Overview of the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro: how are they different?

Recently, Apple introduced three new smartphones iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Of course, many of

users are wondering which one is better to buy, how they differ and whether it is worth overpaying for the Pro version. We will deal with all these issues later in our comparative review of the flagships.

Review of iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro

First of all, it is worth noting that the AmericanApple never has in its arsenal of budget models, which can not be said about the Chinese. In this article, we do not consider the iPhone 11 Pro Max, because this flagship deserves a separate review.

Let's start, as always, with a comparative table of technical specifications.

Specifications

iPhone 11
iPhone 11 Pro

Display
6.1 inch LCD Liquid Retina HD

1792 × 828 pixels,
326 ppi

1400: 1 contrast ratio (standard)

Brightness up to 625 cd / m² (standard)

OLED Multi ‑ Touch 5.8 Inch Super Retina XDR

2436 × 1125 pixels,
458 ppi

Contrast ratio 2,000,000: 1 (standard)

Brightness up to 800 cd / m² (standard)

Housing

Glass and aluminum

Textured frosted glass and stainless steel

Dimensions
Length: 150.9 mm

Width: 75.7 mm

Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight: 194g
Length: 144.0 mm

Width: 71.4 mm

Thickness: 8.1 mm

Weight: 188g

CPU
A13 bionic
with Neural Engine
3rd generation
A13 bionic
with Neural Engine
3rd generation

Main camera
The system of two cameras is 12 megapixels: ultra-wide and wide-angle;
Support for Night mode TrueDepth camera with support for shooting 4K video at up to 60 frames / s Ultra-wide: ƒ / 2.4 aperture
Wide: ƒ / 1.8 aperture

Optical image stabilization

Double optical zoom reduction; digital zoom (up to 5 times)

Video:

4K video at 24, 30 or 60 frames / s

Double optical zoom reduction; digital zoom (up to 3 times)

The system of three cameras 12 megapixels: ultra-wide-angle, wide-angle and telephoto;
Support for Night mode TrueDepth camera with support for shooting 4K video at up to 60 frames / s Ultra-wide: ƒ / 2.4 aperture
Wide: ƒ / 1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ / 2.0 aperture

Dual optical image stabilization

2x optical zoom zoom; 2x optical zoom reduction; digital zoom (up to 10 times)

Video:

4K video at 24, 30 or 60 frames / s

2x optical zoom zoom; 2x optical zoom reduction; digital zoom (up to 6 times)

Front-camera
TrueDepth Camera

12MP photos

Ƒ / 2.2 aperture

Retina Flash

Next-Generation Smart HDR Feature for Photos

Portrait mode with improved bokeh effect and Depth function

Portrait lighting (six options: Daylight, Studio light, Contour light, Stage light, Stage light - b / w, Light tonality - b / w)

Extended dynamic range when shooting video at 30 frames / s

Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p and 720p)

Shooting 4K video at 24, 30 or 60 frames / s

Animoji and Memoji
TrueDepth Camera

12MP photos

Ƒ / 2.2 aperture

Retina Flash

Next-Generation Smart HDR Feature for Photos

Portrait mode with improved bokeh effect and Depth function

Portrait lighting (six options: Daylight, Studio light, Contour light, Stage light, Stage light - b / w, Light tonality - b / w)

Extended dynamic range when shooting video at 30 frames / s

Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p and 720p)

Shooting 4K video at 24, 30 or 60 frames / s

Animoji and Memoji

Security
Face ID
Face ID

Water protection
IP68

Ability to dive to a depth of 2 meters for up to 30 minutes
IP68

Ability to dive to a depth of 4 meters for up to 30 minutes

Storage

  • 64 GB
  • 128 GB
  • 256 GB
  • 64 GB
  • 256 GB
  • 512 GB

Colors available
Purple, Yellow, Green, Black, White, Red
Dark green, silver, space gray, golden

