This year marks the 10th anniversary of the original Apple iPhone. Because of this, Apple is expected to have something really big in store for us. The iPhone 8 is expected to be launched soon and it is expected to be one of the biggest updates to the iPhone since the original. Typically Apple simply refreshes the iPhone and adds one or two new features here and there. This year, Apple is rumored to be implemented wide scale changes that are not only going to change the way the iPhone is used, but also how it fits within the marketplace. Below, we will be going over some more of the latest Apple iPhone 8 rumors to be aware of.
The rumors suggest that this particular version of the iPhone is going to be a radical design change from the design philosophy of even last year’s iPhone 7. Because it is expected to feature a complete edge to edge design, the iPhone 8 is actually expected to be similar in size to the 5.5 inch iPhone that is on the market. However, it will feature a 5.8 screen/display and has as much as 5.15 inches of it be usable area. Because they are expected to completely get rid of the home button in favor of a much more streamlined design philosophy, it is going to reduce the need to have the thick bezel at the bottom of the phone.
The display itself is widely expected to be a flexible plastic OLED display which is a standing departure from Apple’s traditional LCD display technology that it has housed in its casing for years. This allows Apple to introduce a much thinner device that is going to end up not only consuming less power while on, but also offer a much higher resolution, display, and contrast ratio than they could with a LCD display.
As it relates to the body construction of the phone, it is expected to re-feature a glass body instead of sticking with the aluminum body that it has used on previous iterations. The glass is expected to be built around a steel frame to make it more durable.
The iPhone 8 is also expected to have improved water resistance specifications as well which means it will be more resistant to water.
Overall, this phone is expected to be a very significant update to the iPhone line up. Because it is going to be featuring a brand new and industry standard OLED display that offers flexibility and better contrast along with higher resolution, consumers are expected to really get even more out of the new iPhone screen than they were ever able to in the past. It is a great time to have an upgrade available as an iPhone fan because this one is expected to be the best one yet.