Apple iPhone XR review: better than good enough


Apple’s new iPhone XR is the company’s new mainstream phone, starting at $750. It has the same processor and main cameras as the flagship iPhone XS, but it has a lower-resolution LCD screen. How does it measure up? Nilay Patel reviews it to find out.

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  • The Verge
    The Verge3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Would you spend $250 more on the XS?



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    User The Second

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  • Afnandoesyeah
    Afnandoesyeah2 ปีที่แล้ว

    who is addicted to these videos knowing u are going to get one?

  • Tifesha Thomas

    Tifesha Thomas



  • smileyxchvr



    same I might be getting one for Christmas!

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    I want one but prolly wont get it but these videos are too nice

  • GrrrCODM


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  • Kyle Taylor
    Kyle Taylor3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Switched from the 6s to the XR. Huge jump on performance and and display. I will tell you this video greatly influenced my decision. Thanks for the reviews. Keep up the great work!!!!

  • Exiles



    @Fahmid Sadat depends what you have

  • Fahmid Sadat

    Fahmid Sadat


    Still worthy at 2021?

  • ptxea
    ptxea2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Damn me and 90% of the comments upgrading from 6s edit this is the most likes i ever had thanks🙂



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    6s to 11 for me…

  • Kollin Woolley

    Kollin Woolley

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    Thanks for coming to my TED talk. Enjoy your new phone everyone lol 🙌🏻💜

  • Kollin Woolley

    Kollin Woolley

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    I think it’s bc then the 6s was the best affordable, decent iPhone to choose at the time. I feel like it was simply chosen because it was the perfect balance between all the phone models. And now the XR is the best affordable, “modern” iPhone. So I chose it bc it seems like it’s the phone to choose in between the middle of “new iPhone standards” ( screen type/updated speed/bigger phone, and overall new standards to adapt to. Just remember that Steve wanted something new, and enjoyable for the people. And the XR is just the beginning of another chapter. Forget about the screen being a little dark, they tried there best to keep it low/mid end. And it’s no surprise that they can’t have a headphone jack. 1. If your getting a new phone, you must be aware that it’s a new custom. 2. There simply wouldn’t be enough space for the jack. If you ever taken off a screen, let me know where you’d be able to plug in. Besides the charging point. I’m sure Apple has taken much thought into this topic. It must be very difficult to deal with the consequences of removing yet another thing that we were forever known off. It’s what apple do, they innovative and overcome. 🖤 R.I.P. Steve J.

  • Lucy Liu

    Lucy Liu

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    @Alexandria aww nice i cant wait!

  • Alexandria


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    @Lucy Liu you are going to loveeeeeee it! I just got mine 😂 it is amazing, perfect size

  • Mark 3785
    Mark 37852 ปีที่แล้ว

    I'm loving my XR! I upgraded from my 6S and am amazed by the battery life! I've had iPhones since the first and no other iPhone has come close to the XR in battery life. Truly amazing! The LCD vs OLED doesn't bother me. The lower resolution is still a retina resolution, and with fewer pixels to push, it gets more processing power and better battery life. I miss 3D Touch but not as badly as I expected, I used it mainly for turning the keyboard into a trackpad but a long press on the space bar performs the same function, and does that more accurately. The camera is a downgrade from the XS/XS Max but an upgrade from the 6S so I'm happy with it. It's audio output is in stereo and is quite a bit louder, but the amazing battery life is my favorite feature. It may cost less than the XS/XS Max, but for me it's a serious upgrade. And it's in (PRODUCT)RED which is a beautiful rich shade of red and a nice break from the black, white and silver I’ve had in the past.

  • Arvind Kumar

    Arvind Kumar

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    Yeah bro… completely agree with you. I just bought my Xr (product) red recently and the main thing about this phone that I like most is it’s battery like it lasts almost for 2 days with 7-8 SOT. Red look stunning-personal opinion.

  • Mark 3785

    Mark 3785


    @bbamluvr Yes, I still love it! I'm going to skip the iPhone 12 upgrade and wait until I have a good reason to upgrade.

  • us user

    us user


    Mine is coming in the mail on tuesday. I'm excited. I'm upgrading from an iphone 6, so I should notice a lot of huge differences 😂

  • bbamluvr


    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Do you still love it??

  • Baltaj Brar

    Baltaj Brar

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Bruh he wrote a whole essay

  • Juan Fernández
    Juan Fernández3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Dude! Why is this so damn good? It's hard to explain, but this is the most balanced and enjoyable review of any phone I have ever seen. Doesn't feel long, doesn't feel rushed, and you made your points extremely clear in a weirdly pleasant video. Even though reviews are supposed to be about the author's personal impressions, this unbiased, "I like this but you might like something else", "This is objectively better/worse" and "This is subjective so you do you" seems like the most perfect format for a THmy product review.

