Apple Inc. is expected to launch a new cool iPhone model this year. New reports leaked out of Japan claim the Cupertino-based tech giant has been testing multiple iPhone models. It has yet to finalize a 10th-anniversery iPhone to be launched this year alongside iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus models.
Rumors suggest that Apple will launch a 5.8-inch flagship handset with edge-to-edge OLED display in September. It is said to feature a long-distance wireless charging, an edge-to-edge OLED display, and a "revolutionary" front-facing 3D camera.
Here are the top five iPhone 8 rumors you should know.
1. Wireless Charging
Rumors suggest that the iPhone 8 would feature the long-distance wireless charging technology.
We do not have much information available at this time. But reports indicate that Apple is building the wireless charging technology for the upcoming iPhones. The company has reportedly hired a team of wireless charging experts.
Business Insider reported that Apple is building some components of the next iPhone in Israel. So, we expect that the company might have a team of experts at its Israel office to build the wireless charging technology for the iPhone 8.
2. Curved OLED Display
The 10th anniversary iPhone is rumored to feature an edge-to-edge OLED display with glass back.
It is expected to have a 5.15-inch curved OLEDs display.
OLED displays are better than traditional LCDs. They offer better contrast ratio, colors, and improved viewing angles while consuming less power than LCDs. Also, OLEDs do not require the backlighting just like LCDs.
We might a better camera in this year's iPhone.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that the iPhone 8 would have the dual-lens camera introduced in the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus [pictured above].
According to the famous Apple analyst, this year's iPhone 8 would feature optical image stabilization for both the wide-angle and telephoto lenses.
The Korea Economic Daily reported that the iPhone 8 would sport a 3D camera. The iPhone maker is joining hands with LG to provide 3D cameras for the 10th anniversary iPhone, according to the paper.
The iPhone 8 would be an expensive handset. According to the reports, the premium smartphone is said to get a hefty price tag of $1,000.
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