What You Need to Know About Face ID on the iPhone X

What You Need to Know About Face ID on the iPhone X

What You Need to Know About Face ID on the iPhone X

Apple's new iPhone X is the biggest change the company has made to its flagship smartphone in years.

The all-glass device has an edge-to-edge display and no home button.

In a live-streaming event held at Apple's new spaceship-like headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., the technology firm introduced a new versions of its Apple Watch and Apple TV set-top box, plus two new phones, the iPhone 8 ($700) and a larger iPhone 8 Plus ($800) version.

The iPhone X, the premium smartphone formerly referred to as the iPhone 8, is the undoubted star of the September 12 Apple event.

We're expecting to find out the United Kingdom launch date plus upfront prices of the new models this evening, with some reports based on apparent leaks from Apple suggesting the iPhone X could cost nearly £1,000 upfront. With better cameras, the phones have the optimal hardware for augmented reality, a useful technology for designers and one that Apple has been keen to refine.

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The company also announced a new wireless charging pad, AirPower, that will be able to charge the new phones and watches and even AirPods, the company's wireless earbuds, if the consumer buys a new special case for them. Brown said he was very enthused about the iPhone X.

Unlike previous models, the iPhone X has no home button.

Pre-orders officially open up for the iPhone X 10/27 and if you care still the iPhone 8 and 8 plus pre-orders begin on 9/15.

Apple announced two new iPhone 8 models, which are improved versions of the iPhone 7. We'll keep you updated on the latest.

Not only does Face ID control access to the iPhone X, but it takes over from Touch ID for authentication in third-party apps and Apple Pay. It's a fun new feature, and a good example of what's possible thanks to Face ID.

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The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will be available in 32GB, 256GB and 512GB with price starting from $699 for iPhone 8 and $799 for iPhone 8 Plus respectively. The dual camera will be just on the iPhone 8 Plus while the iPhone 8 will have a 12MP rear camera.

Here is a quick comparison between the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 7.

Apple is releasing a super-premium iPhone with a super-premium price tag, starting at $999. Here's more information, how it works, and where you'll actually need wires to charge your iPhone 8. The price of Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular starts at $399 and the non-cellular variant starts at $329.

The usage of glass back allowed Apple to add the wireless charging feature on both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The Apple TV 4K will start shipping from September 22 for $179 for the 32GB variant and $199 for the 128GB variant.

The tech giant confirmed pre-orders for the two new phones will begin on September 15 and they will go on sale in the United Kingdom on September 22.

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