Having officially launched its radically redesigned iPhone X in years back in September 2017, Apple’s unprecedented flagship smartphone can ultimately be purchased when the Cupertino opens pre-order next Friday, October 27th.
With a radical design (since the release of iPhone 6 dating way back in 2014) and new cutting-edge technologies as well as upgraded new features this is the iPhone everyone in town is talking about.
But with the rumors and speculations of limited stock on the iPhone X release date, consumers will need to be brisk should they want to be one of the lucky few to have the premium handset in their hands.
So, if you’re keen to score the hotly-anticipated iPhone X, then here’s everything you need to know about this all-screen device from Apple itself.
WHEN DOES APPLE IPHONE X GO ON SALE?
Apple’s iPhone X will be available for grab in pre-order day, October 27.
However, prospect buyers won’t be able to score the top-of-the-line smartphone from the shelves until the 3rd of November.
On November 3rd, Apple will officially make the phone available in the market across the world and you should expect a long queues in all Apple Stores just like the old times when the company released the iPhone 4 and 5.
HOW TO SURELY GET IPHONE X ON PREORDER?
A report claimed that the iPhone X will be in soaring demand but with limited stock on the day of availability could mean many fans and loyalists are left upset.
The Cupertino-headquartered technology company has confirmed that pre-orders of the iPhone X will go live at exactly 8.01 A.M. BST.
Should you want to score a unit then you should be prepared in front your computer to click the pre-order button.
In the recent years those using the official Apple Store app have often managed to obtain a smartphone before those using visiting the Apple website via a browser.
It could be a better to have both Apple Store App and website running at the same time for you to have the best chance of scoring one.
The iPhone X will be available on all four major wireless carriers in the United States and that includes AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
iPHONE X NEW FEATURES
The Cupertino tech giant has implemented a number of significantly major improvements and changes to the design of its flagship handset with the new iPhone X now including a groundbreaking edge-to-edge 5.8-inch OLED screen which Apple calls it Super Retina Display.
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have both treated with an upgraded new Retina screen displays that features True Tone Display. The display changes the color of the screen and and adopt to the light around you.
These new updates are particularly welcomed but neither of these new but less-impressive handsets equip OLED display.
The 5.8-inch OLED display, which Apple marketed as Super Retina display, is only available on the iPhone X. Apple claims that the iPhone X has a display with stunning colors, black pixels are true blacks, a million-to-one contrast ratio and wide color gamut support.
Additionally, Apple’s iPgone X also supports Dolby Vision and HDR10, which together should make your captures photograph on the device and videos as well as other digital media contents looks even more stunning.
If you’re looking for the popular Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the physical home button in the iPhone X, Apple has completely ditch it and the company is planning to implement it in the next generation iPhones not just on the iPhone X.
Due to the enormous all-screen display of the iPhone X, the Touch ID fingerprint sensor has now been replaced by 3D facial recognition which will securely unlock the handset by simply glimpsing at it.
Apple is calling it the Face ID, and the tech company claims it will revolutionize the biometric authentication on iPhone X and the next iterations.
Face ID uses an avant-garde TrueDepth camera system consists of a dot projector, infrared camera and flood illuminator, and is powered by A11 Bionic system-on-chip (SoC) to accurately map and recognize the users face.
The A11 Bionic SoC also includes a neural network component Apple calls a “Neural Engine”, which can execute up to 600 billion operations per second. This newly develop innovative depth-sensing technologies seamlessly working together to securely unlock the iPhone X.
All facial information is securely stored by the secure vault to keep saved data truly secured. Apple says that all of the processing is in-depth done on-mobile itself and is not uploaded to the Apple cloud server to preserve user privacy.
The Face ID only unlocks the phone when user directly glance at it and is foolproof from photos or masks.
Along with 3D facial recognition dubbed Face ID, the groundbreaking TrueDepth camera system alongside the 7-megapixel front-facing snapper also enables users to access a entertaining new feature.
The depth-sensing TrueDepth camera system can now bring the popular emojis to life in something Apple is calling Animojis — animated emojis.
The iPhone X’s camera in real-time nabs and analyzes over 50 different facial muscle movements by 3D mapping the user’s face, then animates those unique expressions in a dozen different Animoji, including a unicorn, panda, poop, robot and much more.
iPHONE X PRICE & AVAILABILITY?
There’s quite a lot to like on the iPhone X and it’s certainly a big jump over anything the Cupertino has designed in years.
But all this new features and groundbreaking technologies does come at a hefty price point with the iPhone X the first handset phone with base model from Apple to cost $999 (64GB) and $1,149 (256GB) for the highest storage configuration. Again, if the money isn’t your concern and you want to obtain the iPhone X, then you should make up your mind and decide now as time is ticking. You can preorder an iPhone X on the 27th of October, with official release date on November 3.