This year marks the 10-year anniversary of iPhone, and all fans are waiting for a big update from iPhone.There is much discussion how many models of iPhone will be.It is rumored that Apple is testing more than 10 prototype iPhone models, so it's not entirely clear what we should expect from it.It is certain that this year will be the best for Apple.
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Many reports say that iPhone 8 will have larger display compared to previous models.According to reports, iPhone will use a 5.8-inch display but this could all be included inside a similar sized chassis to this year's Plus model.The current iPhone 7 Plus model has a 5.5-inch 1080p LCD.As far as LCDs go, Apple has always picked the nice ones.However, OLED technology has come a long way in recent years and is definitely better.The colors, black levels and response time are way better than LCD.This gives Apple the opportunity to introduce us a thinner device that consumes less power, offers better display contrast ratio and more color contrast.It may also have curved edges like the Samsung Galaxy S7, but it is not totally confident.
As for the body, Apple is finally changing its material used in previous iPhone's (iPhone 6s,6,5s,5). At least one iPhone model coming this year will use glass body.It is stated that the glass will be built around an aluminum or stainless steel frame.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun to reveal the design for Apple's A11 processor built on a 10nm FinFET process, according to industry sources.According to this, TSMC is expected to achieve certification on its 10nm manufacturing process in the fourth quarter of 2016, and deliver product samples to Apple for validation in the first quarter of 2017.This chip is expected to use less power and be faster, in addition to being smaller.
Apple is working on long-range wireless charging technology that could be implemented in iPhones early this year, making it an amazing feature for the iPhone 8.Long-range wireless charging is a supreme feature since it does not require devices to be as close to a charging source or mat.
For photography addicts, there is good news.Rumors say that it will adopt a new vertical dual camera arrangement instead of the horizontal dual camera system.Also, future models will involve optical image stabilization (OIS) for both the wide-angle and telephoto lenses.In upcoming models, we could also see 3D photography effect support.
Last several years, Apple has released its iPhone updates in September, so we expect to see the iPhone 8 in September of 2017.Apple is already gearing up to start producing components for the iPhone 8.Foxconn has started to develop both glass OLED displays and screen protection glass.