Apple never puts the "Pro" label on athe way it does on MacBooks and iPads. But everything has changed this year. For other Apple products, the Pro often means better processors and larger displays. The iPhone 11 Pro has the same processor as the but it shows better. Apple tout the stunning photos and video chops of the Pro phone, but many of these features are also available on the iPhone 11. The only real benefit is the third camera on the iPhone Pro, which is part of the intimidating three- camera array behind iPhone 11 Pro phones. The iPhone 11 doesn't have the third telephoto camera as the Pro does.
The best iPhone of the year was the iPhone 11 Pro, but mostly because it had a whole package of slightly better antennas, a better battery, a higher quality OLED display, which added telephoto camera and an 18-watt charger in the box. (That charger should be included with the iPhone 11 as well.) But in most cases, except for that camera, I'm not sure I'll need it. I felt the same way last year when I compared the iPhone XR to the iPhone XS.
After trying both Pro phones for a week, here are my thoughts.
What price and size?
Going to the 5.8- or 6.5-inch 11 Pro is just about choosing the screen size, with the larger Max model also having more pixels, for anyone who needs a phone as a good monitor for in photos and videos. The larger Pro Max should get about an extra battery time, too, but stay tuned for battery tests. Going for the bigger cost of an extra $ 100. I prefer the 5.8-inch for its pocket size and it's easier to use one hand, but the phablets have their fans.
Apple has begun a 64GB entry level of $ 999 or $ 1,099 for Pro Max (see chart below for UK and Australian pricing). That way there is very little storage for most pro users if you think of it as a 4K video camera. Then you jump to 256GB for $ 1,149 or $ 1,249, which is probably an option for anyone who shoots a lot of video. The 512GB, $ 1,349 or $ 1,449 tier is strictly for someone who uses this thing to shoot 4K movies for a living.
This person's colors? They are all industrial shades. I like thebut I'm a gray person who is normal. The matte glass back is an improvement from the super glossy back to the standard iPhone 11, aesthetically. But it's still slippery. Most of you will also put a case on a device where you spend a lot of money.
The telephoto camera differs from
You can read all about the ultrawide camera and other iPhone 11 series that benefit my entire. The same principles apply here. I use a lot of 2x optical zoom telephoto, as I did all these years on the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus and iPhone X and iPhone XS. This helps to get a bit of optical zoom as it results in higher quality shots than digital zoom.
The telephoto camera added Night Mode and the same video quality benefits as the wide camera. Both can be used interchangeably. The ultrawide camera has its own unique features, though it lacks the amazing low-impact Night Mode, but the three cameras offer more options.
The Pro phone has two types of Portrait mode this year: There is an original zoom-in type and a pulled-back type like the iPhone XR offered last year.
Yes, the rest of the phone's camera is amazing – we were told by theGoogle Pixel 3 and Huawei P30. But the new cameras in Apple's iPhone sport I want to use every day. More in-depth comparisons will come in more detail from CNET in the weeks and months ahead.
More battery life, yes please
The iPhone XS and XS Max caught up with last year's battery life, while the iPhone XR stood out. . This year, iPhone 11 Pro phones are slipping ahead, and Apple claims to have added an additional 4 to 5 hours of battery life. They feel better to this day: I've found that iPhone 11 Pro phones will certainly last a while, which may be one of the main reasons to go for them. And if you want or need the maximum battery life, then that's one of the main reasons to opt for the iPhone 11 Pro Max.
3D Touch gone (long live Haptic Touch)
Apple's funky pressure-sensitive display tech, 3D Touch, debuted back on the iPhone 6S. But now it is completely removed from the new iPhones.
In its place is what Apple had on the iPhone XR last year: "Haptic Touch." This feature uses gentle taps to kick in when you hold a finger on the display, making it feel like you're pressing. And iOS 13, this year's iPhone OS to be installed on iPhone 11, has replaced the pop-up menus that used to work when you touch the screen. Peek and pop-up moves seem longer now. I missed the 3D Touch, but I didn't need it – and Apple didn't think how to evolve iOS to make the most of it.
Two reasons to opt for the iPhone 11 Pro Max
The most expensive this year The iPhone is the $ 1,449 iPhone Pro Max with 512GB of storage. Even with 256GB of storage – the minimum you'd expect for a high-end phone like this – you set it back $ 1249. There are two main reasons to go for this year's most intense iPhone: Either. you want the larger OLED display (2,688×1,242 versus 2,436×1,125 for the Pro) or you want the extra battery life time.
