As Apple will be celebrating the anniversary of its famous iPhone's turning 10, there are lots of high expectations that the new iPhone 8 is going to be something special. With the expectation of including a swathe of ground-breaking new features, iPhone 8 from Apple looks ready to launch as early as September.
Speculations about the most popular Apple device was fuelled by Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, earlier this year.
"I think the smartphone is still in the early innings of the game. I think there’s lots more to do. Every year, I think it becomes more important to people’s lives, there’s more things people are doing with it", he said.
Rumours and leaks are suggesting that some of the major design changes on the device are inbound, as the US technology firm seems to be pulling out all of the stops for its new iPhone.
So, here's everything you need to know about the iPhone 8, if you can't wait for it.
WHEN WILL THE iPHONE 8 BE RELEASED?
No official launching date has been released for the iphone 8 and it's very unlikely that Apple will reveal anything until a few weeks before the device is launched. But from past events and records, it is expected that the US technology firm are most likely to unveil its new smartphone at the beginning of September.
WHEN WILL THE iPHONE 8 GO ON SALE?
Apple's iPhones usually take a few weeks from the time it is being unveiled before it goes on sale. So we should expect to see the product on sale by October, though rumours have it that the product might be scarce as the company may be struggling to meet the demand. Hence, some fans of Apple products might be able to purchase it next year.
WHAT WILL BE NEW?
It is being rumoured that a giant AMOLED edge-to-edge display that covers the entire screen of the phone, will be featured by the new iPhone 8. With the new screen, Apple will be able to make their new smartphone smaller in size while including a large display.A recent leak suggested that iPhone 8 may come in gloss white and it has improved battery life.
Other features to come along with it are a new dual-camera, super-fast processor and a wireless charging. Also, in order to avoid such issues that are currently being faced by Samsung users, Apple may be planning to embed the fingerprint sensor under the screen.
HOW MUCH WILL THE iPHONE 8 COST?
Though the actual cost of the iPhone 8 is not yet known by anyone, it is assumed that the company's most expensive smartphone till date will be Apple's new iPhone 8. A price of $1,000 have been placed on the iPhone 8. In the UK, the fully loaded model may exceed that amount.
WHAT OPERATING SYSTEM WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE iPHONE 8?
During its WWDC developers conference, Apple recently announced its all-new iOS 11 operating system. This latest update is embedded with new features which includes improvements to photography, Siri and Apple Pay. Included in this blockbuster update is a refreshed and new customisable control centre in Apple Maps. The iOS 11 update will also be made available to users of the most current iPhone.