iPhone X With Face ID Facial Recognition Unveiled: Event Highlights


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2017-09-13T01:01:44

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) 38mm with sport band will be priced at Rs. 29,900 in India. Series 1 price Rs. 21,900. Available Sept 29.

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2017-09-13T00:43:13

September 29 India launch for Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS). No dates for cellular version.

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2017-09-13T00:42:11

iPhone X price in India will be INR 89,000 for 64GB. Available November 3.

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2017-09-13T00:41:30

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available in space grey, silver and an all-new gold finish in 64GB and 256GB capacity models starting at Rs. 64,000. These will be available from September 29.NDTV Gadgets360.com Team

2017-09-13T00:30:35

Apple Event 2017: Apple Watch Series 3 With LTE Connectivity, eSIM Announced

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2017-09-13T00:30:16

ARKit-Powered Game 'The Machines' Revealed at Apple iPhone X Event

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2017-09-13T00:29:50

New iOS-Exclusive Game Sky Announced for Apple TV, iPad, and iPhone at Apple Event

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2017-09-13T00:29:29

Apple TV 4K With HDR Support Launched, Powered by Apple A10X Fusion SoC

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2017-09-13T00:28:46

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus With A11 Bionic SoC, Glass Front and Back Launched

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2017-09-13T00:25:25

We've got a bunch of stories around all the announcements, stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for all the latest information.

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2017-09-13T00:24:44

And that is a wrap. Tim Cook is thanking all Apple employees and the event is over.

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2017-09-13T00:23:09

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2017-09-13T00:22:48

Cook is back on stage and looks like he's wrapping up the event.

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2017-09-13T00:20:49

iPhone X will be available in 64GB and 256GB, price starting at $999. The pre-orders begin on October 27, available from November 3.

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2017-09-13T00:16:50

The trademark Jony Ive video of the iPhone X is playing now.

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2017-09-13T00:16:07

A video about the iPhone X.

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2017-09-13T00:15:53

AirPower charger will be released next year.

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2017-09-13T00:15:41

This charging mat is called AirPower. The AirPods have a new optional wireless charging case.

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2017-09-13T00:15:05

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2017-09-13T00:14:47

It's a wireless charging mat!

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2017-09-13T00:14:21

There's a sneak peek of an Apple wireless charging solution.

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2017-09-13T00:13:19

Battery life is 2 hours more than iPhone 7!

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2017-09-13T00:12:51

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2017-09-13T00:12:34

Portrait mode selfies are a great new addition.

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2017-09-13T00:12:19

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2017-09-13T00:12:02

On to the front camera on iPhone X.

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2017-09-13T00:11:30

Some sample shots from the iPhone X, and they obviously look great.

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2017-09-13T00:10:29

It has Dual OIS, which means optical image stabilisation on both cameras at the back.

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2017-09-13T00:09:46

Schiller is back on stage.

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2017-09-13T00:09:20

You can record a message via Animoji and send them across to people. The thing you do with Dubsmash, with an emoji as your face.

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2017-09-13T00:07:54

Animoji demo, these Animoji are really funny. They imitate you and you can send them across via iMessage for some super funny moments.

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That was really fast. You have to see the demo to believe the speed.

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2017-09-13T00:05:55

Raise the iPhone, look at it, and the iPhone X is unlocked.

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2017-09-13T00:05:26

Swipe down on the upper-right corner to see the Control Centre on the iPhone X.

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2017-09-13T00:04:50

There's no home button on this iPhone X and Federighi is showing how to navigate through the phone. It seems quite simple and we get the feeling that no one will miss the home button in the future.

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2017-09-13T00:03:06

Craig Federighi, Apple's SVP of software engineering is on stage to show these features.

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2017-09-13T00:02:32

Animoji are another use of the hardware used to make Face ID. These emoji let you create and share Animoji, meaning an emoji can send a dialogue you want to recite.

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2017-09-13T00:00:51

Apps like Mint, 1Password, etc will work with Face ID.

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2017-09-13T00:00:25

Face ID also works with Apple Pay.

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2017-09-13T00:00:14

1 in a million people could use their face to unlock your iPhone X. This was 1 in 50,000 for the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. That means Face ID is much more secure.

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2017-09-12T23:59:26

Face data is protected by a secure enclave in the A11 bionic chip. All processing is done on an iPhone X and not to a server. If your eyes are closed it won't unlock.

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2017-09-12T23:58:40

Face ID recognises your face whether you change your hairstyle or if you wear headgear or grow a beard. It can't be spoofed by photographs and masks.

