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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize a more modern device with a larger screen, the Motorola Edge (2021) features a 6.8-inch display, compared to the iPhone 11's 6.1-inch. The Motorola Edge (2021) also offers a significantly higher battery life and better screen refresh rate, which is great for smoother scrolling and gaming. It also has more RAM, which may provide better multitasking performance. The iPhone 11, being an iOS device, offers a different ecosystem with potentially better software support and updates over time. It's also more affordable. The camera system on the iPhone 11 generally delivers better still photo and video quality, though both phones support HDR and RAW output. The iPhone 11 has a glass back, which may feel more premium, while the Motorola has a plastic back but comes with 5G support, which the iPhone 11 lacks. Choose the iPhone 11 for a balance of quality and value, or the Motorola Edge (2021) for a more recent device with higher specs in several areas, but typically at a higher price. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 11
  • The Apple iPhone 11 has no clear advantages over the Motorola Edge (2021).
Advantages of the Motorola Edge (2021)
  • Very good battery life

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

6.6
iPhone 11
Edge (2021)
5.2
The Apple iPhone 11 has only fair overall camera quality, while the Motorola Edge (2021) has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

6.2
iPhone 11
Edge (2021)
5.3
The Apple iPhone 11 takes only fair photos, while the Motorola Edge (2021) takes poor photos.

Video Quality

6.8
iPhone 11
Edge (2021)
4.7
The Apple iPhone 11 takes only fair videos, while the Motorola Edge (2021) takes poor videos.

Battery

7.1 Hours
iPhone 11
Edge (2021)
8.7 Hours
The Apple iPhone 11 has 7.1 hours of battery life. The Motorola Edge (2021) has 8.7 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 11 has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Motorola Edge (2021) is 6.8 inches.

Cost

$271
iPhone 11
Edge (2021)
$600
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The Apple iPhone 11 has a price of $271 and the Motorola Edge (2021) costs $600.
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How the Apple iPhone 11 and the Motorola Edge (2021) compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 11Motorola Edge (2021)
Apple iPhone 11Motorola Edge (2021)

GENERAL

Price
$271
$600
Brand
AppleMotorola
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 20, 2019September 2, 2021

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.8"
Resolution
1792 x 8282460 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
326395
Display Type
LCDLCD

INTERNAL

Processor
A13SD778G
Internal Storage
64 GB128 GB
RAM
4 GB8 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
6.7/105.3/10
Photos Score
6.2/105.4/10
Videos Score
6.8/104.7/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS108 megapixels

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.1 Hours8.7 Hours
Battery Capacity
3110 mAh5000 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesNo
Wireless charging Speed
7.5 W0 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoNo

PHYSICAL

Size
5.94" x 2.98"6.65" x 2.98"
Weight
6.84 oz7.05 oz
Back Material
GlassPlastic
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesNo
Bluetooth Version
5.05.2
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66e
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
N/A(SA/NSA/Sub6)2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Black, White, Green, Purple, Red, YellowNebula Blue
Stock Android
N/AYes
SD Card
NoNo

Shopping

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Apple iPhone 11

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Tom's Guide

Mark Spoonauer | September 2021
"The iPhone 11 delivers superb cameras, fast performance and excellent battery life, making it the iPhone to buy for many people. The cameras are very good, thanks to an ultra-wide lens and a Night mode for better low-light performance. This device also has IP68-rated water resistance, which means that it can withstand 2 meters of water for 30 minutes, and is one of the best waterproof phones out there."

Motorola Edge (2021)

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Philip Michaels | October 2021
"If you've overlooked Motorola's higher-end phones in the past, the Motorola Edge 5G UW does a very good job at trying to regain your attention. Improvements to the main camera impress. I'm also impressed by how quickly the phone recharges. It's the affordability that ultimately wins the day for the Motorola Edge. this phone offers enough premium features to put it at the forefront of midrange options."

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About Apple

The tech giant called Apple is synonymous with the most popular smartphone in the world: the iPhone. Known for their build quality and aesthetics, as well as for their excellent integration between hardware and software, iPhones have defined the smartphone industry ever since their conception and they continue to do so by setting new industry standards. Apple's own operating system, called iOS, is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and the company tends to complement it well by creating devices with some of the most powerful processing hardware available in the mobile world. The iPhone is also known for its robust ecosystem of accessories, as it facilitates a very seamless experience when interacting with other Apple products, more so than most of its competitors.

About Motorola

Motorola, a well-known name in the smartphone world, has a long-standing legacy in the industry, with a history dating back to the early days of mobile phones. The brand is mostly known for striking a balance between affordability and functionality, as well as providing a clean and straightforward interface with their software skin on top of Android. While they have traditionally been prominent in the budget and midrange categories, Motorola has also occasionally ventured into the high-end category for smartphones.

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