While the tech lovers over the globe are gradually getting their hands on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, rumors about the next Apple flagship has started surfacing the internet. The upcoming mobiles from Apple will be dubbed as iPhone 8 and it will be more special device than one that released this year. Apple will complete 10 years of iPhone lineup next year and thus fans are expecting the best iPhone ever from the company.
Here is a roundup of the latest iPhone 8 rumors…
Wireless Charging and All-Glass Design
The Apple Inc. has recently got a patent for a ‘glass enclosure’ on Sept 6, 2016, which was filed back on July 30, 2014. We can expect a full glass enclosure or two glass piece bonded together with unique design. Such glass enclosure could also make the iPhone waterproof.
Apple is reportedly working on a wireless charging technology which could allow new iPhone the capability to recharge remotely. Apple has already removed the headphone jack on its latest mobiles in favor of lightning port which allows wireless charging. The new iPhone might introduce near-field magnetic resonance (NFMR) technology which could allow users to charge their devices above the distance of 1 meter.
Faster Processor & Ceramic Design
There are some rumors hinting out for a ceramic version of the iPhone 8. The company has unveiled the Apple Watch 2 with a ceramic design. The material is claimed to be four times harder than steel and cheaper to produce. Also, the physical Home button might get ditched in favor to an edge-to-edge display in latest mobiles.
The upcoming iPhone 8 is rumored to feature an A11 processor which is claimed to be faster than the one used in iPhone 7, viz. A10 Fusion chip. The new chip is said to support the advanced biometric security features such as iris or facial scans and could feature a long-distance wireless charging support.
Edge-to-Edge OLED Display
The new iPhone might introduce the flexible OLED display. Various reports are claiming that Apple has signed a contract with flexible OLED dealers. According to this, Apple will get 40 million of AMOLED display supply by Samsung from 2017.
The OLED technology is already available in Apple Watch. With OLED display, iPhone 8 would be the even thinner and lighter device perhaps it could feature a curved display as well.
Another rumor hints out a digital crown in upcoming Apple device. The Apple Watch has shown a digital crown which could be introduced on the upcoming iOS Mobiles as well as the iPad.
If the rumors are to be believed, the upcoming mobiles from Apple, dubbed as iPhone 8 could be the best selling mobiles on its 10th anniversary.