The reason for those smooth iPhone X gestures? 120Hz touch input sampling

Before actually getting to use the iPhone X last week, we were a bit on the fence about its new gesture-based navigation of swiping up, holding, or flipping through recent apps. Could these really replace the simple act of tapping the legacy home key? Our worries, it turned out during the review process, were in vain...
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43 Comments

13. jacky899

Posts: 430; Member since: May 16, 2017

Good article. I was wondering why the Iphone X feels so much smoother than the Note 8.

23. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

that has to do with Touchwiz more than anything else though.

25. darkkjedii

Posts: 31064; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAO! Whoring for green thumbs.

15. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

So if aple doesn't have it, they find it in the s**ts :)

21. HansP

Posts: 542; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

I really like the part where iPhonearena implies that everybody else uses 60Hz sensors. I can't remember when Samsung went over 80Hz on their sensors, I think it was back in the days with the S4 or maybe S3? S2? If you really want extreme sample rate, you can always use an S pen and get a 360Hz sample rate.

34. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Hint, Samsung is the one who make iPhoneX's screen panel. Now go figure..

36. mikehunta727 unregistered

Literally means nothing

37. mikehunta727 unregistered

The only device with a S pen is the Note series.....

43. HansP

Posts: 542; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

Which also happens to be Samsung's absolute flagship device. We are comparing those, aren't we?

24. yonith

Posts: 228; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

How do the Android flagships compare?

33. gamehead unregistered

I hope phones support 120hz refresh rates in the future like the razer phone

35. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Input oversampling? kinda like 16,000DPI interpolated mouse sensor? that's useless

38. mikehunta727 unregistered

Spoken like a true man who has never even tried this and is talking like you have used it before Hint: try and actually test and use the device in person before making claims
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