Apple iPhone 8 may Launch on September 12
Rumours and speculation about release
Rumours and speculation about the iPhone 8 are already in full swing, Apple fans are waiting for the highly-anticipated handset’s appearance. It may be mentioned here that Apple hasn’t made an official announcement yet. If we see the previous trend, the iPhone 5s and 5c were announced on 10 September 2013, the iPhone 6 was announced on 9 September 2014, the iphone 6S was announced on 9 September 2015 and The iphone7 was announced at an event on 7 September 2016. Keeping the trend live, the iphone8 along with iphone7S and iphone7S Plus may launch on 12 or 13 September – with sales commencing the following week. The iPhone 8 may come in 64 GB, 256 GB variants. Another leak suggests that another variant of this phone would come with 512 GB storage. Some market analysts also suggested that the iPhone 8 could be delayed by weeks or even months, amid rumours that Apple is struggling to find a way to integrate its Touch ID fingerprint reader into the screen. However, the latest report from usually reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that the new iPhone will go on sale in mid-September as usual, about a week and a half after it is first shown off.
It is expected that the highest-specification model will be priced between $1,000-$1200. Expected price in India is around Rs. 80,000.
- Wireless charging technology
- Apple A11 chip
- bezel-less design.
- iOS 11 with improved Siri
- P2P payments
- 8in 2.5D OLED edge-to-edge display
- Rear-facing Touch ID sensor
- Face-scanning technology
- Support for LTE speeds up to 450Mbps
- Vertical dual cameras on rear
- New design with an ‘all-glass’ construction