1. Retinella's Avatar
    Nah. If I were to get a new iPhone, I'd get the 8 Plus over the X. Face ID only unlock is something I'm not interested in. It seems weird to have to scan face, swipe up, then unlock.
    09-12-2017 03:34 PM
  2. falconeight's Avatar
    For the first time since the iPhone 4 I have to say I’m not excited. It’s really freaking me out. This phone seems to be what’s already been out with other manufacturers for a really high premium.
    09-12-2017 03:36 PM
  3. nikkisharif's Avatar
    The iPhone 7 was a never really any better than the 6s Plus, and the 6s Plus was never really any better than the 6 Plus. I had them all. They all gave practically the same battery life. The increases that Apple quotes is based on extremely controlled testing conditions. These things never apply to real-world usage. It's basically marketing material - nothing more.

    $1,100 to get rid of a home button? Lol.

    The haptic feedback isn't going anywhere. 3D Touch uses it for everything. You'll still have to deal with that.
    No smartphone is ever a need it’s all about wants & I don’t want a home button on my primary device🤷🏾*♀️ Haptic feedback is fine for 3D Touch because I don’t have to use it if I don’t want to. I have to use the home button all the time & it annoys me.

    I'm 75/25 in favor of NOT getting one so far. Feels like an emoji machine to me which I don't care about at all. If I had a 6S or 6S Plus I'd probably upgrade immediately but I'm using a 7 Plus and I don't see the benefits of upgrading. Face ID is a big factor as to why I'm not too keen on it either. If Touch ID was ditched because they wanted to make a choice between 3D Touch and Touch ID, that is really really disappointing.
    I carry 2 devices, so I’ll be transferring the sim from my 6s Plus to my 7 Plus & getting an X. I’ll also probably turn off face ID. We’ll see when I get it lol
    09-12-2017 03:36 PM
  4. Retinella's Avatar
    Why would you worry about FaceID not working?
    It didn't work for the guy on stage at the Keynote.
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    09-12-2017 03:37 PM
  5. n8ter#AC's Avatar
    Performance was the best gen-to-gen change ever.
    Which I never felt, because these devices are overpowered for any app that I use on them.

    I still have an HTC One M8. I don't really notice any speed difference when I use my friend's Galaxy S8, because even old hardware completely overpowers the software on these phones.

    Performance is not a selling point for me. I'd much rather a phone that... looks like a new model without having to do a deep inspection.
    newtoios likes this.
    09-12-2017 03:40 PM
  6. zocster's Avatar
    Yes, after holding out on the 7, the X will be mine! Lol
    nikkisharif and H_D like this.
    09-12-2017 03:41 PM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Which I never felt, because these devices are overpowered for any app that I use on them.
    I did. The lack of RAM to coincide with the bigger screen sizes from the 5S to the 6 and 6 Plus exposed itself greatly. Couldn't exit an app and go back to it a minute later without it relaunching.

    Not to mention the better materials used in the 6S.
    Not Quite Right likes this.
    09-12-2017 03:43 PM
  8. TLD1's Avatar
    The title is a dumb question for me...of course I will, although...

    1. I HATE the "swipe up from the bottom of the screen" replacement for the home button idea. Too much like BlackBerry OS10 and way too Android-esque for me. Ugh! 😝

    Apple could have done better...much better.

    2. Apple Face ID is possibly very lame.

    3. It'll be the most fragile iPhone since iPhone 4/4s. Use it naked, and drop it...you're toast.
    09-12-2017 03:43 PM
  9. independentvolume's Avatar
    The title is a dumb question for me...of course I will, although...

    1. I HATE the "swipe up from the bottom of the screen" replacement for the home button idea. Too much like BlackBerry OS10 and way too Android-esque for me. Ugh! 😝

    Apple could have done better...much better.

    2. Apple Face ID is possibly very lame.

    3. It'll be the most fragile iPhone since iPhone 4/4s. Use it naked, and drop it...you're toast.
    The only thing new about this phone is animated emoji. I think I’ll pass.
    zinedine likes this.
    09-12-2017 03:48 PM
  10. n8ter#AC's Avatar
    No smartphone is ever a need it’s all about wants & I don’t want a home button on my primary device*♀️ Haptic feedback is fine for 3D Touch because I don’t have to use it if I don’t want to. I have to use the home button all the time & it annoys me.
    Smartphones are a need for me. I need it for work and training, otherwise I'd have to carry around a Dartfish Rig, big camera, and a tripod. My smartphone allows me to condense all of these things down to pocketable sizes. It's a need for me.

