The iPhone X is Apple’s anniversary smartphone and it ushers in a new design for the company’s flagship line. The smartphone was released to celebrate 10 years since the first Apple smartphone. The new design is free from the home button/touch ID and also the enormous bezels.
There is a complete overhaul of design from the iPhone 8 to the iPhone X. The Apple iPhone X ditched the home button, touch ID and the enormous bezels at the front. This smartphone comes with a stainless steel frame and toughened front and back glass. There is also an edge-to-edge display with a top notch. The iPhone X features IP67 water protection.
The dimensions of the device come in at 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm and the weight at 174 grams. There is no gold colour variant for this phone. Meanwhile, you get to choose from the Space Gray or Silver colour variants. The dual rear camera is aligned in a horizontal direction at the top left corner.
Dimensions: 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm
Weight: 174 grams
Build: Front/back glass, stainless steel frame
Colours: Space Gray, Silver
Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5 mm jack: No
– IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
– Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
The device sports a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels. The display has an 82.9% screen-to-body ratio, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 458 PPI density. Protecting the display is an unspecified scratch-resistant glass.
Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size: 5.8 inches (82.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1125 x 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (458 PPI density)
Protection: Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
– Wide color gamut
– 3D Touch
– 120 Hz touch-sensing
iPhone X Camera
The iPhone X features two rear 12MP cameras with a wide and telephoto lens. There is optical image stabilization on both cameras. The wide lens has an f/1.8 aperture while the telephoto lens has an f/2.4 aperture. The camera has a new feature called Portrait lighting, which recreates effects found in professional lighting studios.
Just like the iPhone XS & iPhone XS Max, it features the standard 7MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and HDR.
Dual: 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/3″, 1.22µm, OIS, PDAF + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
Features: Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama), panorama, HDR
Video: 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Single: 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
iPhone X Hardware
The iPhone X packs the same hardware as the iPhone 8. You get the A11 Bionic chipset with 2 Monsoon high cores and 4 Mistral low cores. The processor also features three cores graphics processing unit for graphics.
Chipset: Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
CPU: Hexa-core 2.39 GHz (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPU: Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
Memory: 3GB/64GB, 3GB/128GB
iPhone X Software
The iPhone X was launched with iOS 11 operating system. But can be upgraded to iOS 12 found on iPhone XS and its brothers. Along with the iOS 11 is a 3GB RAM variant.
OS: iOS 11.1.1, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
User Interface: –
Sensors: Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Features: Siri natural language commands and dictation
iPhone X Battery
Powering the phone is a non-removable 2716 mAh battery that can be charged with a 15W fast battery charger. The battery isn’t that good compared to what you see on other flagships. But with strong hardware like the A11 Bionic, you can expect the battery life to be fully optimized.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 2716 mAh battery (10.35 Wh)
Charging: Fast battery charging 15W: 50% in 30 min
– USB Power Delivery 2.0
– Qi wireless charging
iPhone X Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
USB: 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
iPhone X Price