Apple promises a fix for the iPhone X's cold weather blues

Some iPhone X users have noticed that their touchscreen becomes unresponsive with a rapid change of temperatures, like, say, going out of the house in cold weather. Well, the weather has to be near freezing, and the screen apparently stops being operational for a few brief seconds, plus locking and unlocking the display prompts the iPhone X to again register touches, but it must be annoying nonetheless, so Apple issued a promise for a fix. 

It turns out that this might be a software problem of sorts, as the phone is having a recommended temperature range of between 32 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit in the manual, so even freezing temps shouldn't affect the hardware in that manner. Fret not,  however, as Apple has apparently taken notice of the iPhone X's cold weather blues, and will be addressing the issue with a software fix, as per its statement below:

source: TheLoop

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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)



1. TypicalGeek

Posts: 218; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

And improve the low light photography please. Pretty noisy.

17. vincelongman

Posts: 5761; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Gallary vs the Pixel 2 Apple need to invest more in their camera software They need something to compete with HDR+ Enhanced

2. matistight

Posts: 1031; Member since: May 13, 2009

This is literally the same results as putting an aftermarket screen onto an iPhone.

7. DellB

Posts: 57; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

"... and the screen apparently stops being operational for a few brief seconds" Apple's comment: "After several seconds the screen will become fully responsive again" English is not my native language but I bet 'few' and 'several' seem more like antonyms than synonyms. The tone in which this site report Apple's woes...

10. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

I thought they're pretty much the same? like 5 seconds is "a few second" and also "several seconds" I can't even see the difference in these 2 instances

11. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

IMO several is a bit bigger than few i.e 2-3 seconds is "few seconds" and 4-10 seconds is "several seconds" but definition and usage is vary between person, and you can call 4-10 items a few in some contexts

8. odachek

Posts: 132; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Cool feature.

9. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

What about the reception issue, or the lag issue, or the Face ID issue? Those were just some of the issues I had with the phone. The worst one was the reception issue constantly searching for service, and my battery would die very quickly. The Face ID issues were super annoying, I had to enter my pin 50% of the time. They f**ked up by removing Touch ID. Definitely not worth more than $600.

12. peace247 unregistered isheep commenting against iphone x!? At least ur honest.

13. nikhil23

Posts: 503; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

Isheep is a person who blindly supports his purchase no matter how bad it is. As he is completely honest, he is definetely not an isheep

14. mikehunta727 unregistered

You can train FaceID more and give it more scans of your face. On the lock screen, swipe up on gesture bar and youll see that Face ID scrambling animation thing. That is Face ID adding new scans of your face to the database, you can train it too more on angles and itll get a lot better. Try it Also 11.1.1 has fixed RAM management issues on iOS 11 almost entirely too. Back to 10.3 levels

18. tedkord

Posts: 17481; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Curious, did you keep it, or are you one of those people who can't handle change?

15. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Oh no! Another CON for the iPhone X! Stand back Apple! You're about to cross the 8 line... and get an 8.9 score in the review.

16. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

They already gave it a 9...

19. tedkord

Posts: 17481; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

An odd issue, but so long as they acknowledge it and fix it quickly, then it's no big deal.

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