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iPhone X Plus may come in 2018 with a starting price of $1249

Apple set to launch three new iPhones in 2018, including a 6.5-inch model. Apple may be planning to release three new iPhones in 2018 with a design similar to the iPhone X, according to KGI Securities. The researcher believes that Apple will launch two expensive OLED versions, and one model with LCD and lower price. These new phones are likely to offer additional hardware and software improvements over the iPhone X, but their design will be basically the same. There may be a 6.5-inch ‘Plus’[…]

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Face ID can be tricked if you have a 3D printer

Here is how you can bypass Face ID. A cypersecurity company has managed to beat the Face ID with a 3D mask. The phone was fooled by a carefully designed 3D mask, not by a simple photograph, so we are not saying that iPhone X could be easily unlocked. The truth is that Face ID is very secure but not 100%. The testers have created a mask of the person using a 3D printer, and the cost of the mask was $150 for materials. Unlocking[…]

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iPhone 8 production drops as customers prefer the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus

Lower than expected demand for iPhone 8. Apple has three new iPhones in late 2017, and the demand has not been equally divided between the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. The company launched the iPhone 8 duo more than a month ago, and the demand for both the 4.7 and the 5.5 inch model has probably reached its peak. According to KGI, Apple has already reduced the orders for iPhone 8, and the company’s assembly partner Pegatron expects a 50% decline in[…]

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iPhone X owners can hear crackling sounds from the earpiece

Users complaining about sound distortion at high volumes. iPhone X has been on the market for a more than a week now, and the device is already in the hands of millions of users. It’s not surprising to read about software or hardware issues with new devices on the market, and the iPhone makes no exception here. We’ve already reported about the green line of death affecting some devices, and the screen losing its touchscreen accuracy in sub-zero temperatures or sudden temperature changes. Another problem,[…]

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iPhone X owners complaining about a green line on the display

iPhone X owners complaining about a green line on the display

A possible hardware defect of the iPhone X. A small but increasing number of iPhone X users have faced a strange problem with their devices – a thin green line from top to bottom, on the left / right side, or elsewhere on the OLED screen. It’s a possible hardware defect of the display manufactured by Samsung, or an issue related to the connection between the motherboard and the screen. Keep in mind that the percent of affected devices is likely to be insignificant compared[…]

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Sub-zero temperatures affect the iPhone X in a bad way

iPhone X loses touchscreen responsiveness in cold weather. Apple has acknowledged about a strange software issue that affects the iPhone X screen in a cold environment. Outside temperatures below 0º and more than 35º C can make the iPhone X display temporarily unresponsive to touch, especially after a rapid change of the outdoor temperatures. Fortunately, this issue disappears after a few minutes, and Apple will completely eliminate it in an upcoming iOS update. According to Apple, the iPhone X works best between 0 and 35º[…]

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iPhone X components cost

iPhone X components cost $357, gross margin estimated at 64%

The parts of the $1000 iPhone X estimated at $357.50. The price of any electronic device is much higher than the component costs, and that’s pretty normal, but it’s interesting to learn that Apple probably pays only $357.50 for the components of the iPhone X. The device, whose retail price is $1000 in the US, has a 5.8-inch OLED display that costs $65.60, according to iFixit. The cost of the iPhone X screen is higher than the iPhone 8’s screen, as the latter costs $36.[…]

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iPhone X camera and display: the best in the industry

Apple’s OLED display gets A+ score, the camera is the best for photos. DxOMark and DisplayMate have just published the ratings for the iPhone X camera and display, and according to their tests, Apple has the best display and photo camera in the industry. DisplayMate has assigned the A+ score for the Super Retina HD display in the iPhone X. The first ever OLED display in an iPhone has been described as “the best performing display we have ever tested”, leading in areas like full[…]

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iPhone X first weekend sales as strong as the iPhone 7

iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus combined first weekend adoption is higher than the 2015 and 2016 models. Localytics has revealed in a new report that the combined market share of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 & 8 Plus during the first few days on the market is higher than the total user base of the 2015 and 2016 models in the first weekend. According to the report, iPhone X adoption rate was 0.93% in the first weekend, which is higher than the iPhone[…]

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iPhone X review round-up

Here are the first reviews of the iPhone X. iPhone X has been on sale for less than a week now, but the chances of X to become the top-selling iPhone ever appears to be pretty high. With its innovative almost bezel-less design, new ways for authentication (Face ID), better processor, and other hardware and software features, iPhone X quickly became the hot topic on the Internet. The phone has already been reviewed by many of the biggest non-Apple oriented media, so we decided to[…]

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