  • Leah Oviedo

    Leah Oviedo

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Best review ever....I am getting the XR....

  • Andrey Lucas

    Andrey Lucas

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I'll buy Xr after watching this video.

  • Evelio Gonzalez

    Evelio Gonzalez

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    This was a good review💯

  • Manal Makhlouf

    Manal Makhlouf

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I actually feel what you are saying lolll it didn't feel like a tech review at all! It was indeed an enjoyable video plus got me tings clear imma leave my lovely iPhone 6s and get the XR!

  • Bswizzle


    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    @Roman Walter ...what did that have to do with talking about unbiased iPhone reviews

  • Kimo
    Kimo2 ปีที่แล้ว

    when i got my XR, i got so used to it that i didn't realize about how thick the bezels were so i don't mind. Plus 750 dollars is a great deal remembering that apple could've removed a lot of things but NO they decided to be nice and added a few more features. I don't think anyone should be complaining to much bcz they removed more then 200 dollars for the XR. I think we should appreciate the fact apple did that. anyways thats just my opinion :) i love my xr a lot. (pls dont hate, just stating my opinion) anyways have a great day! and awesome video!\ WHERE IS MY XR GANG?

  • Arotix Edits

    Arotix Edits


    @iJairen black xs max

  • Arotix Edits

    Arotix Edits


    @Not Who xs is better 😂

  • April Privott

    April Privott

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  • Pooja H

    Pooja H

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    @Mimmi maa its very goof infact

  • iJairen



    Got my black XR let’s go

  • Beastly-bee Hernandez
    Beastly-bee Hernandez2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I have the iPhone Xr and I absolutely love it ! I went straight from the iPhone 6 Plus to this one so of course it is absolutely amazing to me... And the camera is amazing the portrait mode is absolutely incredible the pictures come out beautiful...

  • ACC
    ACC2 ปีที่แล้ว

    "The XR will still feel fast a few years later". Obviously, it's an iPhone My iPhone 6S still feels very fast 3 and a half years later Edit: Thanks for 750 likes, that's the most I've gotten.

  • Ashley Sambo

    Ashley Sambo

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    Hahaha I’m your 1k likes😈😈

  • Sangram Singh Jhinjer

    Sangram Singh Jhinjer


    You talk about 6s my sister used iphone 5s from 2012 to 2020 and even in 2020 it was working....

  • • Sleeky •

    • Sleeky •


    @Ricardo Pramana Suranta yasss roasted

  • GamerDrew5



    I’m still using my 5s and it’s only just now that it’s slowing down. (Hopefully I’ll be upgrading to the Xr soon)

  • Bento Box

    Bento Box


    Sameee it’s my 6th year of my 6+ it still works lmao

  • Simon Howard
    Simon Howard2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Cheers, really good review and enjoyed your presentation, Nilay. I'm a dyed in the wool Android user, but you covered all of the stuff I needed to know about this. Unfortunately LTE here and still erring towards Pixel 3, photos are consistent and in most cases more detailed. Just a pity that everyone else in my household has bought iPhone!

  • SlafJabuka
    SlafJabuka3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Fun to watch, great analysis and breakdown of features.

  • Chris Kelly

    Chris Kelly

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    SlafJabuka does every teach reviewer have massive hands?! Does no one want to use their phone with one hand anymore?

  • Aamir Waseem
    Aamir Waseemปีที่แล้ว

    Upgraded from 6s to xr and so far I’m in love with had no problem with the display it is still very good and the other features are almost of xs and xs max

  • Jennifer H
    Jennifer H2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Thank you for this direct and informative video! The battery on my iPhone 6 has essentially died as I cannot keep a charge. Seeing this video has cemented that I will be getting a iPhone XR. Thanks for the comparison on the XS. I was very curious as to what the differences were. After seeing this video, I don’t have to spend and extra $250 on features that don’t make a difference to me. 👍

  • Caden Churchill
    Caden Churchill2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I was originally much more interested in the XS, although now that I’ve used both I can honestly say that next year it is extremely likely I’ll purchase a variation of the R model. The display is honestly quite good, very impressed! Makes it even more tempting to switch from Android!

  • Andy Layman
    Andy Layman2 ปีที่แล้ว

    After coming back to this video four and a half months later, I can say my iPhone XR stands up to the test of daily living and it's an awesome phone! Thank you, Nilay and the Verge, for this video!

