After months of excitement, Apple finally launched the most awaited iPhone 8 and 8 Plus at an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.
Apple also unveiled the futuristic iPhone X with facial recognition system along with the new Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K.
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are updated versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus respectively and come with wireless charging, updated cameras and a slightly tweaked design.
Inside too, a couple of things have changed. Both phones come with faster processor, which is Apple A11 and faster graphics chip.
The iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus have also been launched in India.
They will have a starting price of Rs 64,000. This will be the price for the 64GB variant of the phone.
In its 256GB avatar, the device will cost Rs 77,000.
The Plus version will have a starting price of Rs 73,000.
For the 256GB variant the iPhone 8 Plus will cost Rs 86,000.
Globally the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus will go on sale from September 22.
But in India the devices will be on sale in the next launch wave from September 29.
The iPhone 8 has a 4.7-inch ‘Retina’ display. The iPhone 8 Plus on the other hand comes with a larger 5.5-inch panel.
Both smartphones have a TrueTone display with cinema wide color gamut and 3D Touch.
The True Tone display changes its color temperature and hue depending on the surroundings in order to reduce eye strain.
People can pre-order the devices from September 15.