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2017-09-12T23:57:18

The A11 Bionic chip with a built-in neural engine is used to process face recognition.

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2017-09-12T23:56:36

Every time you glance at your iPhone, even in the dark, all these sensors start working to map your face and unlock the iPhone X.

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It is activated via the TrueDepth camera system.

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2017-09-12T23:55:19

It is the future of how we unlock our smartphones, Schiller says.

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2017-09-12T23:55:04

iPhone X is locked until you look at it and it recognises you. This is called Face ID.

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2017-09-12T23:54:35

Unlocking is the next big feature.

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2017-09-12T23:54:18

You can activate Siri via the side button or by saying "Hey Siri"

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2017-09-12T23:53:56

This works across the OS. You swipe up from the bottom inside an app to go to the home screen. Swipe up and pause for half a second to multi task or switch apps.

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2017-09-12T23:53:20

There is no home button. You simply swipe up from the bottom to go to the home screen.

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2017-09-12T23:52:42

You can tap the screen to wake it up.

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2017-09-12T23:52:12

First OLED great enough to be on an iPhone, Schiller says. He says the Super Retina display has colour accuracy and it supports HDR, Dolby Vision, and HDR 10.

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2017-09-12T23:51:08

5.8 inches diagonal. 2436×1125 pixels. 458 pixels per inch.

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2017-09-12T23:50:45

iPhone X has an all-new display called the Super Retina Display.

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2017-09-12T23:50:30

The glass and stainless steel form a continuous fit from front to back. It has water and dust resistance. It has two finishes – space grey and silver.

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2017-09-12T23:49:57

Phil Schiller is back on stage to talk about it. The display fits edge to edge. Glass on both front and back.

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2017-09-12T23:49:25

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2017-09-12T23:49:10

iPhone X it is. Pronounced the iPhone Ten.

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2017-09-12T23:48:50

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2017-09-12T23:48:32

Cook says they're revealing a product that will set the path for technology for the next decade.

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2017-09-12T23:47:31

One more thing…

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2017-09-12T23:47:22

iPhone 8 will be available in 64GB and 256GB, starting at $699. iPhone 8 Plus will also be available in the same two storage variants from $799. Pre-orders begin September 15 and it will be available from September 22. iOS 11 ships on September 19.

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2017-09-12T23:46:05

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2017-09-12T23:45:07

The wireless charger looks like a coaster. Schiller showed how it can be done at home, and in cafes, cars, and other places too. It uses the Qi open wireless charging standard.

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2017-09-12T23:44:13

wireless charging!

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2017-09-12T23:44:03

Schiller is now talking about wireless tech in iPhone 8. LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, W1 Chip for AirPods support, and…

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2017-09-12T23:43:14

The game is called Look for the Machines.

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2017-09-12T23:43:02

Spatial audio is a new feature of the new iPhone, if you go closer to the sound, the volume increases. If an object gets in between you and the source of the sound, the volume decreases. It's quite cool.

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2017-09-12T23:42:18

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2017-09-12T23:42:01

The Directive Games people on stage are showing their AR game.

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2017-09-12T23:41:01

Breaking news: Apple TV 4K starts at Rs. 15900 for 32GB or Rs. 17900 for 64GB.

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2017-09-12T23:40:23

Atli Mar, CEO of Directive Games is on stage.

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2017-09-12T23:39:51

Sky Guide, Warhammer Freeblade, are some of the apps that use ARKit.

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2017-09-12T23:38:40

Both iPhones have been custom tuned for AR. Cameras have been specially calibrated for AR and Schiller says that makes a huge difference.

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2017-09-12T23:38:07

On to augmented reality.

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It can shoot at 4K, 60 frames per second.

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2017-09-12T23:36:45

Schiller is now talking about the video features. iPhone 8 has the highest quality video capture ever in a smartphone, he says.

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2017-09-12T23:35:59

Using the new dual cameras on iPhone 8 Plus and the A11 Bionic chip, there's a beta Portrait mode feature that adds lighting effects. This normally would require a proper studio lighting feature. The feature is in beta but will ship with the iPhone 8 Plus.

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2017-09-12T23:34:28

iPhone 8 Plus has better Portrait Mode pictures as well.

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2017-09-12T23:33:59

Schiller is showing some examples of great photos taken with the iPhone 7 Plus.

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2017-09-12T23:32:34

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2017-09-12T23:32:07

The processor and GPU are much faster than the ones on the iPhone 7. Schiller is whizzing through this part of the keynote, which means there's probably another iPhone announcement coming.

