iPhone 8 or iPhone X: which one would you go for?

So, Apple unveiled 3 new phones, as rumored. We have the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus duo, which are basically upgraded versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. That makes it the 4th year in a row that Apple reiterates the design language of the iPhone 6, but hey — the 8 has a glass back, so that's different.

Then, we have the iPhone X – a handset that revolutionizes the Apple lineup with an all-screen front, a complete lack of a home button and Touch ID, and... well there's not much more in there. For those of you that were super-hyped by the rumors leading up to the unveiling, the 10th anniversary iPhone model might have been a slight let-down. Or at least not as exciting as expected. Hey, we do get Animoji, right?

So, minor differences aside, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X are pretty similar hardware-wise, with the latter having a couple of extra bells and whistles. We are curious – which one would you go for? A $700 / $800 iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, or the $1k futuristic iPhone X?

iPhone 8 / Plus or iPhone X?

iPhone 8 / Plus is good enough for me
iPhone X all day every day!



1. Valinor

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Lg v30 :P

6. Darkkracker

Posts: 255; Member since: Jun 11, 2016

Awesome phone. Can't wait to peep it

46. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

12. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

I think you are in the wrong poll. I like the V30 so much myself but this is about the new iPhones.

17. sgodsell

Posts: 7383; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Your right it is about the new iPhone's. But the iPhone 8 is definitely not worth it especially with only a low resolution HD display that has been there since the iPhone 6, with 2 GB of RAM, and a single camera for $700. So what it has wireless charging. You can get wireless charging sticker that goes into any lightning adapter for $20-25. Not to mention there is even a case that offers wireless charging. That is a rip off at that price in 2017. People should stay away from the iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 plus or X is a different story. However still overpriced.

20. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

3GB of RAM since the 7 though

32. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

If you can't afford it, it's not worth it. Hehe

2. Wickedsamaritan

Posts: 84; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Can we please Get a *** NONE OF THE ABOVE *** select button?

3. paul.k

Posts: 294; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Maybe just don't vote on this particular poll with this particular question?

8. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

So for any other poll, you have options like, "None of the above" or "Meh, will wait for 'the next iteration'..." and sorts but now when asked about that option for this poll, you seem like someone's poked a needle in you. I'm sure this poll is just a goodwill census measure but man, you guys should work with Apple already (officially)...marketing department will definitely progress.

10. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

This is no any other poll you Samsung fanboy sad cry baby bitch. If you don't like PA just get the f**k out of this web site or shut your stinking little mouth and be happy with what you get. No one will listen to your pathetic soul and change anything over here. You get that you little s**t??? Good.

13. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I don't know what's more pathetic, you with all those cuss words or you assuming I'm a Samsung fanboy. I like PA, I'm just voicing my opinion, hence, the comment section. But, I definitely don't like you Piyath, and most definitely don't like the way you write or talk.

31. BuffaloSouce unregistered

If he's a fanboy, what does that make you since he obviously triggered you in a massive way with his comment?

14. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

The only bit that annoys me a tad about The PhoneArena is their sheer bias, and what annoys me even more is that they try to pretend they are neutral. It's like EverythingApplePro Youtuber! But at least the Youtuber attests the fact that he's an Apple fanboy by naming his channel what it is, "EverythingApplePro"! Same goes to blogs like AndroidAuthority, WindowsPhoneArena, AndroidPolice, SamMobile and Crackberry. They all have extreme bias towards a specific brand and/or line-up and they say it right away. Here I'd like to mention Crack Berry, you ought to see their Blackberry Passport review! You'll have a good laugh now that you know how it flopped! And PhoneArena isn't that far behind when it comes to Apple, quite frankly! Why not call it the bloody "Sheeple Arena", eh?! Oh well, G'Day!

21. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

Yea can't wait till the reviews, already tired of Apple articles that sound like paid advertising

11. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

No you can't sweetheart.. You can't get that. Sorry

4. libra89

Posts: 2282; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I don't like that it's either FaceID or passcode for the X so the 8s are just fine with me.

5. jellmoo

Posts: 2598; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

If I were inclined to grab one, it would be the 8 Plus. The iPhone X strikes me as poorly thought out change for no real gain.

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Oh, there's gain indeed...and we all know where.

7. talon95

Posts: 1000; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I think they should have called it the 9 and saved 10 for when they had in screen FP working. The OLED full screen is certainly long awaited awesomeness, but X feels a bit hamstrung with only FaceID. Then again Apple probably loves giving X buyers a good reason to upgrade again next year for XS.

15. apple-rulz

Posts: 2123; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

I love the salty comments from the butthurt android and Sammy fanboys, very entertaining!

18. sissy246

Posts: 7120; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

LMFAO you mean like the butt hurt apple fanboys when Samsung gets best phone of the year two years in a row and going to be 3 years with the note 8.

19. apple-rulz

Posts: 2123; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

LMFAO, nobody cares what paid shills write, except for you and tedkord. Besides, like I said before, it's not like either of you losers will be getting the Note 8, let alone a new iPhone.

36. sissy246

Posts: 7120; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Hay dumb azz, already pre ordered note8 And hell no I wouldn't wast my money in any iPhone.

43. darkkjedii

Posts: 31102; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Enjoy your Note 8 sis, I absolutely love mine.

16. rocker91

Posts: 88; Member since: Dec 09, 2016

If I buy an iPhone it will be iPhone x . Why by iPhone 8 when it looks exactly like the previous gen 6 and 7.

22. poptart574

Posts: 223; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

If I buy an iPhone it would be because there is no other option left to buy.

23. ebilcake

Posts: 1230; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Something else.

24. darkkjedii

Posts: 31102; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The Note 8, that I went for. Not only did Apple release another one trick pony (not one feature I wanted), they also added that ugly notch at the top, that doesn't crop when watch videos. Note 8 FTW!

25. ebilcake

Posts: 1230; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Reminds me of those ugly Motorola watches with the flat tire displays, horrible design.

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