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Arcteryx
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(09-12-2017, 08:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

Can we talk about how when they demo'd video playback, the notch fucking cut out the side of the picture. That would drive me nuts.

Yea, even in the promo pics it looks distracting. Not that I really watch many videos on my iPhone anymore, but still...OCD hard on that.
Proteus
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(09-12-2017, 08:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

Can we talk about how when they demo'd video playback, the notch fucking cut out the side of the picture. That would drive me nuts.

I don't mind the notch but they should really just not use the screen on either side of it for video play back. It does look weird.
mrkgoo
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(09-12-2017, 08:19 PM)
I'm in the market for a new iPhone (still on the 5 lol), and I think the iPhone X is sweet, but it's too rich for me at the moment.

It's about nz$1799 which is us$1250 for the 64gb.

And I feel the iPhone 8 is a weird stop gap. If I can stretch for the iPhone X I may as well go iPhone 7.
Got the Shakes
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(09-12-2017, 08:19 PM)
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Count me in. I have a 7 Plus. The 8 is an upgrade, but I'll wait the 7 weeks for the X.
Certinty
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(09-12-2017, 08:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

Can we talk about how when they demo'd video playback, the notch fucking cut out the side of the picture. That would drive me nuts.

It was the same for the game they showed too. They should just cut out that part of the screen for apps and videos.
Deadly Cyclone
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(09-12-2017, 08:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

Can we talk about how when they demo'd video playback, the notch fucking cut out the side of the picture. That would drive me nuts.

I would guess developers can control that and most will put black on either side of the notch and fit the video below.
Hasney
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(09-12-2017, 08:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by plainr_

I'm surprised there's no plus model.

It's already 5.8"
Socivol
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(09-12-2017, 08:20 PM)

Originally Posted by jelly

Say what you will about Samsung copying but they got Apple beat.

I agree. It blows my mind how just a few cycles ago the GS line was shitty plastic and then the S6 hit and I have felt that Samsung has out designed the iPhone since. It's crazy how the tides have changed.
Two Words
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(09-12-2017, 08:20 PM)
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So Apple is really just gonna copy the whole Windows 8.1 -> Windows 10 silliness, huh?
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(09-12-2017, 08:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nightfall

I have. It didn't work and asked for the code because it couldn't identify him. Same as when Touch ID fails.

That's what I thought I saw too. I'd have to watch the video again.
RootCause
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(09-12-2017, 08:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Proteus

I don't mind the notch but they should really just not use the screen on either side of it for video play back. It does look weird.

Hoping that is an option.
Zeyphersan
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(09-12-2017, 08:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Two Words

So Apple is really just gonna copy the whole Windows 8.1 -> Windows 10 silliness, huh?

Like I said in the other thread, it’s so they can ditch numbers going forward. They can’t make an iPhone 9 next year, so they gotta do something else
Hasney
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(09-12-2017, 08:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Two Words

So Apple is really just gonna copy the whole Windows 8.1 -> Windows 10 silliness, huh?

They might still do a 9 and an X2
Malvolio
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(09-12-2017, 08:21 PM)
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Phone will set record sales which means any complaints will fall on deaf ears.
Valtýr
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(09-12-2017, 08:21 PM)
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Is it just me or does the pixel density seem low? There are phones 2 years older with a higher resolution and pixel density.
Natiko
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(09-12-2017, 08:22 PM)
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Any idea how phone companies are going to handle this yet? Will T-Mobile be asking for X amount up front and then the monthly payments will be comparable to other high end phones or will it instead just be like $45/month with no down payment?
Dreams-Visions
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(09-12-2017, 08:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Two Words

So Apple is really just gonna copy the whole Windows 8.1 -> Windows 10 silliness, huh?

10 year anniversary.

Originally Posted by Valtýr

Is it just me or does the pixel density seem low? There are phones 2 years older with a higher resolution and pixel density.

See those using OLED? Seems reasonably high for that technology.
RootCause
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(09-12-2017, 08:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hasney

It's already 5.8"

Larger screen than the +. I bet that model is done moving forward.
Nightfall
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(09-12-2017, 08:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by nhlducks35

iOS devices require you to enter your passcode when you restart the device, hence the reason why it didnt work

You're right, it was because of a restart.

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbrea...e-id-demo-fail
LyleLanley
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hasney

They might still do a 9 and an X2

Someone mentioned this possibility in the other thread but X2 would be "Ten Two" I think it's more likely that they get rid of numbering before they do something like that.
kingocfs
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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Will play with at an Apple Store for 3 mins
SCULLIBUNDO
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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So what is the physical size of the X comparable to? It seems more like a plus than a normal-sized iPhone. I was hoping for the equivalent of the iPhone 7 with a bigger screen size. But this seems more like some halfway house shit.
Arcteryx
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Natiko

Any idea how phone companies are going to handle this yet? Will T-Mobile be asking for X amount up front and then the monthly payments will be comparable to other high end phones or will it instead just be like $45/month with no down payment?

I'm sure it'll be the same as they currently do it (T-Mobile at least). IF I go for it, I bet I'm looking at $200+tax down (for the 64GB), as the price gap is pretty large.
Maedre
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by RootCause

Larger screen than the +. I bet that model is done moving forward.

Is it so, with the changed screenratio?
Oxn
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by RootCause

Larger screen than the +. I bet that model is done moving forward.

No its not. Less surface area.
Jigolo
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(09-12-2017, 08:23 PM)
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Yay a complete chip from Apple. No more powerVR. Should be cool

Part of the reason I skipped iPad Pro 10.5
Vormund
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(09-12-2017, 08:24 PM)
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Hate the notch.

