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Apple to start the iPhone 8 production earlier

iPhone 8 to launch in September 2017. Apple is predicting a strong demand for iPhone 8, the 10th anniversary iPhone, in late 2017, and to meet the demand the company may increase the iPhone 8 builds by 300% in June. At the same time, Apple will slowly phase out production of iPhone 7 and SE models over the year, in a preparation for a September iPhone 8 release. According to a report at Tech Trader Daily, Apple wants to ramp up production earlier, in order to resolve any possible problems with the manufacturing and suppliers. This may lead to a[…]

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iPhone 8 may offer Facial recognition and new Touch ID

Apple could use new biometric recognition for iPhone 8. Two independent analysts predict that Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone in September 2017 may include a new biometric recognition system. The first report comes from T. Arcuri, who is working for Cowen and Company. He believes that Apple will use a laser or infrared sensor for facial recognition near the front facing camera. Arcuri thinks that iPhone 8 may not have a fingerprint reader at all, but Apple may also decide to use both systems during the transition period. By offering both ways for identification, Apple’s iPhone will become far more secure[…]

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Next iPhones to feature super-sensitive OLED screen

Curved glass design expected for iPhone 8. Multiple sources point toward a curved OLED display panel for at least one version of the iPhone 8. But today’s rumors mentioned that Apple may have chosen the OLED display for all of the models in 2017, as this technology has many advantages over the current LCD. So far, we knew that Apple would launch a premium version of the iPhone 2017 that might use the curved screen similar to that presented in the Galaxy S7 Edge. The new report claims that the new iPhone will all be curved as Apple reportedly ordered[…]

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Rumour: Even the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 may offer wireless charging

Apple is planning a radical new all-glass design for iPhone 2017. We’ve heard it several times already that Apple may be planning to add a wireless charging module to the iPhone 2017. Now the popular Apple analyst Chi Kuo reveals more details about the new models. According to the report, Apple will switch from LCD to OLED display panels for the iPhone 2017, which would trigger demand among high-end users. The future iPhone 8 will not only come with a new type of screen, but also with a completely new all-glass design. Furthermore, Ming Chi Kuo believes that Apple will[…]

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All-glass design may allow wireless charging in iPhone 8

Apple is testing wireless charging modules for future iPhones. Apple is expected to introduce a different iPhone in 2018 to mark the 10th anniversary of the first model. This phone, the possible iPhone 8, is rumored to have an all-glass body design and edge-to-edge screen with integrated TouchID. Switching to glass would allow Apple to finally include wireless charging support in the iPhone in 2017, according to the notable researcher Ming Chi Kuo. He believes that Apple will ditch the metal casing and use a single sheet of glass for the upcoming models, something that would eliminate the problems with[…]

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Apple may limit the OLED displays to one of the three iPhone 8 models

OLED suppliers may not meet the demand for the 2017 iPhone. New rumors around the 2017 iPhone have leaked onto the Internet. First, the notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says in a research note that Apple may release three iPhone 8 variants for the Holiday 2017 season. Contrary to the news that Apple will switch from LCD to OLED panels for all models in 2017, Chi Kuo states that the 2017 iPhones will come in three variants – two with LCD screens and only one with OLED. He believes that iPhone 8 will come in a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch variant,[…]

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Wireless charging may finally come to the iPhone in 2017

Apple reportedly testing wireless charging modules for the next iPhone. Next year’s 10th anniversary iPhone may be the first to include wireless charging. Sources familiar with Apple’s plans have revealed to Nikkei that Apple is currently testing different wireless charging modules produced by Foxconn. However, there is no guarantee that the wireless charging technology will be implemented in the 2017 iPhone, because Apple wants to boost the yield rates to the required level. The implementation may have been further complicated by Apple’s ambition to radically change the iPhone 8 design by offering a unique all-glass body with metal trims. Nikkei[…]

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