The Apple iPhone 11 pro is like an older brother to the iPhone11, officially announced on the 10th of September 2019. It is an awesome flagship smartphone with a lot of mind-blowing specifications, as a result, most users who buy this phone want the best out of the phone. On the face of the phone is an arranged 5.8-inch screen size all coupled up with the new Super Retina XDR OLED display which is one of Apple’s best displays yet and gives a very amazing experience when viewing all media such as in movies, games, and photography. The new triple camera design gives a pro-level camera experience and feeling because of its features like the ultra-wide lens, wide and telephoto lens for tight camera shots.
Below are some of the key specifications that make the iPhone 11 Pro what it is.
iPhone 11 Pro Key Specifications
- Display: 5.8 inches Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10
- Screen Resolution:1125 x 2436 pixels
- Dimensions: 144 x 71.4 x 8.1 mm (5.67 x 2.81 x 0.32 in)
- color: Matte Space Gray, Matte Silver, Matte Gold, Matte Midnight Green
- OS: iOS 13, upgradable to iOS 14.7
- Processor: A13 Bionic chip
- GPU: Apple GPU
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 64/256/512GB
- Camera: 12MPf/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm
- Network: 2G/3G/4G
- Sim: Single SIM
- Bluetooth: Yes 5.0
- Fingerprint: No
- Face ID: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
- Battery: 3046 mAh
Design and Display
The vibrant display of the iPhone 11 Pro is one of the features that attract you to it due to its 800 nits of brightness, a 5.8-inch screen size which is very small but can still be managed, and Super Retina XDR OLED display all these make this phone a total beauty. This phone features a 60hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels, a 19.5:9 ratio with a 458 PPI density which makes using and screen-related activities smooth.
This device has a stainless steel frame which gives the iPhone11 Pro an 82.1% screen-to-body ratio and unique design. On the top of the phone screen, there is a notch that spreads out almost to the end which is where the speaker and microphone are located. Looking at the iPhone 11 Pro from the rearview, it has a unique triple camera setup that distinguishes it from any other smartphone you can find. Generally, the design of the iPhone11 Pro is very excellent and when combined with the display, it gives a very unique and superior feeling to its users.
iPhone 11 Pro Camera
The iPhone 11 Pro features a triple 12MP camera setup. This set up comprising of the following;
A rear camera consists of a main 12 MP (wide)camera, a 12 MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom, and a 12 MP ultrawide lens. It has a 1.4µm, dual-pixel main lens with optical image stabilization when taking photographs and shooting videos at very high resolution(4K @ 30 and 60 fps). This camera setup is very impressive and is famous for taking some of the best smartphone pictures that exist today.
The iPhone 11 Pro camera is different because of its output compared to the number of megapixels. The camera has various picture and video modes such as the slow-mo for capturing video moments, portrait for brilliant focused images, and panorama for long horizontal images. All these picture modes are perfectly up to the task which they are made for thereby making the iPhone 11 Pro camera one of the best of its kind.
Battery and Performance
One of the features that make this phone worthy of the hype is the CPU. It has a 7nm Hexa-core (2×2.65 GHz Lightning + 4×1.8 GHz Thunder) processor and an A13 Bionic chipset. These two coupled together can process millions of data within a short period. This makes the iPhone 11 Pro a very fast and efficient phone. When it comes to battery life, the iPhone SE has a sufficient 3046mAh battery which can last up to 18 hours on standby, and an 18W fast charger that fills the battery in about an hour (as advertised).
For multitasking and storage, this device has three variants 4/64GB, 4/256GB, and 4/512GB, this may seem a bit weird as all variants have only 4GB of RAM and more storage, but the A13 Bionic chip has been tested, and proven to be excellent at battery optimization.
For the connectivity function, the iPhone 11 Pro is almost similar to the iPhone 11 because it has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, with dual-band and hotspot for internet sharing. The iPhone 11 Pro also has Bluetooth 5.0 for file transfer and connections to other devices, it has the GPS function and is NFC enabled. Its USB is the lightning USB 2.0 for file transfer and charging, it also has 2G/3G/4G network speeds for the Internet. In terms of connectivity, the iPhone 11 Pro is excellent.
Price and Availability
Price and availability are always different depending on the location of the intended user. The iPhone 11 Pro is available in most parts of the world in phone stores. It is also available in online stores for purchase. The selling price is about $1,000. This may seem expensive to some users but the iPhone 11 Pro is worth the price as you have seen in this review.
Durability is one of the criteria most customers look out for when buying a phone. The durability of the iPhone 11 Pro is very good because of the gorilla glass on both the front (screen) and the back of the phone. Its glass is scratch-resistant and has an oleophobic coating for extra protection. The iPhone 11 Pro screen is bordered by a stainless steel frame which gives it support. It has an IP68 dust and splash protection rating( It can survive up to 4m for 30 minutes underwater). The iPhone 11 Pro, unlike what most people think is very durable and can be used without much fear of damage.
In general, the iPhone 11 Pro is a very good device due to various reasons such as its performance, camera, and XDR retina OLED display. The performance of this device is very good due to its A13 Bionic chip Hexa-core processor.
The only downsides to this phone are its small 5.8-inch screen and its battery life. Although the processor does a good job at managing the battery life, it still needs a larger battery. The iPhone 11 Pro is a very good phone which is worth its price and hype.
Frequently Asked Questions About iPhone 11 Pro Review
What are the disadvantages of iPhone 11 Pro?
- Very expensive when introduced (but less expensive now on the used market).
- Large cases are difficult, even impossible, to handle with one hand.
- Glass front and back are stronger than previous models, but still relatively fragile compared to more durable materials.
What is so special about iPhone 11 Pro?
iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max set a new standard in video, with the highest quality video ever in a smartphone. Each camera in the triple-camera system records brilliant 4K video with extended dynamic range and cinematic video stabilization.
Is an iPhone 11 Pro waterproof?
Yes, the iPhone 11 Pro is water-resistant. It has a rating of “IP68” which means it’s fully protected from dust and can handle being underwater for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 6 meters.
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