Unpacking Design

Episode 86 – Unpacking iPhone 11 Pro and Problems with Innovation

Episode Summary

Whenever the latest edition of a tech device is released, there’s always a lot of criticism around whether the product was innovative enough for others to trade in their older devices. This is true for all tech products and more recently, it was evident in popular reviews of the iPhone 11 Pro. What does it mean to be innovative in a world where a product seems to have it all? Find out in this episode where we unpack the iPhone 11 Pro and talk about problems with innovation.

Episode Notes

Shownotes: www.unpackingdesign.com/podcast/86

Whenever the latest edition of a tech device is released, there’s always a lot of criticism around whether the product was innovative enough for others to trade in their older devices. This is true for all tech products and more recently, it was evident in popular reviews of the iPhone 11 Pro. What does it mean to be innovative in a world where a product seems to have it all?

Mike and Tim discuss the latest iPhone 11 Pro’s overall features and updates from the previous version. They debate whether it’s worth it to trade in their current iPhones for this latest version just to have an additional camera, extra battery life, increased speed, and so on. They also talk about what it would take for them to feel like it’s worth giving up their current iPhones for the latest one. Mike and Tim debate the question, what would you want to see Apple do with their product to make it seem innovative, noteworthy, and worth purchasing?

Learn more about the problems with innovation using the iPhone 11 Pro as an example in this episode of Unpacking Design!—

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