Here’s All We Think We Know About The iPhone 8

The Apple iPhone is the smartphone industry’s biggest icon today. Whatever happens to an iPhone makes headlines. From Bendgate to the upcoming iPhone’s name, you are a Google search away from flooding yourself with iPhone info. However, no matter how big of an icon it is, as a smartphone, it is an important device. The iPhone is the reason why Android is so good as an OS. You will have to read about Android’s history to know that. Keeping this to the point, the iPhone is a big deal. With that said, here’s all that we know about the Apple iPhone 8:

Apple iPhone 8

iPhone 7 image used for representational purposes

Apple iPhone 8 Price In India

iPhone 8 Price (expected) Rs 80,000 (128GB)

Considering the fact that iPhone 7 and 7 Plus prices range from Rs 60,000 – Rs 92,000, the iPhone 8’s price is not that staggering. One important thing to note here is that reports suggest there will be the regular iPhones too. So, if there are iPhone 7S and 7S Plus, it will make no sense for Apple to offer the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in multiple storage variants. Our best guess in such a case is that Apple will sell the iPhone 8 twins in the 128GB guise.

Apple iPhone 8 Launch Date in India

Launch Date (expected) Mid-November/Early December 2017

The launch date of the new iPhone has been pushed back, it is being said. The reason for delay is significant hardware upgrades, whatever that means. The international launch of the iPhone 8 is expected to take place in November as a result. Since India is a big market fro Apple, it may not deny us the iPhone 8 for long.

Also Read: iPhone 8 May Have OLED Display

Apple iPhone 8 Specifications

Specifications Apple iPhone 8
Processor A11 Fusion with M11 Motion co-processor
Internal Storage 128GB
Display Size 5.5-inch Retina HD, OLED, 16:9 aspect ratio
OS iOS 11
Primary (rear) Camera Dual, 16-megapixel with flash
Front Camera 8-megapixel
Battery N/A
Dual SIM No

A lot is known about the iPhone 8. Most of its has to do with the phone’s specifications. Apple never reveals the hardware specs of iPhone. However, some details are still up for discussion. One such detail is Apple shifting to OLED display technology from LCDs for iPhone’s display. Another details talks about how Apple intends to reduce the forehead and chin of the current iPhone to stuff in a big display. Only time will tell in this regard.

Apple iPhone 8 Features

  • OLED display
  • Fingerprint scanner under screen/On the back
  • iOS 11
  • Glass build
  • Dual rear cameras
  • Under display 3D Camera
  • Facial Recognition
  • USB Type-C
  • Wireless Charging

Take this list as more of our wishlist from the upcoming iPhone 8. In the absence of any details about the phone, it becomes difficult to pinpoint the changes that may come to iPhone 8. Stay tuned to this space as keep updating it with the latest on the iPhone 8.

(Story last updated on May 1, 2017 to include Wireless Charging and Under Display 3D Camera features)

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