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Portraits shot with the iPhone X

Our continuing mission: To boldly put the iPhone X's camera to the test, this time in Portrait Mode.

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Portrait shot on iPhone X
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Following our efforts to document the iPhone X's selfie prowess, we switch our attention to portraits. Here we use its Natural Light mode indoors with good lighting in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera.

Read our evolving iPhone X review here.

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This cat costume was taken using Stage Light Mono indoors in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

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Studio Light outdoors in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

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Stage Light in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

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Stage Light in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera of the iPhone X.

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Contour Light in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

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Stage Light Mono in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

Portrait shot on iPhone X
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Contour Light indoors in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

Portrait shot on iPhone X
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Stage Light Mono indoors in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

Portrait shot on iPhone X
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Contour Light indoors in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

Portrait shot on iPhone X
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Studio Light in Portrait Mode, taken with the rear camera on the iPhone X.

Portrait shot on iPhone X
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A Jack Skellington Halloween costume, taken with Studio Light in Portrait mode.

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