21/08/2017

Apple iPhone 8 – What we Know

Apple iPhone 8 – What we Know

The 10th Anniversary iPhone is shaping up to be simply amazing! Here’s what we know already.

The leaks surround the iPhone 8 are looking amazing. Apple look to be catching up to the latest Android phones with faster charging and tap to wake features that have been a staple in the top Android phones for 2 or 3 years, but combining this with the latest cutting edge technology that this iPhone looks to include, Apple may have an even bigger hit than we were ever expecting.

Three New iPhone Models

Along with the iPhone 8, there will be a 7S and a 7S Plus model released all at the same time. The difference between the models are going to be around price, function and size, the main details around software improvements are being closely guarded.

Aesthetically, the iPhone has needed more imaginative design for users to visually determine the difference between the models, especially with the Samsung S8 having received great reviews across the board for its infinity display.

The leaks have slowly but surely been confirming the new design, sometimes through some strange channels.

 

OLED Screen

It has been no secret that the OLED screen is making its way over to the Apple since the news broke out that Apple ordered 70 million OLED displays from their main tech rival Samsung. The new screen will deliver a dramatically better picture, but also be much more power efficient than the LCD screens.

Wireless charging

It has been a will they/won’t they, the likes we haven’t seen since Ross and Rachel, when it comes to wireless charging, with the stance met by Apple saying they won’t release wireless charging until it’s perfect. The latest pictures and leaks provide further evidence of wireless charging. The hidden sound file in iOS 11 beta that points to wireless charging.

The image below is of wireless charging components and they are supposedly heading for the iPhone, and the CEO of one of Apple’s suppliers accidentally slipped up revealing that “new features like waterproofing and wireless charging now require some different testing”.

The Price

We won’t beat around the bush, with the latest leaks and developments and increase in production costs, this device is likely to cost above £800. Possibly more, and the heavily promoted Apple payment plans will look to soften the blow.

How much it costs, make sure you get the most for your old mobile to go toward it by finding the best iPhone recycling company through Compare and Recycle.

The Release Date

All we know is that the announcement and release will be in September, we haven’t yet been informed of the exact dates but as soon as we do we will update the page.

UPDATE The announcement, according to sources, is likely to be on the 12th of September.

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