After a long wait and a few leaks, Apple finally unveiled its flashy new iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10) at their yearly keynote event and here’s everything you need to know about the latest trendsetter:

  • It’s pronounced “iPhone 10” and not “iPhone X”, to mark Apple’s 10 years anniversary of iPhone.
  • It has an edge-to-edge display with a portion for front-facing camera and sensors.
  • The screen is 5.8 inches in size, with a Super-Retina OLED display of 2436×1125 resolution and 458ppi pixel density.
  • Only available in space grey and silver.
  • Glass both on the front and the back with “surgical-grade” stainless steel around the sides.
  • Water-resistant.
  • The home button replaced with a gesture (swipe up).
  • No more fingerprint authentication, instead, Face ID. Which unlocks the phone through face recognition technology.
  • It has two 12-megapixel rear cameras for dual optical image stabilization.
  • The main camera has a f/1.8 aperture, and telephoto lens has a f/2.4 aperture.
  • Wireless charging for the first time.
  • Introducing Animoji, send an animated emoji with your voice and facial gestures.
  • Longer battery life, approx. 2 hours longer than iPhone 7.
  • Included in the box along with iPhone is EarPods, USB Cable, USB Power Adapter and Headphone Jack Adapter.
  • Shipping begins on November 3 but pre-order from October 27.
  • AppleCare+ for iPhone X will be £199.
  • Most expensive phone ever, 64GB model will set you back an eye-watering £999 and 256GB for £1,149.

Here’s chief design officer of Apple Jony Ive walking you through all the great features that make the iPhone X the most wanted phone ever created, unless you’re an avid Android fan.