Are you ready for the iPhone X?

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What’s in a phone that will cost $999? And why would Apple release an iPhone 8, iPhone8S and iPhone X at the same time? And which is better – the new iPhone or the Samsung S8?

Read here for answers to all these confusing questions:

The iPhone is now 10 years old, so it was widely anticipated that Apple would reveal a revolutionary new phone for its 10th anniversary edition. This is the new iPhone X, the price of which starts at $999! It will be on sale beginning in November 2017. Apple also just released the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 plus. Why? These are less expensive than the iPhone X and still have the home button. And they are available right now.

All three new phones will have wireless charging, and more powerful cameras than the iPhone 7. The iPhone 8 ($699) and 8 plus ($799): have a more powerful processing chip than the 7. They also have more powerful camera lenses than the iPhone 7.

The iPhone X has an all-screen display, no home button, and facial recognition to unlock the phone. The facial recognition software can only familiarise itself with one face though. The S8 has facial recognition already.

OK this sounds awesome – but how do the new iPhones compare to the Samsung S8, one of the leaders in the smartphone market?

iPhone 8 vs. Samsung S8

They cost approximately the same, but we think it sounds like the S8 wins…

The S8 has as powerful a camera as the iPhone 8, a more powerful screen, it still has a headphone jack, and it has an extra slot where you can put in an SD card for extra storage. The iPhone 8 doesn’t have either of these. They both support wireless charging, and can both go underwater! The processing chip on the iPhone 8 is slightly more powerful than the S8, but the camera on the S8 is better.

iPhone X vs Samsung S8

It is rumoured that the S8 screen has better resolution than the iPhone X. The iPhone X however uses ARKit – software that uses augmented reality.

Augmented reality? What’s that??? So you know how you play Pokemon Go, where the phone uses the pictures of your current surroundings but then puts in random characters in places on the screen? That’s augmented reality. Kind of like if you pointed the phone at your friend, and on the screen, there might be a Pokemon on your friend’s head, but in reality (of course!), there isn’t! Apple is going bonkers showing people how they can use ARKit to make all sorts of cool new programs – maybe in maps you can see the actual roads, maybe you can play games where you can really battle the opponent in the room you are in – the possibilities are endless!

Apart from that, it sounds like they are apparently remarkably similar, at very different price points. The S8 costs about $725 while the iPhone X starts at $999. Let’s see what people buy after the iPhone X comes out in November!

 

 

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