Everything You Need to Know About the New iPhone (iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro/iPhone 11 Pro Max)

It has been a decade since the first iPhone released on June 29, 2007. For the last 12 years, Apple Special Event attracts more and more attention all over the world and is getting higher and higher expectation to launch the next generation iPhone to make the world screaming every year. As we still remember when Steve Jobs brought the iPhone 1 in hand, this Smartphone did take our breath away and change the connection between people and technology. Since then, Apple releases new iPhone every year on its Apple Special Event no matter it is stunning or not. This year, in 2019 Apple has released iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro/iPhone 11 Pro Max which is as an anniversary edition of 12-year iPhone history and a beginning of the future. As it is really a suitable moment to look back the whole iPhone development history for the last 12 years, here we would like to dedicate this topic to the people who love iPhone as we do.

During iPhone Update

iPhone Releases Timeline and History with Related Specification

When see the new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro/iPhone 11 Pro Max, some people may wonder when the iPhone 7 come out? How about the release date of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s? When is the first iPhone launch? You can get all the answers from the following chart which including all the iPhone features and specification you want to compare for different generation Apple iPhone.

iPhone Model Release Date Finish Colors Capacity Screen Size Display Resolution Price
iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro/iPhone 11 Pro Max September 17, 2019 iPhone 11 Purple, Yellow, Green, Black, White, Red; Midnight Green, Silver, Space Gray, Gold 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB 6.1-inch, 5.8-inch, 6.5-inch 1792×828 pixel, 2436×1125 pixel, 2688×1242 pixel $699, $749, $849 for iPhone 11; $999, $1,149, $1,349 for iPhone 11 Pro; $1,099, $1,249, $1,449 for iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr September 12, 2018 iPhone X Silver, Space Gray, Gold; Blue, White, Black, Yellow, Coral, Red 64GB, 256GB, 512GB, 128GB 5.8-inch, 6.5-inch, 6.1-inch 2436×1125 pixel, 2688×1242 pixel, 1792×828 pixel $999, $1,149, $1,349 for iPhone Xs; $1,099, $1,249, $1,449 for iPhone Xs Max, $749, $799, $899 for iPhone Xr
iPhone X November 3, 2017 iPhone X Space Grey, Silver 64GB, 256GB 5.8-inch 2436×1125 pixel $999, $1,149
iPhone 8/8 Plus November 3, 2017 iPhone 8/8 Plus Gold, Silver, Space Gray 64GB, 256GB 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch 1334×750 pixel, 1920×1080 $699, $849 for iPhone 8; $799, $949 for iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7/7Plus
September 16, 2016 iPhone 7/7Plus Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black, Jet Black 32GB, 128GB 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch 1334×750 pixel, 1920×1080 $549, $649 for iPhone 7; $669, $769 for iPhone 7 Plus (still available officially)
iPhone SE
March 31, 2016 iPhone SE Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Space Gray 32GB, 128GB 4-inch 1,136×640 pixel $349, $449 (still available officially)
iPhone 6s/6s Plus
September 25, 2015 iPhone 6s/6s Plus Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Space Gray 32GB, 128GB 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch 1334×750 pixel, 1920×1080 $449, $549 for iPhone 6s; $549, $649 for iPhone 6s Plus (still available officially)
iPhone 6/6 Plus
September 19, 2014 iPhone 6/6 Plus Gold, Silver, Space Gray 16GB, 64GB, 128GB 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch 1334×750 pixel, 1920×1080 $649, $749, $849 for iPhone 6; $749, $849, $949 for iPhone 6 Plus (released price)(available on eBay, Walmart, Best Buy, etc.)
iPhone 5s September 20, 2013 iPhone 5s Gold, Silver, Space Gray 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 4-inch 1,136×640 pixel $649, $749, $849 (released price) (available on eBay, etc.)
iPhone 5c September 20, 2013 iPhone 5c Green, Blue, Yellow, Pink, White 8GB, 16GB, 32GB 4-inch 1,136×640 pixel $450, $549, $649 (released price) (available on eBay, Walmart, etc.)
iPhone 5
September 21, 2012 iPhone 5 Black, White 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 4-inch 1,136×640 pixel $649, $749, $849 (released price)
iPhone 4s
October 14, 2011 iPhone 4s Black, White 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 3.5-inch 960×640 pixel $649, $749, $849 (released price)
iPhone 4
June 24, 2010 iPhone 4 Black, White 8GB, 16GB, 32GB 3.5-inch 960×640 pixel $499, $599, $699 (released price)
iPhone 3GS
June 19, 2009 iPhone 3GS Black, White 8GB, 16GB, 32GB 3.5-inch 480×320 pixel $499, $599, $699 (released price)
iPhone 3G
July 11, 2008 iPhone 3G Black, White 8GB, 16GB 3.5-inch 480×320 pixel $499, $599 (released price)
iPhone (1 Generation)
June 29, 2007 iPhone (1 Generation) Black 4GB, 8GB, 16GB 3.5-inch 480×320 pixel $399, $499, $599 (released price)


