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Topic: iPhone 8

First look: iPhone 8 series with A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging, more

09/13/2017, 03:09 am

If Apple hadn't introduced iPhone X at a special event on Tuesday, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus would have been its premium priced, stand-out smartphone models for 2017. But even with the new X shamelessly showing off, the relatively less exciting pair of 8s actually offer a compelling upgrade for buyers who want and need less than the absolute best, most expensive option in smartphones.

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Apple embraces Qi wireless charging standard for iPhone X & 8, earns praise from Wireless Power Consortium

09/12/2017, 06:09 pm

Rather than cook up its own unique version of wireless charging, Apple has instead decided to utilize the established Qi wireless charging method -- an open standard run by the Wireless Power Consortium, which welcomed the news on Tuesday.

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Belkin Boost Up Qi-compatible wireless charging pad arriving for iPhone 8, iPhone X

09/12/2017, 04:09 pm

In conjunction with Apple's iPhone X release event, accessory maker Belkin unveiled its new Qi wireless charging pad for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone -- the Boost Up.

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Apple unveils 4.7-inch iPhone 8 & 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus, shipping Sept. 22 starting at $699

09/12/2017, 02:09 pm

At its Tuesday press event Apple introduced the direct successors to 2016's iPhone 7 series, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus -- equipped with 4.7- and 5.5-inch LCD displays, and the company's new six-core A11 Bionic processor.

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Alleged iPhone X benchmarks pop up, blows away the Samsung Galaxy S8 in every regard

09/12/2017, 12:09 pm

With a single-core score more than double that of the Galaxy S8, the "iPhone 10,5" thought to be the iPhone X, leaves the Android device in the dust -- and is very close to the 13-inch entry-level i5 MacBook Pro.

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Rumor: Apple multi-device wireless charger coming 2018, Belkin & Mophie to support iPhone X at launch

09/12/2017, 09:09 am

While the iPhone X and iPhone 8 are expected to feature support for wireless inductive charging, customers will need to rely on accessories from third-party manufacturers at launch, with an unconfirmed rumor claiming Belkin and Mophie will be stepping up to the plate.

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Join AppleInsider live at the Steve Jobs Theater for Apple's iPhone X & iPhone 8 unveiling

09/12/2017, 09:09 am

Today at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m., Eastern, Apple will kick off a presentation finally taking the wraps off of its premium iPhone X with edge-to-edge OLED display, as well as new iPhone 8 models. AppleInsider is there live with full, exclusive coverage and analysis.

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Apple not expected to debut wireless chargers alongside iPhone X, buyers to rely on third-party accessories

09/12/2017, 06:09 am

Though Apple is widely expected to introduce three new iPhone models with wireless charging capabilities at a special event on Tuesday, one industry insider believes the company will not debut its own charging accessory, leaving buyers to fend for themselves for the foreseeable future.

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Watch: Everything revealed in last week's iOS 11 GM leak

09/11/2017, 07:09 pm

The golden master version of Apple's iOS 11 leaked out of Cupertino this weekend, revealing a number of new hardware and software features expected for unveiling at a special media event on Tuesday. AppleInsider runs you through it all, in just under 5 minutes.

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iPhone X supply constraints limit Apple's production to less than 10,000 units per day

09/11/2017, 10:09 am

Mass production of the iPhone X faces significant challenges ahead of launch, particularly for the gold model, with new technology limiting Apple to producing less than 10,000 units per day, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple's iPhone X & iPhone 8 Plus to come with 3GB of RAM, iPhone 8 with 2GB

09/11/2017, 12:09 am

More information gleaned from this weekend's iOS 11 GM leak point to memory allotments for Apple's upcoming iPhone models, with the top-end OLED-toting iPhone X and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus to feature 3GB of RAM, while the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will make do with 2GB.

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Phone X event at Steve Jobs Theater frames the future of Apple, Inc.

09/10/2017, 03:09 pm

Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8 and a premium new iPhone X to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the new HomePod appliance--as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters, focusing on the new lineup of iPhones.

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'A11 Fusion' in iPhone X appears to be a six core processor, according to iOS 11 leak [u]

09/10/2017, 01:09 pm

The data trove unearthed by the near-final version of iOS 11 continues to bear fruit, with the latest gleaned data suggesting that the 'A11 Fusion' processor expected to be in the iPhone X has two cores for intensive processing needs, and four high-efficiency cores.

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Rumor: iOS 11 GM leaked by disgruntled employee [u]

09/09/2017, 09:09 pm

This weekend's iOS 11 GM leak revealed -- and confirmed -- a multitude of new features and hardware set to debut this fall, likely spoiling a number of surprises Apple had in store for its special event next week. Taking a step back from the deluge of new information, at least one insider believes the early disclosure was perpetrated by a disgruntled employee.

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What to expect from Apple's Sept. 12 event: iPhone X & 8, Apple Watch with LTE, 4K Apple TV with HDR

09/09/2017, 02:09 pm

This Tuesday, the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone. It's expected to be headlined by a new OLED model known as the iPhone X, but that's not all the company has in store. AppleInsider gives you a complete rundown of what to expect.

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Leaks reveal how the iPhone X notch is expected to work

09/09/2017, 01:09 pm

The iOS 11 GM leaked firmware provides details into how the screen will accommodate the notch at the "forehead" of the iPhone X screen, including moving wireless signal information to the right side of the status bar.

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iOS 11 firmware reveals apparent names of Apple's next phones: iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus & iPhone 8

09/09/2017, 12:09 pm

With just a few days to go before Apple reveals its highly anticipated 10th-anniversary iPhone overhaul, the name of the mystery product may finally be known: iPhone X, according to the company's own iOS 11 golden master firmware.

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Inner workings of Apple's 'Face ID' camera for 'iPhone 8' detailed in report

09/09/2017, 12:09 am

Apple is widely rumored to integrate cutting-edge facial recognition solution in a next-generation iPhone many are calling "iPhone 8," and a report published Friday offers an inside look at the of the technology before its expected debut on Tuesday.

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Leaked iOS 11 GM confirms 'iPhone 8' 'Face ID' facial detection, revamped AirPods, more

09/08/2017, 11:09 pm

A deeper dive into Friday's leaked iOS 11 GM seems to reveal a slew of new features set to launch with "iPhone 8," including a facial recognition system dubbed "Face ID," new Portrait Lighting camera effects, a True Tone display and more. A new version of AirPods is also hinted at in the code.

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Supposed iOS 11 GM leak reveals new wallpapers suitable for OLED screens

09/08/2017, 10:09 pm

A golden master of iOS 11, the final version of Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, was reportedly leaked on Friday, potentially bringing with it clues as to what Apple will announce at its expected iPhone unveiling next week.

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