Since Apple announced this year’s updated iPhones on September 12, the iPhone X has gathered most of the headlines, which is Apple’s latest salvo in the flagship phone wars with Google and Samsung. The iPhone X looks stunning, with an OLED display that stretches across the entire front of the phone for an edge-to-edge finish. Apple has called the display Super Retina, and it is 5.8in diagonally. What’s more, iPhone X’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced, is under many lights. With such an excellent smartphone in hand, some of you may wonder how about enjoy Blu-ray movies on iPhone X on the go?
However, it is so disappointed to say that iPhone X is not able to play Blu-ray videos because there is no slot and built-in Blu-ray player on the phone for loading and playing Blu-ray. In addition, Blu-ray disc are usually encrypted with complicated protection such as AACS or BD+, which makes it difficult to play on iPhone X or other devices.
Part 1: How to Play Blu-ray Movies on iPhone X?
Under the circumstances, will users not be available to enjoy Blu-ray movies on iPhone X? Of course not, just take it easy. Without any doubt, you can still watch Blu-ray on iPhone X with the help of Blu-ray Ripper. You can convert Blu-ray to iPhone X playable video and audio formats (Such as MP4) by the Blu-ray ripper. Then you can enjoy the Blu-ray movies on the devices with ease.
Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, and Motion JPEG
High Dynamic Range with Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
AirPlay Mirroring, photos, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
User-configurable maximum volume limit
Part 2: How to Rip Blu-ray for iPhone X with Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper?
Here, Pavtube ByteCopy (Review) will be your perfect choice. This program can automatically remove the protection on Blu-ray and also DVD disc in the background and then rip/convert Blu-ray/DVD to iPhone X readable file formats on the same interface. After the conversion, you can sync the converted Blu-ray video to iPhone X for smooth playback.
With Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper, you can rip Blu-ray to 250+ video/audio with 100% original quality and 30X faster speed as well as personalize the Blu-ray movies including video editing, 3D movie creating, parameter adjusting, etc with the best output quality. Now let’s share the detailed instructions.
Here we take Windows version as example, if you are running on Mac, the Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac provides you with the same powerful functions.
Step 1: Load Blu-ray disc
Insert Blu-ray into an internal or exnternal optical drive. Launch ByteCopy, click "File" > "Load from Disc" button to import source movie into this application.
1. When importing Blu-ray to program, you are provided with two Blu-ray copy modes: “Full Disc Copy” and “Directly Copy". “Full Disc Copy” mode loads entire source Blu-ray movies while the program will automatically select the longest episode as the to-be-loaded content (mostly the main movie) in “Directly Copy”.
2. Desired Blu-ray subtitle and audio track could be selected after loading.
3. You could click the play button on the thumbnail to play back loaded Blu-ray movie and snap screenshots if you like.
Step 2: Set output file format
Since you need to convert Blu-ray to iPhone X friendly MP4, M4V, MOV video, just click the "Format" bar. To enjoy HD movies on iPhone X, it is ideal for you to choose to output "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" or "H.265 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" category.
If you need, you can click “Settings” option to adjust output video and audio parameters, including video codec, audio codec, video resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc.
Step 3: Start Blu-ray to iPhone X conversion process
After setting the video parameters, you need to set a directory by clicking "Browse" button. Then, just click "Convert" button at the bottom to start the Blu-ray to MP4 conversion process. Just wait in several minutes, and you will obtain a new converted Blu-ray video in MP4 format.
Finally, you just need to connect your iPhone X with computer and sync the MP4 video to iPhone X via iTunes.
Part 3: iPhone X vs iPhone 8: What’s the difference?
Besides iPhone X, Apple also announced another two new iPhones at its special event on 12 September 2017, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. If you’re looking for a quick comparison of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, you can find that in the table below.
|iPhone 8||iPhone 8 Plus||iPhone X|
|iOS||iOS 11||iOS 11||iOS 11|
|Colours||Gold, Silver, Space Grey||Gold, Silver, Space Grey||Silver, Space Grey|
|Display||4.7in Retina HD (1334×750, 326ppi) IPS||5.5in Retina HD (1920×1080, 401ppi) IPS||5.8in Super Retina Display (2436×1125, 458ppi) OLED|
|Processor||Apple A11 Bionic, M11 co-processor||Apple A11 Bionic, M11 co-processor||Apple A11 Bionic, M11 co-processor|
|Rear camera||12Mp, f/1.8, 5x digital zoom, quad-LED flash||12Mp wide-angle, f/1.8, OIS + 12Mp telephoto, f/2,8, optical zoom, 10x digital zoom, Portrait Lighting, Portrait Mode, quad-LED flash||12Mp wide-angle, f/1.8, OIS + 12Mp telephoto, f/2.4, OIS, optical zoom, 10x digital zoom, Portrait Lighting, Portrait Mode, quad-LED flash|
|Front camera||7Mp FaceTime HD, f/2.2, 1080p video||7Mp FaceTime HD, f/2.2, 1080p video||7Mp FaceTime HD, f/2.2, 1080p video|
|Video recording||4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p slo-mo at 240fps||4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p slo-mo at 240fps||4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p slo-mo at 240fps|
|Biometric security||Touch ID||Touch ID||Face ID|
|Price||£699/£849 ($699/$849)||£799/£949 ($799/$949)||£999/£1,149 ($999/$1,149)|
|Buy SIM-free||From Apple||From Apple||From Apple|
|Buy on contract||From Carphone Warehouse||From Carphone Warehouse||From Carphone Warehouse|