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.


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


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


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


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


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.


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.'


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.


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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