New iPhone X leaked ahead of release — biggest spoiler in Apple history? – Dancing Astronaut
The golden master version iOS 11 appears to have leaked yesterday evening, shedding some very early light on products and features plans to announce at their unveiling event on Sept. 19 at 10am PST. Apple blogger, John Gruber, has referred to the spoiler as the biggest for an Apple product to date: “More surprises were spoiled by this leak than any leak in Apple history.”
Two most the most controversial rumors were confirmed in the leak last night, which had been evidently sent to tech blogs and by a “rogue” employee. The first was the removal the home button so as to enhance the overall full screen experience. Second, rumors were confirmed over Apple’s new facial recognition stware. Face ID appears to be the ficial marketing name for the facial recognition features, which will likely replace the Touch ID fingerprint recognition feature.
The leak also solidified rumors that Apple’s newest device would be called the X. According to sources, Apple has chosen to name the OLED version the new model to celebrate the tenth anniversary the iPhone. The two LCD models will be named iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
There even appears to a lot more fun in iOS 11 than rumors previously anticipated. One particular feature, referred to as Jellyfish, appears to be 3D, animated versions emoji characters for iMessage. Dubbed “Animojis,” the characters will use facial tracking and your voice to create expressive animated messages.
There are also references to AirPods 1, 2, which may be a revised version the wire-free headphones Apple first introduced last year.
Perhaps one the most exciting features the newest stware is an integrated camera feature called Portrait Lighting, which will produce dSLR-like shots by using depth by simulating different lighting effects. The new feature will supposedly work with the flash on the device, fering up Contour Light, Natural Light, Stage Light, Stage Light Mono, and Studio Light, as well as provide a new range video recording options like 1080p HD at 240 fps.
Finally, a selection colorful new wallpapers are said to look impressive on an OLED display. There are stills the earth and moon, several floral images, a selection retro-style rainbow wallpapers, and one wallpaper that’s plain black.