Why the New Apple iPhone 11 is a Parent’s Dream

by Hilary Braaksma

Why the New Apple iPhone 11 is a Parent’s Dream

Smartphones have changed the way we parent—as much bad press as they get for being a distraction and making social media a thing, they also make everything easier. Thanks to smartphones, parents are able to communicate easier and have access to more tools and information than ever before. And now the new iPhone 11 is making things even easier with awesome technology and family-friendly features parents will love. 


Here are some of our favorite things about the new iPhone:


Improved camera and video capabilities

Tons of families rely so heavily on phones that their phone camera functions as their main or only camera—so it’s important to have a great one. The iPhone 11 has an all-new dual-camera system that allows users to take extra wide photos with superior clarity. Built-in technology also allows iPhone users to easily edit photos and videos, take photos in low light and capture gorgeous, high-quality portraits.


Spill- and splash-proof

Parenthood is messy. Like, really messy. Whether you’re parenting toddlers, teens or any age in between, there are bound to be spills and splashes. The new iPhone has strengthened glass to stand up to drops, spills and splashes and is water-resistant up to two meters for up to 30 minutes, which is a serious improvement from its predecessor, the iPhone XR.


Fun colors

Like the iPhone XR, the iPhone 11 comes in a range of fun color choices. While it’s not the most important thing in your hunt for a smartphone, it certainly doesn’t hurt. The six available colors are red, black, white, yellow, teal and purple. Talk about choices!


Longer battery charge

Okay, back to the serious stuff—a long-lasting battery is an absolute must. For most of us, our phones are our lifelines, from minor inconveniences to major emergencies. Not only does the iPhone 11 have a prolonged battery life, it also has a quicker charge time—which means you can stay connected without worry.


Other awesome features include faster WiFi, wireless charging, improved audio and the ability to pair two sets of AirPods or beats headphones to one iPhone—allowing for a little more peace and quiet if you’re a parent of multiple kids.

But here’s the best part: at $699, the iPhone 11 is priced lower than its predecessor the iPhone XR was—and it’s available for pre-order now on Apple’s website.