The iPhone X has wireless charging, no home button and more

scandal 13/09/2017

Apple has unveiled their new £1,000 ($1823NZD) iPhone X! It's the latest device from them, offering an edge-to-edge display and no home button. It unlocks using facial recognition software which means we're living in the future basicallyyyy! 

Tim Cook also launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, two new phones that have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens. Like the iPhone X, the devices also have an all-glass design and can be charged wirelessly. 

In addition to the phones, Apple announced a third generation of its Watch and a 4K Apple TV.

iPhone X 

This phone has a 5.8-inch OLED screen, which fills the entire front of the device. The home button is gone to make way for the display, and has been replaced with facial recognition software called Face ID.

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

With the new camera, we get better photos and portrait mode to the front camera for those ~stunning~ selfies. 

The phone starts at £999 ($1820NZD) in the UK for the 64GB version, going up to £1,149 ($2093 NZD) for the 256GB model. Coming in space grey and silver, it will be available to pre-order from October 27 and will ship on November 3.

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus 

Apple also announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The new devices have an all-glass design and can charge wirelessly. 

The 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch devices start at £699 ($1273 NZD) and £799 ($1455 NZD)
 for the 64GB versions. They come with iOS 11 software, which will be available to download from September 19, and an upgraded camera and processor.

Apple Watch 3

The third generation of Apple's smartwatch is the first that works independently from the iPhone. A cellular version of the device is available form £399 ($727 NZD) and can make phone calls and browse the web.

Apple also unveiled a 4K Apple TV at the event.  

 

The iPhone X