Today's debut iPhone 8 is a device that was missing in the portfolio of the Cupertino giant. This is the first such long-ago Apple phone breakthrough.
If someone a few months ago asked me to choose the last flagship of Samsung or iPhone 7 without thinking, my choice would fall on the handset of South Korean giant. Likewise, it would have been earlier on the occasion of the debut of iPhone 6 – the Asian company would again be my top. I remember how good the device was the iPhone 4s, and I have the impression that since then none of the Apple phones have caused such a jump, as the improved version of the four. I'm pretty sure that the debut of the iPhone X will be a replay – a device that will give a new direction to the company and will be remembered for a very long time, and defend itself long after the premiere.
Good phone, poor presentation
The presentation of the latest iPhone was not one of the highest flights. She just took place and on that you could basically finish the topic. But the iPhone X is not a handset, which you can pass indifferently . This design is really a mainstream introduction to what Essential manufacturers have failed to achieve – a device where the front panel is entirely covered with a screen. Well, maybe apart from the small indentation on the top of the handset, which at first glared horribly, but after a long stare it turned out to be completely neutral. Apple is not afraid to take courageous steps – and glory for it. I do not think removing the jack connector on the iPhone 7 was a good move, but I know it was a move that required courage and consistency. I have accepted and after a long time I do not hear the vocals of the profession from users who decided to "seven".
Face ID instead of a reader? Why not
Fingerprint reader placed in the screen? After Vivo has embraced all the innovative technology, we could have guessed that Apple would popularize this solution. It looks like the Cupertino giant has stepped up a bit and introduced Face ID, which during the presentation has definitely reassured my image of the undesirable use of this technology. Since it was hard to put a reader on the screen, why put it right when you could use something more comfortable and modern. This place certainly will not agree with me quite a bunch, especially those users who do not treat smartphones as toys. In my opinion, facial scans and Emoji movements (Animoji) are very interesting. And I'm not just talking about sending funny animations – this feature can redefine entertainment, especially in games in which we interact with people from all over the world. Increasingly, the development of virtual reality leaves a lot of room for the show. The possibilities are endless, but I'm sure the entertainment will benefit from it.
Expectations were huge
If you were expecting a holographic projection, a flexible screen and a battery that lasts a few days then this smartphone is not really revolutionary . However, it is worth to dump the dust of previous leaks, whose pressures may not be able to withstand the debut of the handset. Expectations against them were huge and in my opinion, at least the iPhone X has met them. The most interesting feature is Face ID, which has a huge potential. In addition, Apple's appearance (as always) competes with top-shelf devices, and the entire front panel covered by the screen is the closing of a certain stage, after which most manufacturers will strive in that direction. Finally, I would summarize the iPhone X as a big step for Apple, and at the same time a big step for the industry. Would I buy this phone? At this point certainly not – not for the price, even if it acted like R2-D2 I would have serious reasons to think. Will this time I choose Samsung instead of Apple? At this point I am somewhere in the middle, and thinking good few hours still can not tell unequivocally. I know, however, that today's debut handset is a solid candidate to consider … if we have a few thousand dollars loose to issue.