Apple has just announced the iPhone 11 at its big iPhone launch event in San Francisco, and we have the first details of the new phone here.
Below are all the important specifications and features listed on the new iPhone as we learned it, but if you want to learn more about Apple's featured products, you can also follow our live iPhone 11 launch blog.
The iPhone 11 is available alongside the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max, these are Apple's top-end phones this year. The iPhone 11 is a continuation of the iPhone XR.
Our practical reviews of the three new phones are now also available. Just click on the names above to check them out.
Update: A leak has uncovered the potential amount of RAM and battery in the iPhone 1
In a nutshell
- What is it? The latest "cheap" iPhone
- When is it out? September 20, with pre-order from September 13
- What does it cost? From $ 699 / £ 729 / AU $ 1,199
Release date and price of the iPhone 11
The iPhone 11 launches $ 699 / £ 729 / AU $ 1,199, a touch cheaper than the iPhone XR to start.
You can pre-order the iPhone 11 from September 13th and it will ship from September 20th (or you can buy it in reality). Most networks in most countries offer the device because it is far from an exclusive handset.
If you're in the UK and would like to purchase the new iPhone at the time of publication, you can register your interest with certain retailers to be the first to know about their best prices. Vodafone and Carphone Warehouse both have such pre-registration pages, and Mobiles.co.uk will give you £ 30 cashback if you pre-register and then buy the phone.
iPhone 11 design and display
The new iPhone 11 is available in the colors purple, white, yellow, green, black and product Available in red. The back of the phone is made of glass, and the bottom edge has a Lightning connector.
There is no 3.5mm headphone jack on this unit.
Apple has a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display that is the same size as the 2018 iPhone XR display. The notch stays on top of the screen, and overall, the device looks remarkably like last year's phone ,
The dimensions of the phone are 150.9 mm x 75.7 mm x 8.3 mm and it weighs 194 grams.
It is also waterproof and has IP68 protection. This means that you can immerse yourself in the bath or take a shower as it can survive in up to two meters of water.
iPhone 11 camera
The camera has a high priority this year, and that's because it's a Double lens sensor, which is used for the first time on the cheaper iPhone.
There is a 12 megapixel camera with a 26mm lens and a 12 megapixel ultra wide camera. This second snapper has a field of view of 120 degrees.
The night mode is available again in low light conditions and is automatically activated on the iPhone 11. This is a similar issue to Google's Night Sight on Pixel phones, and the example on stage seemed pretty impressive.
Improves brightness and tries to reduce noise. Apple believes that the iPhone 11 will be three times faster in low light conditions.
The video modes include 4K video recording, slow motion and fast motion. Apple also says it has improved image stabilization on the new phone as well.
Overall, Apple claims to have the "highest quality video recording in a smartphone". We will test this claim at the time of our full review.
The selfie camera is a TrueDepth camera with 12 megapixels. So you can turn the phone to take wider pictures, though this is not a wide-angle shooter. It's also the first time Apple has taken 4K video footage onto the selfie camera.
Specifications and performance of the iPhone 11
The chipset Inside the iPhone 11, the A13 is called Bionic. Apple claims to have the fastest CPU and GPU on a smartphone with this device, and we'll test that in the future.
Apple has shown some video games that are played on the phone, but we & # 39; We still need to know exactly what the chipset will be able to do.
The battery in the iPhone 11 should last an hour longer than the iPhone XR. Apple never announces the exact size of the batteries, but a leak indicates 3,110 mAh (versus 2,942 mAh in the iPhone XR). We will know it soon.
Apple also does not share RAM, but the leak mentioned above also lists 4 GB of stuff that would be boosted by 3 GB in the iPhone XR.
The device starts up. Ready-to-go iOS 13 software, which for the first time offers a system-wide dark mode.
According to the statement on stage, the "improved face ID" is used, but it is uncertain how exactly the face unlocking technology worked has improved.
The phone will be available in 64GB, 128GB or 256GB options. The exact price differences for the three devices are not yet known.