iPhone 8 Plus: Better Portrait mode with sharper details, better low light use. New sculpted lighting.
The images being shown are amazing. Unretouched, he says.
"Make it easy for us to all take advantage of photography techniques" was the challenge to engineering.
"Our team is making this possible for all of us, using dual cameras, and the bionic chip called Portrait Lighting"
compose a photo in the camera mode in Portrait mode. The Cameras create a depth map and facial landmarks and adjust the lighting on face
It's super easy to use, with a new menu to select the lighting you wish to use. these aren't filters. This is realtime analysis of the light
you can change the lighting after the fact in edit mode.
"The highest quality video capture ever in a smartphone"
"apple designed video encoder with real time image analysis."
iPhone 8 now supports
1080p slomo at 240fps
4K at 60fps
They divide the image into 2 million tiles and analyze each one separately.
Let me repeat that bit:
Apple has its own GPU already!
This is incredible.
World tracking handled by the CPU. The GPU does rendering. The image signal processor handles lighting. Augmented Reality takes advantage
Sky guide can show constellations in the Actual Sky Above Your Head.
And gaming: apple ARKit changes gaming forever.
The Machines is a game being demo'd on stage now
Players are able to view from any angle, so the content has to be incredibly detailed. Unreal support for Metal 2 renders the entire level
The game The Machines will be on the app store next month. Exclusively for iOS.
Wireless charging on iPhone 8. "This is a simple thing. We do it everyday. We use them every day and charge every night."
"words can't describe how much nicer it is to never plug in a cable again."
Phil mentions wireless charging in the car console while using wireless CarPlay.
The Qi standard is used for charging iPhone 8.
This is a case of Apple picking a winner.
Pre order Sept 15, available on Sept 22. iOS 11 will be available Sept. 19.
"iPhone 8 is a huge leap forward. but we're not stopping there. We do have One More Thing"
"We have great respect for these words and we don't use them lightly" Says the man who used them to give us a free U2 album.
"Ten years later it is only fitting we are here in this place to reveal a product that will set the path for the next decade"
iPhone X. It is the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone. Phil comes back to tell us more.
It is all screen. It is beautiful to look at. Edge to edge. It follows the tight curve of the design. Glass on front and back.
The band is surgical grade stainless steel.
The glass and stainless form a continuous surface from front to back. It's water and dust sealed. Space Gray and Pearl Silver.