Special features

Bluetooth 5.0

NFC

Dual SIM support (nano-SIM and eSIM)

There is no 3.5 connector

Bluetooth 5.0

NFC

Dual SIM support (nano-SIM and eSIM)

There is no 3.5 connector

Working hours

Runs up to 1 hour longer than iPhone XR

Video playback (wireless): up to 17 hours

Watching video in streaming mode (wireless): up to 10 hours

Audio playback (wireless): up to 65 hours
Quick charge option

Wireless charger

Runs up to 1 hour longer than iPhone XS

Video playback (wireless): up to 18 hours

Watching video in streaming mode (wireless): up to 11 hours

Audio playback (wireless): up to 65 hours
Quick charge option

Wireless charger

What is the difference?

Design

At first glance, both phones look verysimilar. However, the material used is different. Apple assures us that for the new products they used the “toughest glass”, which is characterized by maximum durability. It's not scary even if you accidentally drop your phone. Also on both iPhones, the square camera has polished glass. In terms of size, the iPhone 11 Pro is slightly smaller than the iPhone 11. Plus, the iPhone 11 has more color options. On the front, both phones have a similar design: the same notch, front panel, buttons are also located the same.

Display

iPhone 11 Pro comes with a sharper OLED display"Super Retina XDR." The LCD on the iPhone 11 provides realistic colors, the OLED on the iPhone 11 Pro is brighter in sunlight, can display true black and more detail in brighter areas, and also supports HDR movies in iTunes.

In particular, the iPhone 11 reaches its maximumbrightness of 625 nits, and the iPhone 11 Pro reaches a maximum brightness of 800 nits. None of the models supports 3D Touch, and the Haptic Touch is a similar replacement without hardware feedback.

Using LCD display, Apple can reducethe cost of the iPhone 11 compared to the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, but this will be more than enough for most users who use their iPhone to randomly view social networking applications and just keep in touch with friends and family through messages.

Chip

Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro run on a chip.Apple Bionic A13, which, according to the company, is the fastest processor in the smartphone. The A13 Bionic has four high-performance cores that are 20 percent faster and consume 40 percent less energy than the A12 Bionic, and two high-performance cores that are 20 percent faster and 30 percent more efficient than the previous chip. Thanks to the more efficient A13 Bionic chip, battery life has also been increased. But the iPhone 11 Pro Max has the longest battery life on the iPhone.

All three models support wireless charging.on any Qi-compatible device, as well as fast charging with a USB-C charger with a power of 18 W or higher and a Lightning-USB-C cable. Notably, the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max come with an 18 W charger and a Lightning-USB-C cable, but the iPhone 11 does not include these upgraded accessories and instead comes with the previous 5 W charger and cable Lightning-USB-A.

Camera

In addition to the display, the camera is one of the mostThere are big differences between the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, but you still get a reliable camera for your smartphone on any device. You can see a detailed comparison of its capabilities in the table above.

Price

As for the cost of these versions, it is reflected below:

iPhone 11 64 GB - 59 990 rubles

iPhone 11 128 GB - 64 990 rubles

iPhone 11 256 GB - 73 990 rubles

iPhone 11 Pro 64 GB - 89 990 rubles

iPhone 11 Pro 256 GB - 103 990 rubles

iPhone 11 Pro 512 GB - 121 990 rubles

Total

Apple continues to offer customers a wideassortment of iPhone at various prices. But you will have to decide for yourself whether these updates are worth their price. The same iPhone 11 Pro is equipped with the same great camera as the more expensive 11 Pro Max models, along with an OLED display and longer battery life compared to the previous generation.

However, these benefits may not be worth it.$ 300 compared to the iPhone 11, which still offers a reliable camera, Face ID, True Tone LCD and more color options. Because of this, the iPhone 11 is likely to remain the most popular choice among most buyers of the iPhone 2019. Pre-order starts on September 18. On sale new items in Russia since September 20.