The biggest surprise is that in addition to an iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, we're reportedly getting a new model called the iPhone X. According to his digging, there are three names in what's believed to be the iOS 11 final firmware, which emerged over the past days.
But that's the least of the hidden treasures in this batch. It is expected to support a bunch of exciting functions at launch, including Stage Light, Stage Light Mono, Studio Light, Contour Light and Natural Light. Where Portrait Mode distinguished depth of field to set off the subject in the foreground with a blurred out background, the new effects are thought to use the flash to new depth effects in photos.
Also included in the leak roundup are instructions found for enabling SOS mode (simultaneous pressing of side-mounted buttons), and a possible minor update to AirPods. But it appears, Apple's iOS 11 may roll out for older devices much earlier than expected. We can also expect Apple Watch Series 3 to come with a faster processor and more RAM.
The Face ID feature will be the official name of iPhone 8's face recognition technology.
The new iPhones will have better designs and enhanced resolution too
As per this new Face ID feature, users just need to move their phone around the face to unlock the device. These are more than just animated emoji and will use face tracking and voice recording to create a more expressive experience. However, Apple will also revamp the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. So while there may be other reasons as well, the high cost of the OLED panel is no doubt one of the main reasons why the iPhone 8 could be as expensive as the rumors suggest.
While Apple is thought to be preparing a TV service to compete with the likes of Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, as Patently Apple notes, the patent emphasizes that a television is used as an example only, and that the biometric remote could be used with a range of devices.
In addition to Portrait Lighting the new iPhone 8, or perhaps even 7s and 7s Plus, will be able to take Full HD video in awesome 240 frames per second, and even doubles the 4K video framerate to 60 fps. But now, Apple will offer default Animated Emojis to use with the native applications right from the Keyboard.
- The software.iOS 11 was unveiled in June at Apple's annual developer conference, with a public release expected in the coming weeks.
Tax reform near the top of Congress' lengthy to-do list
John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., to oppose a "Republican tax bill that gives billions to the richest". It is his second such speech in two weeks, following one he made in Missouri last week .