A pullback image of a carefully balanced iPhone XR. The Lume Cube is an essential accessory for macro shots which provides a direct stream of light into the tiniest openings of a phone.
The less expensive iPhone XR delivers most iPhone X and XS features, including a fantastic big screen, fast performance and wireless charging. We think it's the best overall iPhone for the price and it recently earned CNET's Editors' Choice. For a deeper look at the phone, click through our macro gallery.
The round rear quad-LED light spreads the light to reduce hot spots.
The antenna is located on the left, and below that is the mute switch. Below that are the volume buttons.
The antenna is located just to the left of the rear-end camera.
The antenna line is just above the mute switch.
At 6.1 inches, the iPhone XR has the largest LCD on an iPhone.
Another view of the round rear quad-LED light spreads the light to reduce hot spots.
The earpiece grille has tiny spokes and openings.
The iPhone XR has a sensor that's 2x faster. The camera features also include optical image stabilization and face detection.
The iPhone XR's design has smooth and rounded corners, with a groove between the screen and the cover. The camera, shown here, records 4K video at up to 60 frames per second.
An extreme close-up of the grids of the speaker holes.
There are six speaker holes on each side of the Lightning port.
A screw is located on each side of the Lighting port.
The SIM cards holder can be easily opened by applying slight pressure to the hole using a SIM card removal tool. You know, like a paperclip.
A closer look at the phone's SIM card and its small plastic circuit board.
A side view of the exposed SIM card of the iPhone XR photographed with a macro lens.
A close-up view of the left side of the iPhone XR phone and apps.
The iPhone XR has a screen pixel resolution of 1792-by-828. It also comes with a fingerprint-resistant coating.
You'll find the selfie camera to the right of the earpiece grille. It offers advanced red-eye correction.
Another look at the iPhone XR's smooth, rounded corners.
The 12 MP rear camera with a wide angle lens opens up to an impressive f/1.8. It offers portrait mode with depth control and advanced bokeh (or background blur).
A reverse view of the antenna, mute switch, and volume buttons while the iPhone XR is lying flat with the blue backside facing upwards.
An extreme close-up view of the Lightning port, used primarily for charging the device. It has eight prongs.