iPhone 11: 7 things I LOVE and 7 things I HATE about it

  • Published: 12 September 2019

    1. Giant notch
    2. Low-resolution display, no 90Hz
    3. Huge bezels
    4. No fast charger in the box
    5. Still only 64GB of on-board storage in base version
    6. No USB-C port
    7. No telephoto camera


    1. World’s fastest smartphone chip
    2. Night Mode
    3. Ultra-wide camera
    4. Improved battery life
    5. Lower price
    6. Face ID works faster and at a wider angle
    7. Portrait Mode now works with pets too
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Comments • 434

  • medicalmarijuana malaysia

    still love the X max though. i got some good buds though . nice video

    • Victoria Lawrence
      Victoria Lawrence  3 days back

      None of this bothers me. Love love love this phone

      • Jordan Rosser
        Jordan Rosser  4 days back

        I have to hard disagree with a few of your negatives. So here is a 600+ word college essay featuring my gripes in their entirety.

        "Ew Notch": The tradeoff with the notch is that the consumer gets the most secure face biometrics in the industry, as well as a marvelous 12MP sensor that can film 4k 60fps, along with a wider aperture option. Furthermore, phones like the Pixel 3XL go to show us that the iPhone notch is not THAT bad. Finally, the alternatives to the notch are honestly just horizontal improvements, not vertical, more objective ones. The One+ pop up camera solution is inviting its own set of issues with the mechanics/additional moving parts. The Samsung hole punch solution is better, but that sensor still fails to compete with the one on the new iPhones in terms of biometric ability as well as video quality, and it is not an objectively superior solution in my eyes. The notch's continued existence also helps app developers as they do not need to adapt their applications to fit new form factors every year.

        "Ew display": Tech YouTubers seriously need to stop with the "720p" remarks: if you're going to be nitpicky, at least be correct about it and stop rounding down by over 100 pixels. Also, there are other aspects of the display that are actually fantastic, such as the color accuracy, anti-aliasing techniques, and white levels. Finally, if you're so sure that this display gets blown away by other phones on the market, I urge you to refer to Jonathan Morrison's video from last year where he does a blind test that places the XR against other flagships. Long story short: that display is more than capable of delivering a great user experience, even when its side by side with other flagship devices. As for the refresh rate comment: while I certainly would prefer the smoother experience of 90Hz, I also very much enjoy the fantastic battery life that the 11 has, and I feel like a 90Hz refresh rate would greatly compromise that battery life. I would however, like to at least have the option to choose, so I can't knock you too hard for that specific remark. Also, I do agree with your bezel remark.

        "Ew no fast charger/Lightning port": Since this is the 7th year of the lightning port and the 3rd year of fast charge support, I would wager that the overwhelming amount of users that were interested in fast charging their iPhones have already acquired their own fast chargers. Furthermore, consistent fast charging will degrade the battery of the device, so I am rather reluctant to say that they NEED to include it, especially when companies like Google aren't even providing headphones with their new devices. The iPhone also doesn't ship with a wireless charging pad despite supporting wireless charging, why aren't people upset over that? I acknowledge that my argument here is a bit of a strawman, but there seriously are so many supported features on these devices that, if they shipped with the ability to utilize all of them out of the box, you'd have a great deal of boxes to open, including but not limited to: fast charger, wireless charger, Airpods, Apple Watch, etc. Also, if they did change to a USB-C, you'd more than likely hear the masses moaning in unison as they have to shuffle to the store to pick up new accessories for their devices.

        "Ew no telephoto lens": This one is actually pretty easy. You can always zoom in with your camera, but you cannot zoom out, no matter how hard you try. It is objectively better to have an ultra-wide as opposed to a telephoto for this reason, especially when you factor in that the ultra-wide is capable of receiving depth data as the old telephoto lens did, making things like Portrait Mode that much more accurate and usable.

        Despite all of this, I absolutely have to thank you for not mentioning Apple's "lack" of 5G support on these new devices. Those people are just laughably awful. I apologize to any of my fellow commenters who made it this far, please believe me when I say that I am simply bored out of my mind before work and have typed this all up to help me kill the time. Also, I hope you have a good day. Thanks for coming to my TED Talk.

        • FELONY CASE
          FELONY CASE  5 days back

          I'd love to send you some of our new iPhone 11 cases to try! Let me know which are your favourites and where I can send them!

          • hannah
            hannah  6 days back

            So is the screen blurry with the lower resolution? Is it noticeable??

            • Abdallah Amin
              Abdallah Amin  1 weeks back

              His English is like ronaldo hahaha

              • Gordon
                Gordon  1 weeks back

                I dk how anyone in their right mind would upgrade from an iphone 10 to the 11.....I went from an iphone 7 so of course I love my iphone 11 and its cheaper price.....but yah

                • Techno World
                  Techno World  1 weeks back

                  Because Apple works for safety

                  It's low resolution but if you take in you feel that it's not 720p display

                  • mx ST
                    mx ST  1 weeks back

                    I have an s8 and a iphone 11, so fight it out fellas, its entertaining.

