After using a Samsung S8+ for a while, I came back to Apple and have been using an iPhone X for the last few months. Personally I found the Samsung Super AMOLED display better than Apple's OLED display which should come as no surprise. Samsung makes them for Apple. Maybe it's the stainless steel but I was also surprised that the smaller iPhone X was also substantially heavier. Despite the fact that I preferred the Samsung hardware, it was the stability and reliability of Apple' iOS that I found the deal breaker. That being said, I was fairly happy with the performance of my iPhone X,... until last night...
I reached for my phone on my night table and noticed this bright green line from top-to-bottom. After doing a soft reset and not being able to get rid of it, I decided to google "Iphone with green line". As Gomer Pyle used to say, "Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! There were at least 25 other folks experiencing the same phenomenon. Word has it that Apple does not want to acknowledge they have a major problem with their OLED displays. It appears that their "geniuses" are quietly replacing these displays as that is the only fix.
Combine the fact that the newest iPhone Xr has a souped up LCD screen instead of the more expensive OLED, 600mHZ T-Mobile support, and a far more attractive price tag, this may be the best iPhone. As I have not used one of these yet, i will be keeping an eye on Apple chat rooms to see if there are any issues. So far, so good!
Joel Saltzman has over twenty years of wireless industry experience. He is currently CEO and Chief Wireless Analyst for Dr Wireless.