KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has an incredible track record when it comes to predictions regarding Apple products.
To begin with, a rumour that the tech giant would be ditching its conventional home screen button for an integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor just got trashed. However, it is not clear whether or not it will feature GPU and also nothing much is known about its RAM capacity.
An investor note Kuo released yesterday included information about the size of the new device, a new feature, and an increased pixel density. Attribution required. Do not modify. The iPhone 8 has always been rumored to be of a glass design, with an edge-to-edge display that hides the home button beneath the screen.
MacRumors reports that Apple might replace the Touch ID with 3D Face Scanning in its next 5.8-inch iPhone model.More news: 'The Walking Dead': 3 Fan Theories on New Mystery Group
As our modern era continues, a lot of technological manufacturers are competing tremendously in producing high-tech devices such as mobile phones with latest fantastic features to offer. But the actual display area will be around 5.15-inch, and the rest will be an area for functions (e.g. allocation of virtual buttons). In another note, Kuo said the new 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will have the same battery life as that of a 5.5-inch iPhone, thanks to its stacked logic board. The Home Button was used as a way of getting back to the home screen in iOS.
Apple is using, technology developed by LuxVue, a company acquired Apple in 2014 in the patent. Rumors regarding the TouchID and the new Apple iPhone have been circulating for a while now, but Apple is yet to shed light on the developments. Post confirmation that Apple's September 2017 launch event will feature the iPhone 7 "S" variants, rumors surrounding the iPhone 8 were slated to wane down.
According to CNBC, who cited JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur, Apple is working with Broadcom to create a customized wireless charging system. Keep watching this space for more info on the upcoming iPhone 8.
Apple is talking more and more about augmented reality and the logical thing for the company to do isn't to come out with goggles or smartglasses, but to incorporate the technology into the iPhone. Various Apple patents prove that Apple is exploring ways of turning a screen into a fingerprint-sensing device, and other companies have already announced the availability of fingerprint sensor technology that works in this way.