The A13 Bionic processor is claimed to be 100% more powerful than the A12 found on last year’s models. There’s also a 200% increase in graphics (GPU) performance. The 3rd generation neural engine can perform over 1 trillion operations per second. They fit 85 billion transistors into the 7nm chip.
The A13 Bionic chip and the OLED screen are optimised to save power. This means that the iPhone 11 Pro/max will last four/five hours longer than the iPhone XS/Max.
Another benefit of the Pro/Max is they have the 18W fast-charger in the box to fill 50% in 30 minutes. This isn’t as fast as some competitors, who can do 70% or more in 30 minutes, but at least customers don’t need to shell out extra for the fast charger.
GadgetGuy’s take: More iPhone 11 – refinement and evolution
The new iPhone 11 series are a step up from last year’s models. The new camera systems offer more creative options and the low light performance is welcome.
Otherwise, there are some new colour options, but the phone’s general look and feel has not changed much. The new camera system isn’t as unattractive as some of the early renders might have suggested.
For the price, and considering the competition it would have been nice to have 5G capability along with USB-C instead of the proprietary lighting cable.
Again – hey that is Apple and there will be a lot of happy Apple Aficionados loving all the upgraded camera features.
Valens Quinn travelled to the Apple iPhone 11 launch event in Cupertino, California as a guest of Apple Australia.