iPhone 8: Release date, Price, rumors, features, specs and other updates

iPhone 8 release date – The rumors about release date of iPhone 8 has started to roll all over the internet in spite of the fact that we are yet to see its predecessors; iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 7 Pro or Premium, iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus. It is being predicted that iPhone 8 will possibly be release in 2018 with all new technology and robust internal hardware. However if apple skips iPhone 7S & 7S Plus  and decide to launch totally new iPhone  then the release date of iPhone 8 will shift one year ahead to 2017.

This phone 8 is the most anticipated device expected to sport all new iOS version and processor along with appropriate RAM. Apple Inc. is one of the most reputed tech company in the world which has brought revolution in smartphone industry. Since the first generation of iPhone, the California based techie released several models and each new model comes out with amazingly interesting feature and some new technology.

 

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If we talk about the latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the company decided to introduce two iPhone together rather one. It was anticipated that Apple will release iPhone 6 and then 6S after a year but it surprised the world with release of two models iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Both the devices are super advanced and it is the first time when the company decided to go beyond its preferred size. The iPhone 6 Plus screen size is extended to 5.5 inches however iPhone 6 screen limited to 4.7 inches only. The recent release of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have pushed the release of iPhone 8 away ahead.

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The release date of iPhone 8 is anticipated based upon the below release dates of different phones. The first ever iPhone was released in 2008 in the month of June and the next model announced the very next year. Since all the latest models of iPhone are released in Q4 of every year, the iPhone 8 too could be released in the last quarter of year 2016. Have a quick look at release dates of all models of iPhone.

Release dates of different iPhone since starting:

iPhone Model Release Date
First Gen iPhone June 2008
iPhone 3G S June 2009
iPhone 4 release date June 2010
iPhone 4S October 2011
iPhone 5 release date September 2012
iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C September 2013
iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 September 2014
iPhone 6S & iPhone 6S Plus September 2015
iPhone 7,  7 Plus, iPhone 7 Pro or Premium September 2016
iPhone 7S & 7S Plus Q3 2017
iPhone 8 Q3 2018

 

iPhone 8 specs

It is expected that iPhone 8 will have bigger screen size that may extend to 5.8 inches and sport 20 megapixel primary camera. As of now there is no much info available about the specification but it is being predicted that iPhone 8 will run on A11 chipset. The phone may have 6 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory to store maximum data in your phone. With 256 GB, the users will not have headache of being their iPhone running out of memory. However, these are purely rumors that may or may not come out to be true. We will keep the reader abreast of latest rumors and the confirmed news.

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iPhone 8 price

All the new iPhone comes with advanced features and since iPhone 8 will have bigger memory size, latest chipset, and 6 GB internal memory, this premium iPhone may cost between 900- 1100 USD. Though this is completely a rumor that may or may not come out to be true. however the price will be vary in different countries and depending on the memory size.

COUNTRY EXPECTED PRICE
USA 899-1099 USD
AUSTRALIA 1399-1499 AUD
UNITED KINGDOM 649 -699 POUND
CANADA 1199-1299 CAD
INDIA 59999-64999 INR
UAE 2999-3499 AED

Update -1 (Aug 26, 2016) – Apple to ditch Home button in iPhone 8

The iPhone 7 hasn’t out yet and we see many tech blog is discussing probable features and design of iPhone 8. The tech giant had to remove Home button in iPhone 7 but it appears that this change will be made to next year release of iPhone 8. According to latest rumors we caught at Bloomberg, the iPhone 8 which may get a complete new design and miss Home button. However, these are just the rumors and predictions that may or may not be true.