1. seanwplandry's Avatar
    Need some advice. Looking at upgrading my current iPhone in the next few months, need some advice on what I should get.

    I currently have a iPhone 7 Plus. I am looking at either the X or the red 8 plus. While the 8 plus is more cost effective, am I just upgrading to the same type of phone in a different colour. The X is more of an upgrade in design and abilities, however it is more expensive.

    Looking for your thoughts and/or experience with each of these phones. Let me know what you like and don't like about the 8 plus and X

    Thanks
    04-16-2018 01:02 AM
  2. Sherry_B's Avatar
    We can't really advise you on that because you'll only get what we would pick. Base your purchase on your own wants and desires by visiting the Apple website and doing a side by side comparison, and also by visiting an Apple store and playing with both phones. While the 7 Plus and the 8 Plus may almost the same size, internally the 8 Plus is quite an upgrade over the 7 Plus.

    Having said that, my own opinion of course, I prefer the fingerprint ID over facial ID. Not ready to give that up. Having held both at the Apple store, I'm glad I bought the 8 Plus. I really hate the look of that silly notch at the top of the screen on the X.
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    04-16-2018 02:22 AM
  3. TripleOne's Avatar
    I personally prefer the X over the 8 Plus. Both devices are great and as stated by Sherry_B, I'd also recommend visiting the Apple website or the store to check it out for yourself.
    04-16-2018 09:48 PM
  4. djrakowski's Avatar
    I prefer (and use) the iPhone 8 Plus and love it, though I haven't tried the X and can't offer an opinion on it. I just find the home button so convenient when using Apple Pay and wanted to wait for the second gen of Face ID before getting a phone like that.
    04-17-2018 10:57 AM
  5. Garz's Avatar
    I really love red but I can’t choose a phone over color. To me, the X is the clear winner.
    04-17-2018 11:15 AM
  6. msm0511's Avatar
    I love my X, but I'd be lying if I hadn't thought about trading it in for a PRODUCT(red) 8 Plus. I love that thing.
    MasterDarque likes this.
    04-17-2018 02:10 PM
  7. kataran's Avatar
    I won’t give my advice but I chose the X for its Gestures and size to screen ratio
    04-17-2018 02:19 PM
  8. MizWylie's Avatar
    I’d get the X, even though the red 8 Plus is taunting me. You could probably shave the price down on a X by trading in your 7 Plus, or selling your 7 Plus for $$$! Selling or trading would take a bit of heartache out of buying the iPhone X
    04-17-2018 04:41 PM
  9. lovekimfan's Avatar
    Would suggest Iphone X.
    04-19-2018 11:35 PM
  10. Larry Cook1's Avatar
    I love my x and wouldn't have anything else at this point. Gestures are easy to get used to and I don't even notice or think about the notch.
    04-20-2018 10:32 PM

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