You could say the iPhone 8 addresses most of the shortcomings the iPhone 7 had when compared to its Android competition. They're incredible people. And so, to me, it would be like someone coming to Mike [Bloomberg] and saying, 'Mike, I just found out, you aren't really a citizen here, you need to leave'.
Viewed front-on the differences are enormous, with the iPhone X having nearly no bezel around its screen, with just a small notch at the top to house important sensors and the front-facing camera. At the time of the launch, among the three iPhones, iPhone X stole the spotlight with its bezel-less display and FaceID.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has openly campaigned for gay marriage, opposed "religious freedom laws, " and loudly criticized president Donald Trump's immigration policy proposals, despite a tradition of U.S. corporate leaders keeping political views to themselves.
The Verge's Nilay Patel said the iPhone 8 shows that Apple's design has "stood still for four years", and that the "true competitor" to new Android devices from Samsung and LG will be the iPhone X.
The iPhone 8 meanwhile has a far more compact 4.7-inch 750 x 1334 screen with a pixel density of 326 pixels per inch.
Should we expect an iPhone 8s and 8s Plus with Touch ID fingerprint readers built into physical home buttons, while the iPhone... While on the subject of cameras, the iPhone 8 Plus has two new sensors and a new feature called Portrait Lighting.
Both the iPhone X and iPhone 8 are available in 64GB and 256GB sizes and both have the same selection of connectivity options, including Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC (though only for Apple Pay).
However, while battery life matches that of the iPhone 7, our testing indicated that it has not significantly improved over the iPhone 7, a significant concern for many people.
While the Apple iPhone X is yet to reach the hands of customers, KGI Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note talking about the next year's iPhone models. Contracts meanwhile start at around £42 per month with £99 upfront.
Following pre-orders on Friday, customers who purchased either an iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or Apple Watch Series 3 for delivery on September 22nd are now starting to see their order statuses change to "Preparing for Shipment".
The new iPhone also comes with Apple's latest software upgrade, iOS 11. On the contrary, Touch ID can recognize 5 different fingerprints which makes it easier to share the iPhone with family members. Particularly since features like Face ID are still unproven as a replacement for Touch ID.