iPhone X release date, price and features

iPhone X release date, price and features



iPhone X

Brace yourself for the iPhone X price and release date that Apple announced on Tuesday. It costs more than any prior iPhone and ships later than expected.

The good news is... this is the only bad news. Apple claims the iPhone X, which is pronounced 'iPhone 10', is worth your money and the extra wait time. This is Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone and it's making big changes for 2017.


We already got to test it out in our hands-on iPhone X review, which will give you insight into how it looks and feels. The screen is stunning in person.

The iPhone X wasn't the only smartphone announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook on September 12. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were unveiled at the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple's new campus, too.

That said, the iPhone X is the flagship phone you really want. It takes Apple's ten-year-old smartphone design in a bold new direction. It also leaves behind the familiar physical home button and tried-and-true fingerprint sensor.

Is it worth the extremely high iPhone X price? What are the big features you need to know about? We have all of your iPhone X answers right here.
iPhone X release date

iPhone X
Our vision has always been to create an iPhone that is entirely screen. One so immersive the device itself disappears into the experience. And so intelligent it can respond to a tap, your voice, and even a glance. With iPhone X, that vision is now a reality. Say hello to the future.

iPhone X release date


Super Retina Display
With iPhone X, the device is the display. An all‑new 5.8‑inch Super Retina screen fills the hand and dazzles the eyes.1

Innovative Technology
The display employs new techniques and technology to precisely follow the curves of the design, all the way to the elegantly rounded corners.


iPhone X battery life and fast charging
  • Lasts two hours longer than last year's iPhone 7
  • First fast-charging iPhone: 50% recharge in 30 minutes
Apple gave us a big headline at the iPhone X launch: it will last two hours longer than the standard-sized iPhone 7.

It'll amount to all-day battery life, depending on usage. You can easily pare down  battery consumption with low-power mode in iOS 11 to have it last even longer.

What's interesting is that the iPhone X will be the first Apple phone (along with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus) with fast-charging capabilities. This can give you a 50% charge in just 30 minutes. Previously fast charging was limited to newer iPad Pro tablets and the original 12.9-inch iPad Pro.



You will have to spring for the separately sold Lightning-to-USB-C cable and adapter. The iPhone X comes with a normal lightning cable and under powered 5W charging adapter - smaller than even the iPad charger.
Augmented Reality features
  • Apple just created the world's largest AR ecosystem
  • New demos are launching with iOS 11
  • It even works on older devices (A9 chip and higher)

Apple is very bullish on augmented reality, favoring AR over VR. CEO Tim Cook mentions AR during every one of Apple's quarterly earnings calls these days.

iOS 11 beta is already transforming your world into a virtual playground, with games that create digital objects on empty tables when you look through an iPhone or iPad. Home furnishing giant IKEA, meanwhile, is creating practical furniture measuring tools. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

That's why AR is going to play a big part on the iPhone X, although any exclusive features it gets may be minimal, as older iPhone has AR capabilities, too.

You can find out more about the iOS 11 AR experience on the iPhone and iPad, which are coming to all Apple devices with an A9 chip or newer.