When does the iPhone 8 come out?

Apple has been aiming to adopt OLED technology because of its vibrant colours and lower energy consumption but has been hampered by limited availability

The exact resolution of the iPhone 8 is not know as yet.

Crucially, buyers weren't any more excited about this year's update than they were last year, the analysts reported. The Journal appears to be the first news outlet to report that a fingerprint scanner won't be included. The new biometric recognition feature is expected to accurately authenticate payments on Apple Pay.

That decision, combined with an unsuccessful attempt to include Touch ID in the new display, has put production a month behind schedule, according to the paper.

This "3D" sensor could be used to add people's faces into apps or games, or for facial recognition.

Ever since the iPhone 5 that launched five years ago in September 2012, Apple charged at least $649 for a new entry level memory iPhone. The 256 GB model for the iPhone 8 is $130 more expensive compared to that of the iPhone 7 Plus, and considering all those upgrades, an additional $130 appears to be very minimal.




Apple could lower its margins on the next iPhone to keep prices for consumers low, but that would mean cutting into one of the company's biggest cash cows, which UBS doesn't expect.

Apple's keynote event, which will take place on Tuesday 12 September, will be the inaugural event at the theater. These other two new models are more similar to the current iPhones on sale, and they are forecast to use the older LCD display technology, but will sport other improvements, including faster charging and potentially a redesigned housing with a glass casing.

Improved speaker/sound output - Ming Chi-Kuo predicts the iPhone 8 will have an improved speaker and an increase in power output for better sound quality when listening to your favorite tunes.

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be powered by the A11 system-on-chip (SoC), which is reportedly based on a 10nm process that was built by Apple's long-standing partner, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

The anniversary-edition iPhone is likely to come with 3GB RAM and at least 32GB internal storage. Most rumours suggest that it will be called iPhone 8. Even if you wind up hating Apple's new iPhones and their price points, you should be able to score a cheaper iPhone 7 or iPhone 6s from Apple or someone else.

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