Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max review

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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • What does it mean for a phone to earn the name "Pro"? Lots of power, for one. Usually great cameras. And software robust enough to handle arduous tasks with ease. The new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max certainly tick all these boxes, and — as you might expect — they're the best iPhones Apple has ever made. The thing is, I say that every year and it's true each time, but it doesn't really sum up how I feel about the new iPhone Pros after having tested them for a while.

    These are both excellent devices, and represent Apple at the peak of its smartphone game. But are they dramatically better than the premium phones the company gave us last year? Well, yes and no. There are plenty of additions and improvements here, but when it comes to day-to-day use, their impact on the overall iPhone experience can seem muted. Ultimately, I have my own theory about why these phones get the "Pro" moniker: Because some of the changes here are so subtle that it would take a pro to notice them, much less appreciate them.

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Comments • 1 972

  • dodgeram1500tn
    dodgeram1500tn  15 hours back

    Why is every review is about a dang camera, i like to see a review about the phone for once.

    • theresa jones
      theresa jones  21 hours back

      Watching this on my iPhone 11
      pro

      • M C
        M C  1 days back

        Multitasking???? On an iphone ??? Is that new? Didn't heard a bout such a thing.

        • Klenor Jack Amador
          Klenor Jack Amador  1 days back

          I just wonder, how you guys are unbelievably amazing in having latest iPhone updates 🤩 I hope to find jobs as you do so I could do the same 🤣 cheers!

          • Alone
            Alone  2 days back

            I have a 6s:(

            • Hang Mukarung
              Hang Mukarung  2 days back

              OMG I'm so exited about iPhone 12 pro max extra large infinity universal Megastar milky way galaxy infinity stone bitch badass ultra badass madafucka legendary crown conquerer 💕

              • ollee sun
                ollee sun  3 days back

                google pixel 4 is better looking than this

                • DMX 10033
                  DMX 10033  4 days back

                  All good except f*ckin lightning port. It is as slow as I do not even know what. Unusable! 4K video - try to upload it from a phone to computer :( bummer

                  • Jan Doligosa
                    Jan Doligosa  5 days back

                    Filipino?

                    • 7.3 diesel and peterbilt grinding

                      Still rocking my 5s

                      • Itsumi Erika
                        Itsumi Erika  5 days back

                        pls make it 60fps

                        • Pedro Jose Ramos
                          Pedro Jose Ramos  6 days back

                          Im considering buying the iphone 12 pro semi neutral engine ultra 10g fluxed sapphire glass obsidian camera lens max. Don’t know bout the rest of you though🤷🏼‍♂️

                          • ChumpyChicken2
                            ChumpyChicken2  6 days back

                            I miss the pressure sensitive touch big time.

                            • • itzMalk •
                              • itzMalk •  6 days back

                              Next generation the phone will be covered in cameras!! :D

                              • Jumong Tabunaway
                                Jumong Tabunaway  6 days back

                                My iPhone 6 still good

                                • cpresley93
                                  cpresley93  1 weeks back

                                  Upgraded from a XS Max to a Pro Max yesterday and I’m satisfied. It really is a improvement 💯👌🏽.

                                  • D3li0 Vlogz
                                    D3li0 Vlogz  1 weeks back

                                    Which one should I get?

                                    Like - Space grey
                                    Comment - Midnight green

                                    Tough right?😢😳

                                    • Xian Jadon
                                      Xian Jadon  1 weeks back

                                      I will buy that

                                      • tatiana Castillo
                                        tatiana Castillo  1 weeks back

                                        What the heck, the loss of 3D Touch is my biggest problem with this phone. I was so upset to find this out. Others around me agree to. I use that sooooo much when I’m texting and nightlong a word or multiple words. Ugh

                                        • edonis2787
                                          edonis2787  1 weeks back

                                          Can't wait for the iPhone XII Pro Max Ultra

                                          • Tsm_Lechuga
                                            Tsm_Lechuga  1 weeks back

                                            I have an iPhone 7 if I switch will it be better ??

                                            • Yutube Vlogger'!!
                                              Yutube Vlogger'!!  1 weeks back

                                              any kind of Phone is almost all desame? us long us you know how to use with handle care?

                                              • Egg Man
                                                Egg Man  1 weeks back

                                                𖦹۞᯽ᴥ❥❦❥シᴥ♥⌫☾⌫✔ᴥᴥ♥ᴥ𓂺ᴥ♥シᴥᴥ✔ᴥꙬ✯𖦹✪۞✪☆𓇽𓇽☆𖦹𒊹✯❁⁂۞⁂☆𖦹⍟༄۞𖦹✯✪𓀡𓃟𓃒ଈ𓂻𓃱⚣𓄁𓅷♔𓀿𓀬𓄁𓆈𓀿sᴉɥʇ pɐǝɹ ʍou

                                                • Egg Man
                                                  Egg Man  1 weeks back

                                                  iPhone 11

                                                  • Praveer Verma
                                                    Praveer Verma  1 weeks back

                                                    Did anyone observed that he has 42 missed calls.... ☣️🤣😂🤣☣️

                                                    • Hala Mahamed
                                                      Hala Mahamed  2 weeks back

                                                      Omg wow but 12 will be better

                                                      • Thomas Fisher
                                                        Thomas Fisher  2 weeks back

                                                        Very nice review. You really addressed almost everything I am concerned about. Except for one thing: Is the absence of a 5G radio meaningful in deciding whether or not to invest in this now?

