Most Awaited I-Phone 8 (Availability and Specifications)
Apple will celebrate in 2017 the ten years of the iPhone. An important event for Tim Cook and his teams to foresee a new impressive smartphone that could make us forget the small disappointment last September on the innovation side. But is Apple preparing to release an iPhone 7S or an iPhone 8? The second solution would be privileged according to analysts. Zapper’s interim model would allow Apple to symbolize the leap forward and the big changes that could be incorporated into the next iPhone. According to Forbes, Apple could even choose to call the next iPhone X or iPhone smartphone simply.
Price, release date, technical data as usual, rumors begin to rumble on the Internet months before the September keynote, usually devoted to the new apple smartphone, but nothing is confirmed yet, it is possible to get an idea of what the iPhone 8 will be based on the sound of corridors and patents filed by Apple. For the first pictures, it will be necessary to wait … Find on this page the last leaks and information on the iPhone 8.
IPhone 8 Release Date
The release date of the iPhone 8 is not yet known. The smartphone should be presented at the September 2017 keynote for marketing a few days later.
Price of iPhone 8
Hard to say today what will be the prices of the iPhone 8? For the previous model, Apple decided not to inflate its prices and keep the same base. In retail, the prices of the iPhone 7 are: 769 euros for 32 GB, 879 euros for 128 GB, 989 euros for 256 GB. And for the iPhone 7 Plus: 909 euros for 32 GB, 1019 euros for 128 GB and 1129 euros for 256 GB. The smartphone comes with Ear Pods headphones and a jack / lightning adapter. IPhone 8 Data Sheet
Specs of IPhone 8
Even before the iPhone 7 goes out, some specialists in the sector were already giving first indiscretions on the next iPhone. Apple, unlike its usual, could directly switch from the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 8, without going through a model of iPhone 7S. And according to them, it should be much more innovative than the one discovered last September. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple would like to mark the coup in 2017 for the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone.
Ming-Chi Kuo, a highly-respected KGI Securities analyst, has spoken several times about the upcoming iPhone. According to him, the brand with the apple would endow its new apparatus with a slightly curved Amole screen and a glass finish with metal edges. The popularity of black jet color would have convinced the firm to give up aluminum to turn to glass. Apple would also benefit to release an iPhone with a larger size, 5.8 inches, reducing the edges. Finally, users could finally benefit from a wireless recharge.
According to Ming-Chi Kuo’s statement of January 2017, the iPhone 7S or iPhone 8 could unlock in two ways: thanks to a new optical fingerprint sensor that could be integrated under the slab (leaving the possibility of a “Using an edge-to-edge OLED display) or through a facial recognition system (the analyst even talked about iris recognition beforehand).
The rumor of a glass shell has been clarified with the statements of the CEO of Catcher Technology, manufacturer of the iPhone chassis and main supplier of Apple. According to him, the American giant would actually work on a glass finish that would borrow from the design of the iPhone 4S. But with a major evolution: the shell would be made in one piece and would thus wrap the entire iPhone 7S or iPhone 8.
According to information from the Wall Street Journal, the iPhone expected for 2017 could be equipped with an OLED screen without borders and a built-in fingerprint sensor (which would remove the home button).
And good news for fans of the apple! According to the Korea Herald, the iPhone 8 should be IP68 certified – against IP67 for iPhone 7 – which means it could remain underwater for 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5m and would be Resistant to dust.
Three versions for the iPhone 8? This is what Ming-Chi Kuo hinted in November 2016. In a note, he says Apple will be releasing in September three iPhone: a 4.7-inch LCD screen, a 5.5-inch LCD screen and Dual camera and finally, a 5.5 inch OLED display and dual camera. These statements relaunch the rumors about the launch of an iPhone Pro alongside the classic model and the Plus.
Moreover, Apple would have filed in August 2016 a patent for a foldable smartphone with two screens (to be seen on Patently Apple). A track that explores Apple but that should not be used
From the iPhone 8
Photos of the iPhone for now, no official photo of the iPhone 8 has leaked but the design of the new smartphone should evolve considerably with a screen without borders and a glass finish, according to rumors. As for the iPhone 7, it is not very different from its predecessor. Two new colors have appeared: black and black jet (shiny). This last color is reserved for versions 128 and 256 GB.