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iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone Pro Max- Which One Is For You?

Updated on January 11, 2021 | by Manpreet Kaur Sandhu

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The wait is over now as iPhone 11 has finally made its debut. Out of the three newly launched smartphones, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max will grab the maximum attention. Why? Merely because they have come up with premium features such as the triple rear camera setup. 

So here is all about what you are going to get out of the three latest Apple launches.

iPhone 11

Out of the trio, iPhone 11 is the most affordable and it feels the same as its predecessor iPhone XR. Get a sneak peek of some of its key features:

  • Colours– iPhone 11 will be available in six colours- Black, White, Yellow, Red, Purple and Green. The finishing is slightly different than the iPhone XR. 
  • Display– 6.1 inch LCD display
  • Resolution– 1792×828 pixels
  • Chip– Apple A13 Bionic processor
  • Storage– 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
  • Water Resistance– IP68, to 2m for 30 minutes
  • Battery– 1 hour more battery life than iPhone XR

Camera

The camera is where Apple has upped the game and it is promising the biggest improvements in iPhone 11. It has dual rear cameras with the wide f/1.8 aperture 12-megapixel camera backed by the ultra-wide f/2.4 aperture 12-megapixel sensor. Night mode feature is also an additional feature there that will give a boost to low-light photography. The second rear camera on the iPhone 11 gives access to a full suite of Portrait Lightning effects and the front-facing camera is 12-megapixel with Face ID.

Price

To your surprise, the iPhone 11 price in India starts at ₹ 64,900, which is ₹ 12,000 less than what the iPhone XR was launched at around 12 months ago. 

Comparison between iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max

The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are the successors to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. The design of the iPhone 11 Pro & Pro Max is analogous to the iPhone 11, but there are a few significant dissimilarities. The iPhone 11 Pro carries a new matte back glass design. The display stretches somewhat closer to the borders, while the edges are made out of stainless steel as opposed to aluminium.

SpecificationsiPhone 11 ProiPhone 11 Pro Max
Display5.8 inch OLED display6.5 inch OLED display
Resolution2436×11252688×1242
ChipApple A13 Bionic processorApple A13 Bionic processor
ColoursMidnight green, space grey, silver, goldMidnight green, space grey, silver, gold
Battery4 hours more battery life than iPhone XS5 hours longer battery life than iPhone XS Max
Phone BodyTextured matte finishTextured matte finish
Storage64GB, 256GB, 512GB64GB, 256GB, 512GB
Water ResistanceIP68, 4m for 30 minutesIP68, 4m for 30 minutes
Camera12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), 12-megapixel (telephoto)12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), 12-megapixel (telephoto)
Front Camera 12-megapixel with Face ID12-megapixel with Face ID

You will get an ultra-wide lens on both the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. You will get it in the Camera app as a 0.5x button. It will let you zoom out to see more and take wider shots, from 0.5x to 2x. The ultra-wide provides with an f/2.4 aperture with a 120-degree field of view.

The iPhone 11 Pro also has the same ‘Deep Fusion’ technology as the iPhone 11, as well as the identically advanced front-facing camera.

The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are capable of fast charging. They are the first iPhones ever to include an Apple 18W charger and Lightning to USB-C cable in the box.

The iPhone 11 Pro price in India starts at ₹ 99,900 for the variant with 64GB of storage while the iPhone 11 Pro Max price in India starts at ₹ 109,900 for the same variant.

Which One You Should Buy?

For most of you, the iPhone 11 will serve the purpose even if the Pro versions have some advanced features. Definitely, you will not get the triple-lens camera setup but you are going to get other powerful features like the ultra-powerful Bionic processor, Portrait mode and Smart HDR.

The price of the iPhone 11 is also low as compared to the last year’s iPhone XR. For the introductory price of ₹ 64,900, it will be certainly more alluring than the price of iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max. Also, if you need a good range of colours to choose from, the best option is iPhone 11. 

Even if the iPhone 11 Pro comes with all the high-end features, you still need to decide if those additional features are worth paying approx. 20k more or not. If you are looking for the smallest screen size, iPhone 11 Pro is for you.

In case, you want to have the biggest iPhone till date, in terms of storage as well as screen size, iPhone 11 Pro Max is your best bet. 

So now you can easily conclude if there is something for you in the soon to be launched 2019 iPhone lineup or not.


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