The release date and price are based on the United States. Apple will launch the new iPhone in different date for different countries, like Canada release day would be differ from India. And the price is contract-free price on the United States. If you buy the iPhone with a contract from the carrier, the price would be different. In the United States, you may purchase iPhone with plan from AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, etc. in cheaper price.

What's New in iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Since Apple introduced three brand new iPhones this year, you may wonder whether it is time to upgrade your old iPhone to this new one. Let's first check what is the difference between the new iPhone and the former iPhone model before making decision.

iPhone 11 vs iPhone Xs: New Features after Comparison

OLED display

OLED display

OLED technology can allow richer colors and deeper blacks compared the IPS LED. iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max keep the same all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display as iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. While, iPhone 11 uses its all-screen LED Multi-Touch display with IPS technology like iPhone XR.



iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max both use a dual rear camera in the top left of the device. The new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max offer the triple 12MP Ultra Wide and Wide cameras with Night mode. You can capture pictures with excellent brightness and purity at night. With the new Ultra Wide, Wide and Telephoto cameras, iPhone 11 Pro can capture a wider field of view.


Face ID

Apple has updated the front-facing camera from a 7MP camera with 1080p HD video recording to 12 MP with 4k video recording in iPhone 11 series. The latest iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max gets iPhone unlocked 30% faster and easier than iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR.



Apple said that it's A13 Bionic had the fastest CPU and GPU. iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max with A13 Bionic chip provide longer battery life than iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR with A12 Bionic chip. iPhone 11 Pro Max will last 5 hours longer than iPhone XS Max.

What's more

What's more

- The device body uses textured matte glass and stainless steel;
- Water resistant to a depth of 4 meters up to 30 minutes;
- Support spatial audio playback and Dolby Atmos;
- Video playback lasts up to 20 hours; audio playback lasts up to 80 hours;

iPhone 11 vs Samsung Galaxy S10/10+

Besides comparing the new iPhone with the former model, let's also make a comparison between iPhone 11 and Samsung latest model Galaxy S10 and S10+ released earlier this year to see the difference.



The new iPhone is a bit shorter and thinner yet wider than new Galaxies. iPhone 11 offers various colors, including purple, yellow, green, black, white and red. iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max offers silver, space gray, midnight green and gold. While Samsung offers more prism black, prism white, prism blue, prism green, flamingo pink. For the build, iPhone 11 uses glass and aluminum design while Galaxy phones use Gorilla Glass 6 or ceramic version.



iPhone 11 is 6.1-inch, iPhone 11 Pro is 5.8-inch, and iPhone 11 Pro Max is 6.5-inch. While Samsung Galaxy S10 is also 6.1-inch, and S10+ is 6.4-inch. Galaxy (3040×1440 551/526 ppi) has higher resolution than iPhone (1792×828/2436×1125/2688×1242 324/463/456 ppi). For screen, iPhone uses OLED Multi-Touch display while Samsung uses its Dynamic AMOLED.



Both iPhone and Galaxy are using Face recognition. However, Apple's tech seems more advanced. iPhone 11 uses Face ID to unlock the screen, while Samsung S10 support in-display fingerprint scanner and face unlock.

