Apple has come a really long way since the iPhone changed cell phones forever back in 2007. Now, Apple is ready to release its iPhone 8, and fans are in for a treat if the latest Apple rumors are accurate. This will make users want the latest model in the their hands as soon as possible! What improvements did the tech giant install on their upcoming flagship phone?
Since the iPhone 7’s release in September 2016, avid Apple supporters are already anticipating its successor. Though it’s not actually due out for another year and a half, there’s plenty of info about Apple’s upcoming model. Let’s look at its projected specs and features, and if it lives up to the hype.
Apple Rumors for iPhone 8 | Rumored Upgrades Revealed
1. Fast-Charging Functionality
Let’s admit it, iPhone’s battery life isn’t really the greatest, especially compared to the competition. Hence, we’re hearing rumors that battery life will be the company’s top priority, and that Apple is also implementing a fast-charging functionality, which is definitely appealing to people on the go.
2. Much-Improved Touch ID System
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In this day and age where security is a huge concern for many, Apple is about to step it up a notch by providing users a much better Touch ID system. This smartphone will now feature face and/or iris scanning. Plus, its facial recognition functionality will be done via LG’s new 3D sensor technology! The future is now!
3. iOS 11
There are plenty of reasons why iOS 11 will be a delight to navigate. It will feature virtual reality interactions within your surroundings, which means the camera will have significant improvement as well. Siri will also have new features, such as language translation, learn words you read from articles, and suggest follow-up topics on questions you ask her, among other improvements.
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Every new iPhone release means more powerful specs. The iPhone 8 is rumored to be equipped with the next-gen Apple processor, the A10X or A11. It will also have the Intel or Qualcomm modem, which will allow faster internet browsing. Starting storage will be at 64 GB powered by 3GB of RAM.
Users can expect a sturdy and durable phone, with the casing reportedly being made of stainless steel, along with a glass body. The AirPods are also said to have louder and clearer audio. Moreover, users can now take their phones for a swim with an enhanced water resistance feature. Lastly, the iPhone 8 is supposed to have a crystal-clear screen output, thanks to a 5.8″ OLED display.
Every iPhone installment came with a huge improvement in camera quality. The iPhone 8 is no exception. In fact, this version should be a huge leap forward! This version will have dual-lens camera which, would improve the front cam immensely. It will have 3D sensing and facial recognition capabilities courtesy of PrimeSense technology.
7. Name Change
Should rumors be proven true, the iPhone 8 won’t actually be the iPhone 8. Instead, it’ll be called the iPhone X. The reason behind the name change is iPhone will be celebrating its tenth anniversary since the very first iPhone was unveiled. Also, expect a major overhaul in appearance, since the current design has been a staple for the past three years.
Meanwhile, here’s a potential new feature iPhone 8 users may find really cool.
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Here is a video from EverythingApplePro breaking down each iPhone 8 leak revealed so far:
With how things are shaping up, sales will continue to flow regardless of how accurate these rumors are. However, Apple’s major competitors will do their best to give them a run for their money, which should force the company to come up with astounding innovations. Should all these Apple rumors come to fruition though, it may just be enough for the company to continue to enjoy the majority of the smartphone market share.
Will you be purchasing an iPhone 8 should these Apple rumors be proven true? Let us know what you think will be the nice additions in this much hyped phone in the comments below!