Apple has just announced the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. They are respectively upgrades of the iPhone XS and XS Max phones from last year, but with a new camera system that upgrades both the old sensors and adds a third, ultra-wide camera with a depth of field of 120 degrees.
On the outside, the telephones look and feel somewhat better than the iPhone XS, although that is quite a bit, is the matte finish on the back, which I really prefer – although matte glass can sometimes be more smooth than glossy. Apple says the glass is more durable, and I really like how it is made in one piece, without a seam on the camera bubble.
Let's talk about the camera bubble: it's big. But Apple has designed the lenses so that it doesn't try to hide the gigantic square at the back. I'm not fond of it, but everyone uses a business anyway, so that helps.
It is clear that Apple is very good at illuminating the hands-on areas, so I had the chance to really test the cameras & # 39; s. But I did play a bit with the new camera interface, and it's great. When you are in the standard "wide" zoom lens, the viewfinder fills the entire screen, making it easier to see which mode you are in. And if you scroll through the wide-angle and telephoto lenses instead of tapping, you'll see a molar with your zoom level in both multiples and millimeters.
The screen looks about the same to me, but it would be a bit brighter. And it feels fast, but that also applies to every modern iPhone.
We will have more impressions soon, come back later!
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Both phones have almost identical specifications, apart from the screen size: both feature the new A13 Bionic processor from Apple (also found on the iPhone 11), which Apple says is the fastest CPU and GPU ever in a phone. There is an updated OLED display that has improved contrast, brightness, energy efficiency and new Super Retina XDR branding.
The battery life is the other main difference between the two formats: Apple says the iPhone 11 Pro should get up to four hours better battery life than last year's XS, while the larger iPhone 11 Pro Max gets up to five hours better battery then the XS Max.