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The iPhone 11 Pro vs. the competition: Battle of the cameras

Phone photographers rejoice.
Kris Naudus, @krisnaudus
September 10, 2019
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The new flagship iPhone is here, and Apple's added the word "Pro" to its name — the first time Apple's used that term for a handset. And no wonder: The camera on the iPhone 11 Pro is a triple-lens setup that takes nine images with each press of the shutter and uses a neural engine to assemble the best picture possible. It'll need to deliver in order to keep pace with rival flagships like the Pixel 3 (or next month's Pixel 4) and the Galaxy S10 or Note 10. Where else does it shine? And where does it fall behind? Check out our table below for the essential specs, and join us later this month for our full review.

iPhone 11 Pro Galaxy Note 10 Galaxy S10 Pixel 3 XL
Pricing $999 / $1149 / $1349 $949 / $1,049 starts at $900 $899 / $999
Dimensions 144 x 71.4 x 8.1 mm (5.67 x 2.81 x 0.32 inches) 151 x 71.8 x 7.9mm (5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches) 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8mm (5.9 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches) 158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 inches)
Weight 188g (6.63 ounces) 168g (5.93 ounces) 157g (5.54 ounces) 184g (6.49 ounces)
Screen size 5.8 inches (147.32 mm) 6.3 inches (160mm) 6.1 inches (154.94mm) 6.3 inches (160mm)
Screen resolution 2,436 x 1,125 (458 ppi) 2,280 x 1,080 (401 ppi) 2,960 x 1,440 (550 ppi) 2,960 x 1,440 (523 ppi)
Screen type Super Retina XDR OLED Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Wide Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED QHD+ flexible OLED
Battery Up to 18 hours of video playback 3,500 mAh 3,400 mAh 3,430 mAh
Internal storage 64 / 256 / 512 GB 256 GB 128 / 512 GB 64 / 128 GB
External storage None None micro SD None
Rear camera(s) Three cameras:
Ultra-wide, 12MP, f/2.4
Wide, 12MP, f/1.8
Telephoto, 12MP, f/2.0
Three cameras:
Ultra-wide, 16MP, f/2.2
Wide-angle, 12MP, f/1.5 | f/2.4
Telephoto, 12MP, f/2.1
Three cameras:
Ultra-wide, 16MP, f/2.2
Wide dual pixel, 12MP, f/1.5 | f/2.4
Telephoto, 12MP, f/2.4
Dual pixel, 2.2MP, f/1.8, 1.4μm pixel size
Front camera(s) 12MP, f/2.2 10MP, f/2.2 Dual pixel, 10MP, f/1.9 Dual cameras:
Normal, 8MP, f/1.8
Wide-angle, f/2.21
Video capture 4K at 60 fps 4K at 60 fps 4K with HDR10+ 4K at 30fps
SoC Apple A13 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU Not available 2.8GHz octa-core 2.8GHz octa-core 2.5GHz octa-core
GPU Not available Adreno 640 Adreno 640 Adreno 630
RAM Not available 8 GB 8 GB 4 GB
WiFi Dual band, 802.11ac/ax Dual band, 802.11ac/ax Dual band, 802.11ac/ax Dual band, 802.11ac
Bluetooth v5.0 v5.0 v5.0 v5.0
Operating system iOS 13 Android 9.0 Android 9.0 Android 9.0
Other features IP68 certified, Lightning connector, Qi wireless charging USB-C, WPC/PMA wireless charging IP68 certified, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB-C, WPC/PMA wireless charging IPX8 certified, USB-C, Qi wireless charging

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