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2018 Plus-Sized iPhone Price May Start at $700
iPhone X has a 99% customer satisfaction rate, according to Tim Cook. He told this at the shareholder meeting that took place on February, 13. iPhone X is indeed impressive with the combination of power and design packed into one device.
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iPhone X May Be Discontinued This Year
A report from Digitimes says that Apple may discontinue iPhone X this year as soon as new models are released in September. If this is to be true, iPhone X will be the second model after iPhone 5 with only one year of a lifespan.
Neither Face ID nor Touch ID was Intended for Multiple Users — Craig Federighi
Face ID is intended to be used by a single person and it’s not likely that the company is going to change this in the future. The recent email from Apple chief software engineer Craig Federighi has confirmed this.
Face ID Again Fooled with a Mask
Earlier reports showed how Face ID was fooled with a twin, a child of the device’s owner and even a mask. Another report of the Vietnamese company Bkav again showed how Face ID was fooled with a mask.
Apple Applied for a Patent for Foldable Display
Patently Apple informed about Apple has applied for a patent for flexible displays. This fact corroborates with earlier rumors about Apple’s collaboration with LG on a foldable iPhone that may be created in the future.
New Concepts of iPhone X Plus and iPhone SE with OLED Display and Notch — Video
So far there is no information about the next generation of iPhone X nor of iPhone SE, but the German-based magazine Curved has imagined how these models can look like in 2018. Curved represents new models as “iPhone XS”, “iPhone X” and “iPhone XL”.
Apple May Switch to MicroLED Screens instead of OLED
iPhone X with OLED display has just been launched but Apple is already working on microLED technology to implement it into the future iPhones. microLED screens offer better brightness, colors and power efficiency. Apple is now collaborating with TSMC to find an alternative solution to the manufacturing challenges.
Face ID is Fooled by a Ten Year Old Boy — Video
Face ID can be fooled by another person, especially if it’s your sibling. A video shows how this happened.
Some iPhone X Display Green Lines on the Screen
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.
New Renders Show the Concept of iPhone X Plus — Photo
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.
Apple Will Release a High-End iPad in 2018
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 Cost of iPhone X Materials is $370.25 — IHS Markit
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.
Apple Warns iPhone X Owners About Possible OLED Display Discoloration
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”.
Customers Don’t Like iPhone X’s Notch — Poll
Apple has updated its iPhone design and looks like customers aren’t happy with it. According to the poll, more than 60% of users dislike the new design or the way Apple introduces it.
Apple To Ship Only Half of the Planned Volume of iPhone X This Year — report
The supply chain sources say that Apple will be able to produce only 20 million iPhone X this year. Earlier reports claimed that the number of iPhones will be 30 to 35 million till the end of the year.