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2017-09-12T23:30:56

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2017-09-12T23:30:37

There's a new chip in the iPhone 8 called A11 Bionic.

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2017-09-12T23:30:12

The iPhone display gets the True Tone technology that's there in the iPad Pro 10.5". They have new stereo speakers too, with deeper base and 25 percent louder sound.

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2017-09-12T23:29:32

There's a new Retina HD display in each model.

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2017-09-12T23:29:05

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2017-09-12T23:28:41

The phones have glass on both front and back. Available in Silver, Space Grey, and a new Gold finish.

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2017-09-12T23:28:19

Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of marketing is on stage. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

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2017-09-12T23:27:48

It's called iPhone 8.

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2017-09-12T23:26:20

Cook is talking about all the ways in which the iPhone has changed the world.

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2017-09-12T23:24:38

Next up: iPhone.

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2017-09-12T23:24:13

Apple TV 4K starts at $179 for 32GB. Orders start on September 15.

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2017-09-12T23:23:25

The game looks really nice and the developers say Apple's latest chip helped them. The game is exclusive to iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV.

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2017-09-12T23:21:33

It can be played with just one finger on the Apple TV remote.

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2017-09-12T23:21:02

This game is called Sky.

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2017-09-12T23:20:24

Jenova Chen, CEO of That Game Company is on stage to show off a game for Apple TV.

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2017-09-12T23:19:33

This is via the TV app, available just in the US now and 8 countries later. India not on the list.

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2017-09-12T23:19:00

Live sports coming to Apple TV, which means you'll get notifications about games from your favourite teams. You'll also get live news on the TV app. You'll be able to see the score and time remaining in live matches.

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2017-09-12T23:17:39

4K HDR titles from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will also be available.

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2017-09-12T23:17:17

4K movies will be available at the same price as HD. If you bought movies at HD they'll automatically be upgraded to 4K HDR at no extra charge.

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2017-09-12T23:16:40

The Apple TV 4K has A10X processor, the same one that's there in the iPad Pro 10.5"

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2017-09-12T23:16:16

A 4K clip of Spiderman: Homecoming was just shown. It's coming to iTunes later this month, Cue says.

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Apple TV supports HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.

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2017-09-12T23:13:34

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2017-09-12T23:13:26

Eddy Cue, SVP of Internet Software and Services, is on stage now. He says the Apple TV supports 4K and HDR.

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2017-09-12T23:12:34

Apple TV 4K is the name.

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2017-09-12T23:10:51

Cook is back on stage. Next up: Apple TV!

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2017-09-12T23:10:07

Series 3 won't available in India initially, it wasn't in the list of launch countries or the second wave of launches Apple showed on stage.

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2017-09-12T23:09:18

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2017-09-12T23:09:00

Series 1: $249, Series 3: $329, Series 3 with cellular: $399. Available from September 22.

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2017-09-12T23:07:27

There's a Ceramic watch in a grey finish.

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2017-09-12T23:06:33

Series 3 has a new band called Sport Loop.

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2017-09-12T23:06:12

He's talking about the Apple Watch Series 3's microphone, which worked quite well even though the other person was in the middle of a windy lake.

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2017-09-12T23:05:22

Williams just called a colleague who's in the middle of a lake, via the Apple Watch Series 3. That was a pretty cool demo.

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The case is the same size, with the back crystal extended very slightly.

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2017-09-12T23:03:07

The display itself is the antenna for LTE on Apple Watch Series 3. An electronic SIM is in there, which is smaller than even the nano-SIM.

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2017-09-12T23:02:23

Adding cellular was a big challenge, Williams says.

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2017-09-12T23:02:07

There's a barometric altimeter too for flights of stairs climbed.

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2017-09-12T23:01:39

Apple Watch Series 3 has a new processor that is 70 percent and Siri can talk on the Apple Watch too!

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2017-09-12T23:01:05

You don't have to manage a separate number, just the same one as your iPhone. You can use maps for directions, and third-party apps such as WeChat work over cellular data as well. With Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Music you can stream songs on your wrist directly.

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2017-09-12T22:59:34

Apple Watch Series 3 it is. It has built-in cellular.

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2017-09-12T22:59:08

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2017-09-12T22:58:32

On to the next gen Apple Watch.

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2017-09-12T22:58:05

watchOS 4 will be available to all Apple Watch users on September 19

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2017-09-12T22:57:36

Heart rate rhythm will also be monitored and Apple Watch can help people surface that. The Apple Heart Study will help with that, it will notify people who have this problem. This is being done in partnership with Stanford Medicine.

