(-) – We have in contrast the three iPhone 11 units in opposition to one another elsewhere, in addition to the iPhone 11 and the iPhone XR in separate options, however right here we’re how the iPhone 11 Professional and iPhone 11 Professional Max evaluate to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max that can assist you work out what the variations are.
Remember that the iPhone 11 sequence has been succeeded by the iPhone 12 sequence, and if you wish to understand how the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 evaluate, then we’ve a separate function for that too.
- iPhone XS: 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm, 177g
- iPhone XS Max: 157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7mm, 208g
- iPhone 11 Professional: 144 x 71.4 x 8.1mm, 188g
- iPhone 11 Professional Max: 158 x 77.8 x 8.1mm, 226g
The Apple iPhone 11 Professional and 11 Professional Max share a number of similarities in design in comparison with the iPhone XS and XS Max. All of them have stainless-steel frames, glass rears and a big notch on the prime of their shows, although their colors differ and the iPhone 11 Professional fashions have a matte glass rear quite than shiny, which is gorgeous within the flesh.
Naturally, the iPhone 11 Professional Max and iPhone XS Max are bigger than the iPhone 11 Professional and iPhone XS however there is not a lot distinction between the fashions with the XS and 11 Professional comparable, and the XS Max and 11 Professional Max measuring across the identical too. The Professional fashions are somewhat heavier than the XS fashions although and the matte end does make the Professional Max seem smaller than the XS Max did however it’s in fact simply an phantasm.
The place the primary variations will be seen is the rear of the units. The iPhone XS and XS Max each have a twin rear digital camera located within the prime left of the gadget, whereas the iPhone 11 Professional and iPhone 11 Professional Max have a considerably polarising sq. digital camera housing sporting three digital camera lenses, additionally within the prime left, just like the iPhone 12 sequence additionally does.
- iPhone XS: 5.8-inch, HDR, True Tone, 3D Contact, 625nits
- iPhone 11 Professional: 5.8-inch, HDR, True Tone, Haptic Contact, 800nits
- iPhone XS Max: 6.5-inch, HDR, True Tone, 3D Contact, 625nits
- iPhone 11 Professional Max: 6.5-inch, HDR, True Tone, Haptic Contact, 800nits
The Apple iPhone XS and iPhone 11 Professional each include a 5.8-inch Tremendous Retina OLED show that has a 2436 x 1125 pixel decision, delivering a pixel density 458ppi. The iPhone XS Max and iPhone 11 Professional Max in the meantime, have a 6.5-inch Tremendous Retina OLED show with a 2688 x 1242 pixel decision, additionally delivering a pixel density of 458ppi.
The expertise modifications for the Professional fashions although, regardless of them providing the identical measurement and determination. The screens are way more environment friendly, providing large battery life enhancements and they’re brighter too, delivering between 800nits and 1200nits of brightness in comparison with the XS fashions that provide 625nits most brightness, which is obvious when positioned side-by-side.
The Professional fashions additionally go for Haptic Contact just like the iPhone XR, quite than 3D Contact just like the XS fashions. All 4 fashions have cellular HDR compatibility, coupled with Apple’s True Tone expertise and a P3 extensive color gamut nevertheless.
- iPhone XS/XS Max: Twin rear (12MP wide-angle+12MP telephoto), 7MP entrance
- iPhone 11 Professional/11 Professional Max: Triple rear (12MP wide-angle+12MP ultra-wide+12MP telephoto), 12MP entrance
The Apple iPhone XS and XS Max each provide twin rear cameras, comprised of two 12-megapixel sensors, one wide-angle and one telephoto. The wide-angle lens has an aperture of f/1.8, whereas the telephoto lens has an aperture of f/2.4. The 2 units have 2x optical zoom and digital zoom as much as 10x.
The Apple iPhone 11 Professional and 11 Professional Max each have a triple rear digital camera, made up of a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor with an aperture of f/2.4, a 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor with an aperture of f/1.8 and a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor with an aperture of f/2.0. The Professional fashions have twin optical picture stabilisation, 2x optical zoom in, 2x optical zoom out and digital zoom up 10x.
On the entrance, the iPhone XS fashions have a 7-megapixel TrueDepth digital camera, permitting for Face ID, and providing 1080p video recording at 30fps and 60fps. The iPhone 11 Professional fashions bump the entrance digital camera decision as much as 12-megapixels and provide 4K video recording at 24fps, 30fps and 60fps and so they additionally function a slow-motion video mode for what Apple calls Slofies. It is one other gimmicky function like Animoji and Memoji however they are often fairly enjoyable.
All 4 units have Portrait Mode with superior bokeh and Depth Management, Portrait Lighting and so they all have Good HDR. The Professional fashions have an additional Portrait Lighting impact although, in addition to a brighter True Tone flash, Night time Mode and Auto Changes.
It is Night time Mode that actually units the iPhone 11 Professional fashions apart from the XS fashions although – providing vital enhancements in low mild environments. The third ultra-wide angle lens is nice too although, enabling you to get extra in your shot.
- iPhone XS/XS Max: A12, 64/256/512GB storage fashions, wi-fi charging
- iPhone 11 Professional/11 Professional Max: A13, 64/256/512GB storage fashions, wi-fi charging
The Apple iPhone 11 Professional and 11 Professional Max have Apple’s A13 chip below their hoods, providing an influence enhance in comparison with the iPhone XS and XS Max which have the A12 chip. All 4 fashions initially got here in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB storage choices after they launched and not one of the units have microSD for storage enlargement.
Apple would not discuss particular RAM and battery capacities, however the iPhone 11 Professional fashions provide some nice enhancements on their predecessors when it comes to battery. The iPhone 11 Professional is claimed to last as long as 4 hours longer than the iPhone XS , whereas the iPhone 11 Professional Max will last as long as 5 hours longer than the iPhone XS Max and we discovered these numbers to be fairly correct in our expertise.
Apple Pay is on board all 4 units, as you’ll anticipate, and all provide dual-SIM capabilities with nano-SIM and eSIM. All 4 fashions are additionally 4G succesful however none provide 5G capabilities, just like the iPhone 12 fashions.
Each the iPhone 11 Professional fashions and the iPhone XS fashions provide wi-fi charging and assist for quick charging. Solely the iPhone 11 Professional fashions include an 18W quick charger within the field although.
The Apple iPhone 11 Professional began at $999/£1049 when it first launched, whereas the iPhone Professional Max begins at $1099/£1149, which is analogous to what the iPhone XS and XS Max began at after they launched in 2018.
The Apple iPhone XS and XS Max aren’t out there by way of Apple anymore – and neither are the iPhone 11 Professional and 11 Professional Max (although the usual iPhone 11 is) – however you would possibly discover them cheaper elsewhere when you’re contemplating these fashions over the most recent iPhone 12 fashions.
The Apple iPhone 11 Professional and 11 Professional Max look just like the iPhone XS and XS Max, a minimum of from the entrance, however they provide large digital camera and processor upgrades, materials upgrades, show and battery enhancements and so they commerce 3D Contact for Haptic Contact.
You probably have an XS or XS Max, the improve to the respective 11 Professional mannequin will provide a number of enhancements, particularly when it comes to digital camera, design end and battery capacities, however you may have to resolve if these are sufficient to warrant the expense, and whether or not it could be value stretching to purchase the 12 Professional as an alternative.
For those who’re making a alternative between the iPhone 11 Professional fashions or XS fashions, you may avoid wasting money shopping for 2018’s fashions, however you may miss out on a few the options provided by the 2019 fashions – predominantly digital camera and battery. It simply relies upon how essential these options are to you and your pockets.
Writing by Britta O’Boyle.