IPhone X has face ID, no home button; iPhone 8 wireless charging

IPhone X has face ID, no home button; iPhone 8 wireless charging”

Apple has also made the device water and dust resistant, included the highest-pixel density ever seen on an iPhone and introduced facial recognitions technology.

Price: The iPhone X (pronounced "10") is Apple's most expensive iPhone yet.

Given we were just trying out the models on the demo table, this can't be a proper review as I didn't use it as I would my normal phone.

The new iPhone X kills the home button to make space for a larger screen. The screen measures 5.8-inches diagonally.

Yep, as per most predictions, the new 10th-anniversary model has no home button.

How will you log into your phone? The animoji are simply another application of this technology, bringing facial tracking and AR right into an app and format you're already familiar with and likely use every day. It uses small flood light to work in the dark.

My reasoning has to do with the fact most of the technology showcased by Apple already exists on other phones. But those chances drop to 1 in a million with face detection.

Of course, that technology-christened Face ID-was mostly developed to enable the phone to unlock with just a glance, essentially turning your face into the iPhone's most secure passcode yet.

The new iPhone 8 will keep its predecessor's size - 4.7 inches - but have a higher starting price of US$699, up from US$649.

On the surface, the devices look similar to the iPhone 7. The 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus starts at US$799, up from US$769. But inside is an A11 "bionic chip" and an improved camera sensor.

Apple first revealed changes to iOS in June, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), where it touted new features and enhancements targeting the iPad above all.

Here are 10 things you should know about iPhone X. The charging requires contact between a special surface and the glass back of the iPhone. With iOS 11, both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus support HEIF and HEVC for up to two times compression and storage for twice the photos and videos.

Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, framed the device as being nothing short of "the future of the smartphone".

Apple is also adding more fitness features to the Watch, and says it is now the most used heartrate monitor in the world.

The Series 3 comes with a built-in cellular connection, so it no longer needs an iPhone nearby for most tasks. The Apple Watch Series 3 will ship with an aluminium case in a wide variety of bands including a new Space Gray band, a new sports loop band. The new smartwatch is powered by a dual core processor that offers 70 percent better performance.

The company has bigger dreams for the watch than workouts and wrist calls. It works with all four major carriers in the US, though Apple did not mention details on plan pricing.

Lucky customers in New Zealand and Australia will be able to order the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from Friday September 15. However, there's not a lot of video in 4K and HDR yet, nor are there many TVs that can display it.

Apple says it's been working with movie studios to bring titles with 4K and HDR to its iTunes store. It will also launch on September 22. In case you're anxious about that glass breaking, Apple stresses that the glass is "the most durable" ever used in a smartphone.

"It seems only fitting that Steve should open his theater", Cook told attendees.

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