Although he was only able to get it to go because he had a backup $1000 iPhone which will probably not be possible for most iPhone users.
Those who are eager to buy them can already pre-order the handsets on Apple's online shop. he Cupertino- based company offer the handsets both in monthly payments with the iPhone Upgrade Program and with full payment. Touted as Apple's first smartphone designed for augmented reality (as seen in The Verge), the device is equipped with AR-calibrated cameras, a new gyroscope and an accelerometer for more advanced motion tracking.
Apple unveiled the iPhone X on September 12, 2017, alongside iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. According to experts, there are a lot of reasons. The battery capacity of iPhone 8 is 2150mAh, and the other two iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X have 2700mAh battery.
What's more, Federighi explained that he can't wait for the iPhone X users to give the feature a try. So don't feel bad when shelling out the extra green for an iPhone X. It's a worthy investment for a product you can't live without. The 64 GB iPhone 8 Plus will set you back $799 and the 256 GB model costs a cool $949. Meaning users no longer have to plug in a cable to charge their phones, they just have to place the device on a power pad to get it going. This year alone, a plethora of 18:9 smartphones with no or nearly no bezels ranging from Samsung's Galaxy S8 to the Essential Phone have been launched. The iPhone 8's 4.7-inch screen is easier to handle, but unfortunately cuts off some of the screen size to accommodate that.
However, along with the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus also include a much more useful feature.
Apple, Samsung, and all the other phone makers steal features from each other and iterate on the regular.
Apple announced the new iPhones support wireless charing using the Qi standard, which means you can charge your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X without a cord using a great deal of wireless chargers.
It won't be available to pre-order until October 27, and will finally be released on November 3.
The iPhone X, meanwhile, is nearly able to match the iPhone 8 Plus battery performance.