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Playing with the iPhone X on The Vergecast

Playing with the iPhone X on The Vergecast


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Verge Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel engaged in the animoji creative process
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The iPhone X is finally here. Nilay had the chance to review it, so, along with Paul, Ashley, and Dan, he discusses what it’s like to use the phone in the real world as well as what the process of reviewing it was like.

We also welcome Phil Esposito, The Verge’s lead video director, to the show for the first time to discuss the roller coaster that is working on the two videos we produced throughout the week.

There’s a whole lot in between that — like Paul’s weekly segment about a robot dog — so listen to it all and you’ll get it all.

03:22 - iPhone X first impressions

24:33 - iPhone X video review with Phil Esposito

37:16 - Animoji

50:14 - Paul’s weekly segment “Can you form an emotional bond with members of the household while providing them with love, affection, and the joy of nurturing and raising a companion

53:48 - The HTC U11 Plus was originally intended to be the Google Pixel 2 XL

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