The 10th anniversary iPhone has been floating around the rumor mill for some time now. Whether supply chain leaks or well-informed speculation, Apple seems to refrain from divulging more details about its hotly anticipated flagship device while smartphone enthusiasts continue to restlessly wait for the iPhone 8 arrival.

More concrete details surfaces online

While nothing is set in stone yet, CNBC's Todd Haselton claims the site has a fair guess about what the Redmond-based tech titan has in store for iPhone fanatics and more importantly what can we expect from the long rumored iPhone 7 successor when it finally hits the store shelves later this year.

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There's no dearth of reports hinting at the device's delayed launch, specification and features such as new sensors that are capable of detecting a user's face. The internet is still rife with similar pieces of news; however, the report offers an all-inclusive peek at the iPhone 8.

Apple's upcoming high-end phone

It's no secret that the next iPhone will be Apple's most high-end handset, which will also pave the way for a couple of other devices i.e. the #iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus smartphones, which, the report says are unlikely to boast all of the radically overhauled features. In fact, the report deems these handsets as just modest updates to 2017's iPhone 7 and its larger sibling iPhone 7 Plus.

An elegant new display

If previously surfaced reports proved to be true, Apple will equip the new iPhone with an OLED display, identical to the screen Samsung has been adopting for its Galaxy branded smartphones.

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Among a slew of other benefits associated with this display, the report claims it is more colorful, brighter and even helps conserve battery life. If this comes to fruition, the new display will be considerably better than the screens used in the iPhone 7s series.

An all-screen front

The iPhone 8 is expected to sport a screen that occupies nearly the entire front area of the handset. This could prove particularly laborious for the iPhone maker since currently; the phone's display covers merely a part of the phone while a huge chunk of the area is taken up by the Facetime camera, earpiece and the standard Home Button which is positioned in the uppermost and bottom bezels, respectively. The site hazards a guess that Apple has either relocated or embedded the aforesaid features in order to accommodate these adjustments.

Reason behind the delay

The report attributes the delayed launch of the iPhone 8 to the aforesaid issues. According to the website, Apple's upcoming flagship smartphone will be announced between October to December; however, there's a difference of opinion regarding its launch as well.

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While KGI's Ming Chi Kuo points to October or November as the new iPhone release date, Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty claims there's no sign of a delay within the realm of possibility. Another report hailing straight from the company's supply chain indicates it is unlikely to arrive anytime before December.

Other features

Report from Asia-focused publication, Nikkei suggests the iPhone 8 will have the ability to recognize a user's face with the help of a new 3-D sensor. Moreover, the device is also expected to support wireless charging. Apple has a reputation of unveiling its new iPhones along with a new version of iOS. The company will probably release iOS 11 for current iPhones and also roll it out for the new versions.

Price and availability

The iPhone 8 is expected to be available at a steep price tag. Multiple sources have previously indicated that it will cost in the upwards of $1,000. Later, a renowned Apple developer debunked these reports claiming that even at the low end the new iPhone will cost nearly $1,200. Those who do not want wish to shell out a large chunk of money to get their hands on the iPhone 8 can go for the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus instead.

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