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Apple iPhone 8 has arrived, here’s everything you need to know

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge

Today’s the day that the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are in stores across the world. The iPhone 8 isn’t the exciting new Apple product this fall — that honor is reserved for the forthcoming iPhone X — but it is the new, mainstream iPhone that millions of people will be buying this year and next.

You already know what the iPhone 8 looks like — it’s just like the last three generations of iPhones, but with a glass back. That glass back enables one new feature, wireless charging, and it makes the phone a little more comfortable to hold and a lot less slippery than its predecessors. Otherwise, the iPhone 8 is the traditionalist iPhone, complete with a 16:9 screen in either 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch sizes, a home button with TouchID, and a single or dual rear camera.

There are a number of other new features under the hood, so we’ve rounded up all of our coverage on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus here for easy reference. Be sure to also check out our iOS 11 review and a few pointers on how to use some its new features.

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Photo by James Bareham / The Verge

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