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iPhone X Apps: 11 essential downloads for your new Apple smartphone

A number of applications were updated with support for the iPhone X’s new screen resolution in the days leading up to its release, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best titles to install on your handset as soon as it arrives.

Whether you’re looking to get around town quicker, manage your passwords, or stream content to your iPhone X, our list has an app that will make your life easier. Without further ado…

1) Astro Mail

Available on Android, iOS and Mac, Astro Mail comes equipped with a slew of useful features, including a built-in chatbot, which helps you archive old emails, stay on top of important messages and unsubscribe from mailing lists.

2) Buffer

Designed with the modern-day social media enthusiast in mind, Buffer lets you schedule posts and track the performance of your content across Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Twitter – in one convenient application.

3) Citymapper

Launched back in 2011, Citymapper is an award-winning journey planner that compares routes using a host of public transport methods – like buses, coaches and trams – to help you reach your destination in the quickest time possible.

4) Holo

Built using ARKit, Holo is reportedly the first application that enables you to move 3D holograms and interact with them as if the were present in real life. Sure, it’s not something you’re going to use on a daily basis – but it’s pretty entertaining.

5) infltr

Nowadays, most pictures you snap are shared to social media, but not before slapping on a filter – and infltr has an infinite amount to choose from, so if you’re growing tired of the filters Instagram has to offer, be sure to check it out.

6) Mint

Mint is a US-only finance tool that puts all of your bank accounts, bills, credit cards and investments in one place. Using the iOS application, you can monitor your spending, track your credit score and view your balances.

7) Plex

Arguably the most niche application to make its way onto the list, Plex allows you to access your Plex Media Server on the go. You have the facility to view and organise your content, and even upload files directly from your iPhone.

8) Shazam

Used by more than 100 million people every month, Shazam is the most popular music-identification platform in the world. Simply open the application when a song’s playing you want to know the name of, and it will tell you.

9) Super Mario Run

Nintendo’s first mobile title, Super Mario Run, is a side-scrolling, endless runner that invokes a simple concept: avoid obstacles to achieve a new high score. There isn’t much in the way of a storyline, so best avoid this one if you’re easily bored.

10) Tweetbot 4

If you aren’t a fan of the standard Twitter client for iOS, there’s a chance you’ll find a safe haven in Tweetbot 4. It’s a lot cleaner than the official offering and sports a number of features power users will enjoy.

11) 1Password

1Password, as its name suggests, is a password manager that provides you with a secure place to store sensitive information – and best of all, it can be unlocked using Face ID on the iPhone X. For more options, check out our guide to the best password managers.



Those are our essential iPhone X appa, but did we miss a must-have application from our list? Be sure to let us know over on Facebook or Twitter @TrustedReviews.

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