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Apple iPhone 11 launched at Rs 64,900 in India: Here’s a look at its price, offers and features

Apple iPhone 11 launched: The Apple iPhone 11 has been launched for a starting price of Rs 64,900 and will be made available in India starting September 27.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 11, 2019 8:50:10 pm
Apple, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 price, Apple iPhone 11, Apple cheaper iPhone, Apple iPhone 11R, Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone 10, Apple iPhone event Apple  iPhone 11 launched at Rs 64,900: We look at all the detailed specifications, features and sale offers. (Image source: Bloomberg)

Apple has just launched its latest lineup of iPhones including the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The iPhone 11 is a successor to last year’s iPhone XR. The iPhone 11 will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in purple, green, yellow, black, white and PRODUCT(RED) starting at Rs 64,900. Sales start on September 27. Let us take a look at the detailed offers and features of the iPhone 11.

Apple iPhone 11: Price in India, offers

Apple’s iPhone 11 will cost Rs 64,900 for the base 64GB version. But the 128GB version will cost Rs 69,900 which is just Rs 5,000 extra for double the storage. The highest variant will come with 256GB storage and the cost is Rs 79,900. Compared to the iPhone XR, the launch price is lower since that phone launched at Rs 76,900.

The iPhone 11 will be made available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers. In fact, Paytm has already announced that all Apple products that have been launched today will be made available on Paytm Mall starting September 27. The company has also stated that it will offer a cashback of Rs 10,000 on all of these products. This means the iPhone 11 will cost Rs 54,900 if one were to buy on Paytm Mall. Those buying the iPhone 11 will also get one year’s access to the Apple TV+ services, which otherwise cost Rs 99 a month.

Apple iPhone 11: Specifications

The Apple iPhone 11 is a successor to the iPhone XR, but the major change is the dual cameras at the back. The iPhone 11 continues with the 6.1-inch LCD display and has a glass and aluminium design.  The display resolution is remains the same at 1792 x 828-pixel resolution at 326 ppi so the phone does not have a full HD screen.

The iPhone 11 supports Dolby Vision and HDR10 content. It also comes with Spatial audio playback and support for Dolby Atmos. It comes with Haptic Touch and maximum of 625 nits max brightness (typical), which is lower compared to the iPhone 11 Pro series, which stands at 800 nits.

Read more: Apple iPhone 11 Pro: What does the Pro in iPhone mean for you? 

Apple, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 price, Apple iPhone 11, Apple cheaper iPhone, Apple iPhone 11R, Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone 10, Apple iPhone event With Apple iPhone 11, users get dual cameras. (BLOOMBERG)

Apple has improved the water-resistance on the iPhone 11 as well. It is water resistant up to 2 metres for up to 30 minutes, compared to the iPhone XR, which was water resistant to a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes. Rating is IP68 for water and dust-resistance.

The iPhone 11 comes in new green and purple colours, in addition to the yellow, black, white and PRODUCT RED options.  The iPhone 11 will run iOS 13 out of the box.

Read more: Apple has a new pricing strategy for iPhone 11 and it’s aggressive

It is powered by the A13 Bionic processor with AI capabilities and a third-generation neural engine. According to Apple, the A13 Bionic chipset is built for machine learning with a faster Neural Engine, which can work on real-time photo and video analysis. It also has new Machine Learning Accelerators and the CPU is capable of delivering more than 1 trillion operations per second, claims Apple.

Read more: Apple iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max announced: Triple cameras, A13 Bionic chipset and 18W charger 

On the camera front, Apple iPhone 11 has a 12MP wide-angle + 12MP wide-angle dual camera setup. The camera’s 12MP wide-angle sensor has f/1.8 aperture and 12MP ultra-wide sensor has f/2.4 aperture with 120-degrees view. Apple has also added a dedicated Night Mode to the new iPhones. The iPhone 11 comes with Optical image stabilisation and  2x optical zoom out; digital zoom up to 5x.

On the iPhone 11,the all-new Ultra Wide camera is geared for taking landscape or architecture photos, and tight shots. Apple says both cameras work together to enable Portrait mode photos for people, pets, objects and more.

Apple, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 price, Apple iPhone 11, Apple cheaper iPhone, Apple iPhone 11R, Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone 10, Apple iPhone event Apple iPhone 11 at the launch event. (Image source Nandagopl Rajan)

The new iPhone 11 also comes with next-generation Smart HDR and relies on advanced machine learning for more natural-looking photos. The phone will also get the Deep Fusion technology, which is coming later this fall. This is a new image processing system on Apple’s iPhone 11 series enabled by the Neural Engine of A13 Bionic. This does a pixel-by-pixel processing of photos to give the best results.

The TrueDepth camera is now capable of 12MP photos, has ƒ/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash and comes with the Next-generation Smart HDR for photos as well. Apple has added a slow-motion video support for the iPhone 11’s front camera as well. It can also take Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control. The Face ID camera has been improved and can now unlock the device.

Apple, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 price, Apple iPhone 11, Apple cheaper iPhone, Apple iPhone 11R, Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone 10, Apple iPhone event Apple iPhone 11 also comes in new colours: green and lavender. (Image source: Reuters)

On the battery front, Apple can last one hour longer than the iPhone XR. We will have to wait for the iFixit teardowns to know the exact battery size. Dimensions of the iPhone 11 are: 150.9 mm (5.94 inches) x 75.7 mm (2.98 inches) x 8.3 mm (0.33 inches) and its weighs 194 grams. This is the same as the iPhone XR.

Apple iPhone 11 basic specifications

* 6.1-inch LCD display, 1792×828-pixel resolution at 326 ppi

* A13 Bionic processor with AI capabilities

* 64GB, 128GB and 256GB storage

* 12MP wide-angle+ 12MP wide-angle dual camera setup

* 12MP front camera

* TrueDepth sensor for Face ID

* Black, White, Lavender, Red, Green, Yellow colour options

* Water and dust resistance upto 2 metres.

* 1 hour more battery than the iPhone XR

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