Apple unveils iPhone 8 and iPhone X with all-screen display and wireless charging

Apple holds its most important product launch in years, with expectations for a 10th anniversary iPhone—iPhone X—plus Watch and TV updates.


  • Apple unveils new iPhone 8 and iPhone X at major launch event in California
  • Apple launches £999 iPhone X with edge-to-edge screen, Face ID and wireless charging
  • New iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus announced – best features, price and release date
  • New Apple Watch 3 works independently from the iPhone – here are the best features and everything you need to know
  • Animojis, facial recognition software and no home button: How the new iPhone X features work
  • ‘RIP home button!’ How the internet reacted to the iPhone X launch
  • Wireless charging: How the new Apple technology works
  • Emotional Tim Cook opens event with tribute to Steve Jobs at Apple Park
  • Apple suffers embarrassing demo Face ID fail at iPhone X launch
  • The best Android alternatives to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Apple has unveiled the £1,000 iPhone X, the latest generation of its flagship device. The all-glass device has an edge-to-edge display and no home button. It unlocks using facial recognition software and features wireless charging.

Tim Cook also launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, two new phones that have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens. Like the iPhone X, the devices also have an all-glass design and can be charged wirelessly.

In addition to the phones, Apple announced a third generation of its Watch and a 4K Apple TV.

iPhone X 

The iPhone X celebrates the 10th anniversary of Apple’s smartphone, featuring a radical redesign and new technology.


The phone has a 5.8-inch OLED screen, which fills the entire front of the device. Apple has removed the iconic home button to make way for the display, replacing it with facial recognition software called Face ID.

Face ID is used to unlock the phone, authenticate Apple Pay and customize the new animoji.

The phone starts at £999 in the UK for the 64GB version, going up to £1,149 for the 256GB model. Coming in space grey and silver, it will be available to pre-order from October 27 and will ship on November 3.

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple also announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, an upgrade to its current offering. The new devices have an all-glass design and can charge wirelessly.


The 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch devices start at £699 and £799 for the 64GB versions. They come with iOS 11 software, which will be available to download from September 19, and an upgraded camera and processor.

Apple Watch 3

The third generation of Apple’s smartwatch is the first that works independently from the iPhone. A cellular version of the device is available form £399 and can make phone calls and browse the web.

Apple also unveiled a 4K version of its set-top Apple TV box at the event. The Apple TV, introducing 4K and high dynamic range (HDR) support for the first time.

The technology greatly increases picture quality and the appearance of colours on screen, and will also support 4K content from the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

The new Apple TV 4K will start at £179 and goes on sale on September 22.

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