Everything You Need to Know from Apple’s iPhone X Keynote

September 14, 2017

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September is here and the wait is over! Like every other year, Apple’s Event didn’t fail to live up to our expectations. It is the one event that we all are excited about to learn about new iPhones, watch series and much more.

This year, Apple decided to surprise their users with the announcement of not just one iPhone model but three in a go along with a mysterious iPhone X. Undoubtedly, iPhone X was the star of the event that comes with OLED screen, new bezel-less design as well as 3D face scanner. Not just that, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were also launched with Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K. It means everything has become faster and more powerful.

In case you missed anything due to the chaos of the largest mobile industry event-MWC Americas that started on the same day, here are some of the top things Apple announced this year at its iPhone X Keynote:

iPhone X-The Future of Smartphone

Let’s begin with the real star of the show- iPhone X (pronounced as iPhone 10). It comes with all new design with Super Retina display. Featuring 5.8-inch OLED panel with 2436 X 1125, the new Apple phone also supports HDR (both HDR10 and Dolby Vision). Wave goodbye to Home button, as new iPhoneX comes with a new 3D Face ID scanner that can unlock the phone with face recognition. It is backed up with powerful A11 Bionic Processor along with wireless charging & animated emoji for messaging. Talking about battery performance, iPhone X last up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7.

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus can be referred as a better upgrade to the existing iPhone 7 with the addition of a new glass back (for wireless charging feature), enhanced cameras, powerful A11 Bionic Processor and other minor improvements. The cost of the 64GB model of iPhone 8 is $699 and iPhone 8 Plus is $799, both comes with 265GB as well costing $849 and $949 respectively. With the new devices set to ship by 22nd September, Pre-orders begin on Friday, 15th September.

Apple Watch with LTE

The newest version of wearable, Apple Watch Series 3 comes with the new feature-LTE connectivity using an electronic sim so that users no longer need to keep the watch connected with the phone. Using any regular phone number, users can call anyone with the watch and can stream music from Apple music without a phone. It is expected to be out by 22nd September with the price of $329 for non-cellular & $399 for the cellular model.

Apple TV with 4K

After a long time, Apple TV has come up a new update, i.e. with the more powerful Apple TV with 4K supporting 4K movies and HDR color profiles. If users want to rent or buy movies in iTunes, it costs the same for 4K movies & all the movies will be upgraded without any extra cost. Costing around $179, the Apple TV 4K will ship on 22nd September.

There is no denial in the fact that iPhone X is the future of smartphone, however, you have a pay a whopping amount for it. Available in two colours-Space Gray and Silver, it will come in two storage configurations, one with 256GB for $1149 and another with 64GB for $999. Another announcement was about iOS 11 and watchOS 4 that will be launched on September 19. And that’s how Apple event ends up with brand new awesome phones & devices.

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