8 things UI designers should keep in mind for iPhone X
By Jamie Campbell May 10, 2018
In a quest to stand out, UI designers have been facing new challenges in terms of giving
out simple yet best interfaces. Apple tops the list, in adapting new ways to create new UIs
knowing change could cause inconvenience to the users. But nevertheless, it never faces
anything other than excitement from users, who are ready for all the innovations Apple
UI designers of Apple Inc have come up with the new interface which has taken the internet
on storm. Below we are listing some new features in iPhone X which had already become
Adjusting the UI for iPhone X:
The foremost, adroit UI/UX feature which challenged the iOS developers is the adjustable
screen size. iPhone X with its 20 percent taller screen, has lead the designers to make it
adaptable for applications built on previous native models.
It is to be observed that making the new interface exciting yet easy has been kept in mind
by the developers.
Full Screen View:
What is a border? iPhone X has extended its boundaries literally, with an advent to scroll till
users would now be able to utilise the whole screen. Apple’s User Interface has been
directed to be more user friendly yet stylish, breaking all the norms followed till date.
Status bar, which provides the information about battery, network access, etc, has been
increased in size in iPhone X. It is believed that status bar is of foremost importance in a
phone as it gives the credibility to accommodate the device information at the sight of an
Yes, it is hidden when opening a gallery or video games which requires a full screen.
Otherwise, it is visible in performing every other task.
Considering the amount of accidental operations taking place on phones, the need for safe
areas has increased. Safe areas do not let the user place any important clickable elements,
on the screen.
Apple in iPhone X has come up with Safe Area guides which shows designers the place of
Dealing with Gestures in iPhone X
Since there is no physical button, the use of gestures is being implemented in iPhone X.
But with every new beginning comes setbacks. In this, the users are finding it a bit difficult
adjusting to change, unable to welcome the custom gestures. Also, as home indicator has
replaced a home button, it is recommended to avoid hiding it.
Landscape mode lets you gain maximum space for all the functions, letting you get rid of
the status bar. The navigation bar and tab bar sizes reduce considerably giving the best on
Although the web developers should bear in mind, the development of adjustable websites,
according to the screens, iphone developers have created safe area which lets users
browse through websites without any hassle.
Bottom of the Screen:
The bottom of the screen, has majority of app controls usually, but iPhone X has driven its
way along a different path, by not providing any hardware button on the bottom of the
It is true, that to get acquainted with the new interface would take a bit time, but nothing
comes easy. The hardware-less bottom has set a good wave of excitement among users,
despite its unusual
To cover, users are provided with the advantage of using floating elements, making iPhone
X the new rage.
What comes new? Introducing the notch. iPhone developers against the scepticism has
been successful in including the notch in iPhone X. Apple has exclusively instructed
designers to not hide the notch for making all the difference. In the quest to stand out,
Apple has always come up with “top notch” solutions, as in described in this new feature.
Apart from style, notch serves better in functionality as well, as opined by various X users.