Expected Launch Date
The year 2017 started with rumors that the iPhone 8 release has been delayed until the end of the year, or later. However, Mac Otakara, a Japan based site with originally sourced information particularly on iPhone, of recent reported that the iPhone 8 will be delayed past September and shipping until October or November.
Despite the fact that different analyst and reporters have backed up their points with authentic sources, there is no official announcement of the launching date yet. Let us ignore most of these rumors and follow our intuition from past experience; when does iPhone release their newly produced phones? Having run through previous iPhones, the date varies rarely; it’s either June or September since we’ve lived past June, we can easily suggest iPhone8 release to be September or further.
Reviews and Rumors
2017 is a remarkable year to iPhone as Apple marks her 10th year anniversary. Therefore, the newly anticipated phone will have something worth celebrating. This has prompted numerous speculations and rumors. Let’s see what rumors have:
Ming-Chi Kuo, one of Apple’s spectacular analysts, made mention of using a glass body just like that of iPhone 4 alongside an aluminum or stainless steel frame for iPhone 8.
As might be expected, rumor has it that Apple’s new launch will move from IP67 rating to IP68. The IP68-rating will allow the submersion of iPhone 8 up to about 1.5 meters for about 30 minutes.
Screen & Display
The OLED screen has been rumored as an inclusion on the iPhone 8; as Apple has partnered with TPK once again to develop the 3D Touch solution for the new iPhone8. Via rumors, it is also possible that iPhone 8 could sport a fingerprint sensor on its back as Face unlock is the new way to bypass the lock screen.
During the annual WWDC conference in June, Apple showcased the latest operating system version: iOS 11. However there is no proper release date for iOS 11 yet, but the developer preview has already been made available this makes iPhone 8 nearly guaranteed to run on iOS 11 software.
Power and Charging
Apple will finally add wireless charging with the iPhone 8. Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) in February this has prompt more authenticity to the wireless charging of iPhone 8.
The iPhone 8 is also expected to have a 2,700mAh L-shaped two-cell battery pack.
The iPhone 8 is expected of a revolutionary front camera featuring 3D-sensing capabilities with Rear dual-lens camera setup; virtual effects will be included such as the way Snap-chat works.
Speed and storage
The iPhone8 processor has also been a great deal to talk about. It’s likely to get the new A11 chip a 10-nanometer manufacturing processor. Internal storage is massive as they may come in 64GB and 256GB configurations.
JPMorgan reported by Mac Rumors, that Apple may equip the iPhone 8 with an enhanced receiver where you put your ear during calls in other to deliver louder and clearer audio.
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