After upgrading to iOS 12.1, the phone "explodes"



IPHONE X, Apple's ten-year-old smartphone is no longer. After discovering iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS XS Max, the company removed the flagship 2017 from its website along with iPhone SE and iPhone 6S.

While Apple no longer offers iPhone X, it is still available for purchase through a number of UK retailers and operators. We presented the best deals along with the latest news below.

Date of publication
The pre-order for the iPhone X began on October 27th before it became effective on November 3rd. It was interrupted on September 12, 2018.

Price
Carphone Warehouse, of course, offers the iPhone X and whips the phone at tariffs with EE, iD, O2 and Vodafone. The price starts at £ 56 a month with a prepayment of £ 129.99, the O2 tariff, which comes with 30GB monthly data.

On the EE website, the iPhone X is available in eight different tariffs. The cheapest is worth £ 63 (!) Per month with a prepaid price of £ 100, a tariff that gives you 4GB of data.

O2 is currently selling iPhone X at a special price of £ 55.51 per month, a contract that comes with prepaid expenses of £ 59.99 and monthly data of 15 GB.

Sky Mobile bangs iPhone X for CZK 34 a month with a lot of data tariffs. An additional 6 pounds a month will give you 2 GB of monthly data, while another 10 pounds will give you 10 GB.

Three have dropped prices for the iPhone X and now offer an extinct Apple flagship of £ 45 a month with a prepaid price of £ 99.

Vodafone tariffs for iPhone X begin at £ 54 a month with a prepaid £ 249, a tariff that includes 1 GB of data.

Virgin Mobile seems to offer the cheapest iPhone X tariffs available. The contracts begin at £ 39 a month, excluding prepaid service costs that will bring you 1000 minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data per month.

Latest news
15.11.18:
The iPhone X "exploded" after upgrading to iOS 12.1. As he says Gadgets360, IDevice owner Rahel Mohamad says his 10-month smartphone has begun to "smoke" and eventually explode moments after installing iOS 12.1.

"I bought the iPhone this January, and I used it normally." Mohamad said, adding that after installing the software update, "dark gray smoke came from the phone".

"The update was completed, and when the phone switched on, it started smoking and ignited," he said.

Mohamad adds that charging the phone uses the supplied Apple Charger and Cable, although it states that the explosion occurred after it was removed from charging.

Apple has officially commented on it, but said on Twitter that it was "definitely unexpected behavior". He asked Mohammed to send his facility for investigation.

13. 9. 18: Apple killed the iPhone X, so it's the shortest iDevice of all time. This step is hardly surprising with the newly announced iPhone XR (below) with a diagonal screen of 5.8 inches and a starting price of 999 pounds, basically replaces it.

The company also uninstalled the iPhone SE and 6S from its website and marked the end of iPhone phones with headphone jacks. Now it offers the iPhone 7 as its "entry" offer and reduces the initial price to £ 449 in the UK.

10. 8. 18: The iPhone X has surpassed Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9, which is referred to as the most powerful smartphone in the world in many benchmarking tests.

Tom's guide, which built the iPhone X against the flagship channel 6.4in using a series of benchmarking tools, says that Apple's "annual flagship" is considerably higher than the Samsung 6GB Note 9.

Geekbench reached iPhone X 10,357 while Galaxy Note 9 came to 8,876. Attention, however, states that the new flagship was "much better" than last year's note 8.

IN The Slingshot Extreme test, which was described by Tom's Guide as "one of the most demanding 3DMark arsenal graphics tests," was once again overtaken by Galaxy Note 9. The iPhone X came with a value of 4.994 compared to 4.639 Note 9.

24/4/18: Apple's five key manufacturing vendors have confirmed that the iPhone X is below expectations, according to Bloomberg, which reveals that smartphone demand has "fallen" since the last year of its debut. Hai Precision Industry Co., Pegatron Corp and three other Apple suppliers saw a sharp slowdown in the second half of the first quarter, and analyst Mia Huang of the Trendforce research firm in Taipei estimates shipments have fallen by as much as 50 percent.

19/2/18: Among the rumors that Apple has reduced the production of iPhone X for the current quarter, Nikkei Asian Review states that the decision left Samsung's assembly to find new OLED customers.

Nikkei, who claims that iPhone X production should decrease by half in the first three months of 2018 due to "slow" sales, says Samsung has increased OLED production to meet the demand for the Apple flagship. Samsung is now "burdened with overcapacity" by the report and "is increasingly selling OLED panels to external clients".

