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Poll: ** The Official iPhone X Thread **

Discussion in 'Apple Hardware' started by Robbo, 12 Sep 2017.

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Which iPhone X are you getting?

  1. Silver 64GB

    35 vote(s)
    6.6%
  2. Space Grey 64GB

    53 vote(s)
    10.0%
  3. Silver 256GB

    31 vote(s)
    5.8%
  4. Space Grey 256GB

    98 vote(s)
    18.4%
  5. I want one but it's too expensive

    125 vote(s)
    23.5%
  6. I'm not interested

    190 vote(s)
    35.7%
  1. pioneer2000

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    I'd argue that even the 6S isn't comfortably usable with one hand. e.g. I can't swipe down from the top of that without juggling it around in the palm of my hand.

    Why would you ever need to do that? None of the Galaxy phones are completely waterproof and in fact iPhones have been shown to beat them in water resistance tests.
     
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  2. haszek

    Wise Guy

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    To operate camera underwater :D
     
  3. Hater

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    I hope it relies on the iris more than the face. Should see my missus when she wakes up first thing, compared to her face when she's ready to roll - Totally different. She's the target market for this emoji toting piece of crap too, so it won't be a single use case.
     
  4. UberTiger

    Mobster

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    You can get a Macbook Air brand new from Apple for less!

    But you will :D

    Why did you have to remind me :(

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    256GB probably cost them about £10 more than a 128GB chip, yet they can charge £150 more than the 64GB chip and they know that a huge percentage of people will go for it. They're making bank off that decision. Simplify the lineup and make it a no brainer for us to drop even more cash as we pretty much have to.

    I've seen a few underwater photos in Apples iPhone 7 ad campaign, I think it's good for a couple of meters. But they still don't give a warranty on water damage :rolleyes:
     
  5. Captain

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  6. SteveOBHave

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    Is it just me or is this just the iPhone 3g with a "full" face screen? "retro" phone...
     
  7. UberTiger

    Mobster

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    SteveOBHave makes a good point, the iPhone 3G and the iPhone X are pretty much exactly the same phone inside and out. Not sure what there's even to discuss here.
     
  8. SteveOBHave

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    Now now, I mean aesthetics... No need to get hyperbolic on it.
     
  9. UberTiger

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    Was just joking mate :p

    You're right, there's is a bit of the 3G essense to the look of it.
     
  10. SteveOBHave

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    My sarcasm spidy sense appears to be faulty...
     
  11. pioneer2000

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  12. SteveOBHave

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  13. UberTiger

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    Sorry, OcUK seems to bring it out in me for some reason...

    It's tough deciding when to ensure I include smileys, /s or otherwise :D
     
  14. Amp34

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    It's water resistant.

    The iPhone 7 (and presumably 8 and X as they are also classed as water resistant on the Apple site) is rated as IP67 (Less than 1m for less than 30mins).

    The S7/8 are IP68 rated which means more than 1m, manufacturer specified (which in Samsungs case is 1.5m for less than 30mins).

    That means the S7/8 has a grand total of an extra 50 cm of water resistance than the iPhones.

    Whoop de do. :p

    Water resistant doesn't mean it can't be put under water, it just means it's not waterproof, which is a specific term in its own right.
     
  15. SteveOBHave

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    Also worth noting that this is only in fresh water too. It's a protection feature not an invite to shoot under water.

    OCUK bring out sarcasm? I wouldn't believe it!
     
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  16. Captain

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    If it can survive being underwater and work fine, then to me it's waterproof. :p
     
  17. pioneer2000

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    It's like some people just want there to be a problem in order to be able to knock Apple.

    Then by your own logic, the iPhone is waterproof also. :rolleyes:
     
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  18. TheOracle

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    Not sure I like the camera notch on the front. Do you think they could have coloured the sides in with a software patch. I think the software has a sku code so it knows what colour the phone is.
     
  19. Mr_Cool

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    It's water resistant, as the Samsung website states.

    Having it under water for 15 minutes doesn't make it waterproof.
    Hence why its rated IP68:
    "*Galaxy S8 and S8+ are rated IP68, meaning they are both dust and water resistance.
    Rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes."

    The same rating the iPhone lineup has...

    If it was waterproof you'd be able to leave it under water for as long as you want and it'll be fine, try leaving your S7 under water for a few hours and I dont think you'll be so lucky.

    But I guess if your S7 is Waterpoof then the iPhone X definitely is by your definition:)
     
  20. pioneer2000

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    The front panel is black on both colours, so why would they do that? They perhaps should limit the screen size when playing video etc though.