Apple iPhone 8: Rumors and Round up

By GizBot Bureau

    Apple is all set to launch its 8th-gen iPhone with a full overhaul on September 12th. With less than a month to, we have seen lots of rumors, speculations, leaked images, live prototypes and more.

    Apple iPhone 8: Rumors and Round up

    If the rumor turns out to be true, the Cupertino-giant has tested more than 10 prototype iPhone models resulting in confusion about the final model. Today, we have jotted down the final rumored specification of the iPhone 8. Do have a look.

    Design

    The Apple iPhone 8 is said to have a major overhaul with an edge-to-edge display with no top and bottom bezels where features like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the front-facing camera are placed. Moreover, the Touch ID is expected to be eliminated replacing facial recognition technology.

    With iPhone 8, the company will be adopting a glass body that's similar to the body that was used for the iPhone 4. As per analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the glass will be built around a polished stainless steel frame that's similar in design to the Apple Watch. Like iPhone 7, iPhone 8 is expected to water resistance, which might hold up to rain, splashes, and brief submersion in water.

    Display

    With this bezel-less design, the phone is expected to sport a 5.8-inch display with 5.15-inch as usable area. Remaining places will be a virtual area for the home button and more.

    Moreover, this time, Apple is opting for OLED panel rather than LCD, which leads to lesser battery consumption, offers a better display with higher contrast ratio and natural colors as well.

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    Processor

    This iteration of the iPhone is expected to be powered by 10-nanometer A11 chip featuring wireless charging, facial recognition.

    Camera

    While we are not aware of the exact number, the iPhone 8 is expected to feature optical image stabilization on both cameras. Moreover, the iPhone 8 is also expected to feature will include advanced 3D sensing capabilities that use technology by PrimeSense, which allows finding the location and depth of objects in front of it. Also, it will come with a feature that supports AR functionalities as well.

    Cost

    The iPhone 8 is expected to carry a price tag of $1,000, which is and expected to be available in limited colors -- gold, silver, and black.

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