Apple highlights iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X Portrait Lighting feature in two new videos

Apple wants to make it easier for those still undecided to choose to purchase the iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus. Two new videos showing how one can shoot pictures using Portrait Lighting feature have just been published by Apple.

One of the videos shows how iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users can edit Portrait Lighting effects on these two smartphones. Both devices come with various effects that one can use to change the way the captured pictures look like: Natural Light, Contour Light, and Stage Light.

However, these are not filters, as Apple claims the effects are capable of real-time analysis thanks to the AI implemented in the camera's chip. Aside from the special effects, the camera should not capture shots slightly faster than on the other iPhones.

The iPhone X will go on pre-order on October 27, but Apple's flagship won't hit the shelves until November 3. Even so, there won't be too many iPhone X units available for purchase next early next month, but the situation will improve at the start of 2018.

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Less than impressed.

6. mynameisPZee

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

guess its the opposite if it was a Sammy phone? Fanboys are quite predictable

2. sirohunter

Posts: 221; Member since: Sep 23, 2017

I'm sold.

3. Heisenberg

Posts: 378; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

By two videos from the manufacturer you must be very cheap

4. midan

Posts: 3209; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Quite incredible stuff, seen lot of these in instagram they look amazing These are kind of things which sells phones

5. French_Toast

Posts: 98; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Compare to Snapseed, it looks less impressive.

7. mynameisPZee

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Why not think before trolling. Snapseed, which was an iOS exclusive app for years before been bought out by Google doesn't offer those effects automatically, u have to tweak and edit pics before you get something close to these, whereas those shown above are default options in the photo app, so tell me how its less impressive? Oh! wait, its cos its made by Apple? SMH

9. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Cos its made by Apple so it must be impressive? SMH

8. Tipus

Posts: 912; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Nothing beats iphone 8 splitting feature, not even top Notch camera :)))

10. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2284; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Camera filters have been around for years, but I’m glad Apple is making smartphones closer to making them replacements over DSLR. I give it 3 more years. Big strides, but we still fall short of zooming and low light quality...

11. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Respect to Apple: An antiracisme company. I love you.

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