iPhone X goes hi-tech, introduces Face ID

This new phone from Apple features an edge-to-edge screen with a notch at the top to accommodate the front-facing camera and sensors. It also has the highest pixel-density (458ppi) display ever in an iPhone, and Apple has termed in the Super Retina display.

Apple announced three new iPhones : iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the new iPhone X. The X is the phone for a world where pricing isn’t an obstacle for users who simply want the latest and best of everything packed into one device. It’s at once fan service as the phone hits a big milestone and a tactic acknowledging that we’ve crossed a threshold into a world of truly premium flagships where a $999 price tag is, for many, an afterthought.

  • Apple launches iPhone X with edge-to-edge screen, Face ID and wireless charging
  • New iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus announced
  • New Apple Watch 3 works independently from the iPhone
  • Animojis, facial recognition software and no home button
  • ‘RIP home button!’

iPhone X

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The iPhone X celebrates the 10th anniversary of Apple’s smartphone, featuring a radical redesign and new technology.

The phone has a 5.8-inch OLED screen, which fills the entire front of the device. Apple has removed the iconic home button to make way for the display, replacing it with facial recognition software called Face ID.

Face ID is used to unlock the phone, authenticate Apple Pay and cutomise the new animoji.

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

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AT A GLANCE

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus feature glass bodies that enable wireless charging, faster A11 processors, upgraded cameras, and True Tone displays. Pre-orders start on Sept. 15 ahead of a Sept. 22 launch date.

FEATURES

  • 4.7 and 5.5-inch LCD display
  • Faster A11 processor
  • Glass body
  • Upgraded camera
  • Louder speakers
  • Wireless inductive charging

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Apple’s watchOS 4 due out September 19th with better heart rate monitoring

New Apple Watch announced with LTE

Apple announced its Apple Watch Series 3 today, the first to include LTE-compatibility. This means that you can now stream music and make phone calls without having to carry your phone around!

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