What's more

What's more

Both the models support wireless and fast charging. Galaxy S10 runs Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 processor while iPhone 11 runs Apple's A13 Bionic. And iPhone 11 has Apple's new operating system iOS 17 while Galaxy series with Android 9.0. Last but not the least, the iPhone 11 Pro price is higher than Galaxy S10.

Should I Change to New iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max or Not

After getting the basic knowledge of the new functions of the latest iPhones, you may still wonder if it is time to upgrade to the newest iPhone or switch from an Android phone to an iPhone. Check the following tips before making your decision.

Update to iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max

With the full consider for the above new features, there is one more may make some people interest the iPhone 11 - Animoji. You may be familiar with the emoji keyboard on iPhone and love to send emoji messages to your family and friends. If so, you may like the Animoji feature as it can mirror your expressions in 12 Animoji to reveal your inner panda, pig or robot. Moreover, iPhone 11 Pro Max also has better power efficiency to last up to 5 hours longer between charges than iPhone XS Max, so you do not need to worry about iPhone battery die so fast. Of course, there are more features will motivate you to buy the new iPhone if you care less about the high price. And you can sell the old iPhone on online stores like eBay, etc. or join the Apple iPhone upgrade program to save some upgrade money.

Things you need to do before selling your used iPhone

Stick with your iPhone XS/XS Max/XR

In fact, if your iPhone still works well and the new iPhone does not seem so attractive to you, you can still use your iPhone for a while. As iPhone XS and XS Max do not show up lots of outstanding features than iPhone X, so you can change your iPhone now. In order to keep your iPhone in high performance, you may need to do some maintenances to keep it as fresh and new as the day you bought. You may need to clear iPhone cache to free up storage on iPhone and avoid iPhone slow problems. As you may get a lot of data on your iPhone, if you do not want to delete them directly from your iPhone to avoid important things lost, you can first sync iPhone to iTunes or sync iPhone to computer to keep a backup of your data.

iPhone XS

10 Common Problems and Solution for iPhone (iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max included)

No matter you are updating your iPhone or not, the following problem seems not avoidable on most iPhone usage. If you occur one or some of the problem, how can you solve it in a quick and easy way? Check the following issues and find the solution according to this problem one by one.


When fix those problems, you cannot sure if the fix process will do harm to your iPhone data or not. So better backup your iPhone data before fixing and if you did lose some data, get it back with professional iPhone data recovery software before make further operation.

Best Companion While Update iPhone or Fix iPhone

If you unfortunately find you lost all or some important data on your iPhone while changing iPhone or fixing iPhone, you can use a professional iPhone data recovery to get them back.

1. Help you to recover deleted text messages on iPhone directly.

2. Recover deleted photos from iPhone with iTunes or iCloud backup.

3. Fix iPhone from headphone mode, Apple logo, DFU mode, recovery mode to normal and rescue disabled and frozen iPhone with iOS system recovery function.

4. One click back up your iPhone data to computer and easily restores backup to your current iPhone or new iPhone with iOS backup and restore function.


Other Things You May Interest When Switching to iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max

We can do lots of things with our iPhone now and iPhone did give us great experience in using it. No matter what kind of iPhone we are using now, all of us may concern the following things about iPhone.

iPhone Ringtones

iPhone Ringtones

Try to make your own ringtones for iPhone instead of using the default ones, check the guide and learn how to make ringtones for iPhone with professional iPhone ringtone maker and have your own custom ringtone from now on.

iPhone Apps

iPhone Apps

Apple launched iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max with its new chip named A13 Bionic. With it, you can enjoy AR games and apps to a new level of fluidity and realism. Since you did have a lot of apps on your old iPhone, you may like to learn how to transfer apps from iPhone to iPhone to keep your apps data.

iPhone Music

iPhone Music

iPhone becomes one of the popular music player around the world as its great listening experience and user experience. Most of us may use the Music app to enjoy our favorite song, album or artist.

iPhone Video

iPhone Video

iPhone becomes the most common video capture tool in our daily life. For the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, you can enjoy recording 4K/1080p HD/720p HD video. You can also shoot time-lapse video, slo-mo video and cinematic video. After recording, you may wonder how to edit iPhone video to make it better before sharing with your family and friends.

Will you update to iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max?

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