only 3 GB RAM on the XR model. Also in terms of chipsets; the 11 Pro Max has a slightly better chipset with the A13 Bionic chip vs the A12 Bionic chip found on the XR. Finally when it comes to design and color options available - both models come in various colors but with slightly different designs: glass back panel for the 11 Pro Max vs aluminum back panel with the XR.

iPhone 11 Pro Max vs iPhone XR: verdict

All evidence seems to point that the 11 Pro Max is the all-round more powerful iPhone to have in comparison to the XR. The good news is that if you're looking for something powerful yet sustainable then buying refurbished products is definitely worth considering! Refurbished products are often just as good as new ones but at much lower prices - plus they help reduce waste which is great news for our planet! At Back Market you can save up to 70% off the cost of buying new all year round, so why not give them a try?

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