Super Retina XDR display boasts not one but two new record levels of brightness and understands when to use them. It hits up to 800 nits when you’re out in the sun — great for shooting and making selects on the go — and up to 1200 nits when you’re viewing extreme dynamic range content. It’s like having a Pro Display XDR on your iPhone.
The new Super Retina XDR display is our best display ever in an iPhone. Not only is it brighter and smarter, it’s also up to 15 percent more power efficient.
How did we improve performance and efficiency at the same time?
Since each pixel emits its own light, the display can turn off individual pixels to produce true blacks. On the flip side, we improved communication between the display driver and the display, used a more efficient OLED material, and optimized the panel design to reach two new record levels of brightness — one in sunlight and one while viewing HDR photos and movies.
So if you’re at home watching a thriller with a fireball exploding against the night sky, the Super Retina XDR display intelligently illuminates the fireball-related pixels up to 1200 nits, while the pixels around it stay deep black. This ability to identify the brightest parts of the display and drive them to a higher peak brightness helps iPhone 11 Pro deliver a stunning picture like you’d see on our Pro Display XDR.
And because the display is more efficient, it contributes to longer battery life. Buying you some extra time to enjoy those special features