Very Cheap vs Very Expensive - Compare All Next-Gen Adidas X 2018 Boots - X 18+ vs 18.1 vs 18.2 vs 18.3 vs 18.4

Adidas recently launched the fourth generation of the Adidas X football boots. A completely new era for the silo, let's found out what has changed with the top and lower-tier variants of the Adidas X compared to the previous generation.



Adidas X 18+ Purespeed - 250 GBP, 300 Euro, 300 USD



The most expensive version, the Adidas X 18+ Purespeed cleats feature all of Adidas' latest technologies. They come with a ultra lightweight laceless design with an upper covered in Skeletalweave, an ultra-thin, lightweight grid of woven yarns. The ultralight Speedframe outsole with arrowhead forefoot studs is perforated for pure acceleration.


The laceless Adidas X 18+ football boot is also available as Indoor version and Turf Version for small-sided football. The design of the boots is a mixture of the laceless and laces version of the silo.

Adidas X 18.1 - 180 GBP, 220 Euro, 200 USD



The Adidas X 18.1 is the second high-end Adidas X 18 top version (they feature all the best Adidas technologies). They are nevertheless completely different than the laceless Adidas X 18+ football boot. The Adidas X 18.1 feature a claw collar with a an adaptable lacing system for optimal lockdown and a lightweight Speedframe outsole for ultimate speed. The sole plate is the same as the one of the Adidas X 18+.


Adidas also offers a stylish all-blue lifestyle / Trainer version of the Adidas X 18.1 football boot.

Adidas X 18.2 - 110 GBP, 130 Euro, 130 USD



In opposite to the Adidas X 18+ and 18.1 versions, the Adidas X 18.2 football boots do not have an external heel counter. The stud alignment of the sole plate is very similar, however. The mesh upper is much thicker than the one of the Adidas X 18.1 soccer shoes.

Adidas X 18.3 - 70 GBP, 80 Euro, 75 USD



The Adidas X 18.3 retails at €80. The cleat has a clawcollar silhouette which locks the foot into the boot for essential stability and support. The boots feature a relatively lightweight durable upper. The outsole is the same used for the Adidas X 18.2 version.

Adidas X 18.4 - 43 GBP, 50 Euro, 50 USD



The cheapest Adidas X boot available, the Adidas X 18.4 soccer cleat comes with a simplified claw collar, a cushioned insole, a durable synthetic upper and Adidas' standard FG outsole. The cleat retails at just 50 USD.

Adidas X 18 Comparison - Overview


Adidas X 18 Overview

Compare all Adidas X 2018 soccer cleats in the handy table below.

X 18+ X 18.1 X 18.2 X 18.3 X 18.4
Upper Primeknit Primeknit Primemesh Primemesh Synthetic leather
NSG X X X
Outsole Speedframe outsole Speedframe outsole Lightweight TPU outsole Lightweight TPU outsole Flexible ground outsole
External heel counter X X X
Types FG
SG
TF
IC
FG
SG
FG
AG
AG
FG
IN
SG
TF
FG
IN
TF
Price €300 €220 €130 €80 €50


Which of the five different versions of the Adidas X 18 soccer cleat offers the best value for its money? Let us know in the comments below.
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