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Heartwarming ‘Shot on iPhone’ short film stars China’s Zhou Xun


Actress Zhou Xun stars in the latest “Shot on iPhone” production.
Director Theodore Melfi and actress Zhou Xun worked on the latest “Shot on iPhone” short film.
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Apple’s short film Daughter portrays three generations of Chinese women as they struggle with their relationships and changing gender roles just ahead of the Chinese New Year celebration. This “Shot on iPhone” production stars Zhou Xun, one of the country’s top actresses.

The short was recorded on an iPhone 11 Pro to demonstrate the capabilities of the camera in Apple’s latest handset.

Watch this charming 8-minute video starring this well-known actress now:

iPhone 11 Pro camera holds its own against $20,000 Leica


Sawyer Hartman compares iPhone 11 Pro to Leica
The iPhone 11 Pro gave a mind-blowing performance against a Leica.
Screenshot: Sawyer Hartman/YouTube

YouTube is full of photographers comparing their professional kits with the latest iPhone camera.

But a recent test and conclusion by Sawyer Hartman risked sounding blasphemes. Could a $1,300 iPhone 11 Pro outshoot $20,000 worth of some of the best gear produced by the iconic German brand, Leica?

That may depend on who’s looking.

4 reasons I’m disappointed with the iPhone 11 [Opinion]


iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are excellent, but there’s still room for improvement.
Photo: Apple

There’s a lot to like in the new iPhone 11 series, but there are reasons to be disappointed, too. Some features that should be a part of any handset released in 2019 are missing, and a few rumored improvements didn’t appear.

Here are four ways the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro models fell short of the mark.

Shot on iPhone 11 Pro video shows off Tokyo in its futuristic glory


Andy To iPhone 11
The iPhone 11 Pro boasts Apple's greatest iPhone cameras to date.
Screenshot: Andy To/YouTube

The iPhone Pro 11’s dazzling trio of rear-cameras is one of the most praised features of the new phones in early reviews. Now we get to see the results for ourselves.

Filmmaker Andy To recently went to Tokyo and recorded a stunning 4K walking tour of the Japanese capital city. The results received praise from none other than Apple’s Tim Cook.