Apple‘s i-Phone X ( Pronounced 10 as well) has made its debut, and all Apple fans are just crazy about it. The announcement took place on September 12, 2017, alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models. The venue was none, other than the Steve Jobs Theater. Which, is located in the Apple Park campus.
i-Phone X – Release Effects
The phone got released on November 3, 2017. The shipments are in progress allover the globe.Thus, today we talk about the detail review and remarks around this jolly-ride of Apple.
As soon as Apple launched the i-Phone X, it was like a wait was over. Name is intriguing, so is the model itself!
As you can see the model is perfectly in shape and can be easily used with one hand, unlike most of the phones which have huge screens and body; that increases the rate of falling to an eighty percent.
iPhone has contributed a lot to the industry as a whole since ten trustworthy years! From the finger print scanner to the remarkable camera, it has achieved perfection throughout the years.
“Face ID” – The New Bio-metrics
Apple has made it to the next-step in bio-metric security by introducing the “Face ID”
Much of our digital lives are stored on the iPhone and it’s important to protect that information. In the same way that Touch ID revolutionized authentication using a fingerprint, Face ID revolutionizes authentication using facial recognition. Face ID provides intuitive and secure authentication enabled by the state-of-the-art TrueDepth camera system with advanced technologies to accurately map the geometry of your face.
With a simple glance, Face ID securely unlocks your iPhone X. You can use it to authorize purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, i Book Store, and payments with Apple Pay. Developers can also allow you to use Face ID to sign into their apps. Apps that already support Touch ID will automatically support Face ID.
i-Phone X Features
The notable features of i-Phone X are:
Stainless steel frame, reinforced glass front, and rear, IP67 certified for water and dust resistance. Space Gray, and Silver color options.
8″ bezel-less Super AMOLED screen of 1125 x 2436 px resolutions, 458 ppi. HDR video support, wide color gamut. True Tone adjustment via a six-channel ambient light sensor, 3D Touch.
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Hexa-core (2 Monsoon + 4 Mistral) 2.39GHz, Apple CPU, tri-core Apple GPU, Apple A11 Bionic SoC
3GB of RAM; 64/256GB of internal storage (non-expandable)
Dual 12 MP camera: wide-angle F/1.8 with OIS + telephoto F/2.4 with OIS, live bokeh effects (including Portrait mode and Portrait Lightning), 2x lossless zoom, quad-LED flash with slow sync, phase detection auto focus, wide color gamut capture
2160p@60/30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps video recording
7MP F/2.2 front-facing camera with BSI sensor and HDR mode, 1080p@30fps video, depth detection for Portrait mode and ani-moji
64GB or 256GB of built-in storage
4G LTE Cat.12 (600 Mbps); Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth 5.0; Lightning port; GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS; NFC (Apple, NFC tag reading)
2, 716mAh battery, wireless charging (Qi compatible)
It is through dedicated TrueDepth camera, Stereo speakers, Taptic Engine.
The Main Short comings Of i-Phone X
- The notch not only is an eye sore but it has affected the UI design in unexpected ways.
- Gone is the excellent Touch-ID fingerprint sensor.
- No 3.5 mm audio jack (ships with a Lightning-to-3.5 mm adapter).
- No memory expansion via a micro-SD.
- I Tunes dependency for uploading content.
- No fast charger provided in the box (and the optional one is expensive)
- Video camera still recording mono audio only.
- IOS doesn’t seem to make the best use of the available screen real estate or doesn’t do a great job of replacing the Home button.
Price And Competition Of i-Phone X!
This is the first base model iPhone that has cost more than £1,000. That’s for the 64GB version; the 256GB version costs £1,149 (ouch!). That’s an awful lot of money by anyone’s standards – as much as a decent ultra portable laptop – and there are no other phones that come close in price currently on the market (save the slightly crazy Huawei Mate 10 Pro (Porsche Design edition).
The phone that comes the nearest is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, but even that is £220 less expensive than the i-Phone X at around £770 and it comes with a pressure-sensitive stylus. Perhaps the iPhone X’s strongest competition, however, is that which comes from within. The iPhone 8 Plus, although old-fashioned and terribly bulky for a 5.5 in phone, is still brilliant and starts at £799. The only practical thing it lacks compared with the i-Phone X is Face ID.
Alas, the i-Phone X’s spiritual competitor is the Samsung Galaxy S8, which has a near identical screen size and set of features. I say alas, because you can buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 today for the Tidy sum of around £520 – that’s half the price. So, are you buying the new i-Phone X? Let us know in the comments!