iPhone 11 and 11 Pro review: Are they for you?

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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • The newest iPhones are here: the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. This year's iPhones don't dive into emerging technologies like 5G or folding screens, but they do offer plenty of practical upgrades. Scott Stein has spent a week playing with the night mode and everything else the new iPhones have to offer.

    Produced by Drew Evans, Nic Henry, and Marta Franco
    Edited by Nic Henry and Marta Franco
    Graphics by Viva Tung and Drew Evans

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Comments • 806

  • CNET
    CNET   2 months back

    So... 11 or 11 Pro?

    • Sean Moffett
      Sean Moffett  1 weeks back

      @Ron Knight Upgraded from a 6 to the basic 11 mainly because my iPhone 6 battery was always dead. Battery life of the iPhone 11 is amazing. Have had the device for a few weeks and haven't had a dead battery since I have purchased it with more use. Love being able to take a long trip and being able to listen to music and watch videos the entire trip without having to recharge.

      Definitely notice the increased speed / responsiveness of the device. Camera even on the basic 11 is much better than the 6. Girlfriend didn't see much difference between her 10 and the 11 other than the camera. Definitely a big leap in improvement from the 6 to 11. Just went with the 11 as $1000 is a lot to spend on the 11 Pro for the zoom camera and stainless steel body. Will probably get the girlfriend the pro as a birthday gift as she's more into photography and would find use for the advanced zoom capability.

    • Taher93
      Taher93  3 weeks back

      @Chr3styn laveihn still not worth it to me. Android gives a lot more features and freedom on a £700 phone

    • Chr3styn laveihn
      Chr3styn laveihn  3 weeks back

      @Taher93 nah! 11 has ultra wide and night mode better than the xr... Not fond of watching vids anyway..

    • Taher93
      Taher93  3 weeks back

      @Chr3styn laveihn if you didnt know iphone 11 is just an iphone xr with a13 chip in it. It has same trashy display which means you cant watch 1080p vids on youtube

    • Chr3styn laveihn
      Chr3styn laveihn  3 weeks back

      Oh dude why spend more on pro? If u can have the 11 on cheaper price....

  • RSCALA90
    RSCALA90  3 days back

    Where is this place he is at the beginning of the video? With the view of Manhattan

    • CNET
      CNET   3 days back

      We shot everything around DUMBO, in Brooklyn.

  • Prasad Kamat
    Prasad Kamat  4 days back

    omg it's Fred Flintstone!

    • Emanuele Mazzarella
      Emanuele Mazzarella  5 days back

      From iPhone X, should i upgrade?

      • Roderick Thomas
        Roderick Thomas  6 days back

        Holding onto this XS is the best move possible.

        • paul dewar
          paul dewar  1 weeks back

          Are the OLED screens significantly brighter outdoors than the LCD?

          • yall fried
            yall fried  1 days back

            wouldn’t say significantly, but brighter yeah

        • A14LNC
          A14LNC  1 weeks back

          I was thinking of jumping ship from Android to the iPhone 11 Pro but having watched this review I don't know, the Pro does tick all the boxes bar 3 which is no 3.5mm jack, No wireless transfer charging to other phones and no USB C

          • couchpotato
            couchpotato  2 weeks back

            Have been trying to decide on which one to buy this holiday season.. finally a comprehensive video to make a decision, thank you

            11 it is

            • Francisco Barboza
              Francisco Barboza  2 weeks back

              My opinion on this phone is,
              If you are coming from Android to iOS get the Pro Max.
              If you have any of the notch phones don't upgrade unless a wide angle camera is a must.
              If you are coming from anything notchles the 11 is a good choice because the price is just right for a phone that is basically the iPhone Pro minus the OLED display.
              That OLED is about a 400 dollar difference.
              However even though the LCD on the 11 looks great and may seem just as good as the OLED. It's not,
              especially if you are someone that likes to watch a lot of media in your phone.

              • iFreddie
                iFreddie  3 weeks back

                THIS MOVIE IS SO BOOTIFUL WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ;(

                • abod playz
                  abod playz  3 weeks back

                  Bro gimme that iPhone 11 pro max

                  • Squeeze
                    Squeeze  3 weeks back

                    *Iphone 11 looks pretty VSCO*


                    Change My Mind !!!

                    • Minh CAO
                      Minh CAO  3 weeks back

                      I love your reviewS. Please, keep going.

                      • Marcin Wolczek
                        Marcin Wolczek  4 weeks back

                        You wasted all ten minutes to talk about taking a pictures???what about battery life,storage,speakers

                        • TheLM
                          TheLM  1 months back

                          WOW until next year.. not wow anymore 😆

                          • florin
                            florin  1 months back

                            rabish phone with no 5G

                            • Kevin Chapman
                              Kevin Chapman  1 months back

                              Great Video. Does anybody know the instrumental that Starts around 6:40 in the vlog? Dope Sound !!!!

                              • msamanski
                                msamanski  1 months back

                                Great video! Best iPhone 11 review I've seen so far. Thanks!

                                • Franky
                                  Franky  1 months back

                                  wat is the quality of PHONE CALL?

