- Oct 28, 2017
A successor to the default iPhone
Apple is introducing a successor to its iPhone XR today, dubbed iPhone 11. The cheaper LCD-equipped iPhone XR has become the most popular iPhone in the world over the past year, and Apple is now updating it for 2019 and beyond.
Like last year’s model, the iPhone 11 includes a 6.1-inch display, and the design is almost identical to last year, too, with the notch at the front for the Face ID camera. Apple is adding new color options, with purple, white, green, yellow, black, and red all available.
Apple’s biggest design changes are in the camera at the rear of the device. Last year’s iPhone XR had a single 12-megapixel wide-angle camera, but the iPhone 11 now includes a dual-camera system with an additional 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera that supports 2x optical zoom. There’s even a new immersive camera interface that lets you see outside the frame, so you can see the details of the photos you’re taking with the ultra-wide camera.
Apple has announced the iPhone 11 Pro, which will come in 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch sizes. Despite the number change, the two phones look pretty similar to last year’s iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, but with one major change: a third rear camera.
e:The new camera system is one of the standout upgrades (quite literally, as it dominates the back of the phone in a gigantic square camera module). The new lens is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens with a 120-degree field of view, joining the wide-angle and telephoto cameras Apple has offered in the past.
Official Apple pages for each product:
Meet iPhone 11. All-new dual-camera system with Ultra Wide and Night mode. All-day battery. Six new colors. And the A13 Bionic, our fastest chip ever.www.apple.com