    Some people use smartphones for actual, real work ;-)

    Outside of that, my phone sits on the charger while I use my iMac, either one of my 2 laptops, my Kindle Fire, my Smart TV, or my PlayStation 4 to do everything.

    Since I don't really talk on the phone, the smartphone exists in my life only to cater to professional and training situations. I'm not on any social media or anything, so there is little reason for me to use it outside of those situations.
    09-12-2017 03:53 PM
  11. n8ter#AC's Avatar
    I did. The lack of RAM to coincide with the bigger screen sizes from the 5S to the 6 and 6 Plus exposed itself greatly. Couldn't exit an app and go back to it a minute later without it relaunching.

    Not to mention the better materials used in the 6S.
    Never felt it. That probably has more to do with the apps I run than anything. I don't run apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat or whatever that other junk is because I'm not on any of those services. I also don't have any Google or Microsoft Apps on my phone. I download what I need and leave the rest there. I don't even have accounts at those places.

    Couple that with the fact that I'm not always using my phone. It probably sees < 2 hours of use a day, and I tend to close the apps out after I'm done with them, anyways (habit).

    So my apps have always cold booted when being launched... And the performance disparity was never such that I felt like I needed to let them stay in the background, ever.

    I didn't feel a RAM Crunch, but I upgraded, anyways. The upgrades were not that great. Someone in this very house is still using an iPhone 6 Plus that is almost 3 years old. Never a complaint about it. I use it all the time, and while it's getting long in the tooth these days, it's still as performant or more than my old HTC One M8 that I have here (which was the same device generation, IIRC).
    09-12-2017 03:57 PM
  12. tmx31415's Avatar
    I'm in for sure. I'll be ordering the 256 Space Gray when the pre order goes live. I have no issues with waiting until then. This will give me enough time to get my  watch series 3 and use both simultaneously when the device arrives.
    baseballbert and H_D like this.
    09-12-2017 04:01 PM
  13. MiguelMelodeCarvalho's Avatar
    Nope. Have a 7 and will probably upgrade to a 8 Plus. Wifey is getting the 7.

    Deal breaker: the top cutout. It's weird. Makes no sense when watching videos or Netflix, whatever, in landscape and it cuts the actual image. Crappy solution.
    Mspikes82 likes this.
    09-12-2017 04:03 PM
  14. falconeight's Avatar
    The design is very Cadillac. Looks like a pimped out Escalade. I know I’ll prpbably get it but there isn’t anything ground breaking or new. They acted like they just invented wireless charging and that the tech is new.
    nikkisharif and newtoios like this.
    09-12-2017 04:07 PM
  15. independentvolume's Avatar
    I honestly think this may be the death nail. Nothing new and hundreds more than the competition. There’s zero reason to get the iPhone 8 since it’s probably the smallest upgrade cycle I’ve seen from Apple in a long time.
    baseballbert likes this.
    09-12-2017 04:17 PM
  16. clouds0222's Avatar
    Nope, staying with my 7 Plus. It does everything I want it to do and I like the convenience of Touch ID, to log in and to use with various apps. It works pretty much every time. The Face ID doesn't impress me, didn't even work for the guy on stage in the Keynote. Plus the design of the X just didn't blow me away at all. I don't like the way the screen has the "notch" at the top, just annoying when they were changing apps during the Keynote and you could tell how the screen would look with that thing at the top....no thanks. My 7 Plus is great and here to stay for awhile!
    TLD1, truenorthstrong and zinedine like this.
    09-12-2017 04:21 PM
  17. zachpenguin's Avatar
    I’ll be grabbing the X when preorders come available. Im intrigued. Just like I was when the 6 Plus came out. Am I blown away? No, but Im still going to get it and use it for what it’s worth.
    zinedine, GolfnCPA and H_D like this.
    09-12-2017 04:23 PM
  18. nikkisharif's Avatar
    The title is a dumb question for me...of course I will, although...