7/2/18: Apple said its flagship iPhone X, along with iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, will not be affected by its "performance" performance due to "hardware updates" that enable a better performance management system.

In a letter sent to Senator John Thune, who asked Apple to "release a similar feature of software updates to slow down performance for new phone models," the company said the above hardware updates contained in the newer iPhone "enable iOS to anticipate and avoid an unexpected shutdown. "

The company also noted that it "is considering" offering rebates to customers who have paid the full cost of replacing batteries.

29/1/18: Just days after the rumors claimed that Apple could stop the iPhone X later this year, Nikkei says the company will reduce iPhone X's production target for the first quarter to about 20 million units. This decision was supported by slower-than-expected holiday sales in the UK, Europe and the US.

23/1/18: Apple plans to suspend the first iPhone X this year, says KGI analyst Ming Chi-Kuo. He says the phone will be added as soon as the company presents its iPhone iPhone 2018 three-tier line later this year as it will offer last year's iPhone X at a discounted price to sell new iPhone devices.

Kuo said: "iPhone X would damage the value of the product brand and build the 2H18 of the new models if it continues to sell at a lower price after launching the other 2H18 models:

"Lowering the price of the iPhone X after the launch of the new 2H18 models would have a negative impact on the brand value of the product, as 3D capture and OLED display are features of the new high-end model, and iPhone X selling at a lower price may have a negative impact on shipments of the new 6.1 in 2H18, so we estimate the iPhone X will reach its end-of-life (EOL) around mid-2018. "

2/1/18: Report over Digitimes (we know, take it with a pinch of salt) claim that Apple could have planned to drop the iPhone X at the beginning of this year due to the "insignificant" holiday demand. The report says sales of iPhone X in Singapore, Taiwan, and the US are not as strong as expected, which could force Apple to lower the price of a £ 1,000 smartphone before releasing its next-generation model.

14/12/17: According to the information from MixPanel you see Business Insider, iPhone X is already outperforming its cheaper iPhone 8 siblings. They claim that iPhone X is currently at 4.76%, while iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 are down 3.59% and 2.78%.

6/12/17: The US Mag Consumer Reports – which have recently stopped recommending Microsoft's "unreliable" surface equipment – have suffered a blow to Apple after concluding that the iPhone X is not as good as the Samsung Galaxy S8 smart phones. The publication gave the Galaxy S8 a total score of 81 out of 100, while the iPhone X was slapped with a total score of 80 due to its inadequate resilience compared to the iPhone 8 and the lack of a "familiar" home button.

27/11/17: Improved availability of iPhone X is caused by manufacturers who are dealing with manufacturing problems, according to analyst KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research report, he said that the vendors started to produce key components much faster, allowing Apple to offer the iPhone X in the week of the order. According to the note, Foxconn's production is now at 450,000-550,000 units per day compared to only 50,000-150,000 a month or two ago.

17.11.17: Apple released iOS 11.2 to fix the cold-sensitivity problem that touched the iPhone X phones. The company said on Thursday: "We are aware of the occasions when the iPhone X screen will temporarily not respond to the touch after a quick change of the cold environment. screen to fully respond to the upcoming software update. "

Update also "solves a problem that could cause distortion in live photos and videos shot with the iPhone X."

14.11.17: If you're thinking about getting an iPhone X, but you're not interested in a new app, app called Notch Remover has just been approved by the App Store. Despite the fact that Apple has forced the company to take a notch, the company puts a thumb up into the app, making it unseen by placing a black line across the top of the image, which can then be set as your iPhone wallpaper.

9/11/17: Hardware costs for Apple iPhone X come at $ 370 (around £ 280), according to IHS market engineers who quickly took smartphones to pieces. They say, for example, that iPhone's TrueDepth 3D Sensor System costs $ 16.70, while the OLED screen, along with the cover glass and Force Touch, costs $ 110.

8/11/17: The iPhone X has the best display in the world, according to DisplayMate. The smartphone's specialist has performed a number of tests that measured metrics such as color accuracy, brightness, reflectivity and viewing angles at the end of which the company crowned the OLED Super Retina OLED display with the highest grade (A +). which won the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 brand.

7.11.17: Apple iPhone X was quickly labeled as the smartest smartphone firm. SquareTrade assembled a number of handheld durability tests and found that after the first attempt at the drop, the iPhone X broke and did not respond, and the face ID also ceased to work. The smartphone continued to fail the company's follow-up drop tests but managed to undergo a water dunk test that survived for 30 minutes under five feet of water.

