For Apple, things are looking up. Apple’s iOS releases are on a roll, iOS 13 has leaked a potentially deal-making new iPhone 11 feature and there is news Apple will upgrade its new iPhones with two more massive crowd-pleasers.
In a new video, popular YouTuber Filip Koroy (aka EverythingApplePro) has revealed Apple will equip the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max with a best-in-class camera night mode and improved speakers, while the Max will get a huge battery capacity increase of over 25%.
Looking at the battery first, Koroy says the iPhone 11 Max will have “the biggest battery ever on an iPhone” with a rating of approximately 4,000 mAh. This is a massive increase on the 3174 mAh battery in the iPhone XS Max and it makes sense because, currently, the iPhone XR is Apple’s longest lasting smartphone. A ridiculous situation when a Max model can cost almost twice as much.
Next, Night Mode. Working with respected XDA developer Max Weinbach, Koroy reveals that Apple is finally matching rivals by delivering a dedicated Night Mode. But, in typical Apple-late-but-great fashion, Apple’s Night Mode will also work automatically based on lighting conditions. Expectations at the company seem high as well with Weinbach reporting it will beat the benchmark-setting night modes of both Huawei and Google.
Finally, speakers. Here Weinbach reports to Koroy that the iPhone 11 will deliver a step up in speaker quality despite using a smaller enclosure (presumably caused by that larger battery). How this will be done is unknown, but Koroy does note Apple has recently patented speaker technology using a new material in the back portion of the speaker to boost acoustics.
Combine all these improvements with the suggestion from iOS 13 itself that the iPhone 11 will ditch Lightning for a USB-C connector and it just might be enough to win over fans still upset by the new models’ ugly designs. Apple also got a boost from Google today who, quite bizarrely, has confirmed the Pixel 4 will adopt a similarly ugly chassis.
It may be late in the game, but Apple is finding form just as rivals lose theirs.
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