Apple launched their new set of phones and watches today. They include iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, iPhone X, Apple watch 2 and watch 3.
Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are upgrades to 2016 iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, including the upgrade to some of the key features found on Apple’s current products.
In a release note by Apple’s CEO He said
Our intention has always to create something so magical, powerful, that the hardware virtually disappears,”
Key Features of the iPhone 8 and 8 plus
- A11 Bionic Chipset
- Water and Dust Resistance
- On-Strengthened glass
- 4.7” display in iPhone 8 and 5.5” display in iPhone 8 plus
- Stereo Speakers 25% louder than the speaker in iPhone 7
- 4k 60fps Video
- Argument Reality calibrated camera
- New portrait lightning feature: Machine learning creates facial landmarks and enhances light effects on the face (8plus)
- Wireless charging
- iOS11 available from 19 September
- 64GB and 256GB
Design and Appearance
The two iPhones share similar design build with the current iPhone 7 and 7 plus as in the specification configuration, iPhone 8 has 4.7” screen with a single camera while 8 plus has 5.5” with dual cameras.
Still speaking about the appearance, the iPhone 8 and 8 plus has a reinforced laser welded steel and copper glass on the front and back of the phone making the phones very durable.
Best features in iPhone 8 and 8 plus
Wireless charging: yes the iPhone 8 and 8 plus will come with wireless charging capabilities
both iPhone 8 and 8 plus will come with Apples’ new operating system -iOS11 which includes several features like redesigned control centre, better multitasking, improved camera quality, peer-to-peer apple pay and new safety features.
Apple claims the new camera will deliver the highest quality video capture ever in a smartphone with excellent image stabilisation and 4k video up to 60fps.
Apple also chooses to retain the home button in the iPhone 8 and 8 plus unlike in the iPhone X, the iPhone8 and 8 plus will, therefore, maintain the button and Touch ID though it won’t have face recognition
Apple iPhone X
- 3D tracking technology for unlocking of the phone
- Edge-to-edge display screens which cover the front of the phone
- No Home button
- Face ID
- New Portrait Lightning feature
- Wireless charging
- 5.8” Super Retina Display with support for HDR in Dolby vision and NDR10 and True Tone
- 64GB and 128GB
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple watch 3 key Features
- Built in 3G/4G with phone call support
- Music Streaming
- Siri voice communication
- Barometric Altimeter
- W2 wireless chip
Apple Watch 2 Key features
- Apple watch Series 2
- water resistance down to 50 meters
- 50% faster
- Dramatically lighter Screen
- Built-in GPS
- Pokemon Go apple watch app
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