What to Expect From Apple's iPhone 8

Although there is no official confirmation from Apple, a report from the Wall Street Journal claims that iPhone 8 will be unveiled on September 12. Do remember the iPhones usually cost higher in India than in the USA, so direct currency conversion doesn't really work here. The iPhone 8 is also expected to be accompanied by a new version of Apple Watch during the event.

But Huawei's lead from June to July might be short-lived as Apple is expected to unleash its 10th anniversary iPhone this month, Counterpoint said in a statement.

Samsung is rumored to be the primary supplier of new OLED screens that are brighter, more colorful and more power efficient than the LCD display Apple typically uses.

Finding an alternate OLED supplier would also aid supply constraints, as the iPhone 8 is expected to be increasingly hard to obtain during the initial launch phase.

Then we talk about the pricing strategy of the iPhone 8 and whether we could see Apple launching three iPhones instead of one. The iPhone 7 launch event was hosted in 2016 on September 7, a Wednesday and it opened for pre-booking from September 9, a Friday. Still, September 15 and September 22 are the most likely dates for pre-orders and launch, respectively.

Since it is a general information that iPhone 8 features a complete glass edge to edge display, that leaves no space for the traditional home button.

In moving to the new OLED panels, Apple has tasked its long time frenemy to produce the displays.

The iPhone 8, according to reports, will feature a display that will take up nearly the entire front of the device with OLED panels.

What can we expect from iPhone 8?

Apple might place the fingerprint sensor under the screen or in the rear panel.

Apple's iPhone 8 is going to have a super-fast infrared scanner with a facial recognition software to unlock the phone.

Up to 65 percent of iPhone sales in the second half of 2017 are expected to be via mobile contracts, compared to around 50 per cent in previous iPhone "S" model years.

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