At a press event in Cupertino, California on Tuesday, Apple launched the new iPhone 11 smartphone, as a successor to the company’s iPhone XR. The phones offer all-new features like the powerful new A13 Bionic processor, multiple rear cameras and video tools like Night Mode.
iPhone 11 features a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display and is powered by Apple’s new A13 Bionic chip. Apple claims that the A13 Bionic SoC brings the “the fastest CPU” and “the fastest GPU” present in any smartphone to the iPhone 11. iPhone 11 runs on iOS 13 that brings features like dark mode, Sign in with Apple, and expanded Haptic Touch support.
As far as improvements over its predecessor are concerned, the new iPhone houses a dual-camera setup on the back that packs a 12-megapixel wide-angle main shooter with f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization and a 12-megapixel secondary ultra-wide-angle shooter with f/2.4 aperture and 120-degree field of view. New camera software features include next-generation Smart HDR, improved Night Mode, an enhanced Portrait Mode. Additionally, the dual rear cameras support 4K video recording at 60fps and are paired by a 36 percent brighter flash than the one in iPhone XR.
Apple iPhone 11 price will start at Rs. 64,900 in India for the base 64GB variant. The phone will also be offered in 128GB and 256GB variants that will retail at Rs. 69,900 and Rs. 79,900 respectively. The iPhone 11 will come in six colours – Purple, White, Green, Yellow, Black, and Red – and its pre-orders will open September 13. The sales will begin September 20 in the first batch for selective countries and September 27 in India. Considering the sub ₹65K starting point, the iPhone 11 is affordable as compared to its other variants and even the previous flagships from the company.