                                  • MyHIPHOP BLOGSPOT
                                    MyHIPHOP BLOGSPOT  1 months back

                                    Why are most smartphone reviews about the CAMERA? Smartphone evolution is so stale they keep distracting us with cameras, like you can't just go buy a digital SLR camera to get the best pictures if you really respect good pictures. But maybe I'm wrong, because if phonecalls have advanced into video calls/facetime, then very good cameras on the phone is important.

                                    • The Valve
                                      The Valve  2 months back

                                      I swear on my headphones just hearing the audio I thought 'why is Conan O'Brien reviewing iPhones now'?

                                      • jaja rule
                                        jaja rule  2 months back

                                        How is Apple responsible for fixing the LTE network? there are plenty of things to complain about apple. LTE coverage is not one of them.

                                        • DazL Elite
                                          DazL Elite  2 months back

                                          The 11 is €800 and doesn't even have a 1080p display looool did Apple pay you not to say that for the review ?

                                          • Jumpin Out The Bushes
                                            Jumpin Out The Bushes  2 months back

                                            I have the 7 and I’m getting the 11

                                            • Gjetto Gjetto
                                              Gjetto Gjetto  2 months back

                                              I forgot ...
                                              the GIGANTIC SUPER NOTCH
                                              It's awesome.
                                              Fortunately they kept it also for this year ...

                                              • Gjetto Gjetto
                                                Gjetto Gjetto  2 months back

                                                If you can afford to waste your money unnecessarily
                                                iphone 11 and iphone 11 Pro are for you ...

                                                • Carly Hickman
                                                  Carly Hickman  2 months back

                                                  When he started filming on the pro i felt just like when i got a new prescription glasses

                                                  • Ariel Foxx
                                                    Ariel Foxx  2 months back

                                                    Love the review

                                                    • Rainy Sunday
                                                      Rainy Sunday  2 months back

                                                      Got my Pro Max in the mail today. After two hours I hated it and returned it. My 7 plus is better. Wasn’t any faster than my 7 plus, my camera on the 7 plus takes better pics and so instead of owing another thousand bucks I’ll just finish paying off the 7 plus . . . .

                                                      • SuperChiko4000
                                                        SuperChiko4000  2 months back

                                                        This is a beautiful

                                                        • Bruce Alyssa
                                                          Bruce Alyssa  2 months back

                                                          I’m still with the 6+ and I think I’m finally going to upgrade with these. I keep telling my self to just get the 11 but honestly the camera upgrade would be so amazing and I feel like would help me hold on to a new phone for another 3 to 4 years.

                                                          • Marco Solo
                                                            Marco Solo  2 months back

                                                            Wow,.....Look,....an IPhone Review,.....you don't see these much anymore!

                                                            • Melody Media
                                                              Melody Media  2 months back

                                                              Watching on my pro max midnight green. Huge upgrade from me 7+!

                                                              • potter wang
                                                                potter wang  2 months back

                                                                I’m using 7 plus now should I change to 11 or wait for next year?

                                                                • Danneh
                                                                  Danneh  2 months back

                                                                  potter wang next year they would release new iphone then lol

                                                              • Rylouvre
                                                                Rylouvre  2 months back

                                                                really considering getting the iphone 11 coming from the 6s.. but the 2020 iphone could have touch id. hhh

                                                                • oooohmysoooosexy
                                                                  oooohmysoooosexy  2 months back

                                                                  Thank you for the honest teview

                                                                  • Daniel
                                                                    Daniel  2 months back

                                                                    What a great video.

                                                                    • Edward
                                                                      Edward  2 months back

                                                                      BlackBerry Key 2 just because everyone has an iPhone.

                                                                      • Trent Gatti
                                                                        Trent Gatti  2 months back

                                                                        300 more dolars to go

                                                                        • Trent Gatti
                                                                          Trent Gatti  2 months back

                                                                          But im saving up gor the 11

                                                                          • Trent Gatti
                                                                            Trent Gatti  2 months back

                                                                            And its the cheapest one there is😒

                                                                            • Trent Gatti
                                                                              Trent Gatti  2 months back

                                                                              Yall are lucky i have a friggin samsung🤢

                                                                            • Everyday Techy
                                                                              Everyday Techy  2 months back

                                                                              I’ve just upgraded to the Pro Max and my battery anxiety has miraculously been cured 🙏🏽

                                                                              • Damond Mason
                                                                                Damond Mason  2 months back

                                                                                I want some if you still have one leaft

                                                                                • Vancity Tdot
                                                                                  Vancity Tdot  2 months back

                                                                                  I have a iPhone 7 Plus that works perfectly fine. Prob use this til it stops working

                                                                                  • Ma Boi
                                                                                    Ma Boi  2 months back

                                                                                    it would never stop working unless you don’t buy new battery or break it

                                                                                • architheia
                                                                                  architheia  2 months back

                                                                                  4g ram..

                                                                                  • architheia
                                                                                    architheia  2 months back

                                                                                    Lcd, 4g... what else?

                                                                                    • architheia
                                                                                      architheia  2 months back

                                                                                      Geez.... wake up time guys.