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Topic: iPhone X

iPhone component order taking longer than expected, impacting TrueDepth supplier revenue projections

04/24/2018, 10:04 am

Shares in AMS, a producer of components used in the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera, dropped in value by 14 percent after the manufacturer warned of lower than expected revenue in the second quarter, possibly due to Apple being slow to finalize its production plans for this year's iPhone refresh.

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Apple rumored in talks with Samsung to lower OLED costs for 2018 iPhones

04/24/2018, 09:04 am

Apple is reportedly negotiating with Samsung Display to reduce what it pays for OLED panels, and as a result push down the prices for 2018 iPhones.

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iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus both beat iPhone X sales in March quarter, questionable data finds

04/23/2018, 01:04 pm

Together the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus amounted to 44 percent of U.S. iPhone sales in the March quarter, and even individually beat out the iPhone X -- but Apple's historical performance versus what the survey company has said in the past about sales casts a pallor on the data.

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Analyst's 'iPhone X is dead' memo hyperbolic, loaded with questionable claims

04/20/2018, 02:04 pm

An analyst is arguing that Apple will completely discontinue the iPhone X this year, owing to a lack of consumer interest at the high-end. That's a highly questionable claim, even if one assumes demand isn't as strong as Apple expected.

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9 Plus battery charging times compared

04/20/2018, 01:04 pm

The comparison of the Apple's iPhone X's features against main rival Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus continue with more battery tests, this time examining how long each of the premium smartphones take to recharge.

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Sloppy report depicts Apple as struggling with LG as an alternative to Samsung OLEDs on new iPhones

04/20/2018, 10:04 am

A new report claiming to understand Apple's supply chain has asserted that LG screens might be facing development issues as a second source for OLED displays on upcoming iPhones, based on Apple's higher than normal scrutiny of LG prototypes--and then strangely claims this issue is driving iPhone X prices so high that "some" are not buying it.

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Apple shares take hit as iPhone chipmaker TSMC forecasts $1B dip in revenue

04/19/2018, 09:04 am

Apple's share price dropped about three percent during pre-market trading going into Thursday on word that TSMC -- the manufacturer of A-series processors for iPhones and iPads -- is expecting about $1 billion less revenue for the second quarter than Wall Street forecasts.

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9 Plus battery life compared

04/17/2018, 02:04 pm

Continuing the comparison between Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus, AppleInsider pitted the flagship smartphones against each other in a number of battery life tests, to see which can last the longest. Can the battery in Apple's premium device out-last its main rival?

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Apple grabs 86% of global smartphone profits, iPhone X alone seizes 35%

04/17/2018, 09:04 am

New research covering the last calendar quarter of 2017 suggests that not only did Apple once again command the lion's share of the smartphone market's profit, but the iPhone X was responsible for collecting more than one-third of it.

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FCC photos hint at future -- or defunct -- gold iPhone X model

04/13/2018, 03:04 pm

Apple is or was planning to ship a gold-colored version of the iPhone X as predicted by some early rumors, according to U.S. Federal Communications Commission documents.

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iMovie for iOS update delivers iPhone X, Metal graphics support

04/12/2018, 06:04 pm

Apple on Thursday issued an update for the iOS version of iMovie, bringing with it support for the Super Retina display on iPhone X, compatibility with Metal graphics processing, bug fixes and more.

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OLED production for 2018 iPhone starting in May amid Apple and Samsung pricing dispute

04/12/2018, 08:04 am

The Apple supply chain is gearing up to start production of OLED panels for the 2018 iPhone launches expected this fall, according to industry reports, but despite the impending commencement of manufacturing the components, Apple and Samsung Display are apparently still negotiating the prices for the panels.

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First look: iPhone X (PRODUCT)RED Leather Folio Case

04/11/2018, 05:04 pm

Though it's not scheduled to hit store shelves until Friday, we got our hands on Apple's (PRODUCT)RED folio for iPhone X, a bold color option to the already fantastic case lineup. Check out our early hands-on, as well as a comparison to other (PRODUCT)RED cases.

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Third party repairs found to disable iPhone 8, iPhone X ambient light sensor

04/11/2018, 10:04 am

Following word that Apple's recent iOS 11.3 update killed touch functionality for iPhone 8 users with aftermarket displays, a new report claims that a similar issue is also affecting iPhone 8 and iPhone X users with authentic replacement screens if they're put in by an unofficial repair outfit -- but as with a previous issue, the problem doesn't seem to be universal.

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Apple begins orders for (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X case

04/10/2018, 09:04 am

As planned, Apple on Tuesday opened up online orders for the (PRODUCT)RED versions of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, as well as its iPhone X Leather Folio.

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2018 iPhone may sport three-lens camera system to boost image quality

04/09/2018, 02:04 pm

Reports from the supply chain are predicting that at least one model of 2018 iPhone will have a three-lens system to improve photo quality, and possibly increase the optical zoom.

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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition ships on April 13

04/09/2018, 08:04 am

As recently rumored, and in-line with previous releases in the series, Apple has announced the (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, with only a new leather case for the iPhone X

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(PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus may be launching on Monday

04/08/2018, 03:04 pm

According to a new internal Virgin Mobile memo, Apple will be releasing an updated (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as early as Monday, with pre-orders starting imminently.

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Does YouTube's new dark theme save iPhone X battery life?

04/07/2018, 07:04 am

The YouTube app for iOS just received an update, bringing with it a new dark theme that could translate to an increase in battery life for iPhone X. We put the app to the test to find out.

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Video: iPhone X vs S9 Plus - Which should you buy?

04/06/2018, 03:04 pm

Last year we compared the iPhone X to Samsung's Note 8, and the iPhone was hands-down the flagship phone of choice. With the new Galaxy S9 Plus, Samsung appears to have improved on nearly every aspect of its smartphone hardware, at least on paper, but has it caught up to Apple's flagship mobile device?

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