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iPhone 8 Firmware Leaked, Facial Recognition and Animated Emoji Confirmed

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iPhone 8 Firmware Leaked, Facial Recognition and Animated Emoji ConfirmedWe are only a few days away from the moment Apple will take the wraps off the new iPhone 8, and even though we’ve already discovered many new features coming to the device, the biggest leak is only now happening. The official iPhone 8 firmware, which was discovered as a GM (final) build of iOS 11, provides us with the closest look we can get at the device before the public launch, while also confirming some of the features we’ve heard about before. First and foremost, it’s the unlocking system that will be available on the iPhone 8. We’ve known for a while that Touch ID would go away on the iPhone 8, and it looks like facial recognition will indeed replace it, with Apple picking the Face ID designation that aligns with its naming strategy. Face ID will work with sensors integrated in the notch at the top of the edge-to-edge display and will be exclusively available on the iPhone 8 0 – the...
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The iPhone X got rid of its home button, but added wireless charging, an edge-to-edge screen and facial recognition.

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