Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max Review

The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max come with better cameras, faster processors, and bigger batteries than iPhone models before them. And sure enough, they're the best iPhones so far. Read our full review.
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148 Comments

2. joshuaswingle

Posts: 641; Member since: Apr 03, 2018

Ugh, I'm early. Was hoping to read some juicy comments. I'll come back in a bit.

5. aegislash

Posts: 1521; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Oh it’s gonna blow up any moment now. We could take shots every time someone complains about ‘iPhoneArena!!!!’, but that would rapidly turn into alcohol poisoning.

53. ZEUS.the.thunder.god

Posts: 1139; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Review is juicy enough lol.

140. basher

Posts: 111; Member since: Sep 20, 2015

Well, let's face it. iPhone 11 is the best among all iOS smartphones, no one can deny it!

3. Tina_goodkid

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 24, 2019

The Pro Max is the best smartphone on the planet right now! I can't wait for my delivery on 01 Oct.

18. Priyam009

Posts: 60; Member since: Oct 23, 2018

All i wanted in my life was to get as much high as this guy

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 31369; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao. Note 10+...hold my beer.

25. Ikechukwu

Posts: 257; Member since: Oct 03, 2011

hahahahahaha deluded Apple lovers. The 11 Max Pro is very good, best for some but far from the best on the planet

38. Priyam009

Posts: 60; Member since: Oct 23, 2018

Unless Trump can destroy Huawei and Samsung completely there is hardly any chance Apple will ever come 2nd best in the world let alone 1st! Lmao although best always in PA

4. User123456789

Posts: 1029; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

The only site that thinks non-HDR video (also 8bit) has better quality than HDR/10bit video.

63. mackan84

Posts: 566; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

It is pretty unanimous that iPhone captures the best video. Check some more reviews, just slapping a hdr10+ compatibility on a smartphone and calling it a day doesn’t cover it

92. User123456789

Posts: 1029; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Except HDR video records not only much wider DR, but much wider colour gamut that brings footage closer to reality without tricks that try to boost exposure to a level scene becomes artificial like photos from Apple and Google. Ask people that work with videography if they will ever choose 8 bit over 10...

111. mackan84

Posts: 566; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

Sure, if you ask them if they use a smartphone in their line of work...

6. Victor.H

Posts: 1079; Member since: May 27, 2011

Looking forward to your comments! If you have any questions about the Pro series iPhones, drop them as a reply here and I will do my best to answer!

9. Vancetastic

Posts: 1617; Member since: May 17, 2017

I'd like to know if the software bugginess is gone with 13.1, if you have info on that yet.

33. Victor.H

Posts: 1079; Member since: May 27, 2011

Just got the update today, will need some time to answer that.

58. dnomadic

Posts: 426; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Congrats first time I have agreed with you on an article... This phone is tops! Still prefer dayliaght images from Pixel (front and rear)

70. Vancetastic

Posts: 1617; Member since: May 17, 2017

I will be patient! I've been holding off on updating the XR we have.

13. IT-Engineer

Posts: 567; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

Can you please explain how non HDR 8 bit is better than HDR 10bit in your opinion?

61. f35hunter

Posts: 241; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Will you update the article with display, performance and battery comparison with the competition?

93. User123456789

Posts: 1029; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Gsma did the review, screen has worse numbers than last year. More brightness but worse delta.

112. mackan84

Posts: 566; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

The only thing that didn’t have as good numbers was delta. Everything else with the screen had same or better numbers. Contrast doubled from 1,000,000:1 to 2,000,000:1

147. User123456789

Posts: 1029; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Higher contrast is because higher brightness. Lower delta = closer to real

84. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1087; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Was wondering why on the Note 10+ review you told Whitedot that you had to limit the Pro/Con list and couln't include the camera. yet you are sure to include the Camera (both photos and video as seperate bullets) as a pros. Bringing the total over what was listed for the Note 10+

101. NZred

Posts: 47; Member since: Aug 19, 2019

Question, why don't you include the same cons in this review that you do Android phones? Why do you score Apple phones with a clear and obvious bias?

7. Vancetastic

Posts: 1617; Member since: May 17, 2017

Ah, ammunition for the fanboy-troll wars. This should be good. By the way, how heavy does that Max feel? The original X felt too heavy to me...I can only imagine this thing is a tank.

31. TBomb

Posts: 1582; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

my HTC10 was pretty heavy feeling... will have to look at the weights in the compare mode

34. Victor.H

Posts: 1079; Member since: May 27, 2011

It feels substantial :) I have mostly used the smaller 11 Pro which is the perfect size for me, but the Max has insane battery life.

71. Vancetastic

Posts: 1617; Member since: May 17, 2017

Substantial....I like that!

8. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

LOL !!

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