The new iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 8S are displayed during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. As Samsung launched Galaxy S8, it was logical that Apple comes with iPhone 8. iPhone 7S or iPhone 7S Plus does not make much sense. With better cameras, the phones have the optimal hardware for augmented reality, a useful technology for designers and one that Apple has been keen to refine. The iPhone will also be made available on the iPhone Upgrade Programme with monthly payments starting at £56.45. pre-registrations have opened up in some companies who have stated that they will be selling the new phones, so you can check those out if you are interested. The iPhone X will also be the only iPhone with HDR video support and a super high contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 (versus 1,400:1 for the iPhone 8). Unlike its siblings, the iPhone X comes with a gorgeous design.
Face ID. Home button is gone, no more fingerprint ID verification.
Apple says the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have battery life comparable to their predecessors, while the iPhone X lasts up to two hours longer than the iPhone 7. Now, you might be thinking to fool the new iPhone like how some people are doing for the Android phones. Sounds great, but it's going to cost you.
The waiting paid off as Philip Schiller came out to talk about the new phones: iPhone 8 and 8-plus. It features richer colors thanks to a new screen technology called OLED that other vendors are also rolling out.
One tweeted the infamous US Office CPR scene to refer to the inevitable hassle of using another person's iPhone with the face recognition feature.
The 8 range sports the same camera technology as the iPhone X, and also supports wireless charging.
You'll want to be extra careful with your thousand-dollar investment, because the iPhone X now has two breakable surfaces on which to drop it. "New generation of iPhone" with glass front and back.
In comparison, the iPhone 8 will launch with prices of $699 for the 64 GB model and $849 for the 256 GB model, while the iPhone 8 Plus will be sold for $799 for the 64 GB model and $949 for the 256 GB model. The A11 Bionic chip is 70 per cent faster than A 10 chip used on iPhone 7. The Series 3 model will also have Apple Music available through cellular service. And shipments for all these devices start on September 22.
First, the iPhone X has optical image stabilization on both cameras, while the 8 Plus has OIS only on its main camera, not the zoom.
The tech giant confirmed pre-orders for the two new phones will begin on September 15 and they will go on sale in the United Kingdom on September 22.