How to pick the right iPhone

“Apple sells eight different models of the iPhone, ranging from the iPhone SE all the way up to the most premium iPhone X,” Todd Haselton writes for CNBC. “As CNBC’s gadget reviewer, I’m frequently asked: ‘Todd, which iPhone should I buy?'”

“It’s a tough question to answer, since it really depends on how much you want to spend and what you expect out of your iPhone,” Haselton writes. “Do you need the very best? Do you prefer smaller screens?”

“The iPhone SE is starting to show its age, and rumors suggest Apple will refresh it in the coming months. I recommend most people hold off on buying it unless you really don’t care about having an outdated smartphone,” Haselton writes. “iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus… still offer excellent cameras and features, but which are starting to show their age, but most folks should consider one step up.”

“iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus… are perfect mid-range iPhones for most people. Want most of the latest features without splurging? These are for you,” Haselton writes. “iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus… are best for folks who like Apple’s older design language but still want most of the latest parts.”

Apple's revolutionary iPhone X

Apple’s revolutionary iPhone X

 
iPhone X “is for the folks who want it all and who don’t flinch at the $999 starting price,” Haselton writes. “It’s my current favorite smartphone…”

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MacDailyNews Take:A 256GB iPhone X costs $1,149 or $47.88 per month over 24 months. A 32GB iPhone SE (a storage level which we do not recommend) costs $349 or $14.54/mo over 24 months. So, there is a $33.34 difference per month between the top of the line flagship iPhone and the entry-level model with 1/8 the storage capacity. That’s less than the price of a typical Starbucks coffee per day.

Hint: If money’s an issue, brew up your own coffee and get yourself a real iPhone. 😉

The coffee, of course, is merely an example. We bet most people could find a way to save a buck and a few pennies a day. Looking at the difference in cost per day between a 256GB iPhone X ($1.57) vs. a 32GB iPhone SE ($0.49) over a two-year plan can be illuminating. It’s a difference of $1.08 per day.

We’re Mac users. We always opt for the future vs. the past. — MacDailyNews, November 17, 2017

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Computerworld reviews Apple’s iPhone X: The smartphone on the market today and the one best one for business, too – November 17, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S9 benchmarks leak and Apple’s iPhone X thoroughly nukes them – November 16, 2017
Apple’s iPhone X destroys Android’s very best smartphones; makes Samsung Galaxy Note 8 seem obsolete – November 15, 2017
Forbes reviews Apple’s iPhone X: So refined, it will convert the most devout Android user – November 14, 2017
Android Central reviews Apple’s iPhone X – November 13, 2017
ZDNet reviews Apple’s iPhone X: The best smartphone – November 13, 2017
ZDNet’s Miller: After 10 days with Apple’s iPhone X, it’s clear its the best smartphone. Period. – November 13, 2017
Michael Gartenberg: iPhone X is the best smartphone you can buy today, and likely tomorrow; Apple is now a full generation ahead of their competitors – November 10, 2017
T3 reviews Apple’s iPhone X: Brilliant, five stars, 2017’s best smartphone – November 8, 2017
DisplayMate: Apple’s iPhone X has the most color accurate display we’ve ever measured; it is visually indistinguishable from perfect – November 8, 2017
Ars Technica reviews iPhone X: Easy to recommend if you want a glimpse at the future – November 3, 2017
iMore reviews iPhone X: The best damn product Apple has ever made – November 2, 2017
TechCrunch reviews Apple’s iPhone X: ‘Like using the future of smartphones, today’ – November 1, 2017
Tim Bajarin’s first impression of Apple’s iPhone X: Face ID worked flawlessly – November 1, 2017
The Verge reviews Apple’s iPhone X: Clearly the best iPhone ever made, despite being marred by its ugly notch – November 1, 2017
Above Avalon’s first impressions of Apple’s iPhone X: ‘An entirely new iPhone experience’ – October 31, 2017
The Independent reviews Apple’s iPhone X: ‘This feels like the future’ – October 31, 2017
David Pogue reviews Apple’s iPhone X: ‘The best thing is its size’ – October 31, 2017
Forbes reviews Apple’s iPhone X: Opulent, gorgeous, classy; the best iPhone yet – October 31, 2017
CNBC reviews Apple’s iPhone X: ‘The best smartphone on the market’ – October 31, 2017
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The inside story of Apple’s amazing A11 Bionic chip – September 18, 2017
Apple’s A11 Bionic obliterates top chips from Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei – September 18, 2017
Apple accelerates mobile processor dominance with A11 Bionic; benchmarks faster than 13-inch MacBook Pro – September 15, 2017
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Source : http://macdailynews.com/2017/11/30/how-to-pick-the-right-iphone/

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