iPhone X comes with the A11 CPU, the chip that powers all the iPhone 8 family; hence it is a powerful smartphone for many things. In addition to the powerful CPU also comes with a pair of loud stereo speakers for a great sound immersion, which is essential for a complete gaming experience. The graphics are excellent, and you can play games on a 4k resolution that is vivid and sharp enough to create an excellent impression. Several tests have been conducted to evaluate the capabilities of the iPhone X to support gaming.
iPhone X- General Features And Specifications
iPhone X was released in November 2017, and it weighed roughly 174g and measured 7.7mm in thickness. The smartphone was powered by IOS 11.1 that you can update to IOS 15.1. There is no memory card slot on this phone, but it has variable memory of between 64GB and 256GB.
iPhone X measures 5.8” in length and has a screen resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels. With 3GB RAM, the smartphone is faster than most of its rivals, especially those released when it was launched. The smartphone is powered with a 2716 mAh battery, which supports heavy gaming for several hours in a day.
iPhone X comes with gorilla glass front and back, plus a stainless-steel frame. With its IP67 dust and water resistance feature, you can bury this smartphone in water for up to 30 minutes. The display comprises a super Retina OLED HDR10 Dolby feature that displays in high resolution.
The CPU is a Hexa-core 2.39 GHz with Apple GPU three-core graphics responsible for the visually-appealing screen. The primary camera is a dual 12MP camera with 2x optical zoom and Quad-LED flash for stunning images. The camera also comes with Panorama and HDR features alongside a 4k resolution that any user can review down to the 1080P resolution.
There is no 3.5mm jack on this phone, but there are two stereo speakers here for an immersive sound system. The phone does not have a radio but comes with Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, 5.0 Bluetooth, and USB 2.0 lightning. The phone comes in three colors of space gray and silver. There is a QI wireless charging with a 15W fasting charging option that can take your phone battery to 50% under 30 minutes.
Review Of iPhone X For gaming- Professional Tests Conducted On iPhone X Gaming Capability
iPhone X has an endurance battery rating of 74 hours, but gaming heavily should last for more than 5 hours. The lesser the gaming components and sizes, the longer the battery time.
From expert tests conducted, it seems iPhone X is better used for portrait games than landscape games. Tilting the gaming mode to the landscape mode seems to give beginner gamers slight issues, unlike the regular gamers that are used to switching between portrait and landscape modes frequently.
Regular games like Super Mario Run, Beat Street, and Pktball run very smoothly on iPhone X even when the battery is at the lowest 25%. These games seem to be a great threat to the phone’s stretched-out screen. The games are vibrant and remain vividly sharp from the beginning to the end. Unfortunately, the more massive games tend to consume battery juice faster. You may run light to medium-size games for a couple of hours even with 25%% of battery juice available, but for heavier games, your battery juice may not last for 30 minutes on iPhone X.
Playing games on the portrait mode on iPhone X seems to be much better than the landscape mode; you will get the whole picture with no distractions. What makes the iPhone X a great smartphone for gaming is that every single game in the Apple IOS store was optimized for it. The unique aspect ratio seems to support all gaming formats, and so also are the graphics and the processor. Keep in mind each game has its requirements as regards RAM size and memory. You may have to increase the external memory to get some games downloaded and launched on the phone. It would be best if you also read reviews for each game in the IOS store before you download them; many of such games come with bugs.