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Apple had her annual big event for the first time at the Steve Jobs Theater and announced the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, as well as updates to the Apple Watch and Apple TV.

The new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were announced as the event and here are some interesting things you should know about them


1. It comes in just three colours

The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come only in Silver, space gray and a new gold finish.

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2. It has a capacity of 64GB or 256GB

Unlike the normal models that go from 16GB to 256GB, the new iPhone 8 is either 64GB or 256GB.

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3. It is water and dust resistant

The new models are precision‑engineered to resist water and dust making it easier and better to take those underwater selfies.

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4. Wireless charging

The new iPhone 8 makes use of no charging cables. There is a glass back and an embedded wireless charging system, which makes the iPhone 8 designed for a wireless future.

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5. Durable glass

According to Apple, the iPhone 8 introduces an all‑new glass design and it is said to be the most durable glass ever in a smartphone.

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6. Stereo speakers

The iPhone 8 is said to possess stereo speakers, which are 25% louder than the speakers in the iPhone 7.

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7. 12MP camera

The Apple iPhone 8 comes with a more advanced 12MP camera. There’s also a larger and faster sensor, a new colour filter, deeper pixel and optical image stabilization for photos and videos.

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You can check out all the specifications on the Apple Website and preorder on the 15th of September. The iPhone 8 starts at $699 and the iPhone 8 Plus starts at $799.