                                                        • Lyxzu Gaming
                                                          Lyxzu Gaming  2 weeks back

                                                          Who is watching on their iphone 11 pro max?

                                                          • Eliza & erica
                                                            Eliza & erica  2 weeks back

                                                            I have got it😁😁😁

                                                            • Adil A
                                                              Adil A  2 weeks back

                                                              i wanted to return my 11 pro max and buy 11 pro instead. i love the battery life on my pro max, is anybody here who can confirm that the battery on 11 pro is good as 11 pro max?

                                                              • lionking. edits
                                                                lionking. edits  2 weeks back

                                                                Idk why im here im getting the Samsung a50/a70 soon lol

                                                                • JingLe BeLLs
                                                                  JingLe BeLLs  2 weeks back

                                                                  Stupid things

                                                                  • Professor Sad
                                                                    Professor Sad  2 weeks back

                                                                    heres a pro tip: *answer your phone you have 42 missed calls*

                                                                    • lego dinamico
                                                                      lego dinamico  2 weeks back

                                                                      the phones never innovate anything and are the worst quality price while samsung and the others if they innovate and people spending a lot of money while with little money they get better than those overvalued phones and it's not that I'm an android fanboy I just tell the truth

                                                                      • TrustNothing
                                                                        TrustNothing  2 weeks back

                                                                        all iphone reviews, Lookz at the camerazzz. Like isn't there something else worth talking about? I'm genuinely interested in more than basic specs I can read anywhere and the new camera. Like, I'm not self absorbed, I care more other shit than pictures of myself and what i'm doing.

                                                                        • Anthony De Silva
                                                                          Anthony De Silva  2 weeks back

                                                                          Great review. 👍🏽

                                                                          • Alex Tsc
                                                                            Alex Tsc  2 weeks back

                                                                            Regarding the extra battery life...in fact the lack of the 3d touch gave apple some extra room for a bigger battery. So don’t give all the credit to the a13 bionic processor.

                                                                            • Andreas Eriksen Vedal
                                                                              Andreas Eriksen Vedal  2 weeks back

                                                                              STOP SAYING 10S say xs. Its just stupid and obv confusing with s10 samsung

                                                                              • Gople
                                                                                Gople  7 days back

                                                                                but its 10s no xs

                                                                            • Andreas Eriksen Vedal
                                                                              Andreas Eriksen Vedal  2 weeks back

                                                                              S10 is faster. Check speedtest with all apps.

                                                                              • Hannah Brown cow
                                                                                Hannah Brown cow  2 weeks back

                                                                                I’m so excited to get mine tomorrow

                                                                                • flappysnaps
                                                                                  flappysnaps  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Honestly I’m waiting for the Banana company. They’re making 2 models. The Youphone, and the Mephone. They’re biggest rival will be Orange with the Usphone.

                                                                                  • flappysnaps
                                                                                    flappysnaps  2 weeks back

                                                                                    The next iPhone will be the iPhone 11+1 expert pro Maximus. The whole back will be covered with cameras. It will have a slightly faster processor and 4d touch. It will also include a new feature called “bio recognition”. You will have to pee on the phone to unlock it. Of course it will have IpeeX8 rating.

                                                                                    • flappysnaps
                                                                                      flappysnaps  2 weeks back

                                                                                      The ugliest, most desperate iPhone yet. It’s $3000. Apple sucks

                                                                                      • Pretty. Poppin. Princess.

                                                                                        Who else is watching Because there getting this for Christmas but can’t wait 😭🤩♥️

                                                                                        • Jack Wilder
                                                                                          Jack Wilder  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Kanpe muka kau mcm luqman podolski?

                                                                                          • Constantinos Economou
                                                                                            Constantinos Economou  2 weeks back

                                                                                            my iphone 11 pro max when the back is cold stop working the touch and when is warm again its ok.. every morning i cant do anything until warm.. 1 minute in front of air condition with 18 celcium stop working.. please check if this happens to all models

                                                                                            • mike Andersson
                                                                                              mike Andersson  2 weeks back

                                                                                              U need to change ur glasses! ..Put Retina!

                                                                                              • Kazem Sahiddi
                                                                                                Kazem Sahiddi  2 weeks back

                                                                                                The phones just keep on getting uglier the next thing you know the whole cover will be full of cameras lol😂😂😂