New iPhones change (a lot) without apparently changing, but for a big detail

The square which frames the phone's new triple camera is just the last in a long history of Apple icons.

This year flagship smartphones have all embraced a new feature: a wide-angle camera. Samsung S10, Huawei P30, Oppo Reno and OnePlus 7 Pro all share this common feature. Most probably also Google's new Pixels camera will add to the list. Now it's the turn of Apple, the most influent smartphone company in the world, and as almost always it happens in consumer tech we can foresee that this triple camera system will soon become a standard for more manufacturers. We'll see lots of triple camera on phones' back in the near future.

The new iPhone 11, with a 6.1 Liquid Retina LCD, is the heir of iPhone XR, last year's premium-but-not-ultra-premium Apple phone. It comes in many colour options, even purple and yellow, and sports a dual-camera system that's all-new, with an ultra wide-angle lens which captures four times more scene that the previous model. Is also features the new Apple's camera Night mode, which automatically boosts the exposition of pictures shot in low light and can be also found in both the two new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max. We have iPad Pro, Macbook Pro, why not iPhones? These two phones are the direct upgrade of last year's XS and XS Max. They share the same chip of the “basic” iPhone 11, the A13 Bionic, but come with a 5.8" or 6.5" Super Retina HDR display and a brand new triple camera system, which sports the ultrawide and wide lenses found on the iPhone 11, plus a telephoto lens. We'll know more after testing it. The big expectations are not only about the hardware but how Apple managed to integrate the new functions into its nearly-perfect camera software interface. Like on Instagram, now you can shot a video just by keeping pressed the shutter botton. Apple is also introducing the concept of slofie, a slow-motion selfie. We'll see if this will become something or be soonly forget like the dronie – a selfie shot by a drone. All the new iPhones have an enhanced battery life, up to 5 more hours a day, and more options like Audio Sharing, to connect up to 2 AirPods of Beats headphones at once to the same phone. iPhone Pro comes with an enhanced 18W charger, and with it Apple introduces for the first time fast battery recharge on its smartphones. 

All the new iPhones will be available from September 20. Preorders open on Friday 13 on the Apple website, with a starting price of 839 euro (iPhone 11), 1.189 euro (iPhone 11 Pro) and 1.289 euro (iPhone 11 Pro Max). Apple also presented a new 10.2" iPad (price starts from 389 euros) and the new Apple Watch Series 5. It was also announced that Apple Arcade will debut on September 19 while Apple Tv+ will be available on November 1.

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