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Apple unveils iPhone 11

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Adrian Cunningham | 11 September, 2019, 16:12

Along with the iPhone Pro and and Pro Max, Apple just officially announced a more budget-friendly 2019 device - the iPhone 11. The maker stated in the phone's unveiling that the iPhone 11 Pro has four more hours battery life than the iPhone XS, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max lasts five hours more than the iPhone XS Max.

Lastly, Apple announced two new subscription services: games and TV.

'We think the lower iPhone 11 price point and trade-in program will help promote upgrades, specifically in China, while the Apple Arcade and TV+ offerings will hep accelerate services growth, ' said CFRA analyst Angelo Zino. While Apple once tested the upper limits of what consumers would pay for a phone, it is now giving ground on prices, even making older models available at significant discounts to the latest technology.

There's also a new selfie camera.

- Slow-motion video. The phone's front-facing camera is now capable of capturing 4K video at 60 frames per second.

Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models on September 10, 2019 and cut its entry price to USD699.

Apple also introduced an iPhone 11 Pro and larger-screened iPhone 11 Pro Max that will have starting prices of USD999 and USD1,099 respectively when they are available on September 20. This had been rumoured to be dropped at the last minute before the unveiling as Apple couldn't get it to work as expected, so it's no-show came a bit of blow.

It will undercut Disney's streaming service too, which will also be released in November.

Apple TV+ will arrive about two weeks before a new Disney+ streaming television service. We've seen the three trailers Apple has shown and we got to see the Jason Momoa series called See that's also coming.

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Interestingly, Apple has put both its games and TV subscriptions at the sub-market price of $4.99 a month. He added however that adding more content to its library will be key to the success of the service in India.

In addition to the technological race with aggressive Chinese rivals, Apple faces geopolitical headwinds."The raging trade war is likely to weaken iPhone sales in China", said TrendForce Analyst Mia Huang. Here's everything you need to know about the United Kingdom launch of the service.

Fans will be able to sign up to the service via the official Apple website.

Arcade will have more than 100 exclusive titles for play on Apple's array of hardware. The two new Pro iPhones remain easy to hold, manage and don't run the risk of slipping out of your hands.

But at least the iPhone 11 is slightly cheaper - in the United States, the base 64GB model is now $699, down from the iPhone XR's $749 of previous year.

However, unlike Apple TV+, Disney Plus has not yet released a United Kingdom launch date and is expected at some point in 2020.

To start, the basic iPhone 11 model will now come with a brand new dual-camera setup, which features one 12-megapixel main camera with Optical Image Stablisation (OIS) and another 12-megapixel camera equipped with a wide-angle lens with 120-degree field of view.

Australian retailers have been feeling the sting of falling consumer spending, as shoppers become more selective about how they spend their money, and are scrutinising high-cost, low-margin products that fail to move.