Apple will celebrate its 10th anniversary of the iPhone in 2017. On this grand, the company is planning to make it grander. The technology giant is already in the news for its upcoming iPhone 7, and now a new rumor suggests that Apple to introduce iris scanning capabilities in iPhone 8.
Some news provides information about the features of the iPhone 8. It’s going to be a fiery redesign, having an edge-to-edge display. That does away with the top and bottom bezels, and features like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the front-facing camera are housed. Instead, Touch ID and the camera may be built directly into the display, meaning there will be no Home button.
With this kind of design, the display would take up the entire front of the iPhone. But it isn’t clear if the display will grow to fit the iPhone or if the iPhone will be shrunken down to fit the display.
The display itself is said to be flexible OLED rather than an LCD, allowing Apple to introduce a thinner device that consumes less power and offers a better display with a higher contrast ratio and more true-to-life colors. It may also feature edges that are curved on both sides, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
Jony Ive, the Chief Design Officer of Apple, has wanted to introduce an iPhone that looks like a single sheet of glass for several years, and it looks like 2017 will be the year for Jony to make this dream come true.
Some rumors suggest Apple is finally omitting the aluminum which was used in the iPhone 5, 5s, 6, 6s, and SE, and re-adopting a glass body that’s similar to the body that was used previously in the iPhone 4.
According to Apple supplier Catcher Technology, At least one iPhone model coming in 2017 will use a glass body.
iPhone 8 is expected to have a 10-nanometer A11 chip. That will be both faster and more efficient. Apple is said to be planning to position the dual-curve OLED iPhone 8. A “Premium” model that will be sold alongside standard flat display 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 models.
The iPhone 8 is still under development and is expected to launch in the 2017. In 2016, Apple is expected to release the iPhone 7, a device with more modest design changes. And iPhone 8 is planned to be introduced & launched in 2017.