  • Iain Cain
    Iain Cain3 ปีที่แล้ว

    The iPhone XR is one of the best phones! Idk what the hate is all about.

  • User The Second

    User The Second

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    @putera haziman same

  • Arvind Kumar

    Arvind Kumar

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    @Jasondelaca mostly people watch videos in 360p though😄.

  • Joseph Walker

    Joseph Walker

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    Yeah I agree I would save $250 I think the iPhone XR is a amazing phone

  • deaded. exe

    deaded. exe

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    @Cloudysky um the apple headphones...

  • Oen Usher

    Oen Usher

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    I have one and literally cant tell the difference from 1080p

  • TheSoftcoreMonkey
    TheSoftcoreMonkey2 ปีที่แล้ว

    This is a most excellent, unbiased and professional review!

  • rebretz 000
    rebretz 0002 ปีที่แล้ว

    in my opinion this is the best iPhone XR review I've watch and I've watched probably a dozen. The microscope view of the screen to show how Apple made the rounded corners is very informative and impressive. I've watch this review at least 6 times and every time it makes me wish I would have purchased the iPhone XR instead of the iPhone XS when I made the switch to iOS from Android last fall.

  • Givenchy Homme
    Givenchy Hommeปีที่แล้ว

    I loved my XR. It's probably my favorite iPhone ever. The performance and battery life was exceptional. The camera took amazing photos. I had it in white and it was gorgeous. Such a great phone.

  • rida khan
    rida khan3 ปีที่แล้ว

    the real question is how do you convince your parents to get you one

  • Annie Miller

    Annie Miller

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    @Arizona Dalman I got both 😂

  • Morgan Benitah

    Morgan Benitah

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  • Psykiky


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    @Matthew Im pretty sure 13-15 year olds cant get a job

  • TOSIQ / احمد

    TOSIQ / احمد

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  • Gigi


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    Just get good grades at school Dumbo

  • David Hawkins
    David Hawkins2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I upgraded from my trusty iPhone 6 almost two weeks ago, and I have to say that my first impressions of the XR are quite favourable. It’s a bigger screen, but not uncomfortably so for someone like myself with average sized hands. I’m not a screen diva so wasn’t too bothered by not having an OLED screen, and am happy enough with the camera as well as the sound quality. I bought a lightning headphone adapter with the phone, as well as a decent screen protector (I bought the case elsewhere in advance). Battery life is impressive so far, and for a moderate user I have not felt the need to charge my XR every single day. All in all, I’m a very happy bunny!

  • Jackson Graham
    Jackson Graham3 ปีที่แล้ว

    just got my iphone xr. it’s fantastic for gaming, perfect screen size, and even though it doesn’t look as good as oled it doesn’t burn in! outstanding battery life as well

  • Abdul Aden
    Abdul Aden2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I’m definitely gonna get a XR because it will age better then OLED screens I plan holding on to my phone for at least 4+ years plus I get a bigger battery I’m sold

  • Tyger Voods

    Tyger Voods

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    its natz then why is the 6 year old 5s still getting updates to ios 12

  • natty pires

    natty pires

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    When apple designs there latest phones they ate designed to only last 3 years max, so that apple makes alot of money

  • Tycho Deen
    Tycho Deen2 ปีที่แล้ว

    If you want a indication on battery , ive been watching youtube for 2 hours and it lost 8 percent

  • User The Second

    User The Second

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    @Aritra Dey walao bro

  • Illusion


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    I watched THmy on my phone for 2 hours and lost 50 percent. It’s an old phone.

  • MelloDemooz -

    MelloDemooz -

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    sonic lol 6S plus I lose 80% in 2 hours or it dies mines at 70% battery health

  • Aritra Dey

    Aritra Dey

    10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Wow it’s truly a bad battery

