iPhone X Price, Specs, Features, Reviews : The Best iPhone?

iPhone X – All you need to know

iPhone X price is the important thing that people want to know before buying this smartphone. Before that, let we know a little about iPhone X. iPhone X is the latest generation of iPhone by Apple Inc. after their iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It was announced on September 12, 2017 and this phone marks the iPhone tenth anniversary with X for the symbol that also known for ten. iPhone X was first released on November 3, 2017. The release date of iPhone X in Malaysia is November 24, 2017 that is 20 days after the first released.

iPhone X has been a trending product since it first released because of it new looks and also new function that is Face ID. This phone also has a thousand of search results in search engines like google before it was released. This phone has keep people waiting for after it was officially announced. It also make some people want the early access of iPhone X and make the review of how good or bad is iPhone X.

All of the early access review made by the people is going really well. Some of them said that iPhone X has full performance of a phone but really expensive. Some of them also said that iPhone X only got a little upgrade of its function compare to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. iPhone X is really worth to try for after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus if you have much money to spend for an iPhone.

 

iPhone X price

 

iPhone X Price

iPhone X price was more expensive than the previous iPhone. It was a huge increase in price for an iPhone. iPhone X price has been an issue because it was expensive. Although the iPhone X price was high in rank, people still go for it. iPhone X price will drop a bit later if the new iPhone comes out.

For now, iPhone X price for Malaysia Set is still expensive. iPhone X price will be RM5,149 for 64GB. If you want the 256GB, iPhone X price will be RM5,899.

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iPhone X price for US Set is cheaper than the Malaysia Set. iPhone X price will be $999, around RM4,000+ for 64GB. For the 256GB, iPhone X price will be $1,149, around RM4,600+.

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iPhone X Specs

Display : 5.8 inches                                                                 

Resolution : 1125 x 2436 pixels                                           

Chipset : Apple A11 Bionic

Storage : 64GB/256GB

Ram : 3GB

Rear Camera : Dual 12MP f/1.8 + 12MP f/2.4

Front Camera : 7MP f/2.2

OS : iOS 11.1.1

Battery : 2716 mAh

 

Pros :

  • Premium design with all-glass build and new feature Face ID                    
  • Excellent performance for anything including multitasking                                           
  • Excellent TrueDepth camera with new features Animoji, Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting (beta)                        

          

Cons :

  • Most expensive among other devices, price start at RM5,149 for Malaysia set
  • Lack of fingerprint scanner, it was replaced by Face ID
  • No headphone jack like iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

 

OVERVIEW

iPhone X has the new design for iPhone device. It also used the all-glass design. This phone now has all-screen display and doesn’t have the Home Button anymore. There are no more fingerprint scanner on this phone. It was replaced by the new Face ID. It is the new feature that everyone been waiting for. This makes it difference from the previous iPhone device. The performance of iPhone X is excellent. You will not notice any problems when you do multitasking with this phone. iPhone X used Apple A11 Bionic that is faster than Apple A10 Fusion. The contrast ratio for this phone is 1,000,000 to 1. This make the display and images on iPhone X look better than the previous iPhone.

The rear camera of iPhone X still features the same as iPhone 8 Plus. But, the front camera of iPhone X used the TrueDepth Camera instead of FaceTime HD camera on iPhone 8 Plus. This front camera also have new features that is not on iPhone 8 Plus that is Animoji, Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting (beta). The TrueDepth Camera also will enabled the Face ID for facial recognition. iPhone X is ready with iOS 11. iOS 11 will make your iPhone better than before. It have many features that you can try to use for your iPhone X.

Overall,

iPhone X is really worth to buy if you have a lot of money. Everyone knows that iPhone X price is really expensive among others. You will be satisfied by its performance. You will not notice any lag issues while using this iPhone X. The new design of iPhone X will make you enjoy using this phone that looks amazing. If you are planning to buy this iPhone X, you might save your money now or just buy it now if money is not your problem.

