Rumors of next year?s iPhone has been circulating since the release of the iPhone 7 last September. So far, a lot have been talking about the iPhone 8 and its supposed edge-to-edge screen.
According to supply chain analyst, Barclays Research, the iPhone will feature two different sizes, a 5- and a 5.8-inch. Both phones will feature a bezel-free and curved edge designs.
However, the analyst did not mention anything about the earlier rumored 4.7-inch version of the iPhone 8.
Barclays, however, did mention in the report that the designs for the iPhone 8 are by no means finalized, It also said that there is still a strong chance that Apple will change the initial design of the phone. However, it would seem that Apple is indeed moving into the direction of bezel-less screens much like today?s Android phones.
Another feature that is being talked about the next generation iPhone is the possibility of wireless charging. Many experts believe that Apple intends to bring back the dual-glass body design like they did on the iPhone 4.
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Analyst from KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo has been speculating that the next iPhone will have a dual-glass design. This design will bring forth improvements on the iPhone including the wireless charging that a lot of fans have been asking about.
In addition to wireless charging, the new glass body will also enable upgrades on the wireless connectivity of the new phone. Perhaps this time around, Apple will be able to implement the newest high-speed LTE modules like the 2×2 MIMO. 2×2 MIMO or multiple-input, multiple output makes use of multiple antenna design to improve speed of connectivity.
There are still no indications whether these reports hold any truth or not. However, Kuo has been know to be on the mark when it come to Apple predictions. If any of these are true, it would seem that the iPhone 8 will indeed have drastic changes to its design.
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