The delay in the launch of iPhone 8 has already created a certain amount of curiosity in the market. And everyone is all excited to know about the iPhone 8, that might cost as high as $1200 and possibly as much as $1500. The anticipation surrounding iPhone 8 is increasing day by day. While 2017 also marks the ten year anniversary of Apple, reports say that Apple has been working on the most groundbreaking features for the iPhone 8. The device will have competition with other top-end smartphones like Galaxy S8 and upcoming Surface Phone.

Specs and features

According to reports, and rumors mentioned by The Mirror, the makers are planning to ditch the Touch Id fingerprint scanner in iPhone 8.

In display terms, the phone will have a 5.8-inch display with the A11 processor. The phone is likely to be more advanced than the iPhone 7s and 7s plus. One of the most popular rumors about iPhone 8 is that the firm is planning to ditch the home button and come up with secure unlocking on their device. The phone might also have wireless charging and it will continue to carry an IP68 rating for waterproofing and dust resistance.

Edge-to-edge display

In terms of design, the phone might possess a glass body and Edge-to-edge display. It will be moving away from its usual aluminium body which was seen in the iPhone 5, 5s, 6, 6s, 7, and SE. The glass of the phone will be built around a polished stainless steel design that's similar in design to the Apple Watch.

From the camera perspective, the phone may have a 14-megapixel camera along with full 4K video capabilities as well as 3D filming.

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Also, the vertically-aligned cameras would offer a better viewing experience. Apart from that, the phone will have a new screen bearing flexible plastic OLED technology that produces better colors and maximizes power efficiency. It will also feature a curved 2.5D display that's similar to the display used in the iPhone 7.

The power button might be a lot bigger than what we usually see on other iPhone editions and this could be because Apple does have a patent technology which would let it place a fingerprint sensor in the power button. Apart from its features, what creates more hype about the iPhon8 is the fact that it will cost $500 more than its previous editions and is also claimed to be an ultra-deluxe edition from Apple. With 7s and 7s Plus coming on the market, the iPhone 8 is becoming increasingly interesting. For more tech news and updates, stay tuned.