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Apple iPhones compared

iPhone 13 generation

  • announced Sept 2021 *updates iPhone 12 generation by adding:
    • A15 Bionic chipset
    • iPhone 13:
      • announced Sept 2021
      • screen is Super Retina XDR OLED Display with 800 nits of peak brightness
      • dual-camera array on the back features a pair of 12MP sensors, as seen in iPhone 12 Pro Max: one 26mm (full-frame equiv.) F1.6 wide camera and one 13mm (full-frame equiv.) f2.4 ultrawide angle camera
      • both camera modules now support Night Mode and are capable of recording 4K60p video, as well as Dolby VIsion HDR video
      • Cinematic Mode (1080p at 30 fps) with ability to adjust the depth of field effect after recording.
      • IP68 water resistance rating; improved battery life;

iPhone 12 generation

  • updates iPhone 11 generation by adding:
    • A14 Bionic chip with newer neural engine
    • 5G connectivity
    • Super Retina display on all models:
      • 460-476ppi instead of 326ppi
      • 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio instead of 1,400:1 contrast ratio
      • 800 nits max brightness instead of 625 nits max brightness (PRO model only)
      • 1,200 nits max brightness (HDR)
    • improved water resistance to 6m depth instead of 2m (4m on iPhone 11 Pro Max)
    • 4x better drop performance with ceramic shield on the front
    • compatibility with MagSafe accessories
    • Pro Max is larger and has an f/2.2 2.5x telephoto cam instead of f/2.0 2x and this gives 5x optical x=zoom instead of 4x
    • Smart HDR 3 for photos
    • Night mode Time-lapse
    • Night mode and Deep Fusion on Front Camera as well as rear camera
    • Dolby Vision HDR video recording up to 30 fps
    • Apple ProRAW (PRO model only)
    • LiDAR Scanner for Night mode portraits, faster autofocus in low light and next-level AR experiences (PRO model only!)
    • no longer supply EarPods (ear phones)

iPhone 11 generation

  • updates iPhone X generation by adding:
    • A13 Bionic chip with 3rd gen neural engine
    • Super Retina display only on PRO models and adds 1,200 nits max brightness (HDR) on Pro Max
    • adds an ultra-wide camera lens
    • adds a telephoto camera lens with 4x optical zoom instead of 2x (PRO models only)
    • Dual optical image stabilisation (PRO models only)
    • 12mp front camera instead of 7mp
      • front camera now can do 4K video, 120p 1080HD slo-Mo and QuickTake video
    • Animoji and Memoji
    • Next-generation Smart HDR for photos
    • Audio zoom
    • QuickTake video
    • Ultra Wideband chip for spatial awareness
    • EarPods via Lightning connector (no longer has headphone socket)

iPhone SE 2nd generation

  • A13 Bionic chip with 3rd gen Neural Engine
  • 2nd gen Touch ID
  • glass front and back
  • aerospace-grade aluminium
  • IP67 water resistance to 1m depth
  • 4.7“ Retina HD 326ppi display, 1,400:1 contrast ratio, 625 nits max brightness, True Tone display, Haptic Touch
  • 12mp f/1.8 wide angle rear camera with OIS for photos and video, True Tone flash with Slow Sync
    • Next-generation Smart HDR for photos
    • Extended dynamic range for video at up to 30 fps
    • QuickTake video
    • no Audio Zoom
    • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
    • Stereo recording
  • 7mp f/2.2 front camera
    • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
    • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps or 30 fps
    • Auto HDR for photos
    • QuickTake video
  • Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG
  • FaceTime HD (1080p) over Wi-Fi
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage and Stage Mono)
  • Gigabit LTE
  • no Ultra Wideband chip for spatial awareness
  • Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with MIMO
  • NFC with reader mode
  • BlueTooth 5.0
  • Qi wireless charging
  • Fast-charge–capable with opt. 20W adapter
  • Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM)

iPhone X series

  • updates iPhone 8 generation by adding:
    • A12 Bionic chip with 2nd gen neural engine
    • adds a telephoto camera lens with 2x optical zoom
    • Super Retina display only on XS Max models
    • Liquid Retina display on other models instead of standard Retina HD display
    • Haptic touch instead of 3D touch
    • FaceID log in instead of fingerprint
    • Dual optical image stabilisation (XS Max model only)
    • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
    • Portrait Lighting with five effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage and Stage Mono)
    • Smart HDR for photos
    • IP67 water resistance to 1m depth
    • HDR video playback
    • e-SIM or NanoSim
    • EarPods via Lightning connector (no longer has headphone socket)

iPhone 8 series

  • updates iPhone 7 generation by adding:
    • A11 Bionic Chip with 1st gen neural engine
    • IP67 water resistance to 1m depth
    • glass front and back
    • Auto HDR photos instead of only HDR photos
    • FaceTime HD (1080p) over Wi-Fi instead of just FaceTime
    • support for Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG video plaback
    • Bluetooth 5.0 instead of 4.2
    • Qi wireless charging
    • Fast-Charge 50% within 30 minutes with a optional 20W adapter
    • EarPods via Lightning connector (no longer has headphone socket)

iPhone 7 series

  • updates iPhone 6 generation by adding:
    • A10 Fusion chip (no neural engine)
    • IP67 water resistance to 1m depth
    • wide gamut P3 Retina HD display
    • Optical image stabilisation for video as well as for photos
    • 7mp front camera instead of 5mp and 1080HD video instead of 720p
    • NFC with reader mode
    • stereo audio playback

iPhone 6 series

  • A9 chip (no neural engine)
  • 2nd gen. Touch ID
  • not water resistant
  • Retina HD display 326ppi, 1,400:1 contrast ratio, 3D touch, 500 nits max brightness
  • 12mp rear camera wide angle lens
    • HDR for photos
    • Optical image stabilisation for photos only
    • 4K 25/30p video (rear camera only)
    • 1080HD 25/30/60p video (rear camera only)
    • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps, and 720p at 240 fps (rear camera only)
    • Time-lapse video with stabilisation (rear camera only)
  • front camera 5mp f/2.2 wide angle lens, 720 50p video
  • 4G LTE Advanced
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • NFC
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)with MIMO
  • Apple Pay
  • EarPods with 3.5-mm Headphone Plug
  • 3 axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Barometer
  • NanoSim only
  • Lightning connector
photo/iphones.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/15 07:10 by gary1