The iPhone X launch convinced me we'll never see an iPhone 9

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Much like the iPhone X, the Samsung S8 also features an edge-to-edge display, facial recognition and wireless charging.

The much hyped all-new Apple phones are out with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X (pronounced as ten) all set to make their way to showrooms in the following weeks.

The notch at the top of the iPhone X, and the two "ears" on either side.

AR is a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view.

Apple has just unveiled its most expensive mobile phone yet, the iPhone X. Google added the "Face Unlock" feature to its Android operating system as far back as 2011, and it was dependent on phone makers to use this on their devices.

On Tuesday, from its new spaceship-shaped campus in California, Apple unveiled its latest versions: the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X, the first $1,000 smartphone.

Another survey done before the launch by Creative Strategies and SurveyMonkey had said 21 percent consumers would buy the costlier iPhone regardless of the price.

I'm not suggesting that Apple should have been working on flying cars, or that they should have announced a flashier product (if that's even possible) like something out of the Minority Report. Existing iPhone owners can trade their current device for credit toward a new one.

There is no Home button with the iPhone X, as users will simply access their Home screen by swiping up from the bottom.

The iPhone X, like the 8 and 8 Plus, will have wireless charging.

The event opened in a darkened auditorium, with only the audience's phones gleaming like stars, along with a message that said "Welcome to Steve Jobs Theater". CEO Tim Cook emphasized the structure's one-ness with nature at the event.

Instinet analyst Jeffrey Kvaal echoed the concern in a note, but said the delay "may not matter" for Apple's iPhone sales when viewed over the course of the 2018 fiscal year given anticipated strong demand.

So you have an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and after yesterday's keynote you are unsure if there's any reason to switch to the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus.

It's not known, however, if this will also work for Face ID, which would, in theory, allow someone to disable the face recognition just before the police come over.

The 38mm aluminum base model with cellular connectivity will start at $399, while a non-cellular Series 3 watch will cost $329.

According to the company's official website, the device is offered in two colors, Silver and Space Gray and two capacity options 64GB and 256GB which are priced respectively $999 and $1,149.

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