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iPhone X Vs iPhone XS

iPhone X
iPhone X Starting from $195.99
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iPhone XS
iPhone XS Starting from $219.00
Buy

How they compare

Customer reviews

iPhone X iPhone XS
Average
4/5
(9676)
4/5
(7212)
Value for money 2.6/5
2.6/5

Design

iPhone X iPhone XS
Width 72.5 mm 70.9 mm
Height 150.1 mm 143.6 mm
Weight 163 g 177 g
Thickness 8.28 mm 7.7 mm
Volume 90.11 cm³ 78.4 cm³

Screen

iPhone X iPhone XS
Resolution 1080 x 2160 px 1125 x 2436 px
Density 427 ppi 458 ppi
Size 5.65 inches 5.8 inches

Battery

iPhone X iPhone XS
Battery capacity 3050 mAh* 2658 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging No 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 80% of this maximum charge capacity.

Performance

iPhone X iPhone XS
Maximum storage 64 GB 512 GB
CPU frequency 2.2 GHz 2.5 GHz
External memory slot Yes No
RAM capacity 4 GB 4 GB
5G support No No
LTE support Yes Yes

Camera

iPhone X iPhone XS
Front camera resolution 5 MP 7 MP
Main camera resolution 16 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom No Yes
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization No Yes
Slow motion video No Yes

Audio

iPhone X iPhone XS
Stereo speakers No Yes
3.5mm jack socket Yes No
Radio Yes No
Number of microphones 2 3

iPhone X vs iPhone XS Comparison

Should you buy the iPhone X or XS? They really are very similar

It’s easy to compare the iPhone X vs XS because they are both very similar phones. Yes, the iPhone XS is a very slight upgrade of the iPhone X: you can expect a slightly faster and more energy-efficient processor (don’t expect a lot more battery life, you’ll probably only get about 30 minutes of more use out of the iPhone XS), a better portrait mode when snapping photos, a slightly better rating for water resistance, a 25% increase in speaker volume, and reportedly faster face recognition. What does all this mean? It means you’re just getting a slight boost over the iPhone X; both of these phones look and feel virtually the same. We suggest buying the refurbished iPhone XS over the iPhone X, but if you want to save more money or have a smaller budget, the refurbished iPhone X is also a great buy :)

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