 

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COLOUR

iPhone X Colour

iPhone X comes out only with a colour of Space Grey and Silver. This time iPhone X only offer two colour only unlike its brothers iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus that comes with Silver, Gold and Space Grey. That’s mean you don’t have too much choice on choosing a colour of this iPhone X. Overall, the quality of the both colour is really fantastic.

The colour of the iPhone X look really stunning and shining in both Space Grey and Silver because of it glass body built. It will become more shining once its make contact to the sun or light at your home. This will make you feel more exclusive with your iPhone X on your hand. If your favourite colour is not Space Grey or Silver, don’t worry, you can take this solution. You can cover you Space Grey or Silver iPhone X with a case. You can choose which type of case you want.

Case

iPhone X Case

iPhone X has silicone case, leather case and leather folio case that you can fold. This case comes with a lot of colour of your own choice. The silicone case comes with flash (yellow), spicy orange, cosmos blue, blue cobalt, rose red, ultra violet, dark olive, white, pink sand, midnight blue, black and last but not least red from PRODUCT RED. The leather case comes with cosmos blue, pink fuchsia, dark aubergine, charcoal grey, taupe, saddle brown, midnight blue, black and of course red from PRODUCT RED. The leather folio case comes with 4 type of colours that is cosmos blue, taupe, black and berry.

So, now you have a lot of choice of colour you can choose for your iPhone X case. Besides having a great colour of case, this case also protect your iPhone X from any damage if you accidentally drop your iPhone X especially on the hard surface. Overall of this, it is important to have a case for your iPhone X not just because of its great colour but for it protection as well.

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CAPACITY

iPhone X offer user with two different storage capacity. It comes with a 64GB and 256GB of memory. For the 64GB, iPhone X price is $999 for the US Set, around RM4,000+ and for Malaysia Set is RM5,149. For the 256GB, iPhone X price is $1,149 for the US Set, around RM4,600+ and for Malaysia Set is RM5,899. The bigger capacity means the higher iPhone X price. The capacity you need to have is depends on how you will use this iPhone X. If you a heavy user, you might get one with the 256GB.

256GB can store a lot of video you shoot especially 4K 60 fps video. This capacity also perfect if you are planning to store a lot of photos in your iPhone X. Not just that, 256GB also can let you store a tons of apps and games so you don’t need to worry anymore to download anything into your iPhone X. This means you can download your favourite movies, TV shows and music and watch it in your iPhone X anywhere you want. If you are not this type of person, you can get the iPhone X that comes with 64GB. This 64GB is perfect for you if you only use the iPhone for texting, streaming, searching the internet, shoot some photos and maybe store a few apps and games. So, now it’s your choice to make which ones you want to get for your iPhone X.

 

SIZE AND WEIGHT

iPhone X Size And Weight

iPhone X was measured 143.6mm in height that is 5.56 inches, 70.9mm in width that is 2.79 inches and 7.7mm in depth that is 0.30 inches. iPhone X is a little smaller compare to an iPhone 8 Plus but a little bigger if compare to an iPhone 8. This size of an iPhone is really great to use for one hand and also both hands. It also will fit perfectly into your pocket. So, you can easily bring this iPhone X anywhere you want. When it comes to weight measurement, the iPhone X weight is 174 grams that is 6.14 ounces. This make iPhone X heavier than an iPhone 8 that only 148 grams and lighter than an iPhone 8 Plus that is 202 grams. The combination of size and weight make the iPhone X looks really great on your hand.

 

DISPLAY

iPhone X Display

Now, here comes the best part of the iPhone X. iPhone X has the Super Retina HD display rather than the Retina HD display on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The Super Retina HD display is believe by Apple to be the best OLED display that has ever made for a smartphone. This means that it has the best colour accuracy among the other smartphones in the world. The iPhone X has 5.8-inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display. This means that the front of the iPhone X is cover with a full screen display. This Super Retina also features High Dynamic Range (HDR) display which will make your photos and video look great on dark and light areas. It is very helpful to have this HDR display around you. It also can show you from deep true blacks to pure bright whites.

