Apple has unveiled it’s 10-anniversary mobile, iPhone X to mark the year with it. The announcement was made at an event on the Apple Campus in the Steve Jobs Theater by Tim Cook. The iPhone X has been the subject of rumor for many months, and now all the official details have been revealed.
iPhone X Release date:
As expected Apple iPhone X won’t’ be released at the same time with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus as it started shipping on 22 September. Instead, iPhone X’s pre-order will begin on 27 October and shipping will begin on 3 November.
Can’t wait for the iPhone X?
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders are now available.
iPhone X Specifications:
iPhone X: No Home Button
The home button has been a feature of every iPhone since the original in 2007, but now Apple dumps home button from iPhone X screen. It’s a swipe up to reach the home screen, or you can use raise-to-wake, or just tap on the screen to get started. These gestures work across the operating system, for multi-tasking, and to leave apps.
iPhone X: Face ID
Apple came up with the greatest feature that let iPhone X users lock on their devices by simply looking at it. Face ID will only unlock if the user’s’ eyes are open. Apple said there is a “one in a million” chance that someone else could unlock the iPhone using the technology. Face ID will also work with Apple Pay, and other apps that work with Touch ID.
iPhone X: Wireless charging
iPhone X is the first iPhone comes with a wireless charging, this feature that is already available in apple watch and Samsung S8.
Apple also unveiled new animated emoji characters it calls “animoji”, which allows users to map facial expressions on to little characters, such as a robot, fox, unicorn, or anthropomorphized poo using the iPhone X’s facial recognition system. The animoji can only be sent to other Apple users through the company’s Messages app.
iPhone X: Display
The OLED display — the first in an iPhone — is called the Super Retina Display Comes up with 5.8-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display and 2436-by-1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi and it will come up with two colors, silver and space grey.
Apple iPhone X: Camera
The Apple iPhone X camera takes the camera in the smartphone to whole new level by redesigning 12MP dual-lens camera. The iPhone X camera sensors are also larger and faster, capturing what Apple calls “deep pixels” with either a f/1.8 aperture (wide-angle) or improved f/2.4 aperture (telephoto) lens. It also uses its new A11 Bionic chip and machine learning to optimize for scenes even before an image is taken.
iPhone X: Processor and Battery
The iPhone X will be the first Apple phone along with the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with fast-charging capabilities. This can give you a 50% charge in just 30 minutes.
Regarding the processor, Apple has debuted its new ‘A11 Bionic’ chipset with the iPhone X, and it’ll have a six-core processor to power all of the latest 3D games and AR technology.
iPhone X: price
- 64GB iPhone X: $999, £999, and AU$1,579
- 256GB iPhone X: $1,149, £1,149, AU$1,829
What’s the difference between iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus then?!
iPhone X: Come up without a home button and instead Face ID that allows users to unlock their devices by face recognition and allowing for things using Apple Pay with face ID.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: They come up with the home button and touch ID same as iPhone previous devices.
The iPhone X display has a TrueTone, 2436×1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi, with 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.
The iPhone 8 display offers a Retina Display, 1334×750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi, and a 1400:1 contrast ratio.
The iPhone 8 Plus display is a Retina Display, 1920×1080 pixel resolution at 401 ppi, and a 1300:1 contrast ratio.
iPhone X: Space Grey / Silver
iPhone 8: Gold / Silver / Space Grey
iPhone 8 Plus: Gold / Silver / Space Grey
iPhone X: 64GB / 256GB
iPhone 8: 64GB / 256GB
Phone 8 Plus: 64GB / 256GB
iPhone X: Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529
iPhone 8: Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529 (SAME)
iPhone 8 Plus: Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529 (SAME)
iPhone X: A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, M11 motion coprocessor
iPhone 8: A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, M11 motion coprocessor (SAME)
iPhone 8 Plus: A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, M11 motion coprocessor (SAME)
iPhone X: Lasts up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7
iPhone 8: Lasts about the same as iPhone 7
iPhone 8 Plus: Lasts about the same as iPhone 7
iPhone X & iPhone 8 Price
iPhone X: £999 for the 64GB version and £1,149 for the 256GB version.
iPhone 8: £699 for the 64GB version and £849 for the 256GB version.
iPhone 8 Plus: £799 for 64GB or £949 for 256GB.
Now, you know what Apple offers in its premium iPhone X and the differences between Apple’s three new devices, iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. What you’re going to choose?!