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Apple introduces dual camera iPhone 11

Features the fastest, most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, plus an all-new dual-camera system and even longer all-day battery life


Apple unveiled iPhone 11 at a products showcase in Cupertino CA today, revealing upgrades to one of the world’s most popular smartphones. The device has been made even more powerful, while improving the features people use the most throughout their day.

iPhone 11 smartphone incorporates meaningful innovations that touch areas customers see and use every day.

iPhone 11 incorporates a powerful dual-camera system, offering an intuitive camera experience with the highest quality video in a smartphone and night mode for photos. iPhone 11 is powered by the A13 bionic chip to perform the most demanding tasks, while getting through an entire day on a single charge, and is designed to withstand the elements with improved water resistance.

“With the tight integration between hardware, software and services, the advancements in iPhone 11 bring an unparalleled user experience at an affordable price to even more customers. We think people will love it,” says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing.

Precision Design and Display

With a back design that is precision milled and sculpted from a single piece of glass, iPhone 11 features the toughest glass ever in a smartphone. It is rated IP68 for water resistance up to 2 meters for up to 30 minutes, and is protected against accidental spills from common liquids such as coffee and soda.  iPhone 11 comes in six new colors including purple, green, yellow, black, white and red.

The 6.1-inch all-screen liquid retina display features wide color support and true tone for a more natural viewing experience. Customers can interact with their favorite apps in a quick, seamless way with haptic touch deeply integrated across iOS 13 to provide app shortcuts for everyday tasks right from the home screen, including taking a selfie in camera, checking an appointment in calendar or previewing email within mail with just a simple press.

A13 Bionic — Fastest Chip in a Smartphone

The A13 Bionic chip provides enhanced performance for every task iPhone 11 handles and features up to 20 percent faster CPU and GPU than A12. A13 Bionic is built for machine learning, with 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.

Dual-Camera System

iPhone 11 introduces a dual-camera system with all-new ultra-wide and wide cameras that are deeply integrated into iOS 13, providing sharp video. Both the ultra-wide and wide cameras support 4K video with extended dynamic range for more highlight detail and cinematic video stabilization. With a wider field of view and large focal plane, users can shoot detailed action videos with the ultra-wide camera.

The dual-camera system lets users easily zoom between each camera while Audio Zoom matches the audio to the video framing for more dynamic sound. With iOS 13, powerful video editing tools are accessible to everyone with the ability to rotate, crop, increase exposure and apply filters to videos instantly all within the new, easy-to-use Camera interface.

Next-generation Smart HDR uses advanced machine learning to capture more natural-looking images with beautiful highlight and shadow detail on the subject and in the background. 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.

Apple’s tight integration between hardware and software delivers a redesigned camera interface, providing a more immersive experience that works with the dual-camera system and all-screen display to let users see and capture the area outside of the frame. For the first time, users can easily record video without switching out of Photo mode with QuickTake by simply holding the shutter button to start recording.

The updated TrueDepth camera introduces a new 12MP camera with a wider field of view to capture more in selfies, and next-generation Smart HDR enables more natural-looking photos. Expressive selfie videos take on a whole new look on the TrueDepth camera, now recording 4K video at up to 60 fps and 120 fps slo-mo.

Additional Features

  • 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 speeds4and Dual SIM with eSIM.5