Is it necessary for programmers to buy the iPhone 8 or iPhone X?

2017-09-13 15:35:00
Summary :An advanced project management software is more important than iPhone X for development team.
The iPhone 8 release date is September 12. This means many guys will change their mobile phone. And then for programmers, is it worthy to buy the lastest version iPhone? Let us talk.

iPhone 8 price
iPhone 8 64GB: $699, £699, AU$1,079
iPhone 8 256GB: $849, £849, AU$1,329
The iPhone 8 price starts at $699, £699, AU$1,079 for the 64GB variant, while the larger, 256GB version is $849, £849, $1,329.

iPhone 8 design
Glass rear, aluminum frame, water and dust resistant
Similar look to the iPhone 7, with bezels and home button

iPhone 8 display
4.7-inch Retina HD display

iPhone 8 power
Brand new A11 Bionic chipset
GPU provides 70% faster graphics over iPhone 7

iPhone 8 camera
12MP rear facing camera
4K video at 60fps, 1080p slo-mo video at 240fps

iPhone 8 battery
Wireless charging support
You'll have to buy charging pad separately

These configuration is perfect for previous iPhone history, but it is unnecessary for programmers to buy. For most coders, especially for development teams, I think they have an advanced project management software is more important than iPhone because this tool can improve their work efficiency greatly.

Let me talk ZenTao project management software, which is the most professional open source project management system, scrum tool and agile tool. Learn more You can download mobile terminal.

If you dislike iOS version, you can download Android version. Refer to (Android 4.4+).  You can try it if you are interested in it.


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