The iPhone 11 is the most ‘affordable’ of the iPhone 11 series launched by Apple
Yet it has all the features an apple lover looks for.
Design & Display
The iPhone 11 offers an elegant and well-executed design. The Apple logo has been pushed to the center of the device, and the word ‘iPhone’ has been removed.
The screen is 6.1 inches, Liquid Retina Display. It has a 1792 x 828 px resolution with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and 326 ppi density. It has an aluminum frame accompanied by Gorilla Glass front and back that come with oleophobic coating. The coating makes fingerprints and smudges harder to stick and easier to clean. The iPhone 11 is IP68-rated for dust and water resistance allowing it to survive in 2m deep water for 30 minutes.
The iPhone 11 supports Multi-Touch capability, IPS technology, True Tone, Wide color gamut and haptic touch. All this, plus the size, make the iPhone 11 an ideal device for watching multimedia content that leaves no place for any complaints. The colors look brighter than ever, while the viewing angles and contrasts stand out as well.
The proprietary True Tone means automatic white balance correction according to the ambient light. This feature makes the whites and grays rendition more accurate.
The display supports Wide Color Gamut, which gives you outstanding color accuracy.
The colors that this phone comes in are Purple, Yellow, Green, Black, White and Product RED. A beautiful shade of purple and an amazing green color have been added to the variety of colors that you can choose your iPhone from, which are very cool additions to the series.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on the iPhone 11 is iOS 13, which is upgradeable to iOS 14.1 and all its great features.
iPhone 11 not only supports Face ID but also you can add a second face as an alternate appearance option. It is 30 percent faster and works from different angles, thanks to the true depth front camera. With the help of the A13 Bionic chip, Face ID can adjust to minor facial changes. So, longer hair or different facial hair will not stop you from unlocking your phone.
Siri has also evolved, and iOS 13 introduces a new voice that has an even more natural speech.
iOS 13 comes with a system-wide Dark Mode. It switches to dark all-white backgrounds and affects all system apps to save battery. It comes with the option of always-on or automatic.
Some of its other features are navigation gestures, scripting option, apple TV, Maps, an upgraded Health app, Music and apple pay.
Internal design and Performance
The chipset used in this device is the A13 that has 8.5 billion transistors. The chipset is faster and more power-efficient than the A12. It has a Hexa-core processor with 2x2.65 GHz Lightning high-performance cores and 4x1.8 GHz Thunder efficient CPU cores. So it is 20% faster and 30% more efficient. It also has a better cooling effect and sustained performance due to the applied upgrades.
The A13 Bionic processor on the iPhone 11 makes it one of the most powerful phones out there. Due to the neural engine that powers the A13 chip, apps open much faster, and there is no lagging whatsoever. So, you can play high graphic games easily and experience no flaw or stuttering.
As for the memory, the iPhone 11 comes with 4GB RAM and offers the option of 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB for storage.
The biggest change in iPhone 11’s camera setup is a dual rear camera setup that has a main 12 MP six-element Wide lens.
There is also a 12MP Ultra-Wide five-element lens that offers a 120-degree field of view. With this lens, you can capture even more in a scene.
There has been a great upgrade in the selfie camera as well, changing it from 7MP True Depth to a 12MP True Depth sensor with ƒ/2.2 aperture.
You can shoot immersive 4k videos at 24/30/60fps with high stabilization and expanded dynamic range.
The camera has a night mode that enhances the quality of pictures in low-light conditions immensely. It uses the wide-angle lens to click images in low-light conditions and switches to this mode automatically when not detecting enough light. The quality of the Night Mode images is amazing. The pictures are detailed and sharp with a balanced exposure.
With the front-facing True Depth camera, you can capture 120 fps slo-mo videos, which is a new feature from Apple called Slofies.
All cameras deliver a detailed level of consistency in colors, along with impressive quality, high dynamic range, and a fantastic overall performance.
A very cool useful feature is Smart HDR, which makes their quality outstanding and more natural-looking.
The expanded dynamic range across all videos is amazingly impressive, and you can switch smoothly during recording. The cinematic video stabilization optically and digitally stabilizes your videos.
There is also the portrait mode or Live Focus with advanced bokeh and Depth Control that features a lot of effects and can be used for both pictures and videos.
iPhone 11’s camera setup comes with a lot of other features and upgrades to allow you to experience the world of photography on a whole new level.
The iPhone 11 has a non-removable Li-Ion 3110 mAh battery that gives you up to 65 hours of Audio Playback. The battery has been improved by more than 1.5 hours, which means it can last for 15-16 hours on a single charge. It supports fast-charging up to 18W, allowing your phone to be charged up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.
The iPhone 11 supports spatial audio, Dolby Atoms and stereo speakers, putting it among the loudest iPhones ever. The speakers are loud, with excellent sound quality.
This smartphone features sensors like accelerometer, Three axis gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, NFC, Ambient light sensor.
Apple's iPhone 11 is a ground-breaking device and an absolute powerhouse. It is undoubtedly a value-for-money with its fantastic upgrades, high quality and phenomenal performance.
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Announced||2019, September 10|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, September 20|
|Dimensions||150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||194 g (6.84 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame (7000 series)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China|
|Type||Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.1 inches, 90.3 cm2 (~79.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||828 x 1792 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)|
|Protection||Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating|
|OS||iOS 13, upgradable to iOS 13.5|
|Chipset||Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)|
|CPU||Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)|
|GPU||Apple GPU (4-core graphics)|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM|
|Dual||12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)|
|Features||Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Video||4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.|
|Video||4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS|
|Dual||12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||2.0, proprietary reversible connector|
|Sensors||Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Siri natural language commands and dictation|
|Charging||Non-removable Li-Ion 3110 mAh battery (11.91 Wh) Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery 2.0 Qi wireless charging|
|Talk time||Up to 17 h (multimedia)|
|Music play||Up to 65 h|
|Colors||Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White|
|Models||A2221, A2111, A2223|
|SAR||1.09 W/kg (head) 1.18 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.95 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 419453 (v7) GeekBench: 13882 (v4.4) GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1505:1 (nominal)|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 70dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 76dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -94.2dB / Crosstalk -80.8dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 94h|