  • Aiden R

    Aiden R


    Mashhood A ya it’s true I have the same phone as him

  • mrspicey27
    mrspicey273 ปีที่แล้ว

    I think a lot of people are missing the point of the Xr and got hung up on the screen. Yes, it is an inferior screen when directly compared to the Xs's OLED, but it is by no means a bad screen. It's still one of the best the LCD technology has to offer. It's missing a telephoto lens, but the one that is there is the same as the one in the Xs. For all those compromise, in the Xr you still get the latest A12 chip (which, performance wise, is a still at least a generation ahead even when compared to the fastest of the newest Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 series), Face ID, and a longer battery life even compared to the Xs Max. Is the OLED worth 250$ more? For some, like Nilay said in his review, yes it is worth it. If you care that much about the screen, by all means get the Xs. But I suspect for most users, it doesn't. I don't. I'm on iPhone 7 right now and have been waiting to upgrade. Last year the iPhone 8 doesn't bring enough change for me, and for me personally, $999 for a phone (the iPhone X) is too expensive. The Xs starting $999 is still too much for a phone, and at $1149 for the 256gb version, it's way too much (my personal experience, those storage fills up fast with apps, music, high-res photos and 4k vids) At $749 though (or $799, the Xr 128gb that I plan on getting) it represents good value. You'd argue that for the same amount or cheaper, many other phone manufacturer offers OLED, at least 1080p screen, and bigger RAM/Storage. You're right. But how long will those manufacturer support/update their phone? Take Samsung. Does it still offer updates for the Samsung Galaxy S5, which came out in 2014 after the iPhone 5s? Nope. The S5 is long forgotten. The best you can expect from non google Android manufacturers is 2 years of updates. With Apple I can be confident that Apple will still support the phone for at least 4-5 years ahead if for whatever reason I choose to stick with the phone or hand it over to another family member. Longevity matters.

  • Wayne Gouin

    Wayne Gouin

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    If anything the Oled screens should be cheaper considering how quickly they develop problems

  • KeRMoN TheFrOG

    KeRMoN TheFrOG

    2 ปีที่แล้ว


  • Lum


    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    no u

  • Jeramy Keomounmany

    Jeramy Keomounmany

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    tl;dr it's basically an iphone xs, but with one less camera and an lcd screen.

  • R-MAX


    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Im not TrickY its 828 😜to be precise

  • Chris G
    Chris G2 ปีที่แล้ว

    By far the best and most detailed reviewer, thank you for being so constructive and analytical. It's exactly what I was looking for! One new sub for you!

  • Jesse Minton
    Jesse Minton2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I'm buying my first iPhone and I have been trying to decide between the XS and the XR. I am going to go with the XS, but I just wanted to say that this was a very well made video and I want to thank you for the perspective!

  • Austin Hance

    Austin Hance

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Jesse Minton I agree with that choice. There are more things in the XS than the XR

  • Commander Crook
    Commander Crook2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Thanks for the great iPhone presentation and comparison. Very detailed and informative. Nice work!

  • AtlasMoon
    AtlasMoon2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I love the feel of my XR, definetly feels premium af, it feels like a workhorse for me and the screen is delightful

  • Jordan Rivera
    Jordan Rivera2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I really liked the comparison between the XS, Pixel 3 and XR for photos. I take pics on my phone often enough to care a little and this really let me see things side by side. I’m already against XS and XS Max. That just too much for a phone. I don’t make my living in it and I don’t take enough pics for it to make a difference but this and the review of the Pixel 3a are giving me pause on my XR decision though overall I am kinda tired of android and I already have an iPad so the XR makes a little more sense for that reason but I’m still considering things. Thanks for the great reviews.

  • Arun karthik
    Arun karthik2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Hey, this is a super cool video. I absolutely enjoyed it. :) Great comparisons and in-depth analysis of the Display as well! Oh, by the way I am upgrading from SE to XR ;)

  • Amin Kamara
    Amin Kamara8 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Coming from the iPhone 8 Plus and someone who have actually used mostly every iPhone I think the xr is the best iPhone for me so far 😍

  • Bozhidar Stefanov
    Bozhidar Stefanov2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I ADORE my new iPhone XR.

  • Bozhidar Stefanov

    Bozhidar Stefanov

    4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    @Z & H Yes. Pretty solid for the price range

  • Z & H

    Z & H

    4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    It's the camera good enough?

  • Xavier Alanis

    Xavier Alanis

    5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Got mine as a gift last week first IPhone I love it!

  • Walker


    10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    IPhone XR is Apple best iphone ever made ❤️

  • Azerty


    10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Hate that they got rid of the curser haptic touch option which was on my 7plus.

  • Chris Daniel
    Chris Daniel2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I really love how great the screen is and with its perfect notch💕

    DIAMOND SWORDปีที่แล้ว

    I’ve only been using the iPhone XR for about a week and I can tell you now coming from the 6S plus it is amazing yeah I do take a lot of photos and I would like the deeper black pixels and the better white dynamic range but I don’t really see the point of spending an extra 250. Just my opinion though.

  • The Tech Librarian
    The Tech Librarian2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Display and Processor are probably the two most important things on the phone to me followed by battery and camera.

  • Aaron Coon
    Aaron Coon2 ปีที่แล้ว

    always love when he does reviews. their always the best.

