Apple Announces 5.8-inch 'iPhone X' With Super Retina OLED Edge-to-Edge Display

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    So when does the iPhone SE get a refresh? Because I have no interest in a 5.8" monster cell phone. Even the 4.7" [6, 7, & 8] are too big to hold in, rather than on, my hand. I was hoping they'd give a nod to the small phone legion, but I'm glad I didn't hold my breath. *sigh*
     
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  5. GoldenJoe macrumors 6502

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    This is dumb. They're making such a big deal out of face unlock and the stupid emoji.
     
  6. WestonHarvey1 macrumors 68020

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    That's some Silence of the Lambs stuff there with the emojis.
     
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    That's obviously not a reality. Time to move on from falsely generated renders and embrace the Notch for those who do like it.
     
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    I can't believe Apple went with that f'n ugly notch!

    That is beyond distracting.
     
  9. CEmajr macrumors 601

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    Can't wait to preorder. Though I really wish Touch ID was integrated into the display.
     
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    The animated emojis are incredible and look so much fun.
     
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    Yeah passing on this one. Not only will it be scarce, the demonstration looked irky. The home button will be missed.

    Ill wait for the second generation
     
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    Yeah, the iPhone X is pretty underwhelming to be honest. And as someone who has used Windows Phone for the last 1/2 decade, I really don't see things like "swipe up to unlock" to be revolutionary. In fact, I find the touch to wake to be more of a pain than a good thing.
     
  14. udayan81 macrumors member

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    They really pulled out that ugly looking phone after all. Not sure how many people find that top of the phone horrendous, I certainly find it very very unappealing. Forking out 1K$ and they couldn't even design the aesthetics.
     
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    "Your're looking at it wrong."
     
  16. Christian 5G macrumors 6502a

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    I'll be honest, not very impressed so far and I use iPhone 6s still.

    Surely the display is gorgeous but the design is still very similar. I also think it's large.
     
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    #43
    They should have gone with small bezel's both top and bottom & at least put touch ID on the back.
     
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    Phill Schiller is the most boring person for presenting a new product...
     
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    My takes on the X's key features...

    The notch
    I myself could get used to that. Getting an extra line's worth of space could be nice, and doing away with the network name as well (since in the US, roaming is a thing of the past). However, I could see that being a concern if you travel internationally and want to know what network you're on there. I could legitimately see other people preferring the traditional horizontal bar. It would be neat if there were an option to put that in for those that want more stuff displayed at a glance (although I doubt it).

    No physical home button
    IIRC, you swipe up to reveal the Control Center that also contains the Virtual Home button? I do like on my LG G4, swiping from up reveals the Android Notification bar, whereas swiping from down reveals the Home Touch buttons. Plus, I can go into the phone's settings and individually customize which apps I want this to be hidden, and which to be always on.


    Looks neat, but I'm curious, not excited. And with ANY phone, if it costs more than $300, then I'll check it out when it drops below that price.
     
  21. RedWing512, Sep 12, 2017
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    #46
    From a usability standpoint, I would much rather have buttons, thank you very much. Granted, I'm a bit of a tech-head and know what it is I'm doing, but I shudder to think how something like this would effect someone like my mother.
     
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    I came here to say this. He never mentioned sunglasses working, and also, the live demo failed on stage! I'm really bummed by FaceID.
     
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    3rd Gen is usually the one.
     
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    So Samsung skipped the numbers 6 and 7 for their note line and Apple decided to copy and skip straight to ten. I hope Samsung is nice enough to not sue.
     
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