– The iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+ and run on iOS 11
– Apple designs its own monster A11 processor
– Facial detection finally added
– Possibility of USB C
– iPhone 5.8″ ‘Super Retina’ display Supports HDR
– Price of iPhone 8 starts at $699 while iPhone X starts at $999
Apple has just unveiled the iphone 8, 8 plus and its flagship device the revolutionary iphone X or iphone 10.
The launch held at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, USA.
The iphone X is a beautiful all-glass device has an edge-to-edge display and no home button. It unlocks using facial recognition software which Apple calls Face ID, aided by Apple’s new true depth camera.
Apple CEO Tim Cook also launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, two new phones that have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens. Just like the iPhone X, the devices also have an all-glass design and can be charged wirelessly.
In addition to the phones, Apple announced a third generation of its Watch and a 4K Apple TV and introduced its airpower charging mat.
Apple has also introduced ‘Animoji’. new Animoji feature in iOS 11 is the animated versions of the popular emoji found on the iPhone. It will use the Face ID hardware face-scanning features of the iPhone X to create custom 3D versions based on your own facial expressions.
Below are the specs of the iphone 8, 8plus.
The new phone comes Silver, space grey, new gold finish;
Apple says the glass used for the Finish is the most durable glass ever in a smartphone;
The phone is water and dust resistant;
The iphone 8 comes with a 4.7″ display while the 8plus comes in a 5.5″ display;
The iphone 8 comes with stereo speakers which Apple claims is 25% louder than that in the iphone 7;
Appple designs the iphone 8 to come with the A11 bionic chip;
Has a 12MP, super sharp camera and 4K 60fps video;
The cameras have been calibrated for the first time to fully support augmented reality;
New Portrait Lighting feature: machine learning creates facial landmarks and enhances light effects on the face (8Plus)
The new iphone 8 can be pre ordered on September 15, and will be available on September 22;
iOS 11 will be available to other users for download on September 19;
Comes in 64GB and 256GB variant;
$699 for iPhone 8, $799 for iPhone 8 Plus.
Below are are the specs of the iphone X
The iphone X will facial ID and 3D tracking technology will be used to unlock the phone: Apple says the chances of a person using their face to open your iphone X is 1 in 1million, the numbers are even higher if the person is a relative or
evil twin family member (knowing how nosey they cant get lol);
The device comes in Silver and Space grey;
The revolutionary device comes with edge-to-edge display screens that cover the whole front of the phone;
The iphone X has no home button and Apple has patented a way of embedding Touch ID in the screen;
Face ID unlocks the phone using facial recognition software that is unbelievable fast and also works with Apple Pay;
New Portrait Lighting feature Machine learning creates facial landmarks and enhances light effects on the face;
iOS 11 will feature, among other things, peer-to-peer Apple Pay and a redesigned Control Centre
Wireless charging already in use for the Apple Watch and will now be integrated into iPhones using Apple air power charging mat;
Battery lasts hours more than the iPhone 7
iphone X’s 5.8″ ‘Super Retina’ display Supports HDR in Dolby Vision and HDR10 and True Tone
Like the iphone 8 and 8plus, the iphone X comes in the 64GB and 256GB;
Cost starts from $999 and ships from November 3.
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