Pro Display XDR-like specs come to the Pro screens with the Super Retina XDR. The new camera notch on the pro expands and contracts to accommodate notifications and information, which you can interact with, called the “Dynamic Island.” Better brightness management and refresh rate variety is available to manage battery life, and keeps the new Always On display from being too draining.
The new 4-nanometer A16 Bionic chip is faster and requires lower power than the A15. A new Display Engine within it speeds display rendering and the updated image signal processing adds similar boosts in photo quality to the lower-end models.
A 48-megapixel sensor with support for pixel binning (4 pixels) allows for better sensitivity in low light shooting at 12-megapixel. There’s a new 2x telephoto setting and a 48mm mode, plus support for 48 megapixels in ProRaw. Video also gets Action Mode and 24 frame-per-second shooting.
They come in space black and deep purple, in addition to the traditional silver and gold.
Prices start at $999 (£1,099, AU$1,749) for the Pro, $1,099 for the Pro Max (£1,199, AU$1,899). You can preorder starting Sept. 9; they’re available on Sept. 16.