iPhone X Q&A: Ask us anything!


Thinking of investing a thousand bucks on an iPhone X down the line but somewhat is still stopping you from pulling the gun? Understandable, although it's ground-breaking for an iOS device, many long-time Apple fans might not adapt to all the changes that easily. And then, that price tag...

Well, while we can't tell if you should or shouldn't buy the device, we can at least clear some of the misconceptions and uncertainties that some of you, potential adopters, could have.

Well, we happen to have a few units on us and feel confident enough to answer any question you might have about the device. Go ahead, ask us anything, we will do our best to answer comprehensively all that we can as soon as possible in a separate post in a few days or so. 

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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40 Comments

1. peace247 unregistered

Why is this so overpriced ? Will u guys ever stop posting apple sponsored ads?

4. Peacetoall unregistered

How can I disable the notch its really irritating

8. Boybawang

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

The display left and right of the notch are just bonus. Apple could have got rid of them but decided to squeeze more screen real estate instead.

9. mootu

Posts: 1500; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

How do you work that out? The "ears were not added", a piece of the screen was removed creating the notch, therefore reducing screen real estate. People are just dumb sometimes.

17. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

No, they couldn’t find a solution to squeeze the forward facing camera and proximity sensor onto the front so they decided to put a notch onto the screen. Big difference. It’s funny how in denial ipx owners are becoming.

22. cmdacos

Posts: 4100; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Wtf? Lol

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Did you really ask that?

38. yyzamin

Posts: 382; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

At the end of the day phoneareana.com is the website Android users love to hate. They don't read the article, instead they go strait to the comments section and join every other Android user in their daily circle jerk.

2. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

I want the know all about the dual camera on this one. Is it really all that ground breaking? Also how does it performs comparing to iPhone 8/8 Plus?

3. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

How come the phone is thicker than the 6/7/8 yet has an even bigger camera bump? Are Apple just becoming more incompetent at design every year they get further from the Jobs era?

23. cmdacos

Posts: 4100; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Short answer is yes. Long answer is of course.

30. mikehunta727 unregistered

I think they put tbe bump on purpose

5. worldpeace

Posts: 3127; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Why did you use double standard on your review? i.e - Having wireless charging is a PROS for iPhones, but not on galaxies - Not having 3.5mm jack is a CONS for androids, but not on iPhones - Not having external storage is a CONS for androids, but not on iPhones - Fast charging written as PROS for iPhones, even tough it didnt include fast charger out-of-box and charge slower than most flagships (as reminder PA didn't write fast charging as note 8's and pixel 2s's PROS, even tough it's much faster) - and so on and I'm sure this comment will get deleted. But whatever, I just want to say it

37. yyzamin

Posts: 382; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

I think we may have found the butt hurt Android user

6. Boybawang

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

How do you lock the screen?

7. lazarus_26

Posts: 38; Member since: Sep 29, 2014

how good is the speaker on iphone x compare to iPhone 8plus and other android phones?

10. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

How much did Apple pay iPhoneArena?

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Why did they give the iPhone such a powerful chipset, yet fail to give it: True multitasking Picture in Picture Some time of floating window Pencil support Themes (it's really time to change the U look) And why remove the FPS

13. alligator

Posts: 94; Member since: Jan 09, 2016

Your personal and honest opinion - How is the display quality compared to Note8 (side by side). I can't believe that Iphone X has better display than Note8 (based on DisplayMate review).

28. Peacetoall unregistered

Note 8 can push 1200 nits while iphone x can only barely push 638 nits so note 8 is superior.

31. mikehunta727 unregistered

Not according to DisplayMate, the X got their best display ever tested award. It also only hits up to 550 nits with full screen content It can only hit 1200 nits with low APL, meaning very little content on screen, aka useless. The X gets brighter and is the better display as confirmed by Display Mate IPhone X currently has the best display in a smartphone in the world right now until the S9

32. mikehunta727 unregistered

-----The iPhone X has a record high Full Screen Brightness for OLED Smartphones of 634 nits, which improves screen visibility in high Ambient Light. -----The Samsung Galaxy Note8 can produce up to 1,240 nits, but only for small portions of the screen area (Low Average Picture Levels) – for Full Screen Brightness the Note8 can produce up to 423 nits with Manual Brightness and 560 nits with Automatic Brightness only in High Ambient Light. -----For small portions of the screen area the iPhone X can produce up to 809 nits (Low Average Picture Levels). On its Home Screen the iPhone X produces an impressively bright 726 nits. See the Screen Brightness section for the measurements and details. http://www.displaymate.com/iPhoneX_ShootOut_1a.htm iPhone X can achieve 726 nits on the home screen, Note 8 only around 560 nits, a bit less bright, reread the 2nd sentence multiple times and get it through the peon brain, Note 8 can't hit no where near 1200 nits unless its very little stuff on screen (low APL), aka most of the screen is black and off, Note 8 can go higher in low APL situation but its truly useless and will never occur in real world situation as we actually use our phones and don't have 95% of the screen off (think Always on Display but even less stuff on screen) The X is the noticeably brighter screen in essentially every scenario, also the better panel as confirmed by DisplayMate

33. mikehunta727 unregistered

I was suprised too aligator, didn't even ever think Apple's calibration prowess would put them over the top of Samsung in this regard

14. Rogerrtp

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 08, 2017

Does Face id support only one user or more than one?

15. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

How does an unoptimized app for iPhone X look like? Black bar on top or the notch eats away some of the app.

16. theot14430 unregistered

How do prevent screen burn-in on my $1200.00 phone?

18. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

PA, you asked “What’s stopping me from buying the X?” -that uglyass notch -my 7 still works perfectly fine -forced to pay an additional $150 to avoid that 64GB storage -that notch! -apple’s blatant disrespect for the number 9 -I refuse to call it the 10, its an eX!

19. applesnapple93

Posts: 302; Member since: Jan 06, 2016

you didnt answer the pixel 2 Q&A so why should anyone expect you to address this?

25. iSeeU

Posts: 49; Member since: Nov 03, 2017

Lazy You will get an answer in 2 weeks time, while other Tech sites answer on the thread right away.... The editors are a joke on here

20. cleatglitch

Posts: 162; Member since: May 25, 2013

how to power off

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