iPhone X Technical Specifications

iPhone X Technical Specifications

Finish and Colors:

  • Silver
  • Space Gray


  • 64GB
  • 256GB

Size and Weight:

  • Height: 143.6 mm (5.65 inches)
  • Width: 70.9 mm (2.79 inches)
  • Depth: 7.7 mm (0.30 inch)
  • Weight: 174 grams (6.14 ounces)


  • Super Retina HD display
  • 5.8-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
  • HDR display
  • 2436-by-1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi
  • 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • True Tone display
  • Wide color display (P3)
  • 3D Touch
  • 625 nits max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously


  • A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture
  • Neural Engine
  • Embedded M11 motion coprocessor


  • Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
  • Wide-angle: f/1.8 aperture
  • Telephoto: f/2.4 aperture
  • Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Dual optical image stabilization
  • Six‑element lens
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63MP)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Live Photos with stabilization
  • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Improved local tone mapping
  • Body and face detection
  • Exposure control
  • Noise reduction
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

Video Recording:

  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilization for video
  • Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Body and face detection
  • Noise reduction
  • Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video geotagging
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264

Front Camera:

  • 7MP TrueDepth camera
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting
  • Animoji and Memoji
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Retina Flash
  • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Auto HDR
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Body and face detection
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode

Face ID:

  • Enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition

Apple Pay:

  • Pay with your iPhone using Face ID in stores, within apps, and on the web
  • Complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac

Cellular and Wireless:

  • LTE Advanced
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • NFC with reader mode
  • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS

Operating System:

  • iOS 11 (Upgradable to the latest iOS version)

Power and Battery:

  • Lasts up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7
  • Talk time (wireless): Up to 21 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 12 hours
  • Video playback (wireless): Up to 13 hours
  • Audio playback (wireless): Up to 60 hours
  • Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with 18W adapter or higher (sold separately)


  • Face ID
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

In the Box:

  • iPhone with iOS 11
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

Environmental Considerations:

  • iPhone X embodies Apple’s continuing environmental progress. It is designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact:
    • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
    • Arsenic-free display glass
    • Brominated flame retardant–free
    • PVC-free
    • Beryllium-free
    • Recyclable stainless steel enclosure

Pricing at Launch (U.S.):

  • iPhone X 64GB: $999
  • iPhone X 256GB: $1,149


  • The iPhone X was announced on September 12, 2017, and marked a significant milestone as it was released in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.
  • It introduced a radical redesign compared to previous models, featuring an edge-to-edge display that eliminated the traditional Home button and introduced Face ID.
  • The iPhone X was the first iPhone to use an OLED display, offering more vivid colors and deeper blacks compared to previous LCD screens.
  • Face ID, a facial recognition system, replaced Touch ID as the primary biometric authentication method. It used advanced 3D facial scanning technology for secure unlocking and payments.
  • The introduction of the TrueDepth camera system enabled new features like Animoji and Memoji, which allowed users to create animated characters that mimic their facial expressions.
  • The iPhone X’s glass back design not only provided a premium look but also enabled wireless charging, a feature that became standard in subsequent iPhone models.
  • It was the first iPhone to support HDR in both its display and camera, offering enhanced visual quality for photos and videos.
  • The A11 Bionic chip in the iPhone X included a neural engine, paving the way for more advanced machine learning applications and augmented reality experiences.
  • The iPhone X was available for pre-order on October 27, 2017, and was released on November 3, 2017.
  • Apple’s marketing for the iPhone X focused on the theme of “Say hello to the future,” highlighting its innovative features and futuristic design.
  • The iPhone X received widespread acclaim for its display, camera performance, and Face ID functionality, although its high price was a point of discussion.

Launch Events and Marketing:

  • The iPhone X’s launch was part of a special event at the Steve Jobs Theater, which also saw the announcement of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
  • The marketing campaigns emphasized the iPhone X’s role in heralding a new era for the smartphone, focusing on its cutting-edge technology.

Cultural Impact:

  • The iPhone X set a new standard for smartphone design, influencing other manufacturers to adopt similar full-screen designs and facial recognition technologies.
  • It played a significant role in popularizing the use of facial recognition technology in consumer electronics.

End of Life and Legacy:

  • The iPhone X was discontinued by Apple on September 12, 2018, following the announcement of the iPhone XS and iPhone XR. However, it continued to be available through third-party sellers.
  • Despite its discontinuation, the iPhone X’s influence persisted in the design and technology of subsequent iPhone models, solidifying its place as a landmark device in the iPhone’s history.

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