iPhone X First 48 Hours

Let’s start with the unboxing video.

A QUICK LOOK AT THE SPECS

Back in September when Apple announced the iPhone X, the full specs for the device have been listed on Apple’s website for reference. Here is a quick summary of the iPhone X’s most prominent details.

  • Weight: 174 grams
  • Screen: 5.8-inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
  • Screen Resolution: 2436-by-1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi
  • CPU: A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture; Neural engine; Embedded M11 motion coprocessor
  • Storage: 64GB or 256 GB
  • Rear Camera: 12MP (wide-angle and telephoto cameras); 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps; 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps; 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Front Camera: 7MP (TrueDepth Camera); 1080P HD Video Recording
  • Battery: Talk time (wireless): Up to 21 hours; Internet use: Up to 12 hours; Video playback (wireless): Up to 13 hours; Audio playback (wireless): Up to 60 hours
  • Charging: Wireless through QI chargers and wired through Lightning connections

IMPRESSIVE…MOST IMPRESSIVE

Since I have had a little bit of time with the iPhone X, I would like to express my personal thoughts on how the new iPhone X has affected my daily life and the features that stick out the most to me. First of all, I want to say that I feel very strongly that this is the iPhone that people have wanted for several years. It’s a true next-generation device and the future direction of the device. It’s a full-screen, no-home button phone that feels perfect in your hands. Usually, the ‘in awe’ effect of a new device starts to wear off on me within the first 24 hours. After 48, I’m happy to say that I still reach for the iPhone with childlike wonder and glee as I swipe away on the screen. The overall design of the iPhone is stunning and even though it’s glass on the front and back, it doesn’t feel fragile to me. It’s a solid, stylish mobile phone with extremely advanced features.

CONCLUSIONS

All in all, it’s a wonderful, but expensive upgrade. In addition to the retail price, Apple Care is $199 for the iPhone X. Would I suggest you go out and upgrade right now? It really depends on your particular needs. I would not spend the money to upgrade my daughter’s phone just so she can text her friends and play games. For me, I live on my iPhone and the upgrade was almost a must. Apple dropped two other phones — the 8 and 8 Plus — that share a lot of the iPhone X features so if you are on the fence about the money either one of them would be a wonderful option. If you have the extra cash, you won’t be disappointed with the X.

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