iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus: A New Generation Of iPhone
by Apple Press Release
Review by Charles Mohapel
Apple News ISBN/ITEM#: CM170912IPHONE8
Date: 12 September 2017
September 12, 2017 saw Apple introduce the new 4.7-inch iPhone 8 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus, both featuring a new glass and aluminum design, Retina HD displays, the A11 Bionic chip, and wireless charging. And iOS 11 arrives on September 19th.
An iPhone formed from glass.
Featuring New Glass and Aluminum Design, Retina HD Displays, A11 Bionic Chip, New Single and Dual Cameras with Support for Portrait Lighting, Wireless Charging, and Optimized for Augmented Reality
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus represent a new generation of iPhone in a beautiful all-new glass design.
Cupertino, California -- Apple today announced a new generation of iPhone: iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The new iPhone features a new glass and aluminum design in three beautiful colors made out of the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, Retina HD displays, and A11 Bionic chip, and is designed for the ultimate augmented reality experience. The world's most popular camera gets even better with single and dual cameras featuring Portrait Lighting on iPhone 8 Plus, and wireless charging brings a powerful new capability to iPhone. Both devices will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, September 15 in more than 25 countries and territories, and in stores beginning Friday, September 22.
"iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone that improve on everything we love about iPhone", said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have new glass and aluminum designs, new Retina HD displays, and A11 Bionic -- the smartest chip ever in a smartphone. Packed with more advanced cameras with Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting, and the highest quality video capture in a smartphone, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus enable the freedom of wireless charging, all with AR optimization like no phone ever before."
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come with iOS 11, featuring incredible advancements to Portrait mode, while new effects make Live Photos more fun and expressive.
iOS 11 also brings augmented reality to hundreds of millions of iOS devices with a new platform for developers to build apps that let users place virtual content on top of real-world scenes. Siri debuts new male and female voices and can translate US English phrases into Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish.
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