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iPhone 8 is better than iPhone X, says Consumer Reports

Apple’s flagship iPnone ranked below the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Apple has three new smartphones for this season – the iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, and the flagship iPhone X. The 10th anniversary model offers something unique that the other two doesn’t, and while for many it is the superior phone overall, there are some areas in which it definitely performs poorly. According to tests by Consumer Reports, the iPhone X is not as durable as the iPhone 8 line. Although all models have glass backs, the iPhone X had poor performance in durability tests simulating real-world accidents. Additionally,[…]

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SIM-free iPhone X now available in the United States

Unlocked and SIM-free version of the iPhone X go on sale. Over a month after Apple released the iPhone X in the marketр and managed to balance the supply and demand, the company has launched the SIM-free version of the phone. It’s an unlocked device, sold directly through the Apple Store. Along with the ability to purchase the iPhone X on a contract with AT&T, Sprint, Verizon or T-Mobile, Apple’s Online Store now has a fifth option – to buy a SIM-free version and activate with any carrier later. If you purchase this SIM free version, you should know that[…]

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Test shows the improvements in the iPhone X telephoto lens

When the dual-lens system switches to the telephoto lens? Apple introduced the dual lens camera module with the iPhone 7 Plus in 2016, allowing users to capture better low light shots, including photos with 2x zoom. But the camera does not always switch to the wide angle lens to the telephoto lens, depending on the lighting conditions. There were cases in which the phone simply cropped the photo from the wide angle lens. iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X offer an improved sensor with wider aperture, and even OIS in the iPhone X. A test by StudioNeat has measured how[…]

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iPhone X now available in 13 additional countries

Apple launches its top-end iPhone in 13 more markets. After going on sale in many countries in Europe, Asia and North America a month ago, Apple’s iPhone X has just landed in 13 new markets. In all markets stated below, except Turkey, Apple sells the iPhone X via authorized retailers or carriers, not directly. Here is the list: Albania Bosnia Cambodia Kosovo Macau Macedonia Malaysia Montenegro Serbia South Africa South Korea Thailand Turkey Prices of the iPhone X vary depending on the country, the local currency and taxes. In the United States the device starts at $1000 for the 64GB[…]

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iPhone X orders will be delivered for 1-2 weeks in the United States

Apple almost able to meet the demand for iPhone X. After changing the shipping estimates to 2-3 weeks in North America and Europe, Apple has now improved the possible delivery dates to 1-2 week in the US. The company apparently boosted production almost a month after the official launch, which has resulted in shorter delays between orders and deliveries. The most innovative smartphone in the world, as described by Time Magazine, could be purchaised from the Apple Store in many countries, or via authorised retailers and carriers. Apple is likely to meet the demand by the end of 2017, and[…]

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Time Magazine: iPhone X is one of the Best inventions of 2017

AR apps, Face ID and new design help the iPhone X to be selected. At the end of the year, Time Magazine has posted its annual report about the technology market and the interesting new products. The iPhone X was featured among the top 25 Inventions of 2017, and the device was called “A smarter smartphone”. Time Magazine calls the iPhone X the most sophisticated smartphone in the world, and this is because of the innovative design, Face ID and the Augmented Reality apps. The annual report highlights the OLED screen of the iPhone X, and also mentions the A11[…]

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Spotify update extends the interface for iPhone X

New version of Skype available in the App Store. Skype is the latest popular app with an update for the iPhone X. Version 8.4.28, already available to download in the App Store, extends the interface around the sensor notch at the top of the display. There is nothing so remarkable in this update, however. Skype now takes the entire screen of the iPhone X, unlike the previous version that ended at the notch. It may still be annoying for some users to see that thing, but at least most of the app have already been updated, and they now look[…]

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Update for iOS 11 fixes the unresponsive iPhone X screen in cold weather

iOS 11.1.2 is available to download for everyone. Apple has fixed the unresponsive screen issue in iPhone X. The latest update of iOS, version 11.1.2, includes fixes for two known issues – the temporarily unresponsive touchscreen, and the live photos distortion. Both issues were affecting only the iPhone X, however, the update is available for everyone on iOS 11. This update comes just a week after iOS 11.1.1 brought a fix of the autocorrection bug. Apple is currently working on the iOS 11.2 update, which is already available in the Beta program for testing. The upcoming update reportedly enables faster[…]

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New iPhone X orders in Europe will be dispatched in 2-3 weeks

Shipping estimates have been improved in Europe. Apple apparently ramps up supply and production of iPhone X, as the shipping estimates for the device in Europe have been reduced to 2-3 weeks. Previously in November, you had to wait 3-4 weeks after the order to get your iPhone X in Europe. Two-three weeks between placing the order and the actual delivery are listed in the online store for many European countries like Sweden, UK, Germany, Norway, Denmark, France, Italy, and many others. So, if you order an iPhone X right now, it will arrive no later than 6th of December,[…]

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iOS 11.2 will increase the wireless charging speeds

iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus will support 7.5W charging speeds after the update. Currently, the wireless charging speeds of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and 8 are limited to 5 watts, despite the fact that the Qi-based technology theoretically supports up to 15W. Fortunately, the situation is about to improve very soon, as Apple has already boosted the wireless charging speeds in the public beta of iOS 11.2. The latest official version of iOS – 11.1.1 – supports speeds at 5W, while iOS 11.2 Beta supports 7.5 watts. iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus do support[…]

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