After a long wait and a few leaks, we finally have the special edition iPhone upon us, and it's called the iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10). The flagship phone was announced today at Apple's yearly event - hear's everything you need to know about it:
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- The iPhone X features an edge-to-edge display with a portion at the top to accommodate the front-facing camera and various sensors.
- It has glass both on the front and the back with "surgical-grade" stainless steel around the sides.
- It is water-resistant and comes in a choice of two colours: space gray or silver.
- It has a pixel density of 458ppi which is higher than any iPhone before it - Apple has dubbed it "Super Retina".
- It measures 5.8 inches in diagonal size, with a resolution of 2436 x 1125.
- The iPhone X has no home button, instead, users will swipe up from the bottom of the phone.
- There is also no more fingerprint authentication, Apple has instead implemented Face ID, which does what the name suggests: unlocks the phone through recognizing your face.
- The iPhone X has dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, and it’s equipped with dual optical image stabilization.
- the main camera has an f/1.8 aperture while the telephoto lens has an f/2.4 aperture.
- It will contain Apple's all-new A11 Bionic processor.
- Wireless charging will also be available on the iPhone X when Apple release their Airpower charging pad next year.
- The iPhone X is priced from $999 with 64GB of storage and there’s an upgraded option with 256GB of storage. Preorders open on October 27th, shipping begins November 3rd.