6. 11. 17: Apple has updated its iPhone X support page to alert customers to the fact that the OLED display on the mobile phone may have a "slight shift in color and shade" along with "image persistence" or "burn" in a slight shift of color and shade. The company explains that this is a common feature of OLEDs, even though these are the two most questioned questions among owners of the new Pixel 2 XL technology from Google.

3.11.17: Today, the iPhone X has been sold around the world because it has encountered large queues like "thousands" who bought a £ 1,000 smartphone. In the US some allegedly fought off the San Francisco Apple Store to find out who was the first in a row while here in the UK, like the British, hundreds of patiently queues in front of Apple's flagship at Regent Street, with one buyer waiting since Tuesday.

30/10/17: Some who managed to get a pre-order on the iPhone X before the time of shipment slid saw the opportunity and transferred to eBay to dress on their Apple cell phone. Here in the UK, one buyer is trying to sell his iPhone X 999 £ 64GB at £ 15,000 and another £ 10,000 for a pre-order on the iPhone X on Vodafone.

26/10/17: Apple confirmed that the prepaid iPhone X order will start on Friday at 8:01 and advises buyers that the fastest way to order will be through the official Apple Store.

25/10/17: Apple reportedly told suppliers to reduce the accuracy of the Face ID flagship system to speed up production times. "People familiar with the situation," said that although the downgrade of this feature is only slight, it will not be as good as the original specification, although Foxconn will get two years. "It's an aggressive design," said the source, "and it's a very aggressive plan."

20. 10. 17: Production Issues The Apple iPhone X is coming to an end, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a note, seen Apple Insider, Kuo claims Apple Apple's iPhone Apple's yield has stabilized, adding that it expects the company to deliver 3 to 3 million units ahead of the device delivered on November 3. Kuo believes production will increase in November and shipments will grow rapidly in the first quarter of 2018.

18. 10. 17: Apple responded to the letter from Senator Al Franken, who expressed concern about the implications of Apple's new Face Face feature, particularly customer security, third-party access to data, and whether tech can recognize a diverse set of faces. In her answer, Apple says the chance of a random person unlocking the phone is one million (compared to one of the 500,000 for Touch ID), adding that after five unsuccessful scans, an access code is required to access your iPhone.

13/10/17: The iPhone X comes with a new feature that ensures that no one snoop on your announcement. Telephone Arena that the phone only displays the content screen lock notification when it knows that you are the one who is looking at the phone. If it is someone else, only the notification source is displayed. This feature will also come to older devices, but due to their lack of face IDs, users can choose to make iPhone only content notifications after unlocking.

9/10/17: Ming-Chi Kuo reaffirmed previous remarks that Apple is missing the iPhone X in 2017, and noted that the so-called "supercycle" – which refers to a large number of existing iPhone user updates – will not start next year.

5.10.17: iDrop News looked at her crystal ball and imagined what the future of the iPhone X could have. The plus size sample is the answer, and the website showed how it might look like in renders (below). Er, unexpectedly, it looks like the iPhone X, but larger, and in the same irritating notch at the top of the screen. According to the reputation, Apple will release at least two OLED iPhones next year, which will be measured at 5.85in and 6.46in.

3/10/17: Ming-Chi Kuo can not talk about the iPhone X enough, and said in a new research document that the TrueDepth smartphone camera system is far ahead of Android and is likely to catch up to 1.5-2.5 years. and Kuo has lowered estimates of iPhone X shipments in 2017 to 30-35 million units from a previous estimate of 40 million.

2/10/17: Apple has released an environmental report that improves the green credentials of its iPhone X. For example, it boasts the fact that the smartphone materials do not contain arsenic, mercury and PVC, and notes that 100% of the packaging fibers come from responsibly managed forests, bamboo, cane or recycled paper. "The company estimates that the total estimated greenhouse gas emissions for iPhone X for its entire lifetime is 79kg CO2e, of which 80% is in production, 17% use, 2% transport and 1% recycling.

29. 9. 17: IPhone shooters may not be able to find shares until "January first", analyst Gene Munster said. This is due to manufacturing snapshots that were accused at the beginning of this week of Apple's "complex" camera system that is used for face verification. Jan Dawson, an analyst at Jackdaw Research, predicts that iPhone X shares will not be able to meet demand until "sometime in the first quarter".

