iPhone X [ iPhone 10] Launched with Bezeless AMOLED Screen, FaceID and Wireless Charging

The much awaited Smartphone of the year, the iPhone X (Iphone10) has been unveiled at Apple 10th year Anniversary in Cupertino. This is the 10th year since the first iPhone was introduced by Steve Job.

Other products announced at the Apple Event include the iPhone 8 & 8 Plus, 4K Apple TV and the Apple watch series 3. Apple iPhone X is the first smartphone from Apple to feature an AMOLED display with true tone colour and Apple called this Super Retina Display.

iPhone X

The Screen measures 5.8-inch having a resolution of 1,125 x 2,436 pixel which translates into 458ppi. It is no doubt, the sharpest display on any Apple smartphone ever. If you are an iPhone fan,  there’s reason to be excited as bezels that are popular with Apple smartphones have disappeared on the iPhone X. It’s a gorgeous looking bezel-less screen with Super Retina Display.

The new iPhone X retained one of the features from iPhone 7. It is water and dust resistant, meeting IP67 rating, under IEC standard 60529

The Famous Touch ID has been replaced with the latest FaceID. The Face ID according to Apple uses a flood illuminator (This means it will work even in the dark) as against the Iris Scanner on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8. Apple claims the Face ID is much more Secured than TouchID with a failure rate of 1,000,000 to 1 compared to that of Fingerprint which has a failure of 50,000:1.

iPhone X FaceID

However identical twins will be able to fool and unlock the device. The new FaceID works with Apple Pay and third party App.

Some important functionalities you need to know about the iPhone X

* You have to Tap the screen to wake the phone from sleep
* When Screen is on, swipe up to unlock the phone
* For multitasking, swipe up and hold for few seconds to access list of opened apps
* Swipe up to go to the home screen

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iPhone X performance and software

In terms of software experience, the new iPhone X is powered by the latest Apple A11 chipset boasting 2 powerful cores and four energy efficient ones. The processor is paired with Apple’s first made GPU which it claims is 30% faster than that of A10 found on the iPhone 7. The device has 3GB of RAM and comes in two configurations. 3GB of RAM / 64GB of storage and 3GB RAM/ 256GB ROM.

iPhone X CAMERA

iPhone X Camera

iPhone X Dual Camera

Worthy of note is Apple iPhone X dual camera which comprises an improved 12MP+12MP combo. One regular with f/1.8 aperture and the second, a telephoto Camera that has aperture f/2.4.The camera at the back can shoot 4k video at 60fps, making it the first Smartphone to achieve this feat.

iPhone X Wireless Charging

iPhone X Wireless Charging

Equally, it is the first Apple phone to come with wireless charging which utilizes Q1 standard. The wireless charger from Apple can charge the iPhone X, Apple watch and the Airpod. Apple called this Air power.

iPhone X [ iPhone 10 ] Full Specifications and Price

NETWORK

  • 2G/GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
  • WCDMA: HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
  • TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

DESIGN

  • Dimensions: 6 *70.9*7.7 mm
  • Display Size: 8-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
  • Weight: 174g
  • Screen Resolution: 2436 *1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi
  • Display: Super Retina Display
  • Body Build: Full Glass Build
  • Colours: Space Gray and Silver
  • Super Retina HD display
  • 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • True Tone display, 3D Touch
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529

iPhone X Price

HARDWARE

  • CPU: 64-bit Hexa-Core A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture Neural engine
  • GPU:
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Memory: 64 GB/256GB
  • External MicroSD: NO
  • Sensors: G-Sensors, Proximity Sensors, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Compass

Software

  • OS Version: iOS 11

CAMERA

  • Dual 12MP wide-angle F/1.8 and telephoto f/2.4 cameras
  • Features: Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x, Portrait mode, Dual optical image stabilization, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Video Features: 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilization for video, Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Front Camera: 7-megapixel camera with LED flash

CONNECTIVITY

  • Bluetooth: v5.0
  • WiFi: YES [Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct]
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: micro USB v2.0
  • Messaging
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • IM: Yes
  • Email: Yes

Audio formats 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)
  • Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)

BATTERY

  • Talk time (wireless): Up to 21 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 12 hours
  • Video playback (wireless): Up to 13 hours
  • Audio playback (wireless): Up to 60 hours
  • Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge 30 minutes

MISCELLANEOUS

  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
  • FM Radio
  • MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
  • Document viewer/editor
  • Preloaded applications: Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

The iPhone X’s price is put at $1,000 and will be available in either 64GB or 256GB configurations. You will be able to pre-order one on October 27. The iPhone X will be sold in 55 countries of the world.

iPhone X Price in Different Countries

iPhone X Price in Nigeria: N360,000-N380,000

iPhone X Price in the US: $1000

iPhone X Price in the UK: £999

iPhone X Price in Canada: 1, 215 Canadian Dollar

iPhone X Price in Australia: 1,244 Australian Dollar

iPhone X Price in Kenya: 102, 950 Kenyan Shilling

iPhone X Price in Ghana: 4,430 Ghanaian Cedi

iPhone X Price in Kuwait: 301 Kuwaiti Dinar

iPhone X Price in India: Rs 89,000

iPhone X Price in South Africa: 13, 044 RAND

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