Apple iPhone X

Discussion in 'Smartphones and Tablets' started by Phoenix, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Vasudev

    Vasudev Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    800
    Messages:
    3,321
    Likes Received:
    1,587
    Trophy Points:
    231
    For those attached to Touch ID apple will provide the dock with lightning port for free on purchases above $800.
     
    hmscott likes this.
  2. plee82

    plee82 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    90
    Messages:
    489
    Likes Received:
    338
    Trophy Points:
    76
    The price increase according to Apple is because of nand memory price increase.
     
    hmscott likes this.
  3. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    3,633
    Messages:
    13,545
    Likes Received:
    15,687
    Trophy Points:
    931
    iPhone X -vs- GAMING PC
     
    Vasudev likes this.
  4. ronaldheld

    ronaldheld Notebook Deity

    Reputations:
    181
    Messages:
    773
    Likes Received:
    32
    Trophy Points:
    41
    it is a Big step to go from Android to IOS. Still deciding if I want to stay with IPhones...
     
    hmscott and Vasudev like this.
  5. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    3,633
    Messages:
    13,545
    Likes Received:
    15,687
    Trophy Points:
    931
    Apple negociates long term contracts that aren't affected by spot price hikes, Apple is likely getting discounts as the quantity used increases. I doubt seriously Apple is simply passing on NAND price increases - especially for the Apple Service price increases :)
     
    Papusan and Vasudev like this.
  6. plee82

    plee82 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    90
    Messages:
    489
    Likes Received:
    338
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Agree, just stating what they said lol.
     
    Papusan and hmscott like this.
  7. plee82

    plee82 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    90
    Messages:
    489
    Likes Received:
    338
    Trophy Points:
    76
    The apple subredit are circle-jerking claiming the A series matches an intel chip in performance by using Geekbench results lmao. They are comparing a 5W? ARM chip against the big boys lol. Hell the intel i7 45W bga would obliterate the A11 chip into pieces. I3 probably too destroys it lmao.
     
    Vasudev and hmscott like this.
  8. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    3,633
    Messages:
    13,545
    Likes Received:
    15,687
    Trophy Points:
    931
    Cracker Barrel vs. iphone X
    nI26VIJ.jpg
     
  9. Vasudev

    Vasudev Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    800
    Messages:
    3,321
    Likes Received:
    1,587
    Trophy Points:
    231
    Hell, even my BGA finds it hard to maintain turbo clocks for sustained periods and well below rated TDP 45W. I imagine iPhone CPU maxes out 2-3W.
    They could have introduced MSFT's continuum based phone that can handle full blown MS Office apps and Adobe PS and the price of 999$ would be justified. Otherwise its no use.
     
    hmscott likes this.
  10. Mitlov

    Mitlov Shiny

    Reputations:
    2,610
    Messages:
    5,581
    Likes Received:
    747
    Trophy Points:
    281
    The price didn't bother me. There IS a market for phones this expensive (says the guy using a Samsung flagship), even if not everybody in this forum is in that particular market.

    That said, the Cracker Barrel image made me laugh.
     
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2017
    hmscott and Vasudev like this.
Loading...

Share This Page