Apple confirmed off the next-generation iPhone in the present day, known as the iPhone X, which included a slew of updates and an enormous enhance to its energy and cameras — which, in fact, would do some harm to your battery.
Still, Eddy Cue on stage mentioned the iPhone X has a further two hours of battery life. That’s probably because of being extra power-efficient with its new A11 Bionic processor and different updates. But this can be a pure response to the type of energy creep that the brand new iPhones have and the restrictions of battery know-how in the present day. Of course, we’ll see this in follow when the telephones find yourself in our palms to see if it matches as much as Apple’s claims.
To scale back the friction of maintaining your cellphone charged, Apple additionally introduced wi-fi charging — together with a type of awkward-looking mat that you could drop all of your Apple gadgets to cost concurrently. Apple removed the headphone jack within the iPhone 7, giving it a single port which might be going to finish up sitting in your desk with a charging cable plugged in.
So that is in all probability an try and kill two birds with one stone: spend much less time charging your cellphone, and use that port for one thing else with wi-fi charging.
The iPhone X is popping out later this 12 months, and is priced at $999. Be positive to take a look at the remainder of the main points on our iPhone occasion stay weblog.