The recent issue has been reported by several iPhone X owners, the device’s screen shows green lines. The issue is reproducing on models of different color and with different storage options.
So far there were about 25 cases with green lines on the display. This has been reported by users on different resources, including Apple Support communities, Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and MacRumors forum. The number of defective devices is growing, but still not statistically significant.
iPhone X has been released about a week ago, the designers are already trying to imagine the next year’s iPhones. Here are the renders from Martin Hajek, who showed how the larger next year’s iPhone X may look like.
The demand for iPhone 8 and 8 Plus has not been very strong and this has been confirmed by the recent report by the research firm Canalys. Canalys gathered and analyzed the shipments results and said that iPhone 7 has outsold both iPhone 8 and 8 Plus combined.
Apple admitted a problem with iPhone X that made the screen unresponsive several seconds when iPhone X is in cold weather. The company is going to release a software patch for this issue.
Yesterday, on Thursday, Apple released another minor update for its new iOS. iOS 11 brought a lot of new features along with new bugs, two of them have been fixed in the update.
Apple is reportedly working on a new iPad with facial recognition. It means no more Touch ID on iPad. But the new Apple tablet won’t feature the OLED display and no bezels. A report from Bloomberg noted that new Apple tablet will be similar to current 10.5-inch iPad.
The research company IHS Markit has taken apart the iPhone X and shared the bill of materials for the device. The estimated cost of the iPhone X parts is $370.25, this is more expensive than parts for iPhone 8. The retail price of iPhone X starts from $999 USD.
According to the data on Apple’s App Store support page, iOS 11 is now installed on 52% of compatible devices. Apple shared the information about the official number of installations for the first time after the release of iOS 11.
The reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts an advanced iPhone X design for the next year. Kuo says this will improve the quality of data transmission.
Apple has enabled Apple Pay Cash for public iOS testers. The update should be available for developers soon.
Not surprisingly, the all-screen iPhone X is the easiest to break. SquareTrade, the company that provides the extended warranties for electronic devices, has conducted crash tests for iPhone X and confirmed this probably obvious fact. The reason is probably the absence of bezels and the glass back.
Apple released second betas of iOS 11.2 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.2. The beta version for iPhone X has been released on Friday and now it is available for other iPhones and iPads. That’s why iPhone X users won’t see the notification about the update.
iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone in the history of the devices and this may turn off some customers from purchasing it, the price starts at $999. But Tim Cook, Apple CEO, told that iPhone X is not so expensive as it may seem.
Apple has published the support document where the work of OLED screen is explained. There may be some “burns-in” and changes in color over time, that Apple called “normal”.
Apple has just released iPhone X in November, that is over a month later than usual iPhone launch in September. But iPhone X should have been launched in 2018, so it has actually come ahead of time, not delayed.