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But, as per usual in the tech industry, a massive amount of leaks in the months leading up to the event has simultaneously undercut Apple's big reveal while drip-feeding the public's hunger for some sweet new phones. Usually, shipping of iPhones start 10 days after its launch, but in this case, it is expected to go pre-bookings from September 15 in U.S., and later in India. That was said to have been abandoned, and the iPhone 8 will be dropping Touch ID in favor of the Face ID facial recognition system.
It's unclear which of the new features will be exclusively linked to the iPhone X, which the Verge noted is expected to cost around $US1000 ($1241) and may be delayed due to supply shortages.
Leaks running up to the alleged unveiling of a new product, especially those of the iPhone 8, aren't shocking anymore.
They will naturally be introduced to the production team later, but with analysts saying that they might come in 2019, Apple might have to charge a premium for future iPhones too. But many of its functions may be replaced by a new feature tentatively known as Face ID. Just move your face around the front facing cam and you'll be good to go.
Apple Inc (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It's supposed to be the most innovative phone they've come out with in years. Double-clicking it apparently opens up Apple Pay cards and pressing and holding it appears to invoke Siri. This feature would be called as Animoji.
The code also reveals animated emojis under the "animoji" branding which will apparently be dynamically created based on your own facial expressions. "And yes, there's a smiling pile of poop", it said. It's also been predicted that this will have a resolution of 2,800 x 1,242 and a pixel density of 528ppi, a massive increase on the iPhone 7's 326ppi, but this remains speculation at this point. Users will be able to recharge them right from the case. All the three new iPhones will have the A11 Fusion chipset which will like every chipset upgrade, be more power efficient and faster than the previous generations.
Next week, on september 12, the tech giant will be holding a special event, wherein people believe the highly anticipated iPhone 8 will be announced. So the entire things will be changed on the display while you connect your phone with the charger.
There are also clues to how the new side button will be used to interact with some of iOS's main features without the Home button. The Files app, on the other hand, now makes it much easier to seamlessly manage, edit and share files between iPhone and cloud.