Dual iPhone release excites Apple fans

Andy Nguyen, Features Editor

The public has been waiting months for the release of the new iPhone, and Apple has finally delivered. The new iPhone was announced on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater. Not only is there a new all-glass design and OLED display, but Apple surprised the public with two new models.
The iPhone 8 will come in two sizes, 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. It will also feature a brand new feature that Apple users have been wanting ever since the iPhone 7; AirPower allows the user to charge their new iPhone 8 simply by placing it down on the mat. The AirPower mat is not just for iPhones; It can charge both the Apple Watch and AirPods. Many Apple fans are very excited for this concept even though it will not be released until 2018.
The brand new iPhone X is a celebration of Apple’s ten year anniversary of creating iPhones. The new phone will contain all the same features as the iPhone 8 and is set to release on Oct. 23. Both phones will feature True Tone, a screen that adjusts the white balance according to the light around you to make colors appear more vibrant.
The iPhone X features a new screen and new lock system. The iPhone has a screen that wraps around the shape of the phone and the complex front-facing camera. The front-facing camera contains the technology to scan one’s face and uses its far more sophisticated sensors to allow the user the unlock their phone with just a simple look at their iPhone. Apple calls this technology and programming TrueDepth.
The newly released iPhones have been creating plenty of buzz in the Apple community. However, there is more of a build up surrounding the iPhone X. Many customers have been waiting for the iPhone X to release instead of the iPhone 8 and due to a smaller stock of the iPhone X, it is guaranteed to sell out. Anyone looking to stay up to date with Apple’s devices better keep a close eye on iPhone X’s sales, or they could be stuck with their old phone until Apple restocks.