28/9/17: Apple has released further details on iPhone X Face ID functionality in an effort to address some privacy concerns about face scanning technology. For example, the company indicates that facial ID information – including infrared images of your mug – will not be stored on your device, and warns that the images are also cropped to avoid background information being missing. Apple also points to several cases where facial ID does not work, including instantly turning on the phone, five failing attempts to customize the face, or initializing Emergency SOS.

27/9/17: Apple's TrueDepth camera system, used for face recognition on the iPhone X, could stop production. That's what Ming-Chi Kuo, a renowned analyst, says, saying that a "complex" system is why Apple is pushing for mass production and is likely to be available next year.

Kuo said, over MacRumours: "The TrueDepth camera may be the main hindrance for the iPhone X ramp. 3D Sensing (the TrueDepth camera) on the iPhone X consists of a structured light system, flight time system, and front camera, which is much more complicated than competition. If the iPhone X project will see exit ramps significantly in the middle and end of October, tight supply can only begin to ease in 1H18F due to strong demand. "

21. 9. 17: The iPhone X could face further delays, said Raymond James Christopher Caso, an analyst at the company. He writes that the production of the handset has probably not yet begun, and notes that further production delays might occur. Caso said, "While our checks are underway, the initial feedback from our meetings suggests that the final production of the iPhone X has not yet begun, and production should start mid-October, a month ago and two months later than expected at the end of June."

20. 9. 17: While many of them have plagued the iPhone X 999, Apple's CEO Tim Cook said it was a "price tag" based on the technology inside the phone. Speaking Good Morning America this week, Cook said, "Most people now pay for phones for a long time, so very few people pay the price calculator at the beginning, and most people actually deal with their existing phone, and that's lowering the price, and some carriers even throw in subsidies and discounts. "Er.

19. 9. 17: KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple may not be able to meet demand for iPhone X until next year, with the bid being "limited" in 2017. MacRumoursKuo said: "Given the limited supply conditions, we expect market demand to be not fully met before the 18th. We are reassessing our forecast for iPhone X 2017F shipments from 45 to 50 million to about 40 million units, but we're reviewing to estimate iPhone shipments X will be estimated at 80-90 million units. "

"After a few mistakes because they were not Craig [Federighi], iPhone did what was designed to require its access code. "

12. 9. 17: The iPhone X is official and is Apple's first smartphone to wrap the screen from edge to edge, but unfortunately there have also been rumors about the cutout at the top of the screen.

The "Super Retina" OLED display measures 5.8 and features a 2436×1125 resolution, making it the highest resolution iPhone. It also includes Apple True Tone and, like the new TV Apple TV, supports both HDR10 and Dolby Vision.

This screen is placed inside a new "all-glass" glass, similar to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. While you will probably have to put in a box to prevent breakage, Apple claims it's the shakier glass to work on the smartphone anyway.

There is also the same A11 Bionic under the hood. This six-core processor is divided into two low power kernels and four high-performance kernels whose regular core is 25 percent faster than the previous A10 chip, and high-performance kernels are 75 percent faster than the A10 SoC. It comes with Apple's first home graphics processor, which offers 30 percent more power than the A10.

Of course, there is no physical button with the front of the phone on the entire display. This means that Apple, as expected, disavowed the touch ID functionality and replaced it with face recognition technology "Face ID".

Related: iPhone X prices are a threat to the mobile industry

This is made possible by a number of sensors on the front of the phone, including the 7MP TrueTepth camera and the built-in neural motor of the A11 chip, and Apple says it will work even in the dark and if you change the look. It's also quite certain, says a firm who says there is someone who has a chance of "one in a million" and wins his face.

Apple also introduced a new gesture that could be "home" on the iPhone, which is also used for multitasking on the iPhone X. The handset lock button can now be used to burn Siri.

As expected, on the back of the iPhone is a vertically matched 12MP dual camera, which consists of two telephoto lenses and wide-angle lenses. There is also a new portrait lighting mode for self-service and built-in optical image capture.

Wireless charging is included, while the iPhone X supports the same Qi wireless charging standards as iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which means customers can use third-party charging accessories. Apple has come up with its own proprietary AirPower wireless charging mat that will be next year.

Battery life has also increased, with Apple claiming two hours of battery life longer than iPhone 7.

Yeah, and there's Animoji. What's the time to be alive.

IPhone X, or 10, whatever, will be available in the gray and silver universe.

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