Look at the comparison page on Apple’s website and nearly all the specs for the 8 and the X are the same. Same chip, same wireless charging, same video recording capabilities, true tone, wide color display, nearly the same rear camera. It really seems like the 8 exists solely because Apple couldn’t produce enough OLED screens to meet demand yet they couldn’t go another year without a bezel-less phone. It is confusing though because if X is the future why is the tech in the 8 nearly identical and why is the X only $200 more? The other confusing thing is if Face ID is the future of biometrics why release a brand new phone using Touch ID? I feel like if Apple had to release two new models then the X should have been a bigger upgrade with bigger differentiation between it and the 8. https://www.apple.com/iphone/compare/ EDIT: something else confusing....with the X Apple demoed animated emoji and Snapchat AR. Two things that seem like they would be really popular with teenage girls, but how many parents are going to (or can afford to) buy their daughters a $1,000 phone?