Especially in landscape mode. UGH
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(09-12-2017, 08:24 PM)
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I would love to hear Jony Ive or whoever it is explain why they thought the cutout notch on the screen was a good idea. It just looks absolutely terrible. I'd expect such lame pragmatism from a budget Android company, but not a company like Apple that worships at the altar of design/aesthetics.
RootCause
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(09-12-2017, 08:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Maedre

Is it so, with the changed screenratio?

Originally Posted by Oxn

No its not. Less surface area.

Stand corrected then.
rekameohs
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(09-12-2017, 08:24 PM)
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The notch is fucking hideous when playing media content. I was thinking of getting the X, but I think I'll wait and see what next year has and keep the 6S for now.
Frostinferno
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(09-12-2017, 08:24 PM)
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Not gonna lie, kinda disappointed. I was hoping FaceID would be better than what they showed based on the "two years ahead of everyone else" comments. They specifically mentioned having to hold the phone up to your face which goes against unlocking it while laying flat on a table, and then seemingly implied that twins can fool it? Hopefully they work hard toward a FaceID 2.0 that makes everyone not miss TouchID being gone.

Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

Can we talk about how when they demo'd video playback, the notch fucking cut out the side of the picture. That would drive me nuts.

Yeah, they seriously better have a resize option that just makes the "ears" on the sides of the notch black during full-screen media viewing.
Last edited by Frostinferno; 09-12-2017 at 08:28 PM.
Windu
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(09-12-2017, 08:25 PM)
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No.

Especially not at that price and when the phone won't get the newest OS in 3-4 years,
Last edited by Windu; 09-12-2017 at 08:30 PM.
wachie
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(09-12-2017, 08:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

So what is the physical size of the X comparable to? It seems more like a plus than a normal-sized iPhone. I was hoping for the equivalent of the iPhone 7 with a bigger screen size. But this seems more like some halfway house shit.

Bigger screen than the Plus in almost the same physical body of the 7.
SlickShoesRUCrazy
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(09-12-2017, 08:25 PM)
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Decided going to hold off till v2 and let them work out the bugs lol.

Will go with the 8+ this year.
SCULLIBUNDO
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(09-12-2017, 08:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Oxn

No its not. Less surface area.

Why the fuck would people want a bigger phone with a smaller screen?
batrush
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(09-12-2017, 08:26 PM)
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keeping my 7 for another year I guess. will be picking up the watch 3 tho
LyleLanley
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(09-12-2017, 08:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Frostinferno

Not gonna lie, kinda disappointed. I was hoping FaceID would be better than what they showed based on the "two years ahead of everyone else" comments. They specifically mentioned having to hold the phone up to your face which goes against unlocking it while laying face down on a table, and then seemingly implied that twins can fool it? Hopefully they work hard toward a FaceID 2.0 that makes everyone not miss TouchID being gone.

I could've sworn they showed the phone lying flat on the floor while scanning the face of a woman in a pool.
Orkidea
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(09-12-2017, 08:26 PM)
What do you guys mean by the "notch"
SCULLIBUNDO
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(09-12-2017, 08:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by batrush

keeping my 7 for another year I guess. will be picking up the watch 3 tho

Yeah I think the Watch 3 was the true standout of the conference.
Cake Boss
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(09-12-2017, 08:27 PM)
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beautiful phone, just don't get why its $1400 CDN.

Is it the oled? the Samsung S8 has it doesn't it?
Ashhong
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(09-12-2017, 08:27 PM)
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The only thing holding me back is if the notch is always covering parts of a video. That really sucks
Enzom21
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(09-12-2017, 08:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

So what is the physical size of the X comparable to? It seems more like a plus than a normal-sized iPhone. I was hoping for the equivalent of the iPhone 7 with a bigger screen size. But this seems more like some halfway house shit.

https://www.apple.com/iphone-x/specs/
https://www.apple.com/iphone-8/specs/
Slightly larger than the regular 8.
Arcteryx
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(09-12-2017, 08:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Orkidea

What do you guys mean by the "notch"

Oxn
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(09-12-2017, 08:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by SCULLIBUNDO

Why the fuck would people want a bigger phone with a smaller screen?

I think you may be confused

Because of the super wide format of the new iphone. Even though its longer edge to edge. The surface area is smaller

For example a 9.7 inch ipad has more screen than a 10.1 inch android tablet.
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(09-12-2017, 08:28 PM)

Originally Posted by batrush

keeping my 7 for another year I guess. will be picking up the watch 3 tho

Same for my 7+. 8+ feels the same and C'X not worth it for the entry price

Though I bought an Apple Watch 2 2 month ago I'm tempted for the 3... for one reason

I use map on my moto from the Watch. Does having cellular means no more lag for the map ?

It's just for daytime. I have few runners up brand watches I wear for work at night (Rolex or AP)
Kodiak
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(09-12-2017, 08:28 PM)
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overpriced for what you get, hard pass
RSTEIN
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(09-12-2017, 08:28 PM)
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$1319 in Canada :0
AkumaNiko
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(09-12-2017, 08:29 PM)
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So its literally the same size as the galaxy s8 (not even the s8+) but with apple?

meh
Dreams-Visions
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(09-12-2017, 08:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ashhong

The only thing holding me back is if the notch is always covering parts of a video. That really sucks

Surely that can be zoomed out of. Surely.
yyzjohn
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(09-12-2017, 08:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vormund

Hate the notch.

Especially in landscape mode. UGH

There is no way Steve Jobs would have given the go ahead on that.

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