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Topic: iPhone X

WSJ author & research firm that botched iPhone X demand doubling down on iPhone XS

09/20/2018, 12:09 pm

Apple built and began selling its high-end OLED iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models a month ahead of iPhone XR availability in an effort to sell users more expensive models before facing competition from its own new lower-priced, entry-level LCD phone -- at least according to the columnist and the think tank that were totally wrong about iPhone X sales last year.

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Review: The iPhone XS gets longer life and camera lenses with the Moment Pro Photo battery case

09/19/2018, 04:09 pm

Moment's Pro Photo case is an Apple-certified battery case for your iPhone X or iPhone XS with enough tricks up its sleeve to please most anyone.

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Does Apple have any premium buyers left for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max?

09/19/2018, 02:09 pm

Emerging media narratives suggest that with smartphone sales contracting in many markets globally, there will increasingly be less opportunity for Apple to sell its high-end, ultra premium iPhone models to new buyers. But the reality is that Apple has a vast installed base of iPhone users-- and across the last year, while Apple earned incredible billions selling iPhones, only a small percentage of those users have yet upgraded to its newest, high-end flagships.

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Apple sold 43% of all phones priced above $400 globally in Q2, earned majority of handset profits

09/19/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple's iPhone earnings were over 3.6 times that of Samsung and over three times the profits of the top four brands in China, as the company sold 43 percent of all "premium" phones globally.

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Larger camera bump in iPhone XS may prevent reuse of some iPhone X cases

09/19/2018, 12:09 pm

Owners of the iPhone X upgrading to the iPhone XS may not be able to use their existing smartphone cases with the new mobile device, after the discovery the rear camera protrusion on the iPhone XS is larger than the one on the earlier model, which could cause an issue for some protective accessories.

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Bogus hot takes about low iPhone X demand being repeated about iPhone XS

09/18/2018, 11:09 am

Financial blogs are taking seriously an early claim by a Rosenblatt Securities analyst who says he's discovered that preorders of Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max were "weaker compared to iPhone X preorders" a year ago. Reports have failed to note, however, that analyst Jun Zhang was wrong last year, too.

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If you have an iPhone X, should you upgrade to the iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max?

09/15/2018, 12:09 pm

Preorders for the iPhone XS and XS Max have just commenced, and some may be wondering if it's worth ordering one if they already own an iPhone X. It's a question AppleInsider has been asked a lot, so let's talk about it.

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Apple's iPhone XR has the best claimed battery life of any iPhone, ever

09/13/2018, 03:09 pm

Apple says the new iPhone XR offers battery life of 1.5 hours more than the iPhone 8 Plus, making it the best ever. AppleInsider takes a look back at similar claims Apple has made about the product line in the past.

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Apple and the aggressive rollout of its iPhone XS vision for the future

09/13/2018, 11:09 am

Last year, Apple introduced a 'revolutionary' new iPhone X as if it were a futuristic concept car-- alongside the more typical, incremental advancements of iPhone 8. The new X was intended to show off Apple's vision for the future of mobile devices. This year, that future arrived and expanded to become the new normal, fully exploiting Apple's lead with the front-facing 3D TrueDepth camera.

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What happened with Apple's wireless AirPower charging pad, and why

09/13/2018, 08:09 am

Apple's AirPower is in stealth mode, as the company has mostly scrubbed it from its online presence. The technology is hard to perfect, and is much more than it appears at first glance -- AppleInsider tells you why.

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Moment ships MFi-approved battery case for iPhone X & iPhone XS

09/13/2018, 12:09 am

Moment has finally started shipping their MFi-approved battery case for the iPhone X, an accessory that also works with the new iPhone XS.

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Apple discontinues sales of iPhone X, 6S, 6S Plus and SE

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

Apple added three new models to its iPhone lineup on Wednesday, but subtracted several older versions, including former flagship iPhone X and the popular small-format iPhone SE.

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Apple debuts 5.8-inch iPhone XS and 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max with OLED screens

09/12/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple has officially taken the wraps off their latest flagship handsets -- the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max -- during the "Gather round" presentation at the Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday.

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Kuo: Apple unlikely to integrate rear-facing 3D sensor in 2019 iPhone

09/12/2018, 01:09 am

Contrary to industry expectations, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the company will not integrate a rear-side time of flight (TOF) solution in its 2019 iPhone lineup, saying the technology is not yet ready for the augmented reality revolution.

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Apple's premium-priced iPhone X hoisting up sales of iPhone 8 Plus, study suggests

09/11/2018, 09:09 pm

After Apple confirmed iPhone X to be the top-selling iPhone in both the first and second quarters of 2018, fresh data from Mixpanel suggests the premium-priced handset also acted as a halo device to prop up sales of iPhone 8 Plus.

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iPhone X versus Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Which phone for 'Fortnite' gaming?

09/11/2018, 12:09 pm

The arrival of "Fortnite" in beta on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now means there's an Android-based competitor to the iPhone X for mobile gameplay. AppleInsider tries out both versions to see which smartphone you should play the hit game on.

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Apple's iPhone X nears perfection with iOS 12

09/07/2018, 11:09 am

When the iPhone X launched, it was such a drastic redesign it was great, but still similar to a first-generation product with a host of little frustrations that needed to be worked out over time. With iOS 12, Apple has done just that, finally making the iPhone X what it was meant to be.

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The 'iPhone Xs' to the Max, higher resolution Apple Watch, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/07/2018, 09:09 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk through the latest news about the naming of the rumored iPhone Xs Max, a higher resolution Apple watch, and Eddy Cue's alleged falling asleep on the job.

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Everything new with the camera in iOS 12

08/31/2018, 11:08 am

Inside iOS 12, the camera app is gaining a wealth of new functionality, not the least of which is noticeable improvements to performance on older handsets. AppleInsider digs in to see what to expect new with the camera on iOS 12.

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Hands on: SliceCharge is the latest to imitate Apple's AirPower

08/31/2018, 09:08 am

SliceCharge is a super-thin Qi charging pad that can charge up to three devices at once including two iPhones and an Apple Watch. AppleInsider tested it out for a week leading up to the expected launch of Apple's AirPower.

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