Apple introduces the brand new $699 iPhone 11—and it’s all in regards to the cameras

The assorted colours of the brand new iPhone 11.


Dolby Atmos sound is right here.

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The 6.1″ Liquid Retina show comes with loads of bells and whistles: True Tone show, tap-to-wake performance, haptic contact suggestions, and a large colour gamut.

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The iPhone 11 is able to 4k video at 60fps.

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This is the thin on the dual-camera setup: the 12MP large digital camera boasts optical picture stabilization with 100% focus pixels, and the 12MP extremely large digital camera has a 120-degree discipline of view.

CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple on Tuesday introduced the iPhone 11, the most recent system in Apple’s mega-popular smartphone sequence and the follow-up to final yr’s iPhone XR. The cellphone’s worth begins at $699.

The brand new system is available in an anodized aluminum and glass physique that Apple claims is its most sturdy cellphone design thus far. The iPhone 11 is available in six new colours: purple, white, yellow, inexperienced, black, and purple. It comes with a 6.1-inch model of Apple’s “liquid Retina” show and improved spatial audio with Dolby Atmos help.

The iPhone 11 additionally encompasses a new and up to date A13 Bionic chip. Unsurprisingly, Apple says the latter will embrace the quickest CPU and GPU in any smartphone—we’ll must benchmark that for ourselves, however given the top-shelf energy of the present A12 Bionic, the brand new chip ought to nonetheless be greater than quick sufficient for most individuals’s wants.

As months of leaks urged, the large new function of the iPhone 11 is its new dual-camera system. Apple included one 12MP large digital camera and one 12MP ultra-wide digital camera, with the previous supporting optical picture stabilization and the latter having a 120-degree discipline of view. There’s additionally a brand new Digicam interface that allows you to see outdoors the body, making it simpler so that you can take pictures in tight areas the place you’ll be able to’t bodily again up.

The iPhone 11 will help Apple’s next-gen Sensible HDR as properly, which makes use of mutli-scale tone mapping to deal with highlights in a different way relying on which a part of the picture they’re in. The digital camera duo additionally has a brand new night time mode that can robotically brighten and scale back noise in too-dark pictures.

The 2 cameras work collectively to shoot high-quality video as properly. The iPhone 11 helps 4K video at 60fps with options like slo-mo, time-lapse, cinematic video stabilization, and prolonged dynamic vary. You can even swap between the 2 cameras whereas capturing video utilizing a brand new zoom wheel when that you must get an excellent wider shot.

Apple even up to date the front-facing digital camera, the lens chargeable for FaceID, to a 12MP digital camera that is additionally able to capturing 4K and slow-motion video. The corporate claims FaceID recognition will even be quicker on this new iPhone, probably as a result of improved digital camera, upgraded A13 bionic chip, and different hardware and software program enhancements.

Because the iPhone 11 is technically an improve to the iPhone XR, it ought to have an identical battery life, however Apple claims that it is really higher—the iPhone 11 ought to last as long as one hour longer than the iPhone XR, which was already the longest enduring iPhone in Apple’s lineup. One other minor enchancment is the iPhone 11’s IP68 water resistance, which helps it face up to dunks in water as much as 2 meters (the iPhone XR had a water-resistance ranking of IP67).

The iPhone 11 begins at $699 and can be out there for preorder beginning this Friday at 5am PDT. The cellphone can be extensively stocked in shops on September 20.

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