–The Apple latest flagships, the iPhone 11, and 11 Pro are powered by the new A13 Bionic SoC built on a second-generation 7nm manufacturing process
-The devices’ CPU features 8.5 billion transistors and packs in four efficiency cores that are 20 percent faster
-Unlike its predecessors, the new iPhones use 40 percent less power alongside two performance cores that are 20 percent faster
-The devices CPU, GPU, and neural engine are all optimized for machine learning
You do like to ask that what is left to be said about Apple’s latest flagship- the iPhone 11, and the 11 Pro; certainly there is just a lot to be mentioned with respect to technology, and it doesn’t end on the outer surface of the devices.
After the unveiling of the two devices at the Steve Jobs Theater yesterday, I can outrightly come to a conclusion that the iPhone 11, and 11 Pro is the best and of course most outstanding iPhone ever made by the Cupertino-based phone maker.
About what makes the new iPhones so special
The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro feature 5.8-inch (2,436 x 1,125 resolution) and 6.4-inch (2,688 x 1,242 resolution) Super Retina XDR OLED displays, respectively – both with 458 pixels per inch. The iPhone 11 Pro Max on the other side features a 6.5” panel, and like the Pro, hosts a Super Retina XDR display. Overall, the devices share the latest OLED display in common, so that no one has to miss out in the new era technology.
The OLED display peaks at an impressive 1,200 nits brightness and yet is 15% more energy efficient. It supports a full complement of image quality features – from HDR10 to Dolby Vision. Amazing right? for me, definitely Yes!
Still, on the iPhone’s Display, Apple said the screens can afford a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, HDR and more. On that note, the new devices are 15 percent more energy-efficient than there predecessor. Interestingly, the new iPhone series have the brightest display ever in an iPhone at 1,200 nits of peak brightness, although a little less than the Samsung S10 1,215 nits.
Having said so much about the Display, another important aspect of the device, if not the most important is the camera aspect. As you would have known already, the new iPhone comes in two basic types- the 11, and the 11 Pro. Just like the name infers, the Pro is expected to be a mega version of the ordinary, and in the case of the new flagships, the ordinary 11 hosts a dual-camera, while the 11 Pro features three in its own case.
As for the ordinary iPhone 11, the two cameras are both 12-megapixel wide-angle camera (26mm, f/1.8 with optical image stabilization), and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera (52mm, f/2.0). The 11 Pro packs both camera types alongside an additional OIS and focus pixels- a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera (13mm, f/2.4) with a 120-degree field of view. Other than the camera, both devices also feature a flashlight and a sensor within the frame of the cameras.
Oh, I almost did not remember to mention that the two devices maintain the same notch-type with there predecessor, although, with the new flagships, there is just a single front-facing camera to capture your selfie moments.
Also, Apple has just upgraded its competency in low-light coverage with the release of the ‘Night Mode’. Of course, the company has lacked competitiveness in that area, and just with the latest inclusion, Apple can now boast of great low-light coverage.
Still, on the camera aspect, Apple, during the event yesterday, also informed of a new camera feature called Deep Fusion– it takes the best pixels from nine images and fuses them together into a single photo. While it is currently not available on any of the devices, it is due for a later release this fall and that will happen via a software update.
Well, that’s not all about the amazing features of the new iPhones; other noteworthy features include support for Dolby Atmos, Gigabit-class LTE at speeds up to 1.6Gbps and Wi-Fi 6 as well as Dual SIM and eSIM support. Face ID, meanwhile, now works 30 percent faster and boasts improved performance at varying distances.
As for the availability, the new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro models will be available to pre-order starting at 5 a.m. Pacific on Friday, September 13, and will launch a week later on September 20 starting at $699, and $999 respectively. The iPhone 11 Pro Max, on the other hand, will sell at $1,099 for the iPhone 11 Pro Max in capacities of 64GB. Models with 256GB and 512GB of local storage are also available.