  • Randy
    Randy3 ปีที่แล้ว

    This is a very impressive, detailed, objective video review. I was blown away. Probably the best one I've seen on The Verge ever!! And thanks for the 4K video! However, I need to say 2 things: 1) Nilay, for 3D touch, did you know you can hard-press on the Google Maps app and immediately get directions to your house/work? Also, the Phone app can be hard-pressed and you will be able to speed-dial your favorite contacts! Do you not use these or not know about these? 2) Since using my XS Max, I've noticed that when I take pics with live-photo on, the result is much worse compared to when i turn it off. Especially in low light. Do you think this will have an impact on your current and future reviews?

  • Tracy Haynes
    Tracy Haynes3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Great work sir. Every once in a while I feel like good journalism is in its twilight - but very cool entries like this make me feel good again. Cheers!

  • Stratemis HR
    Stratemis HR2 ปีที่แล้ว

    What a great way to explain what XR is capable of. I vouch for the best phone in 2018 = XR.

  • SadBoi M
    SadBoi M2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Went from a 7 plus to a space grey 256gb iPhone X and it’s still amazing I love it and plan to keep it for at least 3 more years

  • PJ Hari
    PJ Hari2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Man, your dig into the display is really superb. I had this doubt how an LCD display is having ALWAYS ON feature. I think XR is having AO. Can you answer this?

  • Dempsey Dixon
    Dempsey Dixonปีที่แล้ว

    I Enjoyed The Video about The 10R, I don’t think display is all that important, as long as it performs as intended to, and it takes beautiful pictures and videos. They said the same with the iPhone 6s, but since I upgraded it to 13.4.1 my 6s takes immaculate photos and videos. I just wanted to say I enjoyed the video

  • Michael  Cyber
    Michael Cyberปีที่แล้ว

    1 year on and I'm still loving my iPhone. The battery is out of this world.

  • rulinghabs
    rulinghabs21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Interesting coming back to this video now. Got a refurbished version for my son a few years back. Still a great phone at a good price. I think it was around $500 Canadian. Never had an issue. My wife has an 8 which is more than sufficient for her. My work supplies me with an iphone SE2 and although I would like an upgrade, I don't feel I am missing out on anything.

  • mikislyfe32
    mikislyfe322 ปีที่แล้ว

    I really like the detail you go into on these phones. It is extremely informative.

  • Honest commenter Seany
    Honest commenter Seanyปีที่แล้ว

    I love my xr. Does everything I need it to quickly and smoothly even if it had more “bells and whistles “ we never usually get to use half of them anyway. As for the screen it’s well clear and colours are bright and clear. Camera is fine for the usual phone pics and videos. It’s not got this or it’s not got that. So what who really cares. It’s the underdog but it’s just as good as yours. Whatever that is

  • Zuhair Reza
    Zuhair Reza2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I bought the iPhone XR yesterday, and so far I am mighty pleased with it. : ) I was also looking for the links to the wallpapers used on the iPhones in the video, and lo behold, the link is given here too. Checking it out now. Thanks for a good review! : )

  • Syed Umer Ahmed
    Syed Umer Ahmed2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Very nice and detailed review It’s actually the best iPhone XR review I have watched on the internet..👌👌

  • Adriel Lingad
    Adriel Lingad6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    To be honest, while using my brand new iPhone XR, I really dont notice any difference. It's still nice and crisp. Loving it in 2021

  • Marcus Muhonen
    Marcus Muhonen3 ปีที่แล้ว

    The screen, for me, is the most important feature. The display the absolute first thing you will see on a phone. It is also what the user uses to interact with the phone at all times. Personally, the difference between OLED and LCD is immense and OLED for the better. I would never go back to a phone without OLED nor would I downgrade in resolution. Don’t misunderstand me, LCD displays are not inherently bad, they are cost effective and can have both great color representation and accuracy. However, when the cost of the IPhone XR equals or exceed other smartphone pricings the point of having a LCD screen disappears. What really grinds my gears is the pricing for what you get. A 720p LCD screen IPhone in 2018 for 750 dollars (even more in my country due to taxes) is in my opinion not justified. Rant over…

  • michael kagan
    michael kagan2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I’ve had my IPhone XR for quite a while now and can say I am very happy with it. Shure it doesn’t do everything perfect but I am again quiet happy with it coming from a IPhone 6. My other phone is a Google pixel 3 xl and while my XR can’t take as good of photo as my pixel but it runs head to head with my pixel all the way. Think twice before passing up the XR and saying anything bad about it. Apple really gives you a lot phone for the money with the XR.

