5 things we hope Apple will improve in future iPhones

5 things we hope Apple will improve in future iPhones
When the iPhone X came out, there were quite a few changes about not only how it looks, but how it operates. Apple removed the iconic home button and Touch ID, replacing them with gestures and Face ID. It was a lot to take in and, while it felt like what made the iPhone a simple and straightforward device to use was being removed, we still reserved judgment for when we would get to spend some time with the smartphone.

And, sure enough, the iPhone X has its perks that one is bound to love. The smooth operation, the incredible display, the respectable battery life — all reminders of the fact that one is holding a contemporary, high-class piece of hardware. But there are a few things about the iPhone X that make one scratch their head, feeling like the Apple-signature “frictionless user interaction” has taken a back seat in favor of bling and futuristic features. And no, we won't be complaining about “The Notch” and we're all long past the point of lamenting the 3.5 mm jack.

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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)



2. blingblingthing

Posts: 986; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Probably try and add android features at a faster rate

34. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Especially for the notification.

36. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Hey, I can't believe! The whole great and shiny iPhone have flows? Pardon, imperfection? At least 5? And this is phonearena site, right? Am i dreaming? And i didn't see any of this in con section of the iPhone X review...Why? Judging by the wishes, that author made, this phone shouldn't recieve more than 7.5-8.... Just to be accurate.

37. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 931; Member since: May 07, 2014

But first, fix the Face ID... Make it secure..

4. maherk

Posts: 7049; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Quick charger out of the box?

9. bucknassty

Posts: 1387; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

you damn right... as much as people are paying for this phone! come on!

14. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Damn right, for $1k+ they should be including wireless charges out of the box to.

5. Tipus

Posts: 911; Member since: Sep 30, 2016


6. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Design. Battery life. Front camera. Price. Dual sim.

8. pali2704

Posts: 15; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

That horrendous camera bump, the notch and it's price.

12. jjface

Posts: 269; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

Cheaper would be a good start

13. Poptart2828

Posts: 494; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

There are other things to improve upon IMO that would convince me to buy one. How about doing away with iTunes and letting iPhone users be able to transfer data Between iOS and Android. Why not let us use SD cards instead of making us pay for extra storage on a monthly basis. A good file manager as robust as any android would be great. Also improve the battery life as well. Everyone of my colleagues always keeping their iPhones in their pockets cause they to scared of battery dying out. Doesn't help that charging the thing once dead takes forever.

15. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Years ago I considered to buy an iPhone 5s. But the whole iTunes thing is annoying.

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 31744; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

My list is a lot more than 5 things. Keep the notch though, it looks pretty cool.

19. shizz812

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

You can access the control panel from the middle of the screen using reachability.

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 31744; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That an extra step, that shouldn't be needed.

20. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Add fingerprint scanner and remove reliability on iTunes.

23. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I haven’t used iTunes in years. You dont have to worry about that for years.

24. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

The phone is damn near perfect. Most of the changes i want are iOS things (default app choice, killing apps and this year less bugs).

25. Jrod99

Posts: 781; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Have to admit got use to the quick control toggles from the bottom. Prefer this to Android but it’s now from the top. Wish they could add finger scanner to power button so we have another option. Maybe a home screen instead of the grid. I can deal with the notch on a plus model but add pencil support.

29. aleksey4738

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 27, 2013

I’m an Android user but if apple comes up with a iPhone X2 Plus with Apple stylus I’ll switch

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 31744; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Why??? I could see myself owning both, but not leaving android for iOS. No way!

41. ebilcake

Posts: 1231; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

So long as they run iOS I don't care what improvements they make.

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