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Topic: iPhone 8

'iPhone 8' rendering pops up, based on CAD files allegedly used for construction

05/10/2017, 10:05 am

Prolific electronics leaker OnLeaks has posted a rendered video of the "iPhone 8" that was crafted off of an alleged CAD schematic of the casing of the phone.

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Questionable case leak may point to Ion-X glass on back of Apple's 'iPhone 7s'

05/10/2017, 09:05 am

An image leaked on Wednesday appears to depict rear shells for an upcoming iPhone, using Ion-X glass -- the same material found in the displays of non-sapphire Apple Watches.

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Production ramp of 'iPhone 8' could be delayed to November, cause supply constraints

05/09/2017, 04:05 pm

Production difficulties might force Apple to push back full manufacturing of the widely rumored "iPhone 8" into October or November, severely impacting overall iPhone shipment estimates for the second half of 2017, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Supply chain preps for Apple's Oct. launch of 'iPhone 8' with hiring spree, resolves bottlenecks

05/08/2017, 08:05 am

The latest supply chain reports out of China are refuting previous observations that the "iPhone 8" would be delayed, and are claiming that manufacturers of previous low-yield products have resolved production problems.

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Why Apple is expected to stick with Lightning over USB-C in the new 'iPhone 8'

05/07/2017, 03:05 am

A new iPhone is coming and it is probably loaded with all the technology Apple can bring to bear -- but the "iPhone 8" will probably be missing USB-C when it launches. AppleInsider explains why Apple will probably stick with Lightning for at least another year.

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Germany's Bosch wins orders to supply motion sensors for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

05/05/2017, 09:05 am

German supplier Bosch will provide some of the motion sensors for "the next iPhone," diverting some orders away from Apple's once exclusive supplier, InvenSense, according to a report.

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Apple's Tim Cook says increasing pace of 'iPhone 8' leaks hurting sales

05/02/2017, 06:05 pm

Some of Apple's problems with iPhone sales can be traced to more rapid leaks posted on news sites, CEO Tim Cook claimed during a quarterly results call on Tuesday.

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Rumor: New 'iPhone 8' schematic and manufacturing molds revealed in leaked photos

04/28/2017, 05:04 pm

A set of unverified photos posted online on Friday claim to show manufacturing molds, as well as a schematic diagram for said molds, being prepared for production of Apple's "iPhone 8."

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Chinese manufacturer gambles on new case based on alleged 'iPhone 8' schematics

04/28/2017, 09:04 am

A case design has popped up on social media from a Chinese manufacturer, but appears to be based on the assortment of "leaked" schematics from April and may not be accurate.

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Alleged 'iPhone 8' schematic shows wireless charging pad, no rear Touch ID

04/26/2017, 02:04 pm

New purported schematics for Apple's "iPhone 8" show the rear of the device, possibly backing up claims that the product will switch to vertically-aligned lenses -- albeit without a Touch ID sensor.

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How Apple's 'iPhone 8' could improve battery life with 2-cell design, OLED screen

04/26/2017, 01:04 pm

The hurdles to better battery life in modern devices are both technical, in terms of power consumption, and physical, as limited by space available. Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" is rumored to address both of those issues, potentially allowing for longer battery life than ever.

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Production of Apple's 'iPhone 8' said to be affected by unspecified Samsung OLED problems

04/25/2017, 09:04 am

Another supply chain source suggests that the "iPhone 8" supply in 2017 will be profoundly hamstrung has emerged, but for a different reason -- tight supplies of the the Samsung OLED screen.

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Purported internal schematic of 'iPhone 8' shows 'A11' chip, removable SIM

04/24/2017, 11:04 am

Adding to the cacophony of recent "iPhone 8" rumors, a purported illustration of the layout of the interior of the high-end future iPhone has appeared on Chinese social media showing a conventional Touch ID location, and some other realignments needed for a vertical camera module position.

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CNC blank of 'iPhone 8' appears on Twitter, likely based on previous questionable diagrams

04/24/2017, 09:04 am

A purported Foxconn CNC model of the "iPhone 8" has surfaced online -- but as with the diagrams leaked over the last two weeks, there is no way to tell how accurate the model is, or if it is even close to what Apple will ship.

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'Severe supply shortages' of Apple's 'iPhone 8' said to be a major concern through end of 2017

04/24/2017, 08:04 am

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is once again cautioning investors that Apple's anticipated flagship "iPhone 8" could be in extremely limited supply to end 2017, thanks to the expected adoption of a number of new technologies, namely an edge-to-edge OLED display.

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How the technology behind Apple's Touch ID will likely change with 'iPhone 8'

04/22/2017, 01:04 am

There's a lot of talk about Apple's shift to a new screen technology with the "iPhone 8," but fewer conversations about how it will all work -- AppleInsider explains what changes Apple will likely need to make to implement the technology, while retaining Touch ID on the front of the rumored edge-to-edge screen on the device.

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'iPhone 8' renders based on shaky diagram 'leaks' appear on Chinese social media

04/21/2017, 02:04 pm

A new set of images purporting to be of the "iPhone 8" rear case have appeared on Chinese social media, but AppleInsider has learned that they are renders, based on recent, alleged schematic 'leaks.'

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Data suggests tens of millions of iPhone users ready to fuel 2017 'supercycle'

04/21/2017, 12:04 am

Lending credence to speculation of a coming iPhone "supercycle," market research firm comScore on Thursday released data showing tens of millions of users who own legacy iPhones are primed to upgrade.

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Why an all-glass 'iPhone 8' makes sense, and could be more durable than you expect

04/20/2017, 12:04 pm

Not since the discontinuation of the iPhone 4s has Apple sold a handset with an all-glass back, but that's rumored to change this year with the flagship "iPhone 8." In the years between those two models, advances in glass production technology have made it so an all-glass "iPhone 8" could be more robust than you might assume.

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Another alleged 'iPhone 8' schematic shows Touch ID home button on back of device, vertical camera

04/19/2017, 09:04 am

An illustration claiming to show the design of Apple's next-generation flagship "iPhone 8" includes features and measurements consistent with earlier leaks, most notably a circular space centered on the back of the device that could be the home button and Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

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