  • Harshaan Singh Saluja
    Harshaan Singh Saluja2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Heavy discount on XR in India.. I prefer XR and recommend to my friends🤩🤩 Its a great phone Love Apple every year🥰

  • Richard


    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    There is hope in India then

    LIT YOUTUBER2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I dont care if it has lcd...I JUST WANT THE IPHONE XR EXPERIENCE!!!

  • sasha
    sasha3 ปีที่แล้ว

    This is a great phone! It’s 450 with a great design, camera and a pretty good size! For me I don’t even see the difference between a 1080 p and 740!

  • Elaximo
    Elaximo2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I changed from an 6.1 size android phone. Making my new xr literally perfect.

  • Wildin
    Wildin2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Upgrading from a 5s this is totally worth it, especially since I could care less about bezels,LCD & all the other stuff.

  • Emmanuel

    nilay done a great job reviewing this, nice to hear someone talking confidently about some good tech

  • Krisztian Gaal
    Krisztian Gaal3 ปีที่แล้ว

    this was the most useful review for the iphone xr so far. Thanks bro

  • 640
    6403 ปีที่แล้ว

    Small and Large model of both sized would've created an iPhone 6 like super cycle for Apple! Really a missed opportunity for Apple not introducing a small LCD model! A 5.5'' or 5.8'' LCD at $650 would've been a monster seller for them and one I would definitely have purchased!

  • Munish Khurana
    Munish Khurana2 ปีที่แล้ว

    So, basically the display on pretty much any android priced significantly lower price has a high resolution screen. Also, display is basically one of the most important and attracting features on a phone. It is the reason why Samsung was able to gain reputation for its devices.

  • Joseph Carroll
    Joseph Carroll2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I wanted a new phone had the original 10 but didn’t think the 10s or 10a max was worth the price tag based on what I’d get so I went with the XR very happy with my decision also it didn’t kill my bank account will wait to see the next gen.

  • MobileXLegend
    MobileXLegend2 ปีที่แล้ว

    It’s a really good phone I came from a s7 and it was so laggy and The Xr Has AWESOME battery life and Never lags :)

  • Victor Ryan
    Victor Ryan2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I’ll tell you right now, the Xr’s display and colors are more pleasant to look at and even more preferable than any OLED. But pretty much every OLED display has deeper and more saturated colors

  • Stetson Doggett
    Stetson Doggett3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I think this video brings up some extremely valid points about the XR. The one thing I wonder is this: iPhone XR's portrait mode with the single, wide-angle lens is software based, right? And the iPhone XS has the same wide-angle lens, right? So theoretically couldn't Apple bring the wide-angle portrait mode to iPhone XS users as well? 🤔This is something I would love to see. I definitely enjoyed the wide-angle portrait mode shots that were shown in the review.

  • Will Newcomb

    Will Newcomb

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Stetson Doggett No portrait mode is yet good enough. Use AfterFocus to get blur where you want it.

  • M. Arbah Binamin

    M. Arbah Binamin

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    racoonzattack I think it’s fine, most people don’t even care anyway, it’s only the people that knows the know-hows that cared.

  • racoonzattack


    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I would think it’s another way for Apple to save some key features for it’s more expensive flagship phone. What I don’t get is why they couldn’t make the LCD at least 1080p. Anything less than that in 2018 is ludacris!

  • Beeson’s Cars

    Beeson’s Cars

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I was thinking the same thing. I’d love having the wide angle portrait mode on my Xs Max.

  • Krystian Stępień

    Krystian Stępień

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    On the review wasn't mentioned (weird) that the portrait mode works only on humans

  • ʙᴀʙʏ ᴋɪᴀ
    ʙᴀʙʏ ᴋɪᴀปีที่แล้ว

    It's always about the resolution and display. It's also about what you can afford

  • Andrew Fordham
    Andrew Fordham2 ปีที่แล้ว

    i like to switch between ios and android every other upgrade bc i love both os.I currently have the pixel 2xl,which is not a great oled,but is still an oled. Would i be satisfied with the LCD on XR?

  • EwChO


    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Andrew Fordham The LCD on the xr has excellent color contrast, it’s sharp and very nice to look at and still a good screen. Its just not that high of a resolution which most people wouldn’t notice or care anyways. However the OLED would be slightly noticeable when looking at blacks. Instead of a sharp true black, you’ll see a slightly bluish black on the xr. But otherwise the lcd is nice looking and has great color.

