Apple is all set to launch of the launch of iPhone 8- a decade on from the release of their very first version of the iconic handset. The company is expected to launch three devices, which include iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and the anniversary edition iPhone 8, also known as iPhone 8. According to various sources and notes from analysts, there a lot of features those have already been revealed for the new device. Here are a few of them.
Tony Sacconaghi: Delay in Apple iPhone 8 bad for Apple
According to the Berstein analyst Tony Sacconaghi, the delay in the launch of iPhone 8 will negatively affect the company. This might also lead to a drop in sales if the new anniversary edition does not go to the customers during the festive season. Sacconaghi explains that during the festive season people look out to buy new electronics and get their wireless sorted. So, if the new edition does not launch in time, individuals might opt for some other alternative.
KGI: Apple iPhone X could be more expensive because of Samsung
According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the OLED panel’s price is the reason for the high cost. And the sole supplier of this panel is Samsung, which offers it at $120 to $130 per unit. This is a huge amount compared to the $45 to $55 per unit price of LCD screen, which is used for iPhone 7 Plus.
Evan Blass: Apple iPhone 8 name
The upcoming anniversary edition could be called iPhone X, instead of iPhone 8. Along with this, he also tweeted that the device might be out for pre-order on September 15, and the company might start delivering from September 22.
Mark Gruman: Apple iPhone 8 features
As noted by Mark Gruman, the new device might feature a 3D facial recognition sensor placed on the front for unlocking the device and make secure payments. In addition, there will also be an infrared sensor, which will be able to unlock the phone in poor light conditions. the iPhone 8 will also have a bezel less display with more aspect ratio.
Mark Sullivan: Apple iPhone 8 cost
Based on the reports published on tech news websites in February, the next iPhone will cost upwards of $1,000. However, a base model of 64GB could start at $850 to $900 in the US. iPhone 7S and 7 Plus will cost around $649 and $749, respectively.
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