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2017-09-12T22:56:07

Apple Watch will notify you when it detects an elevated heart rate and you don't appear to be active.

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2017-09-12T22:55:29

He's speaking about software enhancements via watchOS 4, which has several improvements to heart rate monitoring.

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2017-09-12T22:54:56

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2017-09-12T22:53:02

The video shows people mentioning how Apple Watch has helped them get health issues diagnosed.

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2017-09-12T22:51:52

A video full of people who love the Apple Watch and wrote to Apple to let them know how it is helping them stay active or pursue their fitness goals.

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2017-09-12T22:51:18

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2017-09-12T22:50:32

Customer satisfaction rate for Apple Watch is 97 percent.

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2017-09-12T22:49:58

Apple Watch is now the number 1 watch in the world!

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2017-09-12T22:49:38

Since the launch of Series 2, Apple Watch has experienced phenomenal growth. Last quarter, Apple Watch grew over 50 percent compared to the rest of the year.

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2017-09-12T22:48:59

Apple Watch first.

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2017-09-12T22:48:39

Tim Cook is back on stage now. On to product announcements…

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2017-09-12T22:47:47

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2017-09-12T22:46:48

Apple Town Squares, which is the new name for Apple Stores, will be opened in more cities across the world and existing ones will be revamped too.

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2017-09-12T22:46:03

It shows a bunch of potential Apple customers learning how to use Apple products.

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2017-09-12T22:45:15

These sessions in all stores are led by the Creative Team at Apple Stores. Now there is a video about Today at Apple.

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2017-09-12T22:44:26

"Today at Apple" is a new in-store experience at Apple stores that helps people learn how to use various features on iOS devices. Its a "fun, social way" to do so, Ahrendts says.

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2017-09-12T22:43:11

She's describing Apple stores and how they are different.

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2017-09-12T22:42:02

She's the SVP of Retail at Apple.

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2017-09-12T22:41:33

Before new products, we're getting retail updates via Angela Ahrendts, who heads that department at Apple.

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2017-09-12T22:39:51

Apple Park is powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

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2017-09-12T22:39:31

The park itself was converted from a sea of asphalt into a 175 acre green space with 9000 trees, Cook says.

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2017-09-12T22:39:02

Cook is now talking about the company's move to Apple Park. The first big step in that process is the Steve Jobs Theater, which is hosting its first major event today.

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2017-09-12T22:38:22

He is encouraging people to donate to help those suffering due to the hurricanes.

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2017-09-12T22:37:59

Cook is now talking about the hurricanes Irma and Harvey that have affected several thousands of people across America and in the Caribbean.

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2017-09-12T22:36:42

This Apple Campus has been in the making for 10 years, when Jobs began working on it.

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2017-09-12T22:36:15

Cook says Jobs' best trait was his uncanny ability of inspiring others and unlocking their talents.

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2017-09-12T22:35:11

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2017-09-12T22:34:24

Tim Cook is talking about Steve Jobs and what he means to him and Apple.

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2017-09-12T22:33:35

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2017-09-12T22:33:12

Apple CEO Tim Cook is on stage now.

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2017-09-12T22:32:40

They're introducing the Steve Jobs Theater now, which is the venue for this event.

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2017-09-12T22:31:25

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2017-09-12T22:30:42

The venue is packed and the stage is set.

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2017-09-12T22:30:03

The event should begin any moment now.

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2017-09-12T22:28:52

Apple is showing a video of the new Apple campus with The Beatles' "All You Need Is Love" playing in the background.

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2017-09-12T22:27:58

The event is about to begin, the announcer mentioned that it's going to begin shortly.

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2017-09-12T22:27:27

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2017-09-12T22:26:25

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2017-09-12T22:22:28

We might even get to know the India price of the new iPhones and we will keep you updated of course.

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2017-09-12T22:20:18

We're expecting India to be in the second wave of countries to get the iPhones to be launched today.

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2017-09-12T22:19:46

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2017-09-12T22:17:29

We're around 10 minutes away from the launch of the iPhone X.

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2017-09-12T21:18:31

The event begins at 10.30 pm IST so stay tuned for updates.

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2017-09-12T21:17:57

We're at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Campus in Cupertino, California.

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2017-09-12T21:16:08

Hello everyone and welcome to Gadgets 360's iPhone X event live blog.

