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California-based technology giant Apple launched its next generation smart phones this week – including the highly anticipated iPhone X.

“Say hello to the future,” the company boasted in unveiling its new 5.8-inch “super retina” phones, which boast facial recognition and a glass case that enables wireless charging.

According to Apple, its new facial ID software “projects and analyzes more than 30,000 invisible dots to create a precise depth map of your face.”

This new “facial mapping” is used to unlock the phone and authorize payments from the device.

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As with most new iPhones, the latest flagship also boasts a new operating system, faster processor, better cameras and longer battery life.

Specifically, the company claims its new “neural engine” is capable of performing “600 billion operations per second” – while battery life has been extended for an additional two hours per charge.  Also, you can charge the phones on Apple’s new AirPower battery mat.

Pre-orders for the new phones will begin on October 27 with regular sales commencing on November 3.  The iPhone X will cost you, though.  It’s entry-level 64GB version starts at $999.

In addition to the iPhone X, Apple unveiled a pair of upgrades to its former flagship phones – the iPhone 7 (and 7 Plus).  The new iPhone 8 (and 8 Plus) – which continue the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch body styles of their predecessors – also feature a glass body that enables wireless charging.

The iPhone 8 series also features Apple’s new operating system and faster processor.

Preorders for the iPhone 8 series begin on September 22 with regular sales commencing the following week.  The iPhone 8 will start at $699 while the iPhone 8 Plus will start at $799.

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