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Topic: iPhone 8

No, Apple won't move the home button and Touch ID to the back of the 'iPhone 8'

04/13/2017, 12:04 pm

It's silly season in "iPhone 8" rumor reporting, with the latest supposed "leaked schematics" claiming the handset will move the home button and Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the back of the device, and also feature a chassis considerably thicker than even the iPhone SE. AppleInsider attempts to bring some sanity to the discussion.

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Rumor: Integrating Touch ID into 'iPhone 8' display remains Apple's 'biggest bottleneck'

04/12/2017, 09:04 am

Apple is expected to introduce a number of new technologies in this year's anticipated flagship "iPhone 8," but it is the efforts to integrate the Touch ID fingerprint sensor into the handset's display that are apparently causing the company the most trouble.

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Rumor: iPad Pro Smart Connector included on 'iPhone 8,' to be used for AR, charging

04/07/2017, 03:04 pm

A new rumor, possibly recycled from 2016, claims that the Apple Smart Connector, or a variant thereof, will appear on the iPhone 8 and will be utilized for charging the device, plus potential AR and VR applications.

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Likely bogus schematic of Apple's 'iPhone 8' surfaces on link aggregation site

04/07/2017, 09:04 am

A new schematic has emerged purporting to be of the forthcoming "iPhone 8," but inconstancies with existing supply chain reports suggest strongly that it is a fake.

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Rumor: Demand for 'iPhone 8' OLED screens will force Samsung to convert LCD factory

04/06/2017, 08:04 am

New supply chain data shows the impact of a $9 billion OLED screen contract on Samsung, which could see as many as 55 million "iPhone 8" flagship phones shipping to consumers by the end of this year.

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Rumor: Supply chain issues with 'iPhone 8' 3D sensors may lead to late launch in Oct. or Nov.

04/05/2017, 08:04 am

New supply chain reports suggest that Apple is having difficulty with the design and sourcing of components of the "iPhone 8," affording credence to earlier reports that the high-end device may not launch in September.

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Analysts suspect Apple will offer OLED 'iPhone 8' for less than $1,000, cite market forces

04/04/2017, 04:04 pm

Despite an expected higher construction cost, and reports suggesting that the "iPhone 8" will start at $1,000, one financial analyst believes the 10th anniversary iPhone will retail starting at $850, only a slight premium over the "iPhone 7s" and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.

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Apple ordering 70 million Samsung OLED panels for 'iPhone 8' - report

04/03/2017, 02:04 pm

Apple has ordered 70 million OLED panels from Samsung for the upcoming "iPhone 8," and could ask for even more depending on demand, a report said on Monday.

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Analysts claim True Tone technology will be included in both 'iPhone 7s' and 'iPhone 8'

03/31/2017, 03:03 pm

The next generation of iPhones may include True Tone technology, a research note from Barclays analysts claims, suggesting the 'iPhone 7s,' the 'iPhone 7s Plus,' and the 'iPhone 8' will have the same ambient light sensing feature as used on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

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Himax reportedly joining 3D sensor supply chain for 'iPhone 8'

03/31/2017, 09:03 am

Rumors of 3D-sensing features being included in Apple's rumored OLED iPhone are continuing to grow, with the Taiwanese Himax Technologies reportedly joining the supply chain for the device, providing glass for a module constructed by Lumentum.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 fires first salvo against Apple's 'iPhone 8' with 'Infinity' display, AR & more

03/29/2017, 12:03 pm

Samsung on Wednesday confirmed a multitude of rumors by announcing its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 -- a device with an OLED "Infinity" display and no physical home button, much like Apple's rumored "iPhone 8."

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AAPL price crushes old record, cruises past $1,000 pre-split per-share price

03/28/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple's stock price on Tuesday hit a new record of $143.80, eclipsing the $1,000 per share pre-split benchmark, and if it keeps pace for the rest of the week will beat the company's old market capitalization record.

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JP Morgan raises Apple target to $165, sees sales of 260M iPhones in 2018

03/27/2017, 09:03 am

Buying in on hype for an anticipated 10th anniversary "iPhone 8" super-cycle, investment firm J.P. Morgan has raised its price target on shares of Apple to $165.

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TSMC gearing up for 'A11' chip production, likely for 'iPhone 7s' and 'iPhone 8' -- report

03/27/2017, 07:03 am

Apple chip partner TSMC is said to begin volume production of the "A11" processor in April, with production of 50 million of the chips before July, according to a recent report.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' to use 'water drop design' with curved, 3D glass back - report

03/20/2017, 03:03 pm

This year's "iPhone 8" will sport a "water drop design" referencing the original iPhone, a Korean report claimed on Monday, with Apple employing "3D glass" to mimic the 2007 device's heavily-rounded edges.

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 & S8+ may occupy prices between Apple's 'iPhone 7s' & 'iPhone 8'

03/20/2017, 11:03 am

While Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8+ will nominally compete with Apple's rumored "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" phones, they may sit in a middleground in terms of price, a well-known leak source suggested over the weekend.

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Citing 'powder keg' with coming 'iPhone 8,' Cowen sees shares of Apple reaching $155

03/20/2017, 09:03 am

Estimates for Apple on Wall Street remain "way too low," in the eyes of analyst Timothy Arcuri, who believes that the combination of a new iPhone form factor with an aging install base could create a "powder keg" for shares of the company.

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'iPhone 8,' growing services business predicted to increase shares of Apple by 10%

03/20/2017, 08:03 am

Wall Street forecasts for Apple stock are climbing, with another report claiming that the stock will hit $155 over the summer of 2017 on pre-release hype of the "iPhone 8" and continued expansion of the Services division that includes the App Store, Apple Music, and AppleCare.

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'iPhone 8' could herald start of Apple's augmented reality ambitions

03/17/2017, 02:03 pm

Computer simulations, and the means to visualize them, could be in the palm of your hand in new and potentially revolutionary ways later this year, if rumors about Apple's forthcoming "iPhone 8" bear fruit.

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Apple supplier Jabil earnings report suggests steady demand for iPhone 7 Plus, great demand for 'iPhone 8'

03/16/2017, 11:03 am

A pair of analysts have chimed in on Apple supplier Jabil's positive quarterly earnings report through February, and sees signs that Apple's seasonal decrease in iPhone sales may not be as pronounced as expected.

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