iPhone X landscape keyboard?

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  1. MjWoNeR macrumors 6502

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    Has anyone seen how the landscape keyboard looks on the X? Like in the messages app?
     
  2. MjWoNeR thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Anyone? An image, screenshot or vid of the keyboard in landscape?
     
  3. Treyhunna macrumors regular

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    watch some hands on videos on youtube and u tell us...its not out yet. so thaz all u got
     
  4. MjWoNeR thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I watched a ton of videos on YouTube, before I posted this thread, and didn't find a single video of someone sending a message with an iPhone X.

    Anyway, a fellow user came to the rescue a few days ago. He pulled an image from Xcode, in an other thread.

     
  5. SmugMaverick macrumors member

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    Jesus what a terrible UI

    You can tell the X was never meant to be released this year because iOS 11 just doesn't look great on it
     
  6. MjWoNeR thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I know right? When I saw it I thought, alright then Gboard on portrait it is.
     
  7. roeiz macrumors 65816

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    What the hell is this?? Hideous
     
  8. rafark macrumors 6502a

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    I disagree on pretty much anything people complain about the X, but I have to admit iOs can use the X screen better. And I'm referring specially to the "safe" areas. Currently ios does seen to be designed for a rectangled screen, there's just so many ways Ui elements like buttons and tabs can take full advantage of the rounded corners by adapting to the curves. Right now everything has a square, straight shape but it's just a matter of time until we see the Ui really shine in the new screen shape.
     
  9. Ralfi macrumors 68030

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    I'd be curious to know percentages of time people with non-pro devices type in Portrait & Landscape.

    Myself, I can't remember the last time I typed in Landscape. The screen's not high enough for it to work for me. & I usually type one handed anyway using SwiftKey/Gboard, so Landscape keyboard presentation won't really impact me.
     
  10. Gathomblipoob macrumors 601

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    I type in landscape mode half the time. Or, rather, I use Gboard and swipe.
     
  11. roeiz macrumors 65816

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    Can they make the UI so vastly different for the X?
     
  12. shr631 macrumors regular

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    I don't love it but it's ok. I have a weird hangup about typing in landscape mode anyway. It reminds me of those commodotized cheap a** droid phones with the slide keyboard from back in '08-'09. Nasty! (Sorry to those who used/liked those )
     
  13. santela macrumors regular

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    That looks disgusting. Good thing I don’t ever type in landscape.
     
  14. Ralfi macrumors 68030

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    Also, I don't think any screenshots are official yet? So there may be no point in lambasting it at this stage.
     
  15. MjWoNeR thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I hope that this is not how it will look. It feels almost impossible that they will release a keyboard like that. If it looks like that I won't be using landscape for sure, I'll stick to Gboard in portrait.
     
  16. subjonas macrumors 68000

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    This is really awkward. It makes me think Apple doesn’t expect anyone to use the X in landscape at all.

    The notch is like a guy sticking his head in the frame saying hey look at me! It’s permanently in the way, creating these awkward layout issues. I don’t know how Apple thought this would be good for the user.
     

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