1. squill's Avatar
    I can’t get used to not having a home button. The gestures don’t always work. The wasted space at the top and bottom of the phone make the actual screen even smaller when typing. No reason not to have the battery % at the top of the screen. Why would the notch take up so much space? I know the OLED is nice and the camera is better and the phone is faster but I miss the bigger screen and the home button. I might go to the 8+ and give back the X. I had the 7+. Any one else have the same feelings?
    Gray Area likes this.
    12-10-2017 01:22 PM
  2. squill's Avatar
    I forgot to add when I am watching Facebook videos the app crashes.
    12-10-2017 01:32 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    The iPhone X isn’t for everyone. Best of luck with the 8 Plus if you switch. They’re both great phones IMO. I have an iPhone X myself and love it.
    iwoodland likes this.
    12-10-2017 02:11 PM
  4. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I forgot to add when I am watching Facebook videos the app crashes.
    Hmmmm...Have you tried uninstalling and then reinstalling the Facebook app? I’m not having an issue playing videos.
    reeneebob likes this.
    12-10-2017 02:12 PM
  5. Haskerty's Avatar
    The iPhone x is designed to be different from the previous iPhone,when I first used it, I didn't have the Home button and I was not used to doing it,
    12-10-2017 07:48 PM
  6. TripleOne's Avatar
    I’ve had the X since launch day and I LOVE it.
    Like Rob said, it’s not for everyone. If you prefer the 8+, then get it
    12-10-2017 09:53 PM
  7. DEman19901's Avatar
    I love the gestures on the X because I hated the home button. I am used to gestures as I have been using them for years on Android and Nova launcher. If only IOS allowed you to customize your gestures. IOS gestures are severely limited.
    12-10-2017 11:15 PM
  8. squill's Avatar
    Thanks for the responses. It has helped!!!
    12-11-2017 07:04 PM
  9. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I can’t get used to not having a home button. The gestures don’t always work. The wasted space at the top and bottom of the phone make the actual screen even smaller when typing. No reason not to have the battery % at the top of the screen. Why would the notch take up so much space? I know the OLED is nice and the camera is better and the phone is faster but I miss the bigger screen and the home button. I might go to the 8+ and give back the X. I had the 7+. Any one else have the same feelings?
    I had the 7 Plus then got an 8 Plus when it came out. I went ahead on got an X at launch to see how I liked it. I was in about 2 weeks and took it back and stayed with the 8 Plus. It does feel more cramped when typing, I agree. But landscape video is nothing short of trash on the X, in my opinion. It literally just creates bezels for you and the scaling is smaller than the Plus model.

    I don't know, man, I think the X is a great phone but there's no way I can have that as my only device. No fluidity in using it for me like I can my Plus.
    squill likes this.
    12-11-2017 07:06 PM
  10. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I can’t get used to not having a home button. The gestures don’t always work. The wasted space at the top and bottom of the phone make the actual screen even smaller when typing. No reason not to have the battery % at the top of the screen. Why would the notch take up so much space? I know the OLED is nice and the camera is better and the phone is faster but I miss the bigger screen and the home button. I might go to the 8+ and give back the X. I had the 7+. Any one else have the same feelings?
    The iPhone 8 Plus is an excellent device and is one I don’t have any problems recommending in lieu of the iPhone X. Always get the device that beat suits “you” despite what may suit others best.
    12-11-2017 07:09 PM
  11. TripleOne's Avatar
    Thanks for the responses. It has helped!!!
    Glad we could helped out
    12-11-2017 07:23 PM
  12. squill's Avatar
    Thank you
    12-11-2017 07:52 PM
  13. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    I never liked gestures to navigate either but I think it is something we are going to have to get used to with Apple because I think all the new iPhones next year might be facial recognition, even the iPads.

    I hope my 7 will be fast enough for the next 2 years at least.
    12-12-2017 01:15 AM
  14. gnirkatto's Avatar
    I felt almost the same.
    Gestures worked OK for me, but the screen size was very dissatisfying, compared to the plus. Even compared to the regular 7/8, which supported enlarged display, something the X doesn't, for whatever reason, the display seems smaller (yes the X is LONGER, but icon sizes and websites look smaller w/o enlarged display-I compared, both phones lying next each other)!
    This, and a few other things that I didn't like about the X, made me go back to the 8+ for now.
    BreakingKayfabe likes this.
    12-12-2017 06:33 AM
  15. reeneebob's Avatar
    Nope.

    I realize that it’s an abbreviated response but I can’t imagine ever going backwards to a Plus device now, and for me that would be going backwards. My 7 Plus the hubby inherited from me feels and looks...archaic now. Won’t go back.

    FYI no FB crashes here. I’d uninstall.
    12-12-2017 07:26 AM
  16. Masdere's Avatar
    I felt almost the same.
    Gestures worked OK for me, but the screen size was very dissatisfying, compared to the plus. Even compared to the regular 7/8, which supported enlarged display, something the X doesn't, for whatever reason, the display seems smaller (yes the X is LONGER, but icon sizes and websites look smaller w/o enlarged display-I compared, both phones lying next each other)!
    This, and a few other things that I didn't like about the X, made me go back to the 8+ for now.
    I'm not happy with that , i will go back my old Android phone ,
    12-16-2017 05:03 AM

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