It's not the first evidence indicating Apple's high-end phone may cost almost $1,000: Fast Company previously reported the same, saying that a special tenth anniversary edition model would have a price tag "very likely north of $1,000". Also report advanced biometric capabilities, improved the mechanism of tactile feedback Taptic engine and wireless charging.
If this report is true, and the information gathered is accurate, it would mean that the rumored iPhone 8 could start at $999 for the 64GB variant, and that it will go up to $1,199 for the 256GB variant. This would be an unprecedented price for a mainstream flagship smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, revealed earlier this week, turned heads with its $930 price point. The Wall Street Journal claims the iPhone 8 could retail for anywhere between $1,000 and $1,400.
Out of the 3 new iPhones to see daylight next month, the iPhone 8 is the one bringing the biggest number of improvements, including an OLED screen, wireless and fast charging, no Touch ID, and facial recognition.
But with Apple this time, everyone has high expectations and I hope the brand will deliver on it.
The second-generation model, which was introduced in 2010, included HDMI (720p) video and optical audio, while the third-generation version came out in 2012 and featured HDMI (720p or 1080p) video and optical audio. The device is expected to be unveiled at a special event on 12 September.
The iPhone 8 OLED Apple should cost 999 us dollars in the United States, according to the sources, the american newspaper New York Times. Apple generally offers a base storage tier as well as pricier models with more storage. Today, we've got more details for another highly anticipated iPhone 8 feature, that will also make it on the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus.
Foxconn employees also confirmed the iPhone 8 will somewhere between the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in terms of size, although the new design will shave off some inches by removing the top and bottom bezels, and will feature a larger screen than the iPhone 7 Plus as a result.
A new connector type is rumoured to be making its way to iPhone 8 accessories. Similar rumors swirled in August and September of 2016, but the feature didn't arrive when Apple announced its overall product updates at the time.