Apple iPhone X Review ( Full Specifications and Price )

Apple iPhone X

The Apple iPhone X dropped in October 2017. The iPhone X is set to have the biggest impact on Apple’s smartphone direction.

Apple is calling it the future of the smartphone, an embodiment of what it’s been trying to achieve. The iPhone X is all about premium parts and an all-new experience. The iPhone X is the Smartphone we’ve been demanding from Apple for years. To the extent that to most Nigerians, when you mention “iPhone X” someone will reply “Legbegbe!”

Here’s a review of this much talked about iPhone.

Design and Display

Apple iPhone X

Firstly, let me talk about the design of this phone.

The iPhone X is surrounded by a Front & back glass with a stainless steel frame. The device also comes with a 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in) dimension. With a weight of about 174g.

The iPhone X has a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. With a resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels, it also has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio (~458 ppi density).

The iPhone X also comes with an IP67 certification. In addition, the iPhone X is dust & water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins). The screen is protected by a scratch-resistant glass, and an oleophobic coating.

Other features of this display include Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliance, Wide color gamut display, 3D Touch display and True-tone display.

Hardware and Software

Apple iPhone X

The iPhone X smartphone comes with iOS 11.1.1, although its upgradable to iOS 11.3.

The iPhone X is powered by an Apple A11 Bionic chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with a Hexa-core processor that clocks at 2.39GHz.

Furthermore, it uses an Apple GPU (three-core graphics) for graphics handling.

This amazing smartphone offers 3GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt memory in its first variant, or 3GB RAM and 256GB of inbuilt memory in its other variant.

Meanwhile, there is no Memory card slot in the iPhone X.

Other features of this device are Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, and Apple pay.

Camera and Battery

Apple iPhone X

The iPhone X features a dual 12MP rear camera with phase detection, autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED dual-tone flash. The 12MP camera has a f/1.8, 28mm & f/2.4, 52mm aperture respectively.

Other features also include Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video, and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama).

Upfront, there’s a 7MP TrueDepth camera with a f/2.2 aperture. This camera is one of the best selfie-taking cameras on the market. This is due to the fact that it takes amazing selfies even in low light conditions.

Finally, As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 2716 mAh battery.


The price of the iPhone is about 1000 EUR, which is equivalent to N428,700. The price may vary though.

Full Specifications

Here are the full specs of the iPhone X

NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
LaunchAnnounced2017, September
StatusAvailable. Released in 2017, October
BodyDimensions143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight174 g (6.14 oz)
BuildFront/back glass, stainless steel frame
– IP67 certified – dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
– Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
DisplayTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.8 inches, 84.4 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1125 x 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
ProtectionScratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
– Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
– Wide color gamut display
– 3D Touch display
– True-tone display
PlatformOSiOS 11.1.1, upgradable to iOS 11.3
ChipsetApple A11 Bionic
CPUHexa-core 2.39 GHz (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPUApple GPU (three-core graphics)
MemoryCard SlotNo
Internal64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
CameraPrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 28mm) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 52mm), OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED dual-tone flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video, and 8MP image recording, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps
Secondary7 MP (f/2.2, 32mm), [email protected], [email protected], face detection, HDR
SoundAlert typesVibration, proprietary ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackNo
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
USB2.0, proprietary reversible connector
FeaturesSensorsFace ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingiMessage, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5 (Safari)
– Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
– Qi wireless charging
– Siri natural language commands and dictation
– iCloud cloud service
– Audio/video/photo editor
– Document editor
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 2716 mAh battery (10.35 Wh)
Talk timeUp to 21 h (3G)
Music playUp to 60 h
MiscColorsSpace Gray, Silver
PriceAbout N428,700

Precious Okafor

I am Precious Okafor (White Angelis) a passionate entrepreneur and digital marketer.

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