Apple revealed some of the most highly anticipated iPhones yet at its big event on Tuesday. The high-end model features a completely new look, with a screen that stretches from edge to edge, and gets rid of the home button that’s been on every other iPhone since 2007. Apple’s also making a big push into “augmented reality,” where images from apps are superimposed over live video captured by the camera.
The phone features a souped-up display and design with facial recognition technology.It has “super retina” display with 2.7 million pixels, the highest resolution in pixel density ever in an iPhone. It has a 1 million-to-one contrast ratio on its 5.8-inch OLED display.
The handset, pronounced “iPhone ten,” has a glass back with pearly finish and comes in space gray and silver. It has 2 hours more battery life and supports wireless charging.
With no home button, the phone wakes up with a tap, and Siri can be activated with a larger side button. The phone has 3-D touch and contains sensors that can animate emoji.
It will cost $999(Around 64,000 INR) and shipping will start on November 3.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 8 and 8 Plus announced with aerospace-grade materials, a better display and speakers, and super-strong glass exterior reinforced with steel.
The phones feature an A11 Bionic processor. Apple says it’s the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone.It’s between 25 percent and 70 percent faster than the chip used in last year’s iPhone.
The glass back allows the phones to have wireless charging.Alongside, machine learning will help these phones take photos and videos with less noise.Both iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus have 3-D touch technology and new stereo speakers that are 25 percent louder.
The iPhone 8 will have 64GB & 256GB variants with a starting price of $699(Around 45000 INR).The iPhone 8 Plus will too have same variants with price starting at $799(Around 52000 INR).
Pre-orders will begin on Friday, and shipping will start on Sep 22.
The new Apple Watch Series 3, has cellular built in that allows users to send messages and receive phone calls even when an iPhone isn’t nearby.
Apple said Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are 50 percent more efficient to help save on battery life, and there’s a new barometric sensor for better detecting flights of stairs. Apple used the display of the Apple Watch to serve as an antenna. The watch also features GPS and is swim proof. Apple promises up to 18 hours of battery life.
Two versions of Series 3 will launch including one without cellular at $329 and a Series 3 with cellular at $399.
Orders will begin Sept.15 with availability on Sept.22.
Apple just revealed its new Apple TV 4K, a set-top box that supports sharper resolution TV shows and movies.
It offers 4x more pixels than HD, which means you’re getting a much sharper video quality. It also supports HDR content (short for high dynamic range) which offers more details and color. Apple TV 4K supports HDR10 and Dolby Vision, two HDR standards.
Apple TV 4K will start at $179 with 32GB of storage. A 64GB model will cost $199. The standard Apple TV with 32GB of storage drops to $149. The new Apple TV 4K will launch on September 15 and will be available from September 22.