iPhone X Unboxing, Setup, Face ID, and Gestures: First Look

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Apple announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus at a special event in Cupertino last month, but the real star of the show was something else. The iPhone X (pronounced 'ten', not 'ex') represents the biggest redesign of the iPhone yet, coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the launch of the phone that kickstarted the smartphone revolution in earnest. The iPhone X is already up for pre-orders in India, with customers set to get their hands on their units starting this Friday, November 3.

Check out the unboxing of the iPhone X above or if videos aren't your thing, take a look at the iPhone X in pictures:

iphone x 2 gadgets360 311117 121120 5544 iPhone X iPhone X is the Apple's first all-screen smartphone. It sports a 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED display. Apple decided to forgo the Home button to make space for a larger screen.


iphone x 3 gadgets360 311117 121137 8388 iPhone XiPhone X comes in two colours - Silver and Space Grey (pictured here).


iphone x 1 gadgets360 311117 121108 3555 iPhone XYou invoke Control Centre by swiping down from the right side of the notch, which has the dot projector and other components needed for facial recognition.


iphone x 4 gadgets360 311117 121151 0516 iPhone XThe glass back of the iPhone X enables support for wireless charging.


iphone x 6 gadgets360 311217 121214 4042 iPhone XWithout the home button, you navigate the iPhone X using a series of gestures, like swiping up to invoke the app switcher (pictured here).


iphone x 10 gadgets360 311217 121258 1299 iPhone XThe 'Super Retina' display on the iPhone X ticks all the right boxes when it comes to specifications: 1125x2436 pixels, 458ppi screen, Dolby Vision, HDR10, True Tone, and a one million-to-one contrast ratio.


iphone x 8 gadgets360 311217 121243 8407 iPhone XJust like the iPhone 8 Plus, the iPhone X has a dual rear camera setup, but with optical image stabilisation included on the secondary sensor as well.


iphone x iphone 8 plus gadgets360 311017 121051 0556 iPhone XDespite its smaller size, the iPhone X (left) packs a bigger display than the iPhone 8 Plus.


iphone x all gadgets360 311017 121021 6191 iPhone XFrom left to right: Google Pixel 2 XL, iPhone X, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.


iPhone X price in India is Rs. 89,000 for 64GB variant and Rs. 1,02,000 for 256GB variant. Do you have any questions around the iPhone X? Let us know via the comments.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Stunning design and display
  • Great cameras
  • Wireless charging
  • Assured, timely software updates
  • Bad
  • Costs a small fortune
  • First party apps not great in India
  • Fast charger not bundled
ProcessorApple A11 Bionic
Front Camera7-megapixel
Rear Camera12-megapixel + 12-megapixel
Battery Capacity2716mAh
OSiOS 11
Resolution1125x2436 pixels

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