Apple iPhone 11 Summary

iPhone 11

Users will have a hard time choosing among between iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max as they have the same main, same processor, and software.

The task is still hard even if you eliminate the iPhone 11 out of the picture as the other two are identical apart from weight, size, battery life, screen resolution, and price.

iPhone 11 was released in India in September 20, 2019.


The phone features a 6.1-inch LCD screen called Liquid Retina. This means you will not have the deep black, bright white, or rich colors like what OLED offers.

While it has only a 1792 x 828 pixel resolution, Apple’s calibration has made the screen bright, clear, and sharp.

One of the most noticeable letdown is the thick border. iPhone 11 does not come cheap and nowadays, it is common to see more budget-friendly handsets to come with a notch-less and edge-to-edge display.

Most users of the phone report having a bright, clear, and easy to see panel.

You don’t have HRD here but instead, Apple gives users something called Extended Dynamic Range. However, it cannot match the capacity of OLED display in playing movies.

While we only have LCD, iPhone 11’s screen is proven to be serviceable for common needs like streaming Netflix, playing games, or streaming live sport.


The device is powered by Apple’s A13 Bionic chip and 4GB of RAM. The combo proves to be powerful and a real improvement over last years’ handsets.

For gaming, iPhone 11 is a real beast. Everything looks great and runs fluidly.

A13 chipset has a way better performance than its successor, the A12, which is in turn, outruns the Snapdragon 855 powering most Android flagships on the market.

That is not all. The A13 is also more power-efficient and is believed to have the fastest GPU and CPU ever seen on a smartphone, along with the second-generation 7nm process. So as you may expect, iPhone 11 can run most popular games with ease.

Plus, the device has the Neural Engine with the A13 Bionic chip, meaning the CPU can process 1 trillion operations each second. That, combines with the fact that iOS is currently the world’ biggest AR platform, makes iPhone 11 the perfect fit for AR games.

However, the phone is not so quick with some other tasks. When users need to save videos or photos, they may have to wait for one second or two, especially when there is a large amount of data to process, like when you shoot 4K or in Night Mode.

After some tests, we notice no problem with iPhone 11’s performance. It is speedy and smart, and performs better than many other handsets on the market with the same price.


iPhone 11 comes with only one option of RAM, 4GB. While this much is enough to run popular games like PUBG Mobile, many users will appreciate having at least 8GB so that the device is future-proof.


iPhone XR is iOS handset with the longest battery life and fortunately, iPhone 11 can match that stamina.

In a test, the phone lasts 27 hours with low use. However, with heavy use, do not expect to see the phone having enough power to work on the second day.

If a long battery life is what you are looking for, find an Android instead. However, if you insist in an iOS device, iPhone 11 is a decent handset.

The phone doesn’t have a fast charger in the box, which is obviously a move to cut cost as its siblings, the iPhone 11 pro and Pro Max both have 18W chargers come with them.

Here is a comparison of the difference a fast charger makes. From 0%, the standard charger power up the phone to 10% in 20 minutes. After that, every 2 minutes and the phone get 1% more until it is 100% charged.

With the fast charger, users will have 35% of battery in 24 minutes and under an hour, you will have a full battery. So if you are on the go a lot, investing in a fast charger is advisable.

iPhone 11 also supports wireless charging, so getting yourself a wireless charging pad is not a bad idea at all.


With iPhone 11, users have double the number of cameras on the back compared to iPhone XR. So now you have two 12MP snappers housed by a square lens bump.

Apple has succeeded in creating an iconic look when all three phones, iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, have that square on the rear. Right after the lineup was officially lunched, people mocked that design a lot but it cannot be denied that Apple has once again, made history with its iPhones.

That large camera module can be intrusive sometimes and your fingers may obscure the snappers when you hold the phone in landscape mode, but with time, you will get used to using it.

With iPhone 11, you have a primary camera and a wide-angle one, which can bring in more scene to the shots. After years of having only one camera, Apple has finally added another because of the fierce competition on the smartphone market. Cameras are the latest trend and Apple knows that well enough.

The camera app is quite easy to use and straightforward. There is a toggle at the bottom allowing you to switch to other focal length. To activate a scroll wheel, hold it down and you will have the choice to zoom in and out more smoothly.

There are some letdowns though. Users will notice a judder when they change from one camera to another. And if you look close enough, the light sensitivity is different too.

When zooming, you have different results as well. Photos are much darker when you zoom out so only use this when you are at a bright scene with strong light. When the light condition is not ideal, using the Night mode is advisable.



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Apple iPhone 11 Full Specifications

  • Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2223
  • 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2221
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • Announced 2019, September 10
  • Status Available. Released 2019, September 20
  • Dimensions 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight 194 g (6.84 oz)
  • Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame (7000 series)
  • SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
  • IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • Type Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 6.1 inches, 90.3 cm2 (~79.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 828 x 1792 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
  • Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
  • 625 nits max brightness (advertised) True-tone Wide color gamut 120Hz touch-sensing
  • OS iOS 13, upgradable to iOS 13.4
  • Chipset Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)
  • CPU Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)
  • GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
  • Card slot No
  • Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM
  • NVMe
main camera
  • Modules 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)
  • Features Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Video 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
selfie camera
  • Modules 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
  • Features HDR
  • Video 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
  • Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack No
  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio No
  • USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
  • Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Siri natural language commands and dictation
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3110 mAh battery (11.91 Wh)
  • Charging Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery 2.0 Qi wireless charging
  • Talk time Up to 17 h (multimedia)
  • Music play Up to 65 h
  • Colors Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White
  • Models A2221, A2111, A2223
  • SAR 1.09 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)    
  • SAR EU 0.95 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    
  • Performance AnTuTu: 419453 (v7) GeekBench: 13882 (v4.4) GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
  • Display Contrast ratio: 1505:1 (nominal)
  • Camera Photo
  • Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 76dB
  • Audio quality Noise -94.2dB / Crosstalk -80.8dB
  • Battery life Endurance rating 94h