Recently, some images and renders of Apple’s long-rumoured iPhone 8 (also likely to be called ‘iPhone Edition’) leaked online. And now, a concept video uploaded by a YouTube user has given a realistic look at what the final product may look like.
Uploaded by a user going by the name ‘ConceptsiPhone’, the video shows the supposed iPhone 8’s front panel. It appears completely filled by a bezel-less display, something that has been rumoured for quite a while. A dual rear camera setup (with LED flash) is also visible, arranged horizontally as is the case with iPhone 7 Plus.
For what it’s worth, the video hints that the smartphone may have a vertically aligned dual rear camera setup. This means that the smartphone will better recognise foreground and background. Which will be particularly useful when placed horizontally in a VR headset.
As is always the case, the video shows the alleged ‘iPhone Edition’ with a polished Black and White metal body. There is also the standard speaker grille and USB port at the bottom. As for the front-facing camera, it’s under the display. Interestingly, the speaker grilles are visible both on top and bottom sides, something that’s not likely to happen.
iPhone 8 Concept Video
No matter how enticing the concept ‘iPhone Edition’ looks in the video, we may have to wait a little extra to get our hands on it. Confirming recent reports that Apple will delay the launch of iPhone 8 (also tipped to be called ‘iPhone Edition’), noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple’s upcoming flagship will indeed be hitting the shelves late this year.
As mentioned in a report by 9to5Mac website, Kuo says that the new iPhone (rumoured to have an OLED display) will arrive sometime between October-November, instead of the usual August-September timeframe. The reason for the delay is said to be a shortage of supplies that Apple has custom-ordered for the new smartphone.
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