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Topic: iPhone X

Apple 2017 year in review: iPhone X with Face ID signals major platform shift

12/29/2017, 02:12 pm

To mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Apple released the iPhone X -- that's pronounced "ten," as the company is eager to point out. While it may not be an earth-shaking revelation, it's an important signpost for where Apple plans to be 10 years from now -- assuming we're even still using smartphones in 2027.


Apple tops device activations during holidays, iPhone X handily beating iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

12/27/2017, 09:12 pm

Apple once again leads the industry in smartphone and tablet activations during the week before Christmas, with very strong sales of the iPhone X leading the iPhones released in 2017, with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 availability both overseas and as used devices adding to the lead.


Rosenblatt Securities disputes iPhone X order cut rumors, says no changes in Apple's plans

12/26/2017, 12:12 pm

Contrary to supply chain speculation, production of the iPhone X remains right on schedule, according to investment firm Rosenblatt Securities, which also has seen evidence that sales are accelerating in China.


A Christmas miracle: iPhone X now available at 97% of US Apple stores

12/26/2017, 09:12 am

Customers looking to buy an iPhone X post-Christmas should have little problem, as new data shows the device in stock at as many as 97 percent of U.S. Apple stores.


Supply chain scuttlebutt stokes fears that Apple's $999 iPhone X price is too high

12/26/2017, 08:12 am

Ahead of typical seasonal trends, where iPhone sales traditionally cool off after the holidays, supply chain reports have begun projecting doom and gloom for Apple's flagship iPhone X, prompting analysts to cut estimates.


Advanced TrueDepth camera, Face ID "major drivers" of iPhone X user satisfaction

12/23/2017, 11:12 pm

A consumer sentiment report of early iPhone X adopters indicates that its TrueDepth camera is a "major driver among positive ratings," and that the features it enables--including Face ID and Animoji--are key market differentiators driving interest in the high end phone.


Watch: Top 9 new AR games for iPhone X

12/22/2017, 08:12 pm

It's been a couple of months since iOS 11 was released, bringing us augmented reality apps and games. Let's take a look at the top new AR games.


AppleInsider's official iOS app updated to support iPhone X edge-to-edge display

12/21/2017, 11:12 am

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone X can now take advantage of its edge-to-edge OLED display in the official AppleInsider app, which is now available to download on the App Store.


Bigger yields could let Samsung churn out 180-200M iPhone OLED panels in 2018

12/20/2017, 12:12 pm

Samsung Display has allegedly improved the yield rates for the OLED panels used in the iPhone X, and could manufacture as many as 180 to 200 million OLED panels for Apple next year.


Watch: Five ways iPhone X could be better

12/19/2017, 10:12 pm

The iPhone X is hands down the best iPhone ever made. I knew that the second I laid my hands on it when I flew down to Cupertino a few days before it launched. That said, it's not perfect. AppleInsider lists five shortcomings of the otherwise stellar iPhone X in this video.


iPhone X expected to reach global supply equilibrium by mid-January, helping iPhone ASP surge to $740

12/18/2017, 02:12 pm

With next-day delivery of the iPhone X achieved in the U.S., one analyst believes Apple will completely catch up with demand for the hot selling handset worldwide by mid January, potentially setting the company up for big sales to kick off 2018.


iPhone X available for next-day delivery in the U.S., same-day pickup from most stores

12/18/2017, 11:12 am

Apple has updated its online store to reflect the improved availability of the iPhone X in the United States, with potential customers informed they can purchase the mobile device with next-day delivery, or they can pick up their orders from a number of Apple retail outlets today in a majority of cases.


Apple hikes most India iPhone prices after tax hike, with iPhone X topping out at $1,647

12/18/2017, 10:12 am

Apple has raised the prices of several iPhone models in India, reacting to a recent increase of import taxes on electronics.


'Rainbrow' game uses the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera to monitor player's eyebrow movements

12/18/2017, 10:12 am

A new game made specifically for the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera is available to download from the App Store, with 'Rainbrow' using the sensor array as a game controller by monitoring the user's eyebrows in one of the more novel applications of the imaging hardware.


iPhone X price premium fears overblown, strong demand continues in U.S., China

12/18/2017, 09:12 am

New data collected from prospective iPhone buyers in China by an investment analyst suggests that demand for the 256GB iPhone X remains outstanding -- which will lead to a massive quarter for Apple.


Video: iPhone X vs Note 8 - Real World Comparison after 1 month

12/16/2017, 05:12 pm

I started out my smartphone experience right at the launch of the very first Android phone, HTC's G1 and stuck to that OS until the last couple years. We've been comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 against the iPhone 8 and iPhone X for over a month now and I think it's time to talk about the real world differences between these two flagship devices.


Apple posts brief iPhone X Apple Pay tutorial video on YouTube

12/14/2017, 12:12 pm

Apple has added to its suite of instructional videos, with a new one discussing how to use Apple Pay for transactions at the point of sale.


Lisa Jackson details iPhone 8, iPhone X environmentally friendly design, more in interview

12/13/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple routinely touts environmentally-friendly aspects of new product releases, and that was no different with iPhone 8 and iPhone X. In a newly unearthed interview, Apple's VP for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson details how the company designed its latest flagships to be the greenest ever offered.


Apple grants Finisar $390M for research & production on laser tech used in iPhone X

12/13/2017, 08:12 am

Apple on Wednesday announced plans to pay U.S. firm Finisar -- which manufactures the VCSELs (vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers) used in the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera -- $390 million out of its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund.


Comparison: iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8 biometrics

12/11/2017, 08:12 pm

Both Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 offer camera-based biometrics for unlocking your handset, but which one is better? We put both to the test in this video.