The iPhone XR remains an incredible value phone for the majority of users today. It offers nearly all of the same features as its more expensive siblings, the
A1984 iPhone XR (A1984 Model) Specs
|Model||iPhone XR 64GB (Carrier Locked: Simple Mobile)|
|Colors||(PRODUCT)RED, Yellow, White, Coral, Black, Blue|
|Display||6.1″ Retina HD|
|Resolution||1792 x 828 pixels|
|Pixel Density||326 ppi|
|System Chip||Apple A12 Bionic|
|Internal Storage||64GB, 128GB|
|Front Camera||7MP ƒ/2.2 aperture|
|Rear Camera||12MP Wide ƒ/1.8 aperture|
|Video||4K at 24/30/60 fps|
1080p at 30/60 fps
720p at 30 fps
|Bands||See list below|
|Battery Life||Up to 16 hours|
|Fast Charging||Yes (sold separately)|
The iPhone XR (A1984 model) is the mid-sized model of its generation.
The iPhone XR sits right in the middle of the
You’ll find it hard to differentiate between the Liquid Retina HD screen of the iPhone XR and the Super Retina OLED display of the XS and XS Max. Technically, the OLED screens pack significantly more pixels and an astounding contrast ratio (1 million:1 vs the 1400:1 of the XR), but your eyes won’t really notice unless you’re watching a high-contrast video. More noticeable is the slightly thicker bezels surrounding the LCD screen of the iPhone XR, whereas the XS and XS Max have theirs stretching nearly to the edge.
The iPhone XR (A1984 model) is just as fast as the
There’s no performance difference setting the more affordable iPhone XR from its costlier XS and XS Max siblings. This is what gives the iPhone XR so much value. You get the same processing power and speed on a display that looks just as good. The Apple A12 Bionic chip and the second-gen Neural Engine plays bigger roles in numerous features of the iPhone XR, from photography to augmented reality and even energy efficiency.
Speaking of which, one area where the iPhone XR outperforms the
The iPhone XR (A1984 model) lacks a telephoto lens and a few portrait effects.
One of the compromises Apple made with the iPhone XR is removing the telephoto lens that appears on the
On its front-facing side is the exact same 7MP TrueDepth camera as the other models. You can turn out some creative selfies with the iPhone XR, especially with the Animoji and Memoji features. Recording videos on the iPhone XR can result in pretty outstanding clips, thanks to its built in optical image stabilization and full 4K capabilities. It’s arguable that other phones such as the Google Pixel 3 can take better quality photos, but the iPhone XR and its line are truly impressive at making videos.
The iPhone XR (A1984 model) is intended for LTE, 4G, and 3G cellular networks in the US and Canada.
The A1984 iPhone XR model is the device released for Canada, the US, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands. There are four other iPhone XR model numbers for other regions. The A2105 iPhone XR is released for most of the world aside from specific countries. The A2106 is intended solely for Japan, while the A2107 and A2108 models are for China, Macao, and Hong Kong. Here’s a complete list of cellular bands supported by the iPhone XR A1984 model:
- FDD‑LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
- TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
- CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
- UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
- GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
In addition, all iPhone XR devices regardless of model number have LTE Advanced, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and NFC. It also has GPS/GNSS and a digital compass for maps, navigation, and activity tracking. You should carefully check the model number of the iPhone XR you’re planning to purchase, or confirm it from the seller, since using the incorrect model in an unsupported country will result in poor wireless coverage and Internet speeds.
The iPhone XR (A1984 model) is the best iPhone of its generation.
There’s a reason that the iPhone XR continues to be sold by Apple’s official store while the XS and XS Max are now only available via resellers. The combination of high-speed performance, stellar cameras, and impressive display makes the iPhone XR (A1984 model) the most highly recommended iPhone of its time. That’s really due to its more sensible pricing of course, as it saves you quite a considerable amount while sacrificing very little.
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