3D Animoji, Portrait Lighting and more packed in iOS 11


It is all but confirmed that the iPhone 8 is going to have OLED display with an nearly bezel-less design.

The iOS 11 GM reveals what appear to be wallpapers that are specifically created to take advantage of the superlative contrast ratios of OLED displays with some vibrant wallpapers. Lucky for us, the aspect which everyone awaits the most - wallpapers, has been updated too.

Photography fans will be happy to know Apple has add an interesting new Portrait Lighting mode that works with flash to allow for options like Natural Light, Stage Light, Studio Light, and Contour Light. Now, the iOS 11 GM built suggests the iPhone 8 to have a resolution of 1125x2436 pixels and also come with True Tone colour feature that first appeared in the iPad Pro. 9to5Mac has also discovered a few new camera modes, including native support for 4K 60 fps recording and 1080p 240 fps recording.

Apple is also bringing a Face ID feature with which you can log in to the phone with your face.

Face ID appears to be the official marketing name for what's been referenced as Pearl ID, the facial recognition features that will likely replace the Touch ID fingerprint recognition feature. Double-clicking the button shows Apple Pay cards and passes like on the Apple Watch.

The revamped AirPods will feature the charging indicator light being relocated to the front from inside of the case.

- Another iPhone 8 leak ahead of Apple's fall event next Tuesday, September 12 when it's officially expected to unveil its new flagships: there appears to be some more fun in iOS 11. Looking closer at the image reveals what could be indicators for cellular signal strength, confirming that an LTE-enabled Apple Watch is indeed on the way. This could also end up being called the iPhone X (pronounced iPhone ten), as was previously rumored, to honor the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone.

Just when you thought that Apple's Messages app wouldn't get any more busy with Snapchat-like features, Animojis are born. The fresh details are different from the infamous HomePod leak, which gave insights into a lot of things about the new Apple devices.



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