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iPhone 8 comes to life with iOS 11’s new ARKit

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ARKit will be a game-changer for iPhone rumormongers.
ARKit will be a game-changer for iPhone rumormongers.
Photo: ConceptsiPhone

Apple’s new ARKit tech could completely change the way we view the world, including when it comes to iPhone rumors.

Using the newly release ARKit framework Apple debuted at WWDC 2017, the folks at ConceptsiPhone have created a new video that brings the iPhone 8 into the real-world. What’s most impressive is ARKit’s ability to track the iPhone 8 concept, making it look like someone got heir hands on an early unit.

Check it out:

With iOS 11’s inclusion of ARKit, Apple has created a new framework that gives developers the ability to easily create augmented reality experiences on the iPhone and iPad. iOS has been no stranger to its fair share of AR apps in the past, but ARKit makes the complicated technology easy enough for novice coders to implement.

Third-party apps powered by ARKit won’t be available until later this fall when iOS 11 is launched publicly. ARKit can only run on iOS devices with an A9 or A10 processors, so if you’re running with an older iPhone, this might be yet another great reason to upgrade to the iPhone 8.