In our latest YouTube video, we compared the cameras of iPhone XR and iPhone XS Max to see how much difference you'll really see with a camera Lens against the camera with two lenses.
Although the iPhone XR does not have two lenses, it still has the same features that are activated in the iPhone XS by a bit of software magic.
Smart HDR, the feature that combines multiple images to highlight details in the shadows and highlights of photos, is available on both the iPhone XS and iPhone XR portrait Mode, portrait lighting and depth adjustment. This option allows you to adjust the blur of the background in an image.
On the iPhone XR the portrait mode is blurred while the foreground remains sharp. Only works if a person is in the frame. This means that you can not take pictures of pets, flowers, food or other objects in portrait mode.
You can create Max photos in non-person portrait mode on the iPhone XS and iPhone XS because two cameras are used together to calculate depth information. The iPhone XR single camera provides less detailed depth information for photos. Therefore, the person recognition must be used to separate the foreground from the background.
On the plus side, because the iPhone XR exclusively uses the f / 1.8 wide-angle lens for portrait mode photos and does not focus on the f / 2.4 telephoto lens with the smaller aperture in the lens iPhone XS Pictures taken in low-light portrait mode may be better than the portrait mode of the XS as the wider lens allows more ambient light.
Using Photos in Portrait mode  iPhone XR struggles a bit with edge detection and images may be softer than those with the iPhone XS were taken because a telephoto lens is missing and less depth information is available. Photos in portrait mode on both devices can be edited using various depth control and portrait lighting features, although the XR has two fewer portrait lighting options.
When shooting standard photos in non-portrait mode, there are few differences between the models iPhone XS and the iPhone XR since both smartphones use the same F / 1.8 width – lens , For example, pictures taken in standard zoom mode look the same.
You will, however, see some differences with the telephoto lens iPhone XS for dual optical zoom in situations where the lighting is good, as this feature is on the iPhone XR [19459002nichtverfügbarist]. Without a second lens, the iPhone XR is limited to a digital zoom that is a maximum of 5x. The iPhone XS can perform two times the optical zoom and up to 10 times the digital zoom, but optical zoom is only used in ideal lighting conditions.
If you take a 2x photo on the iPhone XS in low light, it is likely to be the same as the one taken on the iPhone XR By default, the iPhone XS uses digital zoom over optical zoom when the wider lens provides a better image. If you take a 2x photo with bright illumination on the iPhone XS it will be sharper than the same 2x photo on the iPhone XR due to the difference between true optical zoom and digital image. back in.
The 4K video with the wide-angle lens looks identical on the iPhone XS and the iPhone XR and both phones have the same video capabilities as 1080p 240fps, optical image stabilization and stereo sound recording , However, they are limited to the triple digital zoom on the iPhone XR compared to 2x optical zoom or 6x digital zoom on the iPhone XS .
With the front camera, you will notice no difference between the models iPhone XR and iPhone XS since all three smartphones use the same TrueDepth camera system with a 7 megapixel front camera and full support for portrait mode pictures, portrait lighting, depth control, memoji and animoji.
All in all, when it comes to camera performance, unless you are If you're someone who takes a lot of portrait mode photos or frequently uses the optical zoom feature on the iPhone, you may not notice much difference when using the iPhone XR via the iPhone XS [select.
To take a closer look at the camera quality of iPhone XR compared to iPhone XS Max, you should look at our Imgur album, which offers full-resolution versions of the photographs that we shared in this article and in the video above.
What do you think of the camera iPhone XR ? Prefer the Camera iPhone XS ? Let us know your thoughts on the comparison images in the comments.