Apple iPhone 8 Release Date, Specs, & Upgrades That Will Change the Way You Use Your Phone
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Steve Jobs had an all-glass vision for an iPhone product. In the quest for technological perfection, Apple Inc.’s industrial design team has meticulously honored the genesis of the idea. The Cupertino-based tech company’s ambitious plans for the upcoming futuristic device has fed an abundance of rumors hinting at impressive features even before the actual Apple iPhone 8 release date. But we’re going not going to talk about rumors. Instead, we’ll focus on what is a sure thing in the upcoming Apple device.

Apple iPhone 8 release date

The Apple iPhone 8 will have an all-glass body, quite possibly a curved-glass body, made from a material more powerful than Android’s Gorilla Glass.

The device will flaunt a flexible OLED display rather than an LCD. This way, it will be thinner and will consume far less battery, and offer better display along with higher contrast ratio.

It will have biometric additions such as facial and iris scanning. It is expected to be embedded with a 10nanometer A11 chip that will be faster and far more efficient that any of the models in the market today.

The most fascinating feature of all is the long-range wireless charging. In recent months, Apple has been hiring engineers with expertise in wireless charging. Among other Apple iPhone 8 specs that we know of are, advanced biometric features such as facial recognition or iris scanning and Haptic feedback for Touch ID payment.

Apple iPhone 8 Release Date

Apple tends to showcase flagship phones in September, keeping a week and a half gap between announcements and the release. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S were showcased on September 9 and released on September 19. The iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S were showcased on September 12 and released on September 21.

The Apple iPhone 8 release date is going to be either in late August or early September of 2017.

Apple iPhone 8 Features

All-glass body
OLED/AMOLED DISPLAY
Long-range wireless charging
5.8-inch screen
Faster 10-nanometer A11 chip
Intel 7360 LTE modem
iOS 11 update
No home screen
Camera and Touch ID integrated display

iPhone 8 Camera

The Apple iPhone 8 camera is going to be at least 14 MP (primary camera) and 4 MP (front camera). The latest Apple phone will have a radical design, with an edge to edge display that removes the top and bottom bezels. This means that we’re going to have features such as Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the camera built directly into the sheet of glass.

iPhone 8 Memory

The iPhone 8 memory will be in variants of 64 GB, 128 GB and the mega 256 GB. It also will include NAND flash memory from Samsung.

iPhone 8 RAM

The latest Apple device is going to have an all-powerful 8 GB RAM.

iPhone 8 Battery

While the latest iPhone 7 is going to have a 2500 mAh Li-On battery, the iPhone 8 is going to be much more powerful. After all, Apple promises 18 hours of binge on 4G in the latest iPhone 8.

Apple iPhone 8 Price

The upcoming iPhone 7 is rumored to be priced between $1100 and $1500. So the Apple iPhone 8 price would be slightly higher, ranging between $1300 and $1700. The price, of course, will vary in countries and depending on the memory size.

Apple iPhone 8 Specs

Battery Power: 8+: 2700 mAh 8+: 3300 mAh
Camera: Auto-focus, Optical image stabilization, rapid charging, Wireless Charging, 3D-4K Resolution, Live Photo
Camera – Primary: 14 MP Primary Camera
Camera – Front Facing: 4 MP Front-Facing Camera
Colors: Silver/Space Grey/Gold/Rose Gold
Features: OLED, Gorilla Glass, Eye - Fingerprint Scanner, Retina Display
Memory: (16/32/64/128/256) GB
OS: iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 11.3.2
Screen Display: 6.2” – 6.5” 4K screen corning, retina display
Sensors: Barometer, compass, dustproof, heart rate, shockproof, SPO2, thermometer
Video Recording: 2160p @ 30 fps, 1080p @ 60 fps, 720p @ 90 fps

We're all desperately waiting for Apple to launch the iPhone 8 sometime soon. But, until then, we'll have to do with looking at concept pictures and features speculations. So, what are your picks? Apart from the aforementioned iPhone 8 features, are there any others we might have missed? Share it in the comments.

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Carrie Ann is Editor-in-Chief at Industry Leaders Magazine, based in Las Vegas. Carrie covers technology, trends, marketing, brands, productivity, and leadership. When she isn’t writing she prefers reading. She loves reading books and articles on business, economics, corporate law, luxury products, artificial intelligence, and latest technology. She’s keen on political discussions and shares an undying passion for gadgets. Follow Carrie Ann on Twitter, Facebook & Google.

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