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Apple Event 2017: 3 iPhones launched and more... Hello, iPhone X!

Apple Event 2017: 3 iPhones launched and more... Hello, iPhone X!

Apple lovers were in for a treat!


After months of speculation and rumor, the new iPhones are now launched! And we were in for a twist with the official names! Plus even more!

For months we’ve been circulating rumors and imagery about the new front face of the iPhone 8? Well, it’s officially called the iPhone X! What about the phones rumored to be called iPhone 7S and 7S Plus? That’s tofficially he iPhone 8 and 8 Plus!

Read on as we give you the rundown of the Apple Event!

First up are the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

The iPhone 8 has a 4.7” widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with a 1334-by-750 pixel resolution at 326 ppi, while the iPhone 8 Plus sports a 5.5” widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display and a 1920-by-1080 resolution at 401 ppi.

Both phone displays have the Retina HD Display with True Tone Technology, they’re powered by the ultra powerful A11 Bionic Chip and they are calibrated for Augmented Reality. The iPhone 8 Plus has dual cameras, Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting (although still in beta)

And folks, these 2 phones still have Touch ID.

Both will be available at 64GB and 256GB capacities. Price for the iPhone 8 starts at $699. While the iPhone 8 Plus at $799. Preorder starts September 15 and will be available by September 22.

And now for the phone that has been widely rumored: the iPhone X (or called as the iPhone Ten)!

The phone boasts of a 5.8 inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch Display and a 2436-by-1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi. Apple has coined this as the first to have the Super Retina Display. The device is powered by the A11 Bionic chip too.

Here we have to say goodbye to the Touch ID. The iPhone X now has a remarkable Face ID that is enabled by a sensor array called the TruDepth Camera for facial recognition. Other than unlocking your phone, this will be used for Apple Pay and stunning selfies! Like the iPhone 8 Plus, this also has the Portrait Mode and Portrait Lighting.

Augmented Reality is also pushed for this phone. One notable new feature is the Animoji! Check the Apple website for the most detailed account of all specifications.

The iPhone X will be available at 64GB and 256GB capacities, while pricing starts at $999. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait awhile… preorder for the phone starts on October 27 and will be available by November 3.

So we have this current iPhone line:

And there’s more than JUST phones!

Apple Watch

What’s new for the Apple Watch is the capability of cellular built right in. You can connect your iPhone number to the watch and don’t have to bring your phone! Although the case for Series 3 is the same for Series 2, the new features are crazy! You can stream 40 million songs directly to your watch, monitor your health stats and elevate your workouts with a host of new fitness apps. Price starts at $329 for GPS enabled only and $399 for the one with both GPS and cellular built-in. Preorder starts Sept 15 while it’ll be available by September 22.

Apple TV

This has also been upgraded with combination of 4K and High Dynamic Range for a more lifelike view. Live sports, live news will now also be streamed in the TV App. It’ll be available at 32GB and 64GB capacities. Price starts at $179.

Ok, as rumored, these phones are seriously expensive!

We totally understand how this can put a dent on your wallet. (The $999 price for the iPhone X is quite huge.) That’s why we at Tech Armor want to make sure that your devices are as protected as possible!

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Here at Tech Armor, we’ll always make sure your devices are protected so you can keep on playing! ;)

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Sources:
https://www.apple.com/apple-events/september-2017/
https://www.apple.com/iphone-8/specs/
https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-iphone/iphone-8
https://www.apple.com/iphone-x/specs/
https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-watch/apple-watch
https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-series-3/