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iPhone X Super Retina HD gets A+ from DisplayMate: “best performing smartphone display we have ever tested” — In evaluating the new iPhone X display, Dr Raymond M. Soneira of DisplayMate called it the “most innovative” and “best performing smartphone display we have ever tested,” noting in particular its leading absolute colour accuracy, the highest full screen brightness for an OLED smartphone, highest full screen contrast rating in ambient light and highest contrast ratio, with the lowest screen reflectance and smallest brightness variation with a viewing angle.

DxOMark: the iPhone X is the best smartphone for taking still pics — With a Photo score of 101, the Apple iPhone X achieves the best results so far for still images, edging out the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the previous joint leaders in DxOMark’s Photo ranking, by one point. DxoMark is an industry standard for camera and lens image quality measurements.

iPhone X availability expands to 14 more countries before the end of November — Following what appears to have been a blockbuster first weekend of sales of the iPhone X, Apple has announced it is expanding sales of the device to 14 more countries on November 23 and November 24.

ElevationDock 4 is first MFi-certified Lightning dock to work one-handed — Accessory maker ElevationLab is back at it with a fourth-generation iPhone and iPad charging dock, using an integrated Lightning connector, adjustable plug and back, and micro suction cups to allow for sturdy one-handed undocking.

Analysts claim iPhone continues to control US smartphone market in Q3 — Apple is continuing to lead other smartphone manufacturers in terms of smartphone shipments to the United States in the third quarter, according to Strategy Analytics, despite an alleged dip in iPhone shipments during the period, and an overall year-on-year contraction of the US smartphone market.

Apple reaping higher profits from each iPhone X sold than iPhone 8, analysis claims — Despite the expense of technologies like a 5.8-inch, edge-to-edge OLED display and a 3D facial recognition camera, the iPhone X is actually more profitable per-device than the iPhone 8, according to a research estimate published on Monday.

iPhone assembler Wistron reportedly looking to expand its facilities in India — Wistron, Apple’s primary assembler in India, is is scouting for about 100 acres of land in Bangalore to expand its facilities, reports Bloomberg, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter.”