I don't want to spend it much. But if you really use your phone as a professional camera and want to see every pixel, you want the best viewfinder and display edit you can get. And, well, this will be that phone. It's also a lot more fun for movies and games, but at these prices, I'll just buy a separatefor. gaming can eliminate subscription fatigue
My favorite this year could be the smaller Pro
I've gravitated to the 5.8-inch size of the iPhone XS, due to its compactness and quality The camera has become an easy tool. It makes me love the iPhone 11 Pro this year more, as battery life has taken up enough to last almost a full day, more or less. The way I plugged in my phone, I gave the 11 Pro a little top-off before heading home to be safe. It's super expensive, but the 11 Pro feels like the perfect setback of the iPhone X.
iPhone 11 specs vs. iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XR, XS, XS Max
|iPhone 11||iPhone 11 Pro||iPhone 11 Pro Max||iPhone XR||iPhone XS||iPhone XS Max|
|The display size, resolution||6.1-inch LCD Liquid Retina; 1,792×828 pixels||5.8-inch OLED Super Retina XDR; 2,436×1,125 pixels||6.5-inch OLED Super Retina XDR; 2,688×1,242 pixels||6.1-inch LCD Liquid Retina Display; 1,792×828 pixels||5.8-inch OLED Super Retina; 2,436×1,125 pixels||6.5-inch Super Retina OLED; 2,688×1,242 pixels|
|Dimensions (Inks)||5.94×2.98×0.33 in||5.67×2.81×0.32 in||6.22×3.06×0.32 in||5.9×3.0x0.33 in||5.7×2.8×0.3 in||6.2x3x0.3 in|
|Dimensions (Millimeter)||151x76x8.3 mm||144x71x8.1 mm||158x78x8.1 mm||151x76x8.3 mm||144x71x7.7 mm||156x77x7.7 mm|
|Weight (Ounces, Grams)||6.84 oz; 194g||6.63 oz; 188g||7.97 oz; 226g||6.8oz; 194g||6.2 oz; 177g||7.3oz; 208g|
|Mobile software||iOS 13||iOS 13||iOS 13||iOS 12||iOS 12||iOS 12|
|Camera||12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide)||12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), 12-megapixel (telephoto)||12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), 12-megapixel (telephoto)||12-megapixel (wide)||12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide)||12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide)|
|The front of the camera||12-megapixel with Face ID||12-megapixel with Face ID||12-megapixel with Face ID||7-megapixel with Face ID||7-megapixel with Face ID||7-megapixel with Face ID|
|Processor||Apple A13 Bionic||Apple A13 Bionic||Apple A13 Bionic||Apple A12 Bionic||Apple A12 Bionic||Apple A12 Bionic|
|Storage||64GB, 128GB, 256GB||64GB, 256GB, 512GB||64GB, 256GB, 512GB||64GB, 128GB, 256GB||64GB, 256GB, 512GB||64GB, 256GB, 512GB|
|RAM||Not disclosed||Not disclosed||Not disclosed||Not disclosed||Not disclosed||Not disclosed|
|Battery||Not disclosed, but Apple claims it will last 1 hour longer than the iPhone XR||Not disclosed, but Apple claims it will last 4 hours longer than the iPhone XS||Not disclosed, but Apple claims it will last 5 hours longer than the iPhone XS Max||2,942 mAh (not officially revealed by Apple)||2,658 mAh (not officially disclosed by Apple)||3,174 mAh (not officially disclosed by Apple)|
|Fingerprint sensor||None (Face ID)||None (Face ID)||None (Face ID)||None (Face ID)||None (Face ID)||None (Face ID)|
|Special features||Water resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||Water Resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||Water Resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||Water resistant (IP67), dual-SIM capability (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||Water Resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||Water Resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging|
|Off-contract price (USD)||$ 699 (64GB), $ 749 (128GB), $ 849 (256GB)||$ 999 (64GB), $ 1,149 (256GB), $ 1,349 (512GB)||$ 1,099 (64GB), $ 1,249 (256GB), $ 1,449 (512GB)||$ 749 (64GB), $ 799 (128GB), $ 899 (256GB)||$ 999 (64GB), $ 1,149 (256GB), $ 1,349 (512GB)||$ 1,099 (64GB), $ 1,249 (256GB), $ 1,449 (512GB)|
|Price (GBP)||£ 729 (64GB), £ 779 (128GB), £ 879 (256GB)||£ 1,049 (64GB), £ 1,199 (256GB), £ 1,399 (512GB)||£ 1,149 (64GB), £ 1,299 (256GB), £ 1,499 (512GB)||£ 749 (64GB), £ 799 (128GB), £ 899 (256GB)||£ 999 (64GB), £ 1,149 (256GB), £ 1,349 (512GB)||£ 1,099 (64GB), £ 1,249 (256GB), £ 1,449 (512GB)|
|Price (AUD)||AU $ 1,199 (64GB), AU $ 1,279 (128GB), AU $ 1,449 (256GB)||AU $ 1,749 (64GB), AU $ 1,999 (256GB), AU $ 2,349 (512GB)||AU $ 1,899 (64GB), AU $ 2,149 (256GB), AU $ 2,499 (512GB)||AU $ 1,229 (64GB), AU $ 1,299 (128GB), AU $ 1,479 (256GB)||AU $ 1,629 (64GB), AU $ 1,879 (256GB), AU $ 2,199 (512GB)||AU $ 1,799 (64GB), AU $ 2,049 (256GB), AU $ 2,369 (512GB)|
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