Apple could call the 20 17 iPhone 8, also rumored to be announced alongside the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus at a September event, the “iPhone Edition,” based on another report from Western web site Mac Otakara. The name would signal that the telephone is a higher end version, similar to the Apple Watch Edition is named by Apple. Even the “Edition” moniker lines up with reports which the model could cost upwards of $1,000.
The report goes on to observe that prototypes are being now tested by Apple. The experiment using screen technology and substances, together with some prototypes although some use was utilizing an LCD AMOLED. The prototypes are in analyzing with and without buttons. Apple is using them to test ceramic chassis, aluminum and glass.
Apple is currently trying to gauge which materials and technologies they could secure for production, based on Mac Otakara. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Nikkei, and the Wall Street Journal have reported the iPhone 8 will feature an OLED screen, while the 4.7-inch along with 5.5-inch lower-end models will sport LCD screens.
That the sole features Apple is certain of are said by Mac Okatara are a display, cameras along with wireless charging. The 5inch display Mac Otakara is speaking to could be the most space on display. The iPhone 8 is anticipated to utilize the edge-to-edge display that puts a 5.8-inch display in a handset about the extent of a 4.7-inch iPhone. 5.15 inches of the 5.8-inch display will likely be usable. The difference is going to be used for an extensive row of virtual buttons.
The Cupertino company can be likely to announce a conventional 4.7-inch iPhone 7s and 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Plus along with the “iPhone Edition.” Based on Mac Otakara, while those 2 models are likely to launch in September, the “iPhone Edition” may not release until well then.