- People were applauding when Apple announced that the iPhone 1
- iPhones with dual lens cameras can already take pet portraits, but iPhone XR with its single camera lens could not, it could only take portraits of people.
- Unlike the iPhone XR, the iPhone 11 (essentially the new version of the iPhone XR) has a dual lens camera system that allows it to take portrait photographs of pets.
- Visit Business Insider's website for more stories.  Apple told everyone during its iPhone event on Tuesday that $ 700 iPhone 11 – 2019 equivalent to 2018 iPhone XR 2018 – can take portrait mode photos of pets with the blurred background effect.
The message applauded the audience during Apple's event. Apple mentioned the news on its website and included a portrait-mode photo of a dog taken with the iPhone 11 in its press release.Apple Apple
"Yes, pet" Apple's Kaiann Drance said after announcing that the iPhone 11 could take portrait mode photos of pets.
But wait, you might think, some iPhones may already be taking portrait mode of pets. In fact, some people on Twitter noted equally by sharing their own pictures of pet pictures taken with their iPhones.
So here's what happens. The iPhone 11 is the new version of the iPhone XR, which specifically could not take portrait mode photos of pets and even objects. It was discovered shortly after it was released in 2018 that the iPhone XR – limited by its single camera lens – could only take portrait mode photos of people .
Like the iPhone X and iPhone XS, which could take portrait mode photographs of pets and other objects, the iPhone 11 has a dual lens camera system that provides the stereoscopic depth, which allows it to recognize different pet and object shapes.
Read more: Here's everything Apple announced on its big iPhone 11.
The iPhone 11's second camera lens is an extremely wide camera that works with the regular camera, as well as Apple's "semantic" rendering, "so the iPhone 11 can" detect subjects more reliably, Drance said.
So there you are. Pet portrait mode is new for Apple's cheaper iPhone offering.