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The opinions about iPhone X differ: some are fascinated with it, others criticize it because the “innovations” that came in iPhone X have already been introduced in Android phones earlier. The price tag that is about $200 more than usual prices has evoked hot discussions.
Due to an extremely high price, not everyone can afford iPhone X, but it is the desired model Apple users will definitely be interested in. Apple vice-president of retail Angela Ahrendts asked the retail vendors not to force customers to purchase iPhone X, pointing out its advantages over other models.
CIRP has surveyed 2,000 people in the US who has recently purchased an Apple product. The results show that Apple retail stores are not the most popular places to buy Apple gadgets.
According to China-based source Economic Daily News, Apple asked the suppliers to cut down the production of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus for two first months of selling iPhone X. The report says it’s for the first time that the production of new models is reduced so fast.
Apple has extended the testing of Apple Pay Cash to its employees. This will help Apple get more data about possible bugs or errors and fix them before the official release.
47 percent of iPhone users already updated to iOS 11. This number is only 1 percent less than current iOS 10 adoption.
One of MacRumors readers wrote a letter to Apple software engineering head Craig Federighi where he asked about Reachability feature that is no more available in iOS 11. Federighi said that it will be fixed soon.
Apple today released second betas of iOS 11.1 and macOS 10.13.1 to developers. The most important change is adding hundreds of new emoji to both betas.
Apple will start a new trend in the mobile world with its iPhone X: mobile manufacturers will now try to make their devices not only with all-screen design but with facial recognition as well.
The benchmarking company Futuremark has confirmed that Apple is not making its old devices slower intentionally to force users purchasing new iPhones.
On November 2 Apple is going to tell about its earnings for Q4. The third quarter of 2017 is the fourth fiscal quarter for Apple and the company will share the information about the success of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus sales in the first week of the release.
Samsung will earn about $110 for every iPhone X Apple will sell. Samsung supplies several parts for iPhone X. The most expensive component is definitely the OLED-screen of the special form, but Samsung also supplies batteries and capacitors for iPhone X, according to the report from the analysis firm Counterpoint.
The new support document on Apple’s website shows how Face ID works and how to use it. Facial recognition will be first presented in iPhone X that will be launched in November.
Apple seeds iOS 11.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 for testing purposes. Users registered in Apple Developer program can download these updates.
After iPhone X has been announced, iPhone 8 feels inferior and not impressive. Apple considers making its future LCD iPhones also bezel-free to make non-OLED models worthy opponents for iPhone X.