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    Well LT looks like your not stuck for choice, two models the X & the 8 and all the variations in between, only thing is you can't get your hands on one until November.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jard View Post
    Well LT looks like your not stuck for choice, two models the X & the 8 and all the variations in between, only thing is you can't get your hands on one until November.
    Yes I watched the back end of the presentation and I'm well impressed with the 'facial recognition' ti open the phone and to buy stuff using ApplyPay. And fantastic camera features etc.

    Need to wait until late Oct before I can order one for early November delivery before bonfire night!

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    That iPhone X doesn't half look like a mimic of the Samsung S8 though, I bet the Apple hater's will have a field day with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jard View Post
    That iPhone X doesn't half look like a mimic of the Samsung S8 though, I bet the Apple hater's will have a field day with that.
    I do not feel the apple launch was as good as they hoped?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fwipperie View Post
    I do not feel the apple launch was as good as they hoped?
    I think all the press were underwhelmed that their 'new inovations' are stuff that other manufacturers have had on phones for a couple of years.
    In other words apple are now playing catch up instead of inovating.

    It won't put off the iPhone fans, there is brand loyalty involved. (If you can afford it).

    Have you seen that the iPhone X has a glass back as well as the front screen? (So it can do wireless charging).
    Just something else to break easily and be replaced at top dollar.
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    Have you seen that the iPhone X has a glass back as well as the front screen? (So it can do wireless charging).
    Just something else to break easily and be replaced at top dollar.
    I believe, the iPhone 4 also had a glass back and I'm pretty sure wireless charging has been the case since iPhone 6, so I can't see any real innovation there either, too much money for very little progress over the 7.
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