                    • JR_UK
                      JR_UK  1 weeks back

                      Stopped watching when you said it's 720p when it's actually 828p. 🤦‍♂️

                      • Shadrack
                        Shadrack  2 weeks back

                        the side bezel are just too fucking huge for me

                        • Aljon Abella
                          Aljon Abella  2 weeks back

                          Then dont buy the iphone 11... duh!

                          • George Mathew
                            George Mathew  2 weeks back

                            Back to the days when I wait eagerly for a phone arena video

                            • Jamie B
                              Jamie B  3 weeks back

                              I actually like the notch, it gives the phone more character

                              • Arafin emon
                                Arafin emon  3 weeks back

                                Best review i hv ever seen❤
                                Love from Bangladesh ☺

                                • Dr.Nasir Khan 99%
                                  Dr.Nasir Khan 99%  3 weeks back


                                  • Editing diaries
                                    Editing diaries  3 weeks back

                                    This phone👍👍👍

                                    • DipAce Rai
                                      DipAce Rai  3 weeks back

                                      Samsung is legend of legend. Iphone is just a kid 😂

                                      • Ryan O'Neill
                                        Ryan O'Neill  3 weeks back

                                        I’ve come from the 6 plus to the iPhone 11 so for me this feels like a big upgrade

                                        • Rajender Thakur
                                          Rajender Thakur  3 weeks back

                                          I don't care about notch or that stupid 90mhz screen thingy but I care about fast charger nd 128 gb should be base variant for that price

                                          • Nikola Wodarczyk
                                            Nikola Wodarczyk  4 weeks back

                                            One step forward and I am the telephoto camera myself 😂 Bad not bad

                                            • Facebook_blue_gradient_man

                                              You said it's 720p resolution which is wrong it's 1080p

                                              • H Ferrer
                                                H Ferrer  4 weeks back

                                                Facebook_blue_gradient_man its slightly over 720 not 1080p

                                            • Swiss music
                                              Swiss music  4 weeks back

                                              iPhone 11 + fast charge = same price

                                              • LUVLYN
                                                LUVLYN  4 weeks back

                                                I love the notch, so people can tell it’s an iPhone...

                                                • mr jack
                                                  mr jack  4 weeks back

                                                  Android is like taking the public bus, everyone is there,. No thanks i prefer my own car

                                                  • Joe Hampton
                                                    Joe Hampton  3 weeks back

                                                    🤔 but I can customize my android unlike my iPhone. I have both platforms and an ios device is definitely public transportation. Locked down system,,, but hey,,, gotta love those smooth animations. Smh...

                                                • Adil Sarfaraj
                                                  Adil Sarfaraj  4 weeks back

                                                  Then where would the kirin990 go?

                                                  • Allstar Media
                                                    Allstar Media  4 weeks back

                                                    But still iphone 11 is better than most of the other phones

                                                    • ItsJustLife Victoria
                                                      ItsJustLife Victoria  1 months back

                                                      The average consumer is not going to care about those cons you have except maybe storage

                                                      • Shay Poetic
                                                        Shay Poetic  1 months back

                                                        Looks like someone is nit picking

                                                        • YapJap 66
                                                          YapJap 66  1 months back

                                                          people be saying apple does a bad notch.. they invented the notch lmao!

                                                          • Jazz’n Hotel Productions

                                                            You suck . If you don’t like iphone don’t buy .

                                                            • Edna Hernandez
                                                              Edna Hernandez  1 months back

                                                              Where is my iPhone 8+ gang? Should I buy the iPhone 11? I low key want it 🤭

                                                              • ARDL 1
                                                                ARDL 1  4 weeks back

                                                                @Edna Hernandez u welcome :)

                                                              • Edna Hernandez
                                                                Edna Hernandez  4 weeks back

                                                                ARDL 1 lol true. Thank you for the help :)

                                                              • ARDL 1
                                                                ARDL 1  4 weeks back

                                                                @Edna Hernandez I wouldn't spend $700 for night mode but if u think it's that important 🤷🏽‍♂️

                                                              • Edna Hernandez
                                                                Edna Hernandez  4 weeks back

                                                                ARDL 1 what about night mode?

                                                              • ARDL 1
                                                                ARDL 1  1 months back

                                                                By iPhone X I mean the X,Xr,Xs, or Xs Max

                                                            • Diane Matthews
                                                              Diane Matthews  1 months back

                                                              Where is iPhone 7plus gang

                                                              • Adam Mohd
                                                                Adam Mohd  1 months back

                                                                Apple : we are keeping the notch
                                                                isheep : still buying
                                                                Apple : we are keeping 720p
                                                                isheep: still buying
                                                                Apple: no USB c, bigger bezels, no wireless charging, 64 gb internal memory.
                                                                Isheep : still buying
                                                                Apple : okaaay u win

                                                                • Adam Mohd
                                                                  Adam Mohd  1 months back

                                                                  @Eyleo Bryant I respect ur opinion but I beg to differ when it comes to the price its too expensive for the average consumer yea with trade - ins it gets cheaper but for full price I wouldn't consider

                                                                • Eyleo Bryant
                                                                  Eyleo Bryant  1 months back

                                                                  @Adam Mohd Explain to me how the notch = less value. The notch has a purpose and yes I'm sure if they wanted to get rid and go back to touch id they would but they didn't. Next year you will most likely see the big redesign and them heading back to touch id eliminating the notch but if you think they give less than the price offerred I oppose that because I feel like I'm holding a luxury piece of equipment when I buy there products.