The display resolution is 2436×1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi. This means that the contrast ratio will go to 1,000,000:1. This shows that it have a huge improvement compare to iPhone 8 that have contrast ratio only 1400:1 and 1300:1 for iPhone 8 Plus. iPhone X also features True Tone display, wide colour display, 3D Touch, 625 cd/m² max brightness, Fingerprint-resistant oleo phobic coating and support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously. This features are same as its brothers that is iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

True Tone Display

Some of this features can be turn off like True Tone display if you are not comfortable with it. True Tone display helps the display match the colour temperature around you by its automatic white-balancing powers. If you turned True Tone display off, the whites on your display will look different under different lighting conditions. It is depends on you to turn it on or off. If you like to play your iPhone in the dark, you might turn this True Tone Display on.

The new feature on iPhone X is the display has rounded corners that follow a curved design that are within a standard rectangle. This display doesn’t have on any of the previous model of iPhone. iPhone X is the first iPhone to have this display. Last but not least, the most important thing is iPhone X is rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529. This means that iPhone X is splash, water and dust resistant. However, this resistance is not permanent conditions and resistance might decrease depends on how you use your iPhone.

 

CHIP

Apple A11 Bionic

iPhone X used Apple A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture. Apple A11 Bionic was introduced on September 12, 2017. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus also used the same Apple A11 Bionic. Apple A11 Bionic has two high-performance cores that is called Monsoon which are 25% faster than the Apple A10 Fusion and four energy-efficient cores, called Mistral which are up to 70% faster than the energy-efficient cores in the Apple A10 Fusion. This make A11 Bionic to use all six cores simultaneously.

A11 Bionic also includes Neural Engine that is a dedicated neural network hardware. Neural Engine can perform up to 600 billion operations per second. This is use for Face ID, Animoji and other machine learning tasks. Embedded in the A11 Bionic is the M11 motion coprocessor. M11 motion coprocessor also found in iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Overall, iPhone X still used the same chip as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. This make iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus can still compete with this iPhone X.

 

CAMERA

iPhone X Camera

iPhone X offer a user with a 12-megapixel wide-angle and telephoto cameras, wide-angle: ƒ/1.8, aperture, telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture, optical zoom and digital zoom up to 10x, portrait mode and portrait lighting that is still in beta. This features is still the same as the iPhone 8 Plus but not the iPhone 8. iPhone X also feature dual optical image stabilisation. Dual optical image stabilisation will help to avoid blurry results due to camera shake. Not just that, iPhone X feature six‑element lens, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync, panorama (up to 63MP), sapphire crystal lens cover, backside illumination sensor and Hybrid IR filter.

If you love to take amazing photos with your iPhone, iPhone X has Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to focus with Focus Pixels, Live Photos with stabilisation, wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos, improved local tone mapping, body and face detection and exposure control. iPhone X also comes with a noise reduction, auto HDR for photos, auto image stabilisation, burst mode, timer mode, photo geotagging and image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG. Overall of this, the features on iPhone X is still the as the features on iPhone 8 Plus.

TrueDepth Camera

iPhone X TrueDepth Camera

iPhone X now used TrueDepth front camera that is 7-megapixel camera. This also an improvement that was made by Apple. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus only used FaceTime HD front camera. The best feature about the TrueDepth camera is Face ID. Face ID was enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition. The Face ID also replaces the Touch ID authentication system. This means that you can’t unlock your iPhone X with Touch ID anymore but will works with the new Face ID.

iPhone X Animoji

Besides that, the new features on the front camera of iPhone X is Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting (beta) and Animoji. Animoji is animated emojis that placed on top of the user’s face that intelligently react to the user’s facial expressions. This features are not available on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. iPhone X also have 1080p HD video recording, Retina Flash, ƒ/2.2 aperture, wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos, auto HDR, backside illumination sensor, body and face detection, auto image stabilisation, burst mode, exposure control and timer mode. As you can see, this features are same as the features in iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

 

VIDEO RECORDING

When it comes to video recording in iPhone X, the features is still the same as iPhone 8 Plus. Its include 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps and 720p HD video recording at 30 fps. iPhone X also still have this optical image stabilisation for video, optical zoom, 6x digital zoom, Quad-LED True Tone flash, slow motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, time-lapse video with stabilisation and cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p). Not just that, iPhone X also have continuous autofocus video, body and face detection, noise reduction, take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video, playback zoom, video geotagging and video formats recorded in HEVC and H.264.