    1. I HATE the "swipe up from the bottom of the screen" replacement for the home button idea. Too much like BlackBerry OS10 and way too Android-esque for me. Ugh!

    Apple could have done better...much better.

    2. Apple Face ID is possibly very lame.

    3. It'll be the most fragile iPhone since iPhone 4/4s. Use it naked, and drop it...you're toast.
    1. I hate the home button, so swiping is fine for me.

    2.I'm not a fan of face ID, so I agree

    3. I've always loved the glass of the 4s & never had any issues without a case. I'm in love lol

    Smartphones are a need for me. I need it for work and training, otherwise I'd have to carry around a Dartfish Rig, big camera, and a tripod. My smartphone allows me to condense all of these things down to pocketable sizes. It's a need for me.

    Some people use smartphones for actual, real work ;-)

    Outside of that, my phone sits on the charger while I use my iMac, either one of my 2 laptops, my Kindle Fire, my Smart TV, or my PlayStation 4 to do everything.

    Since I don't really talk on the phone, the smartphone exists in my life only to cater to professional and training situations. I'm not on any social media or anything, so there is little reason for me to use it outside of those situations.
    First of all I use my phone for actual work...that's why I have 3!!!!! I made that comment in saying a smartphone is a convenience because work can be done without. Yes, I would have to carry a ton of stuff if I didn't have one but again it's a convenience.
    H_D likes this.
    09-12-2017 04:39 PM
  19. v6mikey's Avatar
    Definitely getting one! Not bothered about the face id, screen size, cutout at the top of the screen. Just want the camera. I have a 7. I don't want a 7 plus or 8 plus size phone. I want a phone the same or similar size to the phone I have now but with the better camera. This is the ONLY reason I upgrade my iPhone.
    H_D likes this.
    09-12-2017 05:24 PM
  20. MooMooPrincess's Avatar
    Decided I'm getting one since I want series 3, and if I get series 3 it won't work with my jailbroken 7plus so Ima get the x
    H_D likes this.
    09-12-2017 05:32 PM
  21. AustinIllini's Avatar
    I’m about 50/50. I’m not a fan of the huge cutout on the screen.
    Yeah, it doesn't look great. I'm still weighing my options
    zinedine likes this.
    09-12-2017 05:36 PM
  22. cseggleton's Avatar
    Sticking with my 7. I do like the X but nothing screams I have to have this phone.
    zinedine likes this.
    09-12-2017 05:39 PM
  23. TLD1's Avatar
    Nope, staying with my 7 Plus. It does everything I want it to do and I like the convenience of Touch ID, to log in and to use with various apps. It works pretty much every time. The Face ID doesn't impress me, didn't even work for the guy on stage in the Keynote. Plus the design of the X just didn't blow me away at all. I don't like the way the screen has the "notch" at the top, just annoying when they were changing apps during the Keynote and you could tell how the screen would look with that thing at the top....no thanks. My 7 Plus is great and here to stay for awhile!
    I must say that my 7+ is the first iPhone I would actually keep for another year in spite of a new release. I've been extremely pleased...although it's too dang big.
    MooMooPrincess, zinedine and H_D like this.
    09-12-2017 06:34 PM
  24. n8ter#AC's Avatar
    1. I hate the home button, so swiping is fine for me.

    2.I'm not a fan of face ID, so I agree

    3. I've always loved the glass of the 4s & never had any issues without a case. I'm in love lol



    First of all I use my phone for actual work...that's why I have 3!!!!! I made that comment in saying a smartphone is a convenience because work can be done without. Yes, I would have to carry a ton of stuff if I didn't have one but again it's a convenience.
    It's a convenience for you. If you use that type of language, expect people to assume that you use your phone primarily as an entertainment device. People who use them for work actually consider them needed ;-)
    09-12-2017 07:14 PM
  25. Mspikes82's Avatar
    I’m with you on the thinking that the iPhone X is fugly because of the cutout. It looks like a Samsung S8 to me. I’ll stick with my 7+ although I was looking forward to handing it over to my partner who is still using my old 6+.
    truenorthstrong and zinedine like this.
    09-12-2017 07:24 PM
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