September is always exciting for Apple fans. After all, it is the month we get to officially see the new iPhones. But this year’s different, it’s more exceptional than ever. Being the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Apple isn’t going for the usual iterative ‘s’ upgrade. The tech giant revealed its new flagship phones, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus that sport a redefined design and come with upgraded features over last year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
However, that’s hardly the big surprise here. The biggest news of the day was their anniversary special model—the iPhone X. Apple just introduced their most impressive and expensive phone to date.
Talking about this new release, Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “The first iPhone revolutionized a decade of technology. Now 10 years later it is only fitting that we are here in this place on this day to reveal a product that will set the path for technology for the next decade.”
Here’s a quick look at what this game-changing iPhone X is all about:
Au revoir home button
No home button, no problem, with the iPhone X you can wake up the phone by simply tapping anywhere on the screen.
Brighter and better screen
The new phone is ditching the old LCD display for a new OLED screen. This display will be thinner and will produce better and more vibrant colours. It will also be more power-efficient, since Apple have removed the backlight which will help save battery.
Supports wireless charging
Apple continues to cut some more cords as the new iPhone X has gone wireless. It can be charged on a supported inductive charging point or mat. However, Apple decided to keep its options open by still supporting plug-in chargers for now.
New facial recognition
The new FaceID feature is another big change that’s come to the iPhone X. It will use the front-facing camera system to process your face scan on-device. Apple claims that this tech can be also used in the dark or when you’re wearing glasses, and it can’t be spoofed by photographs either, making it very secure.
You getting the premium feel yet?
Apple also revealed that Apple Watch is now the number one most popular watch in the world, and followed that up with the announcement of their new model, the Apple Watch Series 3. While the design of the watch is like Series 1 and 2 watches, it comes with a watchOS 4 and brings a number of fitness improvements to the device. A new big addition to this is the LTE connectivity that lets you navigate via Apple Maps, make and receive calls, and even stream music via Apple Music.
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