Apple today unveiled the new iPhone 11. The latest model in Apple’s iPhone lineup offers a new dual-camera system, offering high-quality video 4K video and a new Night Mode for photos.
The new iPhone will be available in 6 new colors (purple, green, yellow, black, white and PRODUCT(RED)) and will be available or pre-order beginning Friday, September 13 and in stores beginning Friday, September 20, starting at $699 (US).
The iPhone 11 offers a back design that is precision milled and sculpted from a single piece of the toughest glass ever in a smartphone. The device is rated IP68 for water resistance up to 2 meters for up to 30 minutes, and is protected against accidental spills from common liquids.
The new handset boasts a 6.1-inch all-screen Liquid Retina display features wide color support and True Tone for a more natural viewing experience. The screen features Haptic Touch to provide apps shortcuts for tasks directly from the Home screen.
The iPhone 11 is powered by the A13, which Apple says is the fastest chip ever in a smartphone. The A13 boasts an up to 20% faster CPU and GPU than the A12. The A13 Bionic offers a faster Neural Engine for real-time photo and video analysis, and new Machine Learning Accelerators that allow the CPU to deliver more than 1 trillion operations per second.
An all-new dual-camera system includes Ultra Wide and Wide cameras, both of which support 4K video with extended dynamic range for more highlight detail and cinematic video stabilization.
iOS 13’s powerful video editing tools offer the ability to rotate, crop, increase exposure and apply filters to videos instantly all within the new Camera interface. Next-generation Smart HDR uses advances machine learning to capture more natural-looking images.
Deep Fusion, coming later this fall, is a new image processing system enabled by the Neural Engine of A13 Bionic. Deep Fusion uses advanced machine learning to do pixel-by-pixel processing of photos, optimizing for texture, details and noise in every part of the photo.
Users can easily record video without switching out of Photo mode with QuickTake by simply holding the shutter button to start recording.
The front-facing TrueDepth camera introduces a new 12MP camera with a wider field of view to capture more in selfies. The TrueDepth camera is now capable of recording 4K video at up to 60 fps and 120 fps slo-mo.
- The new Apple-designed U1 chip uses Ultra Wideband technology, the first ever in a smartphone, for spatial awareness. With iOS 13.1 coming on September 30, AirDrop gets even better with directionally aware suggestions.
- Face ID, the most secure facial authentication in a smartphone, gets up to 30 percent faster and easier to use with improved performance at varying distances and support for more angles.
- Spatial audio provides an immersive surround sound experience and Dolby Atmos delivers powerful, moving audio to iPhone 11.
- Gigabit-class LTE and Wi-Fi 6 allow for even faster download speeds and Dual SIM with eSIM.
Pricing and Availability
iPhone 11 will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in purple, green, yellow, black, white and PRODUCT(RED) starting at $699 (US). Customers can also get iPhone 11 for $16.62 a month or $399 with trade-in from apple.com, in the Apple Store app and Apple Stores. iPhone 11 is also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary).