Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, the latest generation all-glass device, has an edge-to-edge display and no home button. It unlocks using facial recognition software. The screen supports HDR, and naturally includes 3D Touch technology and the “true tone” display on the iPhone 8 and iPad Pro. Surprisingly, it only comes in two finishes (silver and black). The screen uses OLED, which produces better image quality than Apple’s older LCD screens. The iPhone X does away with Apple’s Touch ID, and replaces it with a facial-recognition system. The dual cameras are in both the iPhoneX, iPhone 8 Plus. They will take photos with sharp details in low light. There is also a new portrait mode to improve the lighting on faces regardless of the background and a 12 mega-pixel camera with two new sensors and optical image stabilizers. The price $999 64GB version, and $1,149 (£1,149 in the UK) for the 256GB version. Pre-orders open October 27, ships November 3.
The new iPhone 8 line includes the iPhone 8 and its bigger sibling, the 8 Plus, include a six-core processor that will handle more complex tasks and 3D games more and have glass bodies. The iPhone 8 starts at $699 and the 8 Plus starts at $799.
Another notable new feature is the introduction of magnetic induction to the iPhones. Similar to Apple Watch, the iPhones can now be charged by being placed on a charging pad as opposed to being plugged in with a cable.
In addition to the phones, Apple announced a third generation of its Watch and a 4K Apple TV.