According to latest leaks the new iPhone 8 may launch in September and the handset’s actual retail release may be delayed until November or December due to supply chain delays.
Rumors suggest the iPhone 8 will feature an edge-to-edge OLED display that does away with the top and bottom bezels. Features like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the front-facing camera are housed within the display. It means there will be no physical home button which is really impressive. It will feature a 5.8 inch display with 5.15 inches of usable area, with the rest dedicated to virtual buttons that will replace the existing Home button.It may also introduced wireless charging which many consumers are eagerly waiting for.
Like the iPhone 7, the iPhone 8 will be water resistant with an improved IP68 water resistance rating. The all new faster and more efficient A11 chipset can be expected. It will also feature a USB type C superfast charging.
The iPhone 8’s front-facing camera will include advanced 3D sensing capabilities allowing it to find the location and depth of objects in front of it, enabling facial and iris recognition. In higher-end models with a dual-lens camera and both lenses are expected to feature optical image stabilization. Apple will use a vertical dual rear for improved pictures and better AR functionality.