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The $1579 iPhone X has the best tech Apple could put in a phone. It let the company remove Touch ID and replace it with a 3D sensor that shoots out thousands of little infrared dots so you can unlock your phone with your face. It's also the tech behind Apple's Animoji, the iMessage app that lets you make and share cute animated faces - or so we thought.

The new iPhone X has some pretty incredible features, such as the Face ID biometric lock that lets me open the phone with a look, and the huge display that takes up the majority of the front of the phone. It also has animoji, a new iMessage app that uses the Face ID sensor module to track you facial movements and map those movements to animated emoji.

Apple is very protective of its trade secrets, particularly unauthorised leaks of information about upcoming products. Case in point: The tech giant reportedly fired an engineer after his daughter recorded a video showing off features on a pre-release iPhone X at Caffè Macs, the company's high-end employee cafeteria at its Cupertino, California headquarters, last week.