Apple iPhone X Debuts With Face ID Security, Highest Ever Price Tag

Apple announces iPhone X with Face ID technology

Apple announces iPhone X with Face ID technology

CEO Tim Cook says the iPhone X is the "future of the smartphone" and will set the path for technology for the next decade.

The iPhone X will be available to pre-order from 27 October, and will launch on 3 November. To one-up the new retina display of the iPhone 8, the iPhone X will have a super retina display, featuring an OLED display that means higher resolutions, more pixels, the works. However, Apple wants to introduce this to more than just the phones in their ecosystem of products.

However, if you have an "evil twin", Apple admitted that they might be able to fool Face ID and get into your iPhone X and all its secrets. Animojis are emojis that can be animated by your facial movement and will be available on the iPhone X with 12 characters to start off, like pig, alien, and poop.

He liked wireless charging technology that the new devices will have, and he was intrigued by the face-recognition software - a new security option on the iPhone X that replaces a previous finger touch security device.

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a number of new phones, including its most expensive one yet, as well as new versions of its Apple Watch and its streaming TV device. Both phones support Apple's 3D Touch and also come with a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating.

It is powered by a 64-bit processor, Quad-LED True Tone Flash, 12MP dual rear cameras and multitude of other features.

The back of the iPhone X, meanwhile, is outfitted with a glass casing that allows for wireless charging.

Part of the product unveil included augmented reality support. Take a look at the photo of the iPhone X alongside my iPhone 7 Plus for comparison. Wireless charging works with the established Qi ecosystem, including two new wireless charging mats from accessory makers, Belkin and Mophie. The US price for iPhone 8 is being settled at $699 and for iPhone 8 Plus is $799.

The 38mm aluminum base model with cellular connectivity will start at $399, while a non-cellular Series 3 watch will cost $329. You can preorder them on September 15 - they will start shipping on September 22.¨.

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said during the unveiling that Apple had worked extensively to make sure the feature "can't be easily spoofed by things like photographs". Apple says the cellular antenna in the watch is built into the display itself, something that the company is calling an industry first.

The tech giant confirmed pre-orders for the two new phones will begin on September 15 and they will go on sale in the United Kingdom on September 22.

How much that cell service will cost is unknown at this time. Apple also reduced the price of Apple Watch Series 1 to $249. It ships on September 22.

What's up with Apple TV? .

The upgrade includes live sports and according to Apple, any HD videos previously bought through iTunes will get upgraded to 4K for free.

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