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iPhone X: A New-designed iPhone for 10th Anniversary

Since the year of 2017 is the 10th anniversary of iPhone, Apple has been committed to innovation on the new released iDevice for celebration, including the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, especially the iPhone X. And this much-anticipated iPhone X is definitely not disappointing for the public since it is equipped with amazing new features to meet Apple users' need. So let's get some surprise from iPhone X together! (Check everything you want to know about new iPhone 2018 here.)

Part 1. Features of iPhone X

Part 2. Specifications of iPhone X

Part 3. Release Date & Price of iPhone X

Part 4. What to Do before Buying A New iPhone X

oled all screen of iphone x

Part 1. Top 10 Important Features of iPhone X

1. Wireless Charging

Wireless charging could be one of the most important innovative design on iPhone X. iPhone X is equipped with an inbuilt solar charging plate, which is capable to charge the battery of the device directly and wirelessly. This is the first device that realizes wireless charging, and it is a good solution to resolve the problem of fast power consumption on iOS device, which offers a great reference to prolong battery life for the later device.

 wireless charging of iphone x

2. Face ID

iPhone X offers a new facial recognition function named Face ID to unlock the phone. iPhone X is able to read the user's face through TrueDepth camera with built-in infrared lasers to automatically discern if this face is allowed to unlock and use this device according to the permission settings you have set before.

 face id of iphone x

3. OLED All-screen

iPhone X has an all‑new 5.8‑inch Super Retina screen and also the first OLED screen, which rises the standards of iPhone with accurate, stunning colors, true blacks, high brightness, and a 1,000,000 to 1 contrast ratio. iPhone X has no Touch ID any more and you can use the facial recognition function - Face ID to unlock your iPhone.

 iphone x oled all screen

4. Animoji Enabled by TrueDepth Camera

Working with the A11 Bionic chip, the TrueDepth Camera is capable to anylyze more than 50 different muscle movements to mirror your expressions in 12 defferent Animoji in the form of animation like panda, pig, cat and etc.

animoji of iphone x
What's more interesting is that you can save your Animoji and then share the Animoji with your voice and video within messages with your friends!

share animoji with iphone x
5. A New Telephoto Camera with Dual OIS

iPhone X has a new telephoto camera with OIS with a larger and faster 12MP sensor and a new color filter, deeper pixels. And iPhone X is equipped with optical image stabilization on both rear cameras to get a better piture or video even in low light.

dual ois camera of iiphone x
6. Change Shooting Direction in Panoramas with TrueDepth Camera

It should be one of the most important new design that the TrueDepth Camera of iPhone X allows users to change the shooting direction in panoramas, not only from left to right to take a picture with full view any more. The wide-angle and telephoto cameras on iPhone X enable optical zoom, and digital zoom of up to 10x for photos and 6x for videos. Just with a single tap on the arrow in panoramas mode of iPhone X camera, you can switch the direction of shooting from now on!

 iphone x camera

7. Search for Specific Words while Browsing

This words searching function will absolutely an efficient skill to search for a specific word that you need when visiting a website. When you open a page on Safari and need to learn more information of specific words in this page, you don't need to open another tab while searching for the words you need. Just select the words you need on this page to bring out a URL bar at the bottom, then you don't need to tap "Go" to open another tab, simply scroll down to check the options related to the selected words.

search for specific words while browsing with iphone 8

8. Pressure Sensitive Display

The OLED display of iPhone X is designed to be the pressure sensitive in fact. This will offer a brighter and wider viewing angle for users, what's more, it will make the touch function more sensitive on iPhone screen.

pressure sensitive display on iphone 8

9. Lock the Camera Lens (Zoom)

This new feature should be a great benefit for users who like to take videos with smart phone. Usually, the dynamic zoom might compromise with the overall quality of the video when recording a video. However, iPhone X allows you to lock the zoom feature and set a desired zoom during taking a video. Simply go to Settings > Photos & Camera > Record Video on your iPhone X where you can turn on the "Lock Camera Lens" feature and select the specific zoom, like 1080p HD at 30 fps and 4k at 30 fps and etc.

lock camera lens on iphone 8

10. Teach Siri the Correct Pronunciation

When asking Siri something with iPhone, sometimes Siri might offer the wrong pronunciation of some words, especially the names. So you can teach Siri the right pronunciation by saying "That’s not how you pronounce " to Siri. Then it will ask you to pronounce the name properly and record it for future use.

teach siri the correct pronunciation on iphone 8

Part 2. Specifications of iPhone X

Below is the specifications comparison of iPhone 7 and iPhone X so that you can clearly know what's new of iPhone X's specifications.

iPhone 7
iPhone X
Touch ID fingerprint sensor, 4G Technology, New Home button
Wireless Charging (works with Qi chargers), Face ID, 3D Touch, 5G Technology, Finger Print Scanner, Retina Eye Scanner
4.7" Retina HD display, 1334 x 750 Screen Resolution

Super Retina HD display, 5.8-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi‑Touch display, HDR display, 2436 x1125 pixel resolution at 458 ppi

iphone 7 display
iphone 8 display
Camera – Rear
12 MP
Camera – Front
7 MP
Camera Features

All-new 12MP camera
ƒ/1.8 aperture
Optical image stabilization
Digital zoom up to 5x Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
Body and face detection, 4K video recording

12 MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture
Dual optical image stabilization
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x

Video Recording 

4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Optical image stabilization for video
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 6x

Camera Features

All-new 12MP camera
ƒ/1.8 aperture
Optical image stabilization
Digital zoom up to 5x Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
Body and face detection, 4K video recording

12 MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture
Dual optical image stabilization
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x


iphone 7 chip

A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture
iphone 8 chip
A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture
Operating System
iOS 10
iOS 11.0
Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Black, Jet Black
Silver, Space Gray
3000 Mah
Splash, Water & Dust Resistant
Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529
Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529

Part 3. Release Date & Price of iPhone X

According to Apple's financial report, all iPhone model's launch date and price are offered as below:

iPhoneRelease DatePrice
iPhone 1
June 29, 2007
$599 - $399
iPhone 3G
June 11, 2008
$399 - $499
iPhone 3GS
June 19, 2009
$199 - $299
iPhone 4
June 24, 2010
$199 - $299
iPhone 4s
October 4, 2011
$299 - $399
iPhone 5c
September 20, 2013
$99 - $199
iPhone 5s
September 20, 2013
$199 - $399
iPhone 6 & 6 Plus
September 9, 2014
$199 - $499
iPhone 6s & 6s Plus
September 25, 2015
$549 - $749
iPhone SE
March 31, 2016
$399 - $499
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
September 7, 2016
$649 - $969
iPhone X
Noverber 13, 2017
iPhone 8
September 22, 2017
iPhone 8 Plus
September 22, 2017
iPhone Xs
September 12, 2018
iPhone Xs Max
September 12, 2018
iPhone XR
September 12, 2018

Part 4. What to Do before Buying A New iPhone X

Step 1. For some important files on your old iPhone:

Recover deleted or lost data from old iPhone before backup >>

Step 2. For data transferring between your old iPhone and new iPhone X:

Transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone X/iTunes/PC >>

Step 3. For dealing with your old iPhone before selling or recycling:

Permanently erase your private data from iOS device >>

Step 4. For fixing various issues on iOS device:

Fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo >>

Repair iPhone blue screen of death >>

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