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The Morning After: Apple’s big iPhone 11 event


Better battery life and twin cameras for the plenty.iPhone 11: Still low-cost and cheerful

The iPhone 11 will observe up final yr’s XR mannequin by together with a brand new A13 Bionic chipset (that it shares with the costlier Pro version). Its new chipset is each extra highly effective and extra environment friendly, which is sufficient to prolong battery life by one other hour over the XR. Apple additionally upgraded the rear digicam with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens for dual-lens motion and Night Mode.

You can get its aluminum body in six shades, and an up to date entrance TrueDepth digicam can pull off tips like slow-motion selfies. Still, the perfect information about this mid-range cellphone could be the value. It will begin at $699 when pre-orders open Friday morning at 8AM ET — $50 lower than the XR’s debut worth.


Now with 4 to 5 extra hours of battery life.Apple reveals the highly effective new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max

The 11 Pro fashions are direct successors to final yr’s XS telephones, and the 11 is the cheaper various following the iPhone XR. The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max are powered by Apple’s new A13 Bionic processor, which is reportedly round 20 p.c sooner than the A12 relating to CPU and GPU speeds. That’s the identical CPU as the usual iPhone 11, so the big Pro advantages are a triple digicam system and a few wonderful new Super Retina OLED screens with a 2,000,000:1 distinction ratio and as much as 1,200 nits of brightness.

As for the triple cameras, they’re housed in a sq. digicam hump for the Wide, Ultra-Wide and telephoto lenses. An upcoming characteristic known as Deep Fusion will use all three without delay after which sew the outcomes collectively for higher-quality pictures. Also, these telephones are Apple’s first to return with an 18W quick charger packed in. The iPhone 11 Pro will begin at $999 (£1,049 within the UK), whereas the 11 Pro Max will go for $1,099 (£1,149) when pre-orders open at 8AM ET — word the brand new time — on Friday morning.


There aren’t lots of modifications right here.Apple Watch Series 5 provides an always-on show

While Apple’s newest Watch retains the identical measurement, form and worth ($399, or $499 with LTE) as its predecessor, the headline new characteristic is a show that does not have to show off. Thanks to its LTPO (Low Temperature Polysilicone and Oxide) Retina Display with a variable refresh price, the display screen can keep on and dimly seen with out draining the battery.

Apple additionally reintroduced the ceramic possibility, however should you’re in search of one thing somewhat cheaper then it is also holding the Series Three round. With GPS, you may get that one for $199.


Netflix and Disney+, meet your competitors.Apple TV+ launches November 1st for $4.99 a month

Apple has spent the previous few months teasing the unique collection that can be on Apple TV+, together with For All Mankind, The Morning Show and Dickinson. And Cook confirmed off a trailer for one more one on stage right now: See, a drama starring Jason Momoa that is set in a world 600 years into the longer term, when people don’t have any sight.

The service will launch in 100 nations from day one, and beginning right now, shopping for new Apple {hardware} like an iPhone, Apple TV, iPad or Mac snags you a yr of free service. It can be ad-free, too, with help for offline downloads, 4K, HDR/Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Oh, and it is shareable with as much as six relations, much like Apple Music.


That demo did not fairly minimize it.Apple Arcade exclusives must be higher than ‘Frogger’

When it involves unique video games, Apple both is not able to promote its most bold titles, or it merely would not have them. As Jessica Conditt explains, its $5 per 30 days Arcade “is getting some great-looking unique video games — the corporate simply wants to inform everybody about them, if it needs this new subscription service to thrive.”


Someone’s at all times complaining.Where’s my USB-C iPhone?

We know Apple would not hate USB-C — it is the port on the most recent iPad Pro, and the corporate additionally labored to develop the USB-C customary years in the past to be used on its Macs. However, Apple has caught doggedly to the Lightning port for its iPhones, and Mat Smith is fed up.


But it isn’t coming to the US.Honda reveals pricing for its lovable E electrical car

Honda’s E electrical car is formally right here, and the manufacturing mannequin has stored almost all of the attraction and devices of the unique idea. At the identical time, Honda has unveiled pricing and specs for the city EV, and that is the place issues get attention-grabbing.

As the corporate revealed final week, the Honda E can be obtainable in Europe with a 137-mile vary, making it extra of a metropolis runabout than a freeway cruiser. That’s right down to a smallish 35.5 kWh battery, making it extra aggressive with EVs just like the Renault Zoe than the Tesla Model 3. The Honda E helps chargers as much as about 75 kW (Honda did not say precisely how a lot) that may allow you to cost from 10 to 80 p.c in about 30 minutes.

The EV will value £26,160 within the UK for the 134-horsepower model, together with the UK’s EV rebate (£29,660 with out the rebate) rising to £28,660 (or £32,160 pre-rebate) for the extra highly effective mannequin. The car will begin to ship in summer time 2020.

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