  • AyoAYO123 000
    AyoAYO123 0002 ปีที่แล้ว

    That wallpaper is gorgeous I’ve got it on my black XR. Makes the phone look so premium. Mad how much a wallpaper can make your phone look different through illusions

  • Matt Wells
    Matt Wells2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Great review! For me, Xs not worth the extra money. Love my Xr.

  • Himal Pillay - Speaker & Coach
    Himal Pillay - Speaker & Coach10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I got one and it's 2021 - I'm not complaining at all. It's sooo good. Upgraded from iPhone 8.

  • VenomStryker
    VenomStryker2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I just got one of these since I lost my iPhone 6S Plus. I wanted to wait for the new iPhone but it wasn't meant to be. Regardless, this is a very nice phone but takes some getting used to. The battery is much better as well.

  • lovingorca
    lovingorca2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I had an 8Plus and the finger print senser was a big problem. I'll be getting my new iPhone XR tomorrow. I've never really noticed the difference in my screens. I've had different iPhones through the years. I was even an unlucky recipent of of defective iPhone 6S. Remember the defective battery issue? Then I traded it in for a iPhone 7plus. Then later an iPhone 8Plus. The finger print senser never held my prints for long. When they failed to work, I would go into where they were, touch the fingerprint sensor and saw they weren't highlighting anymore. So I quit using it. I was stuck use my using my passcode. My new XR is going to have more onboard space then 8Plus too👍and I'll have fun with the animoji and meamoji features.👍😎

  • Justine King
    Justine King2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Very educated, informative review. Thank you!

  • Cris Entertains
    Cris Entertains2 ปีที่แล้ว

    The iPhone XR is my first iPhone since my iPhone 3GS, i am impressed only thing I miss from my old phone is my a pen on my note 8

  • mohak ninaad
    mohak ninaad2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Best review I have ever seen of any smartphone. Kudos!

  • Justin C
    Justin C2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Had the XR at launch. Exchanged it for XS max. Then got sick of Iphone. Went to pixel 3. Now 5 months later. Back at XR and so happy. I pay cash for my phones so it being cheaper means a lot to me. And the sacrifices just aren’t worth mentioning.

  • Sean Meyer
    Sean Meyer2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Me: Turning on my 6s Phone: 100% Me: Watching youtube for 10 minutes Phone: 60%

  • Chipuriro


    3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    My phone after a hour or half an hour battery 10% dont buy this samsung its horrible buy better samsungs and iphones

  • User The Second

    User The Second

    3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Relatable except I have the 7

  • antony moran 123

    antony moran 123


    Lol Me: turns on $170 phone Phone: 100% Me : watches 20 minute video Phone: 94%

  • clapatron



    I can’t see the bottom left corner of my screen because I dropped it but I’m too scared to tell my parents and get a new phone

  • samsa deniz

    samsa deniz


    @bluedream90 change the battery

  • Willie Thomas
    Willie Thomas2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Moving from the 5s to the 10R was a major upgrade

  • Varun Shrivastava
    Varun Shrivastava2 ปีที่แล้ว

    For me 6s does the job, why would someone upgrade to xr to get same viewing experience and just better camera??? it's very likely that in 2019, 6 or 6s users doesn't care much about advanced selfie or rear camera. I feel like that XR is an experiment to push prices for basic phone higher with fairly basics specs. I would like to see comparieson between XR/One plus 6t , or other phones at $750-$850 range..

  • Flaviany Ferreira
    Flaviany Ferreira2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Finally got one after years with the 5s. Really great phone

  • Slowed Nation
    Slowed Nation2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I am a proud iPhone XR user, just got mine about a month ago and literally the only complaint I have with it is Snapchat photos look pretty bad compared to what my 8 Plus took. Could be just how my phone itself views it because it has the "720p" screen, because practically everywhere else the photos I take with it look amazing. I just don't get why on snapchat they look so bad.

  • kideatspaper
    kideatspaper2 ปีที่แล้ว

    3D touch and the second camera are big things for me so the screen is not the only deciding factor. the zoom lens is 100% better than the wide angle lens don’t @ me

  • Rick Anthony Galapon
    Rick Anthony Galapon10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Its my first time to use iphone with the XR and I’m loving it! How much more with latest model😍😍😍

  • Peter Ernstsohn2
    Peter Ernstsohn2ปีที่แล้ว

    The phone is more than good enough for what most people use their phones for. You wont notice the screen resolution unless you are a heavy gamer in which case you'll opt for one of the "pro max" models

  • Duvessa Clove
    Duvessa Cloveปีที่แล้ว

    I really like how you explained the camera experience in XR! Good job mahn

  • squoonz
    squoonz2 ปีที่แล้ว

    got this today and I am obsessed with it. Big upgrade from SE

  • Lance Roylo
    Lance Roylo2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Excellent useful review. Well done guys.

