iPhone 8 expected within weeks

According to The Wall Street Journal and popular technology websites including CNET, the new iPhone 8 could be released as soon as September 12.

Rumours of new technology changes are ripe and expectations are that the Touch ID of the current models will be replaced by a facial recognition unlock system similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy 8.

Leaked pictures from a popular Chinese website reveal that both wireless charging components and a large OLED screen covering more of the phone’s front face are being installed on the iPhone 8.

Unconfirmed improvements to the iPhone 8 include shatter-resistant glass, faster processors, improved 3D graphics, better front and rear cameras, smudge detection and always rumoured but hardly ever delivered – better battery life.

The iPhone 8 is expected to be released at the same time as the iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus. The iPhone 8 is expected to retail for around $1265 in Australia and will most likely be in short supply.

What do you think? Are you looking forward to the iPhone 8 or does it sound like the same phone from five years ago with some very minor unnecessary upgrades? Will you be looking to upgrade?

Read more at cnet.com
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Written by Drew

Starting out as a week of work experience in 2005 while studying his Bachelor of Business at Swinburne University, Drew has never left his post and has been with the company ever since, working on the websites digital needs. Drew has a passion for all things technology which is only rivalled for his love of all things sport (watching, not playing).


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