This is what Apple VP has to say about iPhone X’s ‘most controversial feature’

 It has been a while since the Apple’s one of the most popular and powerful smartphone, the iPhone X, has been out in the market. Since the time it was introduced, till now, it has been receiving both appreciation and criticism for the ‘notch’ area covering a small portion on the screen from the top.

When asked about the iPhone X’s ‘notch’ to the company’s vice president of iPhone, iPod and iOS product marketing, Greg Joswiak, he naturally was found praising the particular component. He said that the ‘notch’ happens to be the most densely packed areas in the handset.

“With all of those components, this is one of the most densely packed technology areas I think we’ve ever done. It’s one of the most sophisticated pieces of technology we’ve ever done in such an incredibly small space,” he said, as reported by Tom’s Guide website.
Furthermore he said that, “Forget all those stories you heard about us trying to map fingerprints into the back. We had a line of sight on how to do real facial recognition, in a way never done before. It would be really hard to do, but we just didn’t want to do it the way others had, which could literally be spoofed with a picture.”
In case you don’t know, the Apple iPhone X ‘notch’ includes a bunch of sensors. It has an infrared camera, proximity sensor, flood illuminator, ambient light sensor, speaker, microphone, a 7MP camera and a Dot projector placed inside a roughly 1-inch long notch.
The Dot projector, infrared sensor, flood illuminator and the 7MP camera, all comprise to make the FaceID feature work properly. FaceID, besides unlocking the smartphone, tracks your eyes for showing the notifications. A glimpse on it also lowers down the volume of the alarm. It also keeps the screen lit while users are looking at the screen.

APPLE IPHONE X SPECIFICATIONS

SUMMARY
performance Hexa Core
display 5.8″ (14.73 cm)
storage 64 GB
camera 12 MP
battery 2716 mAh
ram 3 GB
SPECIAL FEATURES
other sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
fingerprint sensor No
GENERAL
quick charging Yes
operating system iOS v11
sim slots Single SIM, GSM
model iPhone X
launch date November 3, 2017 (Official)
brand Apple
sim size SIM1: Nano
network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
fingerprint sensor No
MULTIMEDIA
loudspeaker Yes
fm radio No
PERFORMANCE
chipset Apple A11 Bionic
processor Hexa Core (2.39 GHz, Dual core, Monsoon + 2.39 GHz, Quad core, Mistral)
coprocessor M11
architecture 64 bit
ram 3 GB
DESIGN
build material Case: AluminiumBack: Mineral Glass
thickness 7.7 mm
width 70.9 mm
weight 174 grams
waterproof Yes Water resistant, IP67
ruggedness Dust proof
height 143.6 mm
colours Silver, Space Grey
DISPLAY
display type OLED
screen to body ratio 80.93 %
pixel density 463 ppi
screen protection Yes
screen size 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
screen resolution 1125 x 2436 pixels
touch screen Yes 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch
STORAGE
internal memory 64 GB
expandable memory No
CAMERA
settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
aperture F2.2
camera features 10 x Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
image resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
sensor BSI Sensor
video recording features Optical Image stabilization
autofocus Yes
shooting modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
resolution 7 MP Front Camera
optical image stabilisation Yes Dual optical image stabilization
flash Yes Retina Flash
video recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps
BATTERY
user replaceable No
quick charging Yes Fast
wireless charging Yes
type Li-ion
capacity 2716 mAh
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
wifi features Mobile Hotspot
bluetooth Yes v5.0
volte Yes
usb connectivity USB 2.0
nfc Yes
network support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
gps Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)3G Bands: UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
sim size SIM1: Nano

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