The iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus walk into a bar, which one would you get?


The Three Amigos, the Three Stooges - whatever your ancient movie reference of choice, the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the exquisite iPhone X will be in our minds for a while this season, and a few after that, and not only because the X won't be released until the leaves start falling in November. Apple's biggest ever iPhone announcement left us with two significant upgrades in terms of chassis material, horse power and camera specs - the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and one fresh new "all-screen" iPhone X that Apple dubbed "the future of smartphones." 

You can argue with that premise all you want, but it's usually Apple that laughs all the way to the bank, and something tells us this time won't be much different, despite the startling $999 price tag of the iPhone X. That is why we are curious to find out, if you are in the market for a new Apple handset, is it going to be the safer iPhone 8 or 8 Plus bets, or are you going all rogue without a home button and ready to part with a grand for the iPhone X when the October 27 pre-order date hits your wall calendar? Take a pick in the poll below, and tell us why in the comments.

The iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus walk into a bar, which one would you get?

The iPhone 8
11.58%
The iPhone 8 Plus
17.4%
The iPhone X
71.02%

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65 Comments

1. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

NOTE 8 !

11. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

ROFL have fun with your laggy smartphone.

13. BeersAndTech

Posts: 95; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

Be careful. The Samsung fanboys are very sensitive today, especially after seeing A11 chip demolish all the competition.

17. BuffaloSouce unregistered

All of you sound like stupid teenage girls the way you argue over phones.

21. tedkord

Posts: 17362; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're not, they still have the best large phone available.

31. apple-rulz

Posts: 2122; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Except for teddy, he doesn't have a Note 8.

50. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Tedkord confirmed to be sensitive right now lol.

55. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Says the one who takes every argument here very personal, with burning and passionate hate.

57. chenski

Posts: 770; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

But not untouchable =p

37. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

where was that shown? All I saw was meaningless benchmark numbers.... however I did see an iPhone X failing to recognize its user, and taking a sweet time to log in after recognizing the face.... Dropping TouchID was a bad idea... I expect the iPhone to be quite fast, but I don't think it will "demolish" the competition... Go have a look of the Xperia Premium vs others in youtube for real life testing... app to app, and multitasking...

51. mikehunta727 unregistered

It didn't fail, the phone needed a passcode to activate Face ID, device must of been restarted before the presentation. And you can see the unlock animation happen instantly with the face unlock, but you have to swipe up to get to the home screen, guessing so that people don't blow past their notifications on the lock screen if the device just unlocked with the face and no swipe up Early hands on from a few websites like CNET and Verge and etc are all saying that it's quite dam fast and accurate, so thats good. Photo can't fool it

58. Kibzara

Posts: 123; Member since: Feb 24, 2016

since when do fansy boys and girls benchmark each and every phone!? at least 80 precent of people does not care for your sheety scores, just looks and a camera...

16. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

I use both the iPhone 7 and the S8 +. I am unable to figure out which one of the two you meant?

28. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Not sure about that, man...

32. YeahYeah

Posts: 250; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

If it makes you sleep better at night it's okay..

34. JohnR

Posts: 155; Member since: Sep 08, 2017

Have fun with your recycled design... Again.

47. talon95

Posts: 1000; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

We obviously will. If there was something better we'd go get one. The X is cool, but not Note 8 cool.

2. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

The supposed new iPod Touch.

3. drunkenjay

Posts: 1678; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

iphone x for me in black.

61. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Go home, you're drunk Jay.

4. rick_mobile

Posts: 358; Member since: Dec 13, 2010

neither, that price is an insult to human intelligence.

7. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Human intelligence is an insult to human intelligence.

22. tedkord

Posts: 17362; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Whoa!

44. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

my head.

54. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Your intelligence is an insult to human intelligence.

56. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

...Thanks?

62. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

No wonder you're so intelligent.

5. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Neither.

6. iczer

Posts: 160; Member since: Oct 14, 2015

iPhone 7 ($549)!! there is no reason to buy iPhone 8 ($699)!!

8. ramdroid

Posts: 135; Member since: May 21, 2016

Note 8

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