Apple has announced its iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus at their press event. It will be available in three colors, silver, space grey and a new gold color.
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus feature a new Retina HD Display, they also come with some new stereo speakers. Both handsets are powered by the new Apple A11 Bionic processor.
The Apple A11 Bionic processor is Apple most powerful processor to date, it comes with 6 cores and it is up to 30 percent faster than the previous models. It also comes with Apples first ever smartphone GPU.
The handsets come with improved cameras which are designed to take better photos than the existing models. The iPhone 8 has a 12 megapixel sensor and the iPhone 8 Plus comes with two 12 megapixel sensors. Both handsets come with image stabilization built in.
Apple has introduced a new portrait lighting feature for the iPhone 8 Plus, this uses machine learning to adjust the lighting of a photo. So you can select a range of different lighting effects.
The new iPhone comes with LTE A, Bluetooth 5.0 and it also comes with wireless charging built in, the handset features a glass back. Both handsets support the Qi wireless standard.
The iPhone 8 will start at $699 and the 8 Plus at $799, there will be two models of each, 64GB and 256GB. Pre-orders start on Friday the 15th of September and both handsets will launch on the 22nd of September 2017.
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