Here are big, beautiful photos of the iPhone X

IPhone X Tim CookGettyApple CEO Tim Cook on stage at the company’s iPhone X announcement event.

Apple announced the iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone Ten”) — alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus — at its event on Tuesday.

The new flagship phone comes with a completely redesigned screen that uses an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display — a first for Apple. The screen takes up almost the entire front of the phone, which also has a glass back.

The iPhone X’s frame is made of stainless steel, and it gives the phone a smooth, continuous surface.

The device’s back camera system has two lenses, like that on last year’s iPhone 7 Plus. But the camera system on the iPhone X has been tweaked and positioned with one lens over the other vertically to better accommodate augmented reality software.

Apple is offering the new phone in two colours: silver and the charcoal-coloured “space grey.”

The iPhone X has a large 5.8-inch display that takes up almost its entire front.

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The device doesn't have a home button. To wake up the iPhone X, you can simply tap its screen.

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This is what the iOS home screen looks like on the iPhone X.

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Wallpapers are immersive, and colours pop thanks to the phone's OLED screen.

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With the iPhone X, Apple almost completely removed the bezels around the screen, save for the notch at the top.

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The notch area is jam-packed with sensors and other components, much of which are used for what Apple calls its 'TrueDepth' camera. There's an infrared camera; a flood illuminator, which projects light onto an owner's face for the phone's Face ID facial recognition system; a proximity sensor; an ambient light sensor; a speaker; a microphone; a 7-megapixel standard camera; and an infrared dot projector, which is also used for Face ID.

The back of the iPhone X is made out of glass. The metal band around its sides is made from stainless steel.

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Apple says the iPhone X contains the strongest glass ever used in a smartphone. The device is also water resistant.

Apple is only offering the iPhone X in two colours, silver and charcoal, or 'space grey.'

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Regardless of the colour on back, the iPhone X has a black front.

The iPhone X's dual-camera camera system isn't too different from that on the iPhone 8 Plus, except for its vertical orientation.

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The iPhone X will run iOS 11 out of the box, and go on sale on November 3. Preorders will begin October 27.

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