In the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and Apple has something major planned to celebrate the occasion. We’re more than a year away from the launch of the iPhone 8, but because of Apple’s ambitious plans for the device, there is already an abundance of rumors hinting at the impressive features coming in the 2017 iPhone.
It’s going to be a radical redesign, with an edge-to-edge display that does away with the top and bottom bezels where features like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the front-facing camera are housed. Instead, touch ID and the camera may be built directly into the display, meaning there will be no home button. Jony Ive has wanted to introduce an iPhone that looks like a single sheet of glass for several years, and 2017 may be the year that it’s possible.
As for the body, rumors suggest Apple is finally going to move away from the aluminum used in the iPhone 5, 5s, 6, 6s, and SE, instead of re- adopting a glass body that’s similar to the body that was used in the iPhone 4. At least one iPhone model coming in 2017 will use a glass body, according to Apple supplier Catcher Technology, and according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the glass will be built around an aluminum or stainless steel frame.
Expected Specifications of iPhone 8
- 8-inch 2K AMOLED curved edge display
- No home button and no bezels
- iOS 11 OS
- Apple A10 Chipset
- 4GB RAM
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Dual Camera
- 16MP & 12MP rear camera and 8MP front-facing camera
- Li-Po 3000 mAh Non-removable battery
iPhone 8 is still under development and will likely launch in the fall of 2017, and in the months ahead of its launch, we’ll undoubtedly learn more about the specs of the device.