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How many hours Filipinos need to work to afford iPhone X?

Having a mobile phone 20 years ago was not a necessity. People who had mobile phones back then were mostly businessmen and executives. Earlier, mobile phones were only being used as means for communication i.e. for calls and SMS. However, due to ever-changing and fast-paced technological advancements, owning a mobile phone nowadays is an essential part of our daily lives. Thanks to the birth of the smartphones such as the iPhone. Now, using your phone, you can book a flight, play offline and online games, read an e-book, shop online, sell your items, send money through mobile banking or even compare products. You can do so much with your smartphone! One of the hottest and in-the-news smartphones in the mobile market today is the iPhone X. As expected, it’s very expensive, and therefore the question is –  is it worth buying it? Let the numbers do the talking by simply computing how many hours you have to work before you can purchase that precious iPhone X[1]. Based on 2017 Jobstreet Annual Report[2] and the cost of iPhone X in the Philippines which is Php 50,949, you can see how much employees in different industries of the Philippines, have to work to earn an iPhone. If you are in an entry-level position, you have to spend around 231 to 352 hours of work for you to avail the Apple’s iPhone X. IT-related jobs have the highest average income per hour thus, requiring a fewer number of work hours to avail the precious mobile phone. That should be a good news for fresh IT graduates out there. For…

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The New Apple iPhone 8 And iPhone X Are Expensive, But Gorgeous

The unveiling of Apple’s latest offerings took place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park, California. The crowd of thousands joined everyone watching across the world as the tech giant’s new flagship phones graced the stage: The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X. It has been rumored that these phones would represent the latest and greatest of Apple’s engineering ability, so let’s take a look at how beefy they are: Table of ContentsThe SpecsHere’s a full specs list for the iPhone X:The PriceFinal thoughts The Specs When it comes to specs, there is not much of a difference between the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the X. They all have Apple’s proprietary chipset – the A11 Bionic Chip – wireless charging, and the same storage options at 64GB and 256 GB. Here’s a full specs list for the iPhone X: 5.8-inch all-screen OLED display @ 2436 x 1125px, 458ppi HDR TrueTone, 3D Touch, Oleophobic coating Apple A11 Bionic Chip 64GB, 256GB internal storage 12MP f/1.8 wide-angle + 12MP f/2.4 telephoto rear cameras: Dual OIS, Quad LED Flash 7MP TrueDepth Camera w/ Face ID 4G LTE Single SIM (Nano) WiFi Bluetooth GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo NFC (Apple Pay) IP67 Water and Dust Resistance Stereo Speaker Qi Wireless Charging Apple iOS 11 No battery info (up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7) 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm 174g Colors: Space Gray, Silver Note that the X, with the fingerprint scanner moving to the back of the phone. The major differences being screen sizes for the iPhone X and 8: the…

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