iPhone XR Technical Specifications

 
iPhone XR
Finish

, Yellow, White, Coral, Black, Blue

Capacity1
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
Size and Weight2
Width:
  • 75.7 mm
  • (2.98 inches)
Height:
  • 150.9 mm
  • (5.94 inches)
Depth:
  • 8.3 mm
  • (0.33 inches)

Weight:

194 grams (6.84 ounces)

Display
  • Liquid Retina HD display
  • 6.1-inch (diagonal) all-screen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1792-by-828-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1,400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • True Tone display
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • Haptic Touch
  • 625 nits max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for displaying multiple languages and characters simultaneously

The iPhone XR display has rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.06 inches diagonally (actual viewable area is less).

Splash, Water and Dust Resistance3
  • Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529
Chip
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • Second-generation Neural Engine
Camera
  • 12-megapixel Wide camera
  • ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Digital zoom at up to 5×
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with three effects (Natural, Studio and Contour)
  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Six-element lens
  • LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Smart HDR for photos
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Advanced red-eye correction
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Extended dynamic range for video at up to 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilisation for video
  • Digital zoom at up to 3×
  • LED True Tone flash
  • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilisation
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
  • Stereo recording
TrueDepth Camera
  • 7-megapixel camera
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono and High-Key Mono)
  • Animoji and Memoji
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • Smart HDR for photos
  • Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Retina Flash
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
Face ID
  • Enabled by the TrueDepth camera for facial recognition
Apple Pay
  • Pay with your iPhone using Face ID in stores, within selected apps and on participating websites
  • Complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac

Learn more about Apple Pay

Mobile and Wireless⁴
Model A1984*
  • 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)
All models
  • 4G LTE Advanced
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth® 5.0 wireless technology
  • NFC with reader mode
  • Express Cards with power reserve
Location
  • Built-in GPS/GNSS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Mobile data
  • iBeacon microlocation
Video Calling5
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or a mobile network
Audio Calling5
  • FaceTime audio
  • Voice over 4G LTE (VoLTE)4
  • Wi‑Fi calling4
Audio Playback
  • Audio formats supported: AAC‑LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC‑3), Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3) and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+)
  • Wider stereo playback
  • User‑configurable maximum volume limit
Video Playback
  • Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2 and Motion JPEG
  • Supports Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)6
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through the Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)6
Siri7
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders and more
  • Get intelligent suggestions on your Lock screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType and more
  • Activate hands-free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
  • Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favourite apps

Learn more about Siri

External Buttons and Connectors

Volume up/down

Ring/Silent

Side button

Built-in stereo speaker

Lightning connector

Built-in microphones

Built-in stereo speaker
Built-in microphone

Power and Battery8
Lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone 8 Plus
Talk time:
  • Up to 25 hours
Internet use:
  • Up to 15 hours
Video playback:
  • Up to 16 hours
Audio playback:
  • Up to 65 hours
Fast‑charge–capable:
  • Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes9

    with an 18W adapter or higher (sold separately)
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery
  • Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers)10
  • Charging via USB to a computer system or power adapter
Sensors
  • Face ID
  • Barometer
  • Three‑axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Operating System

iOS 13
iOS is the world’s most personal and secure mobile operating system, packed with powerful features and designed to protect your privacy.

See what’s new in iOS 13
Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone XR. With built-in support for vision, hearing, mobility and learning, you can fully enjoy the world’s most personal device. Learn more

Features include:
  • Voice Control
  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • RTT and TTY support
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen
  •  
  •  

Camera

Photos

Health

Messages

Phone

FaceTime

Mail

Music

Wallet

Safari

Maps

Siri

Calendar

iTunes Store

App Store

Notes

News

Contacts

Books

Home

Weather

Reminders

Clock

TV

Stocks

Calculator

Voice Memos

Compass

Podcasts

Watch

Tips

Find My

Settings

Files

Measure

Shortcuts

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes U, Clips and the Apple Store app are preinstalled.

iMovie

Pages

Numbers

Keynote

iTunes U

GarageBand

Apple Store

Apple TV Remote

iTunes Remote

Music Memos

Clips

Support

Headphones
EarPods with Lightning Connector
SIM Card
  • Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM)11
  • iPhone XR is not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
Rating for Hearing Aids
M3, T4
Mail Attachment Support
Viewable document types

.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics; .usdz (USDZ Universal)

System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access12
  • Syncing to a Mac or a PC requires:
  • macOS Catalina 10.15, using the Finder
  • macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 through to macOS Mojave 10.14.6, using iTunes 12.8 or later
  • Windows 7 or later, using iTunes 12.9 or later (a free download from itunes.com/au/download)
Environmental Requirements
Operating ambient temperature:

0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)

Nonoperating temperature:

−20° to 45° C (−4° to 113° F)

Relative humidity:

5% to 95% noncondensing

Operating altitude:

Tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)

Languages
Language support

English (Australia, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, US), Chinese — Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10 Key, Shuangpin, Stroke), Chinese — Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10 Key, Shuangpin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10 Key), Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Albanian, Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Assamese, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Belarusian, Bodo, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese — Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Stroke, Sucheng), Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dogri, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Kannada, Kashmiri (Arabic, Devanagari), Kazakh, Khmer, Konkani (Devanagari), Kurdish (Arabic, Latin), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maithili (Bangla), Malay (Arabic, Latin), Malayalam, Maltese, Manipuri (Bangla, Meetei Mayek), Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Odia, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Santali (Devanagari, Ol Chiki), Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Sindhi (Arabic, Devanagari), Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil (Anjal, Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tongan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek (Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin), Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Najdi), Cantonese (Traditional), Dutch, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China (mainland), Taiwan), Cantonese (China (mainland), Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, US), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China (mainland), Taiwan), Cantonese (China (mainland), Hong Kong, Macau), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi (India), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (China (mainland)), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Thesaurus

English (UK, US)

Bilingual dictionary support with English

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese

Spell check

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

In the Box
  • iPhone with iOS 13
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

iPhone and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

iPhone XR embodies Apple’s continuing environmental progress. It is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-free display
  • Brominated flame retardant–free
  • PVC-free
  • Beryllium-free
  • Recyclable low-carbon aluminium

Apple and the Environment

Read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Apple Trade In

If you’re ready for your next iPhone, Apple Trade In is a great way to let go of your old one. If it’s in good shape, you may be able to trade it in for Apple Store credit.† If it’s not eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it responsibly at no cost to you. Good for you. Good for the planet.

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