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At the iPhone 8 launch event, Apple made the fans wait a little before taking the covers off its new smartphones – iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. While the flagship had to wait a while – as executives took the stage one after the other to introduce the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K – the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were introduced first. The 'One More Thing' this time was iPhone X without bezels above and below the display, and with Face ID facial recognition technology that replaces the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the new Apple flagship. Other key features to look forward to wireless charging, water- and dust-resistant body, animoji (animated emojis), portrait mode on both front and rear cameras.

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iPhone X has the Face ID facial recognition technology to unlock the handset

The iPhone X has a 5.8-inch display with 2436×1125-pixel resolution Super Retina display, glass and stainless steel design, 12-megapixel dual cameras with dual OIS and quad-LED True Tone flash. Its fast-charging battery delivers 2 hours more battery life than iPhone 7, Apple claims.

iPhone X price and release date

iPhone X price starts at $999 for the variant, and storage options are 64GB and 256GB. Pre-orders for the model will start on October 27, and shipping will begin on November 3. There is no word on the iPhone X price in India and release date are yet to be announced.

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus specifications, features

The successors to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus run on the new A11 Bionic chip that the company says has two performance cores (25 percent than last year's A10), and four high-efficiency cores (70 percent faster than A10). Augmented Reality (AR) is a crucial part of the new iPhone 8 models, as will be the spatial audio feature – this will increase the volume when you get closer to the iPhone. Wireless charging for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, based on Qi standard, is finally a reality after years of rumours.

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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have been unveiled, with a faster chip and better cameras

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus camera

The iPhone 8 Plus retains the dual camera setup, but with two 12-megapixel sensors with f/1.8 aperture for the primary RGB sensor and f/2.8 aperture for the telephoto sensor. The iPhone 8 Plus camera has a new beta Portrait mode that adds lighting effects that, the company says, would normally require a proper studio lighting feature. As for video capturing, the phone can shoots 4K videos at 60fps, 1080p videos at 240fps.

iPhone 8 price

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will come in two storage options – 64GB and 256GB. iPhone 8 price starts at $699, whereas that of the iPhone 8 Plus will begin at $799. Pre-orders for both variants begin on September 15, and release date is September 22. iOS 11, the latest version of the mobile software powering the iPhones, will be available to download on September 19.

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iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone yet with a $999 starting price

First up at the event was the Apple Watch Series 3 that comes with LTE support, ending the dependence of the wearable on the paired iPhone. Users will be able to get notifications, calls, messages etc. even when you are not near your phone. Moreover, it can pair with AirPods, allowing users to listen to the Apple Music collection on the go without involving the iPhone. It also has Siri too, allowing users to communicate with the Apple Watch independent of the phone. The Apple Watch Series 3 models are also available without cellular data as well. Some of the other features of the new Apple wearable are GPS, water-resistant design, W2 wireless chip, 70 percent faster dual-core processor, all-day battery life, and barometric altimeter.

The new Apple Watch Series 3 models will become available to purchase on September 22, while watchOS 4 will be released to existing Apple Watch users on September 19.

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The Apple Watch Series 3 comes with cellular data support, and new bands

Next came the Apple TV 4K that now supports 4K, HDR 10 and Dolby Vision support. The new Apple TV model packs the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro's A10X processor, and 4K movies will be available at the same as HD ones. Buyers will get 4K HDR titles from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and Apple is adding live sports and news streaming to the new model soon. Users will get notifications about games and their favourite sports teams. The live streaming features will be available in the US for now, and will come to eight others countries later via the TV app. Talking about the Apple TV 4K price in India, the 32GB variant is priced at Rs. 15,900 and 64GB at Rs. 17,900.

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The iPhone 8, iPhone X launch event started with CEO Tim Cook remembering Steve Jobs

But it is the iPhone X that everyone will be on top of everyone's mind, with its bezel-less design and facial recognition, among other features. If trends from previous years' iPhone events are anything to go by, we can also expect potshots at the state of Android updates as well.

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iPhone X features, specifications, price

As mentioned above, the two biggest features of the iPhone X will be the bezel-less design and facial recognition authentic system called Fae ID that is said to replace the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the new model. Also expected to launch are wireless charging, OLED display panel, animoji or animated emojis, and more camera options for portraits shots. With so much already out, everyone is hoping for something that hasn't reached the rumour mill so that the 'One More Thing' element of surprise is still left. If you are an optimistic gamer, you could perhaps hope for a surprise appearance from Nintendo on stage at the Apple event. As for the iPhone X price, it is widely expected to touch the $1,000 mark, while the iPhone X price in India is said to top Rs. 1 lakh.

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