 

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

iPhone X has two types of model that is Model A1865 and Model A1901. Both models of iPhone X features 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology and NFC with reader mode. The Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC in iPhone X are still the same as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

 

LOCATION, VIDEO CALLING AND AUDIO CALLING

iPhone X have same features as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus that is assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS, digital compass, Wi-Fi, mobile data and iBeacon micro-location. Video calling and audio calling features also same as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Video calling features FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or mobile network. The audio calling features FaceTime audio, voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi calling.

 

AUDIO PLAYBACK AND VIDEO PLAYBACK

Audio Playback and Video Playback for iPhone X features the same as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The audio formats in iPhone X supported AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+). The audio playback also provides user-configurable maximum volume limit. Video formats supported HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2 and Motion JPEG. Video playback provides High Dynamic Range with Dolby Vision and HDR10 content. It also features AirPlay Mirroring, photos and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later). Lastly, video playback features video mirroring and video out support up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter. This adapters was sold separately.

 

POWER AND BATTERY

Battery in iPhone X shows a great performance. iPhone X can lasts up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7. Talk time on wireless lasts up to 21 hours. Internet use in iPhone X will lasts up to 12 hours. Video playback on wireless lasts up to 13 hours and audio playback on wireless lasts up to 60 hours. iPhone X also features fast-charge capable that will last up to 50% charge in 30 minutes. This features is same as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. iPhone X used built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Thanks to it glass body design, iPhone X can provides wireless charging. This wireless charging will only works with Qi chargers. iPhone X also still provides charging via USB to computer system or power adapter same as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

 

SENSORS

iPhone X Face ID

The new sensor in iPhone X is Face ID. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus still used the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Face ID is a facial recognition system. It replace Touch ID that was in the previous generation of iPhone. Besides that, iPhone X still has the same sensors as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus that is Barometer, Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor and Ambient light sensor.

 

ACCESSIBILITY

Accessibility features in iPhone X are still the same as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The features help people with disabilities to use their iPhone easily. People with disabilities can fully enjoy the iPhone like others with the built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy. The accessibility features include VoiceOver, Zoom, Magnifier, Dictation, Switch Control, Closed Captions, AssistiveTouch and Speak Screen.

 

OPERATING SYSTEM

iOS 11

iPhone X uses iOS 11. iOS 11 is the eleventh version of the iOS operating system. It makes iPhone better than before. With the new features and capabilities in iOS 11, it will let you get more work done quickly and easily. iOS 11 also makes iPhone more powerful, personal and intelligent than ever.  The system features new lock screen. The lock screen and Notification Center are now combined. It allows users to see all notifications directly on the lock screen. Swipe up and down will either show or hide notifications.

The Control Center has been redesign unifies its pages and allows users to 3D Touch buttons for more options. Volume and brightness adjustment are by sliders. The Control Center also can be customize in the Settings app to make more settings to be shown including shortcut. The Siri also has a more human voice and support language translation with English, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish available at launch. There also new features in the Settings, Camera, Wallpapers and others that users can try to feel the new iOS 11 in iPhone X.

 

CONCLUSION

iPhone X is an amazing iPhone after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Although there are many same features like iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X is still better. The performance of this phone will not make you regret for buying it. Rear and front camera of iPhone X done a great job too. Although it does not have the fingerprint scanner, the new Face ID works really well. If you buy this iPhone X, you will enjoy using it with the new looks it have.

 

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