iPhone X live updates: Apple reveals its most ambitious device ever – latest

Andrew Griffin
Tuesday 12 September 2017 11:47
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Meet the iPhone X

Apple just held its biggest event of the year. And it launched its biggest product of the year, the iPhone 8 – before going ahead and announcing an even bigger one, the iPhone X.

There was actually three phones: the cheaper iPhone 8, and the premium and more expensive X.

And that wasn't all – there was also an updated Apple Watch, an even better looking Apple TV, and software updates for most of Apple's products.

Follow along here for all the latest updates from Apple's big event, as well as before and after.

Please allow a moment for the liveblog to appear.

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With still less than 24 hours to go, this might be the most leaked Apple event in recent history. The company has been said to be doubling down on secrecy in recent years, in an atttempt to keep launches surprising. And it mostly seemed to work – but perhaps Apple itself didn't get the memo. There's been two major leaks in the last few weeks, both of which came from Apple itself

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There'll be a lot of products on show at tomorrow's event. But one perhaps underrated one is the place where the event will actually be held – the Steve Jobs Theater in the brand new Apple Park. We've seen the outside but not the inside. And given Apple's attention to detail – which has in the past led them to build entire structures for presentations that would only be used once – it's likely that inside will be something very special looking indeed.

APPLE PARK: Late June 2017 -- A look inside Steve Jobs Theater

by Duncan Sinfield via YouTube

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We've been hearing a lot about supply constraints as the new iPhone nears its release. It looks like those might not be as bad as originally thought – but they are real. The iPhone X won't be available in large quantities at launch, according to a respected analyst. (The iPhone 8 will probably be alright, since it will use many of the same manufacturing processes as the iPhone 7.)

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If you're not satisfied with this very comprehensive text live blog, then you can watch along at home. (Hopefully as well as, not instead of, following along here.) And so here's all the details on how to do that

Andrew Griffin12 September 2017 11:30
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The Apple Store is down! Of course, that doesn't really mean anything, apart from confirming that something new is coming today. It's not clear whether Apple actually has to take the store down to put new products in it, or just does it for tradition's sake.

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There's going to be wireless charging in the new phone. But you might not actually be able to use it, at least initially. Find our full report here.

Andrew Griffin12 September 2017 13:46
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Everyone knows the iPhone's being announced today. But when will it actually come out, you ask? Here's my best guess.

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The iPhone 8 is going to be the most boring yet. And yet you're still going to buy it. Here's why.

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Tim Cook is awake and tweeting. That's a picture of the Steve Jobs Theater, and those stairs lead to the underground auditorium where the event will be held.

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