AWESOME THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IPHONE 11
News about the arrival of the latest iPhone, the iPhone 11 was greeted with much fanfare by lovers of the brand. Their wait for the next Apple Inc. technological masterpiece was finally over and once again, Apple delivered. The device comes in 3 variants, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
In this review, we point out 20 Awesome things you should know about iPhone 11. The phone features significant upgrades with Apple scoring big on improved processing ability and camera. The phone is comparatively affordable too which is another big plus.
IPhone 11 Specifications
- Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White
- 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: Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
- Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or Electronic SIM card)
- Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- 6.1 inches, 90.3 cm2 (~79.0% screen-to-body ratio)
- 828 x 1792 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
- Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
- 625 nits
- Dolby Vision
- Wide colour gamut
- 120 Hz touch-sensing
- OS: iOS 13
- Chipset: Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)
- Dual: 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, PDAF, OIS
- 12 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)
- Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
- Dual: 12 MP, f/2.2 TOF 3D camera
- Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
- Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot
- 5.0, A2DP, LE
- Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
USB: 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
- Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- iMessage, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
- HTML5 (Safari)
- natural language commands and dictation
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3110 mAh battery
- Fast battery charging 18W: 50% in 30 min
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- Qi wireless charging
- Talk time of up to 17hrs and music play of up to 65hrs
The following are the major highlights of iPhone 11 that you should know.
20 AWESOME THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT iPhone 11
iPhone 11 is less expensive compared to the price of its predecessor, iPhone XR in 2018. Despite being significantly better than the XR, iPhone 11 is being sold for $699. The price is competitive and affordable
This powerful device is a beauty to behold. Its design is quite impressive although it bears a striking resemblance to that of iPhone XR
The phone is quite colourful and comes in 6 colour variants; Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, and White. The Pro versions are available in metallic shades of silver, space grey, gold, and midnight green.
The phone has a 6.1’’ Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen is bright and colourful which means you can enjoy your favourite movies on the big screen of the phone.
5. iOS 13
The device runs the latest iPhone operating system, iOS 13. This OS offers improved UI and a dark mode, as well as other new features all of which have received positive reviews from users.
The iPhone 11 is a very powerful device as it features A13 Bionic chipset which according to Apple is the fastest mobile process available currently. The A13 is said to be about 20% faster than its predecessor, A12.
The phone features a 4GB RAM paired with the A13 Bionic chipset. This is why the phone is very fast.
The phone starts with a 64GB storage, with 128GB, and 256GB storage options also available. The Pro versions can go up to 512GB storage if you require that much space.
9. Camera Setup
Both the main camera and the selfie camera feature a dual-camera setup, improving on some of the limitations of the single-lens setup on the iPhone XR. The dual camera set up makes the iPhone 11 more versatile and capable of taking more captivating photos. The Pro and Pro Max versions of the phone feature a three-camera setup which is quite impressive.
10. 12 MP cameras
iPhone 11 is the first iPhone to feature two 12-megapixel sensor cameras. The selfie camera was upgraded from 7-megapixels on the iPhone XR to 12-megapixels on iPhone 11.
11. 4K Video @ 60fps
While the extended dynamic range feature was capped at 4K 30fps on the iPhone XS, both cameras on iPhone 11 are capable of shooting 4K videos at 60fps which makes it a very good phone for shooting videos. Video stabilization when shooting with the iPhone 11 is also very good. This makes it a good substitute for professional video cameras.
12. Night Mode
This is one of the major highlights of the iPhone 11. This night mode allows you to take good quality pictures in low-light settings. This mode is set to work automatically and takes an extra 1-3 seconds to capture more light and deliver a good quality image. You can turn the night mode off if you do not need it but so far, it is is proven to be quite useful.
13. Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
The ultra-wide is an effect shot and the iPhone 11 is equipped to capture this. Older versions of the iPhone do not have this feature. With this feature, you can capture more details in your photos. The Night-mode and the ultra-wide-angle mode cannot be used together though as the camera ends up looking a lot darker.
14. Improved Portrait Mode
While it was only possible to take portraits of humans on the iPhone XS Max, the dual-camera setup on the iPhone 11 breaks this barrier. You can capture portraits of just about anything, human or not on the iPhone 11.
There is a marked improvement in the battery life of the iPhone 11. The battery is said to last an hour more than that of iPhone XR. The Pro versions have even more impressive batteries, lasting 4-5 hours longer than that of iPhone XS Max. The iPhone 11 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3110mAh battery.
16. Fast Charging
The iPhone 11 is equipped with fast charging capacity but you will have to buy the fast charger separately as the phone is packed with the traditional 5W charger.
17. Water & Dust Resistance
The phone is rated IP68 water-resistant which means it is resistant in water & dust up to a depth of 2 meters for 30 minutes. The Pro versions can stay up to 30 minutes underwater at a depth of 4 meters.
18. More Durable Glass
The phone comes with improved glass said to be the toughest glass in a smartphone which makes it more durable than its predecessors.
19. Faster Cellular
The iPhone 11 features faster cellular but not 5G. iPhone 11 has Gigabit LTE which was not on iPhone XR.
There are stereo speakers for surround sound, and they do sound vibrant. The speakers are very for gaming and watching movies.
The iPhone 11 is as of today the most powerful mobile device ever produced. It is a colourful device, featuring a great camera system, great visual display, sound and battery life. 20 awesome things that you should know about iPhone 11 have been discussed to give you a better knowledge of the build and functionality of this great device.