  • Wesley Bahn
    Wesley Bahn2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I’m upgrading from my iPhone SE. I’m really interested in this phone. I guess the general consensus is ... this phone is really good but the XS is better?

  • Bajan Boo
    Bajan Booปีที่แล้ว

    The XR is nice but it should of have the home button along with the additional features

  • Pryn Sakpol Wirojchaiyan
    Pryn Sakpol Wirojchaiyan3 ปีที่แล้ว

    2:57 Apple really takes time and effort to make LCD even better. Kudos to them.

  • Jimaya yuan
    Jimaya yuan2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I got one, and I think this one’s battery is awesome!

  • Jadon D’Souza
    Jadon D’Souza2 ปีที่แล้ว

    This review is SPOT ON, the iPhone XR is a fantastic device

  • A-sufz
    A-sufz6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    The lcd panel is fine. Im using the XR right now coming from samsung galaxy s9+. Yes it is not better than my previous s9+ oled but it is good enough for everyday use like for youtube, netflix, etc.

  • Kristian Tenerife
    Kristian Tenerife2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Man... what a presentation :) I am not really big on leaving comments but you really are great in getting your point across. Keep up the good work

  • VIKranting
    VIKranting3 ปีที่แล้ว

    One of the best reviews. Well put, great angle to the whole story. You have one more subscriber

  • Phillip Opfer

    Phillip Opfer

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    The only thing he said was camera was subjectively better but passed over the blatant issues not only with the phone but apples choices to either remove features or never give them to people in saying they don't need them when these are things that people do care about

  • Malte Laurids Brigge

    Malte Laurids Brigge

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I fully agree. Fantastic work as a reviewer. Exactly the type of reviews I have wanted to see. I will definitely look for more. Verge I hope you pay this guy well and if you don't I hope someone steals him away and pays him very well. :)

  • Malte Laurids Brigge

    Malte Laurids Brigge

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    @Phillip Opfer did you use not see how he preferred the Pixel 3???

  • Phillip Opfer

    Phillip Opfer

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    This was the most blatant apple prop piece. Literally the opposite of balanced

  • Rubén Rodrigo

    Rubén Rodrigo

    3 ปีที่แล้ว

    Great reviewer. Congrats.

  • MK and Jose C Marañon
    MK and Jose C Marañon3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I didnt used 3d touch to my iphone 7plus. Watching this video in my iphone Xr product Red. I didnt regret upgrading from iphone 7+ to iphone Xr. Screen Resolution display of iphone Xr is awsome, than iphonr 7+ in actual. I really love my Iphone Xr, this is the best iphone i have.

  • Deniz Subaşı
    Deniz Subaşı2 ปีที่แล้ว

    if u wanna use your phone for 4+ years with a great battery life get xr if u wanna have premium feeling with short battery life and great oled display for 2 years and then get burn-in patterns on screen get xs

  • Josh B

    Josh B


    @cali right....

  • cali



    @Josh B that's not the point... the point was that the s8 was an oled

  • TurboPikachuX


    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    @woogie My Apple Watch 2015 has had severe burn in since 2018. It's completely put me off of any OLED phones until the industry can finally put this issue to rest. But since burn-in never got fixed with CRT technology for DECADES before everyone gave up and went with LCD, I'm afraid OLED is doomed to the same fate. I think I'm just gonna stick with reliable LCD-based smartphones until an extra-cutting-edge new display technology comes along that's immune to burn-in. If Apple's going OLED-only with the 12th series of iPhones and onward, then I'm going to stick with my XR until it becomes unsupported (likely in 2023) and if OLED hasn't been cured of burn-in or replaced outright, I'd probably pick up a used iPhone 11 to ride out 2024 then go back to a combination of using laptops and non-smart phones like I did back in 2014.

  • Josh B

    Josh B

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    @Eniola A it's not like Apple uses Samsung and LG screens and hardware or anything......oh wait.....

  • Eniola A

    Eniola A

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    My mums Samsung s8 had so many burn outs that her phone courier gave her a new one only for that to also have pixels burn out too

  • Invisible man
    Invisible manปีที่แล้ว

    I'm addicted to these videos only because I know I can't afford this 😂

  • Luke Liebert
    Luke Liebert2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I actually like the larger bezel of the XR!

  • Nicole S

    Nicole S

    2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Luke Liebert same

  • Idan Sharon
    Idan Sharon2 ปีที่แล้ว

    One of the best review videos... you helped me a lot. Thanks :)