Apple iPhone X Overview
The iPhone X is the first Apple smartphone to do away with the home button and offer an edge-to-edge display. It offers a rear dual-camera similar to the 8 Plus' configuration – a wide-angle and telephoto module, each with a 12MP sensor. Unlike the 8 Plus, the X's dual cam is also dual stabilized with optical image stabilization in the wide and tele modules. It records up to 4K/60p video. A front-facing array of cameras and sensors employs facial recognition to unlock the device, and also makes Portrait Mode available for selfies. The bokeh-imitating Portrait Mode is also available for the rear cameras, and comes with a new Portrait Lighting mode to apply various lighting effects.
|Front camera effective pixels||7 megapixels|
|Rear camera effective pixels||12 megapixels|
|Rear camera focal length||28 mm|
|Rear camera aperture||1.8|
|Camera physical shutter release||Yes|
|Camera image stabilization||Optical|
|Video camera recording format||4K/60/30p, 1080/30/60/120/240p, 720/30p|
|Built in memory||64/256 GB|
|Weight||174 g (6.14 oz)|
|Dimensions||144 x 71 x 8 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.3″)|
The iPhone X offers users a versatile, simple and powerful smartphone photography experience. Dual lenses give users zoom flexibility, the lighting effects present in Portrait mode are impressive, detail in video capture is excellent, and the beautiful display really makes photos and videos come to life on the device. Low light performance can be disappointing, though, and the new file formats aren't the friendliest for Windows users. Overall, the iPhone X is one of the most capable smartphone cameras on the market today.
Good for: General shooting in good light, photos of people, those looking for excellent video quality.
Not so good for: Those who often take photos in very low light, power users who may want more flexibility than Apple's ecosystem and default apps allow.
11:06 (29 Jun, 2019)
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