iPhone 8 and ipHone 8 plus

iPhone 8 Release Date and Rumored New Features

What to expect from the new iPhone 8? A lot of details have been leaking, especially from the Asian Apple supply chain. Then more rumors stirred up when Cowen and Company distributed a research note to clients, according to Business Insider. They all have in common that Apple isn’t planning on releasing one iPhone 8 model but three; 5.8-inch iPhone in addition to existing 4.7- and 5.5-inch models.

New Features

Besides Apple producing three models, other features suggested being included in the iPhone 8 phones are:

  • Facial and gesture recognition supported by a new laser sensor mounted near the front-facing camera.
  • Glass bodies around stainless steel frames to facilitate wireless charging.
  • Home/Touch ID sensor to be integrated within the display area, under the glass, similar to the Samsung Galaxy s8.
  • An OLED screen on the 5.8-inch iPhone, which will use less power and produce deeper blacks.

Release Date

Will the iPhone 8 be unlike any iPhone Apple has made to date? It sounds promising! According to Forbes, the projected release date for the iPhone 8 will be in September 2017.

Finally, did you notice anything strange in the image of the iPhone 8 concept? Remember our earlier blog post about 10 things about the iPhone you didn’t know? If you’ve read it, you would know that Apple usually launches their phones with the clock set at 9.41 and nine other interesting facts. Check it out!