iPhone X will be under the spotlight today as the Cupertino-based technology firm, Apple Inc. is set to unveil the next-generation iPhone alongside the iPhone 8 and 8+, and other devices at an organized Apple event that will take place at the Steve Jobs Theater – the new Apple Campus, scheduled to start at 10 a.m. PDT (8 p.m. East African Time) which will also be streamed live for those that won’t make it to the event. However, you will need an iOS or Mac device with Safari browser or a Windows 10 device with Edge browser to watch the live stream.
According to online reports, the tenth anniversary model; iPhone X will be the first time the company is trying an OLED panel and bezel-less design on a phone, if the longstanding rumors are anything to go by.
iPhone X features
The iPhone X will feature sensors placed alongside the display, enabling facial recognition technology. According to developers, Apple will make use of this technology – dubbed Face ID – to allow iPhone customers to unlock their device and perform a range of other authentication services such as approve transactions with Apple Pay by just having a look at the phone. The iPhone X has also been said to feature a six-core Apple Fusion SoC.
The phablet is set to have a base price of USD$649 (approx. 2336400 UGX), while it is expected that the next Apple flagship will touch the USD$1000 (approx. 3600000 UGX).
The flagship will also be available in several new color variants, including oft-reported Blush Gold, which in particular will be in “extremely low volume” initially, Kuo was quoted as saying.
How to watch iPhone X, iPhone 8 launch live stream
iPhone & other Apple devices
Live stream will be available on the Safari browser on iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, iPod touch, and macOS computers. You need to ensure that your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch is running iOS 9.0 (or above). Apple TV fourth-generation users need to ensure that their device is running tvOS 6.2 or later.
Follow the stream on your Windows 10 PC by using Microsoft’s Edge Web browser on Windows 10. However, if you have an Android device, or a PC that runs Windows 8.1 or any older software version, you won’t be able to watch the event.