iPhone 10 year anniversary announcements

It seems like Christmas came early for the tech world and Santa Tim Cook did not disappoint. For those of you who missed the Apple event, fear not, here is everything you need to know about Apple's big announcements! 

Screen Shot 2017-09-12 at 2.14.36 PM.png

There were 3 new phones announced, the iPhone X, aka the iPhone "10," the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 plus. Talk about a huge step forward for iPhone. Let's get straight into it. 

 iPhone X

  • No home button
  • It's all screen, 5.8-inch super retina screen, OLED screen
  • Face ID to unlock the phone- your face is now your password (chances of tricking face ID is one in a million)
  • Face ID feature authorizes apple pay and also animates emoji's, aka "animoji's"
  • Durable glass on front and back
  • Wireless charging
  • Stereo speakers are 25% louder
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Your photos won't be shaky because of the optical image stabilization on both rear 12-megapixel camera lenses
  • Comes in two colors: space gray and silver. RIP matte black, jet black, and rose gold
  • Selfie upgrade: portrait mode on the front-facing camera with portrait lighting
  • Custom battery lasts up to two hours longer between charges compared to iPhone 7
  • Starts at $999 for 64 GB 
  • 256 GB option costing $1,149 
  • Available November 3rd


iPhone 8

  • All new glass design
  • Comes in two sizes 4.7 and 5.5
  • A11 Bionic chip which is 30% faster than the A10 chip in the iPhone 7
  • Wireless charging
  • Retina HD 3D touch
  • More advanced 12 MP camera
  • New color filter 
  • Starts at $699 for 64 GB
  • Available September 22nd


iPhone 8 Plus (same features as the iPhone 8 + features listed below)

  • Portrait mode: sharper foreground and natural blurred background
  • Portrait lighting (studio quality)
  • Optical zoom and digital zoom of up to 10x for photos and 6x for videos
  • Dual rear 12-megapixel camera lenses
  • Starts at $799 
  • Available September 22nd

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus look like the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus but with a glass back. Both phones come in silver, space gray and a rose gold finish. 

Screen Shot 2017-09-12 at 2.05.20 PM.png


The Airpower mat wirelessly charges all of your devices at the same time. Just set your iPhone, apple watch and airpods anywhere on the mat to charge them wirelessly. 

This is the iPhone we all know and love, and finally, on its 10th anniversary, we get the best version of itself.