                                                                • Adam Mohd
                                                                  Adam Mohd  1 months back

                                                                  @Eyleo Bryant my bad but I just don't like how apple could get away with giving people less value for their money for example the big notch I know people accepted and got used to it but I bet if they had the choice they would want a notchless phone over a big notch

                                                                • Eyleo Bryant
                                                                  Eyleo Bryant  1 months back

                                                                  @Adam Mohd Yeah, but you didn't specify which phone you said "Apple" and "Isheep" meaning you were talking about it as a whole not just there standard phone. And if you think people actually pay full retail price somethings off about that, because usually people trade in there old phones making the price way lower. I traded my Xs Max for the 11 pro Max and didn't have to pay big out of pocket...

                                                                • Adam Mohd
                                                                  Adam Mohd  1 months back

                                                                  @Eyleo Bryant the video was about the iPhone 11 not the pro and BTW the iPhone Pro is 1100 dollars I would rather spend that money on a macbook loool

                                                              • Bryan H
                                                                Bryan H  1 months back

                                                                Does no one understand form over function? Like the notch is necessary for face id

                                                                • Batkid 339
                                                                  Batkid 339  1 months back

                                                                  I get it you want a wireless charger in the box but they can only fit so much into one box

                                                                  • Jill Smith
                                                                    Jill Smith  1 months back

                                                                    Batkid 339 he didn’t say anything about that, just that it comes with a crappy slow charger. No one expects a wireless charger in the box, just a decent fast one.

                                                                • Dime Ques
                                                                  Dime Ques  1 months back

                                                                  Um only reason I use iPhone is because every one else uses it and I don’t like being left out. There are way more better phones that are underpriced out there

                                                                  • Princess CupQuake
                                                                    Princess CupQuake  1 months back

                                                                    I’m pretty sure he’s just a android fan trying to hate on apple

                                                                    • ARDL 1
                                                                      ARDL 1  1 months back

                                                                      He is just saying facts tho

                                                                  • emily reynolds
                                                                    emily reynolds  1 months back

                                                                    I guess I’m not picky because none of of those things seemed bad haha

                                                                    • IIBlueBieberII
                                                                      IIBlueBieberII  3 weeks back

                                                                      emily reynolds it is really only the tech people who are bothered by that. The average person could care less

                                                                    • TD Hoops
                                                                      TD Hoops  3 weeks back

                                                                      I agree with you Emily!

                                                                    • Cameron S
                                                                      Cameron S  4 weeks back

                                                                      emily reynolds i thought the same thing 😂

                                                                    • iKJCandiTV
                                                                      iKJCandiTV  1 months back

                                                                      emily reynolds same lol

                                                                  • Mr Forbes
                                                                    Mr Forbes  1 months back

                                                                    I think the iPhone 11 should be £400 and the iPhone 11 max £700 that's all they are worth

                                                                    • Saketh Desai
                                                                      Saketh Desai  1 months back

                                                                      Dude, we all know all this that you said, cmon dont click bait.

                                                                      • Akhil 89
                                                                        Akhil 89  1 months back

                                                                        Dont know y but i love that notch :)

                                                                        • Giles Pierre Mag-usara
                                                                          Giles Pierre Mag-usara  1 months back

                                                                          Yes it has notch and i love it! Maybe other people are just insecure 🙄😂

                                                                          • Catherine C
                                                                            Catherine C  1 months back

                                                                            I still have my iPhone SE. I wish Apple release new iPhones in that size.

                                                                            • sec fol
                                                                              sec fol  1 months back

                                                                              who cares about
                                                                              no usb type c
                                                                              no fast charger
                                                                              ugly design
                                                                              who cares ...!
                                                                              i love apple
                                                                              i love apple
                                                                              i love apple
                                                                              i love apple..!!!!

                                                                              • Carlos Kim
                                                                                Carlos Kim  1 months back

                                                                                not worth it

                                                                                • pat
                                                                                  pat  1 months back

                                                                                  That screen is terrible.

                                                                                  • Monica gonzalez
                                                                                    Monica gonzalez  1 months back

                                                                                    You sound like you can complain about something all day 😂😂😂

                                                                                    • Samuel James
                                                                                      Samuel James  1 months back

                                                                                      Monica gonzalez he’s an azzhole. They pay him to complain

                                                                                    • Zerian Caira
                                                                                      Zerian Caira  1 months back

                                                                                      😂😂😂😂 so true

                                                                                    • Swapnil Verma
                                                                                      Swapnil Verma  1 months back

                                                                                      It's easy to get on Apple hate train. People haven't got anything better to do than constantly fighting over which is better. Android or iOs. When in reality it all comes down to preferences. Having multiple options in market is always good to choose from. Imagine a world with ios as the only option or android as the only platform to choose from. Ugh