An improved portrait mode is also being introduced, while a dual-camera feature known as "Portrait Lighting" is meant to sense the depth of an image and alter the lighting as you plan the shot. At $999, the iPhone X will cost $42 a month over two years.
It is finally official, the iPhone 8 exists and it has been unveiled at Apple's launch in California. It's worth noting that the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus measure the same as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus so you can use these new cases on the older version or vice versa. The new line of iPhones also introduces the A11 bionic chip, featuring a 64-bit design, six-core CPU.
It's also the first-ever event held at Steve Jobs Theater, the public events space at the brand new Apple Park campus - a building project originally spearheaded by Jobs himself.
The lack of a home button also required Apple to implement a series of swipes and gestures to allow users to get around the phone. Apple says its engineers worked with flat photos and professionally-made masks to specifically guard against spoofing, and it says that the feature only has a one-in-a-million false positive rate.
But it was the new Apple Watch that got Wall Street - and many tech observers - excited on launch day.
When can I buy it? . It'll also detect abnormal heart rhythms. While the new iPhones are certainly buzzworthy, Apple's upcoming iOS 11 update, which includes a slew of augmented reality apps, is stealing plenty of attention.
Apple says it'll be the same size as Series 2. As for actually waking the phone up, you do that with gestures; for example, swiping up will bring you the home screen. The Apple TV 4K has a much faster processor for better graphics performance. The humbler iPhone 8 will come with a 12MP camera on the rear.
Cook called the Jobs Theater the most state-of-the-art, purpose-built theater ever.
A spokesman for the company said they are committed to working with the union to reach a fair agreement to provide solid careers, excellent wages, and benefits.
"Customers aroundthe world love iPhone and we believe wireless charging is the future". Apple has offered a less-expensive and a mid-range iPhone, but it hasn't yet come out with a bells-and-whistles, aspirational iPhone for its biggest fans.
Apple stock was down a fraction, near 161.30, in afternoon trading on the stock market today.
To accommodate this giant display, Apple has ditched the home button and touch ID.
Higher pricing would create near-term downside risk for Apple stock, UBS analyst Steven Milunovich said in a report Tuesday.
"We expect OLED (iPhone X) entry pricing may be lower at $900 than some think or at most $1,000", Milunovich said.
Belkin developed its first people-inspired products in1983with cables that quickly led to the development of the first intelligent cable that connected an AppleIIc, Apple'sfirst portable computer, to a printer.