The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max – or whatever they end up being called – might be the most exciting upcoming iPhones, but the lower end iPhone 11R expected alongside them could have them beat in one key way – it might have a longer battery life.
There are a couple of reasons for that, but for one thing it’s rumored to have a bigger battery than its predecessor, the iPhone XR. According to TheElec, the iPhone 11R has a 3,110mAh battery, which would be around 5.7% larger than the 2,942mAh battery in the iPhone XR.
That’s not a big upgrade, but as we noted in our iPhone XR review, it already had better battery life than any other iPhone, so the iPhone 11R’s life might be better still.
The Galaxy Note 10 is landing this year tooThe iPhone 11R probably won’t be a 5G phoneThe Google Pixel 4 range is also in the works
We would of course take this size increase rumor with a pinch of salt, especially as TheElec doesn’t have much of an established track record, but this lines up with an earlier claim from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (who does have …read more