The iPhone X was long rumoured to feature a new cutting-edge OLED display with practically no bezels - and the rumours were correct.
The handset has a cutting-edge Super Retina OLED screen, measuring 5.8 inches diagonally across.
OLED displays are superior to the LCD panels currently used in Apple's iPhones because, rather than requiring a backlight, an OLED-based screen lights up individual pixels when necessary.
This translates to blacker blacks and brighter whites, lower power consumption and faster response times compared to LED displays.
No Home button
As expected, the home button has been completely replaced.
The large touch screen, combined with the new iOS 11 software, enables users to simply swipe up from the foot of the screen at any time to return to the Home screen.
Easily the handset's biggest draw is the TrueDepth camera which enables users to unlock their phone using a facial recognition system called Face ID. Using depth-sensing technologies, the system can map and recognise the user's face, even in the dark.
This technology also enables the user to send animated emojis called 'Animojis' based on their facial expressions.
iPhone X specs
The iPhone X sports the A11 Bionic chip, which has six cores and is the most powerful chip yet in a smartphone, according to Apple.
It will run the next version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 11 , which features an overhauled version of its Siri voice assistant, a new "Do Not Disturb While Driving" feature, and a revamped App Store.
The all-glass design of the iPhone X enables wireless charging and charging devices from Belkin and Mophie will be available.
Apple also gave a sneak preview of its AirPower charging pad, which can charge an iPhone, Watch and AirPods simultaneously.
The iPhone X is water-resistant to a depth of one metre for up to 30 minutes - a rating known as IP67. This is the same rating seen on last year's iPhone 7.
IP67 means it will survive a dip in the sink or down the loo, and it won't break if you pour a drink over it, but you probably don't want to take it swimming.
Despite rumours of a new 'blush gold' colour, only the iPhone 8 was given a new colour option, simply known as 'gold'.
The iPhone X will only be available in space grey or silver.