Chinese iPhone shipments up 6%, likely thanks to popularity of iPhone 11

Chinese iPhone shipments for September and October were up 6% year-on-year according to official data released by the Chinese government, with the iPhone 11 likely responsible. This is despite overall shipments of smartphones in the country falling in the same period.

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Apple reportedly raised production of iPhone 11 by 8 million units to meet strong sales demand

We have seen several signals that iPhone 11 sales are faring much better than the equivalent iPhone XS and iPhone XR sales period last year. Nikkei Asian Review is also reporting the same, quoting supply chain sources: ‘the autumn is so far much busier than we expected’.

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Deep Fusion camera feature is coming on future update

A forthcoming developer beta of iOS 13 will add Apple’s new Deep Fusion photography system, according to the Verge. Deep Fusion is the new camera processing system introduced by Apple last month for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. [Update: iOS 13.2 beta 1 coming tomorrow, according to Daring Fireball.]

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Apple releases iOS 13.1 with new AirDrop features for iPhone 11 and more

After releasing iOS 13 last week, Apple is today releasing iOS 13.1 to the public. The update includes features that were removed from iOS 13 during the beta testing period, including Shortcuts Automations, Share ETA in Apple Maps, and more.

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iPhone XS vs. iPhone 11 Pro app launch speed test

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro boasts a 20% faster processor on paper, but how does that translate into real-world use? Not great at least running iOS 13.0 when compared to the iPhone XS.

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iPhone 11 Night Mode lets us see the world through the dark

iPhone 11 launched this week with an all-new Night Mode camera for capturing low light scenes that are difficult or impossible to shoot on earlier models. Check below for a quick comparison of iPhone 11 photos taken at night with and without Night Mode.

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iPhone 11 review roundup

The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max are the phones that receive the most of the attention on Apple’s event last week and you can read our roundup for it here.

However, the iPhone 11 is the one that is being suggested by the media community and technology reviewers. The iPhone 11 includes most of the Pro’s improvements in a design that is more at a price that is not only cheap, but the cheapest in the last three years.

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