Apple's 'iPhone 8' Possible To Have No Physical Buttons; Latest Updates On Specs, Price And More Unveiled
A recently discovered patent filing from Apple has given hints that the upcoming iPhone 8 will literally have no physical buttons. It has long been rumored to be an all-glass device with an OLED panel.
When you think about it closely, having touch-only buttons makes absolute sense. How do you make an all-glass body with physical buttons in the first place?
iPhone 8 to feature all-glass design
We've already seen such a design through the Mi 5s, which highlights a fingerprint sensor and home button combination under its glass. Apple is expected to do the same thing for the iPhone 8 as well, though most fans are not entirely sure just how comfortable it will be to replace the power and volume buttons with a touch-sensitive button.
However, despite it being entirely new, it shouldn't take too long to adapt. But keep in mind that this is just conjecture, of course, and doesn't necessarily be taken as a solid fact.
Patently Apple has spotted this filing in Apple's latest batch of patent applications. There are also a number of other patent applications for foldable displays included in the filings as well, which is also worth looking at.
iPhone 8 features
So far, the information that has been gathered on the iPhone 8 suggest that the upcoming Apple smartphone will feature dual cameras, an OLED panel display, an all-glass exterior, wireless charging support, and a combination home-button/TouchID sensor under the front glass.
With all that being said, it's pretty clear that the iPhone 8 is certainly shaping up to be a very interesting device that could potentially be the most interesting product that Apple has released in at least 3 years.
Will people be able to adapt to the new iPhone?
According to other reports, the upcoming iPhone 8 will truly not have any plastic or any other material, and its smartphone might come with an all glass body that features no buttons. There have been a lot of nifty smartphones that has already featured this design, and Apple is about to join in with their upcoming iPhone 8.
Yet again, reports and analysts are not yet sure as to how comfortable it can be when we get to witness all these changes in the flesh since Apple has also not issued any updates just yet. But change needs to be constant in order for something to progress, and Apple seems to be following that philosophy.
Other feature included in the patent
Apple issued the patent application during the latest batch of patents. There are a few other patent applications that Apple did issue as well recently, one of which is the foldable display feature. Currently, we can say that the iPhone 8 is a device that will be incorporated with a lot of new and innovative features that will truly revolutionize the iPhone brand in the future.
The iPhone 8 will change everything
With this, we can all say that the upcoming iPhone 8 will be one of the most interesting and exciting products that Apple will ever offer to its consumers.
iPhone 7 Plus Photography: 3 Best Ways To Capture Stunning Photos
For people who are more than willing and eager to purchase the latest iPhone 7, there have been no regrets because one of its outstanding features is its amazing camera. With that being said, here are 3 of the best ways to capture stunning photos with the iPhone 7 Plus.
How The 'iPhone 8 Pencil' Can Threaten 'Galaxy Note 8' Success
Rumors have been surfacing regarding a new Galaxy Note 8 stylus being developed to rival the Apple Pencil. This came out after Apple CEO Tim Cook recently spoke on the subject. Cook stated in an interview that Apple is currently dwelling on the possibility of utilizing the Apple Pencil for future editions of the iPhone series.
Apple iPhone 7 Vs OnePlus 3T: Brand Quality Beats Price Tag?
The iPhone 7 is Apple's latest and most impressive flagship phone to date, unsurprisingly, along with keeping the existing traditional design while incorporating water resistance features, an amazing camera, and some performance improvements.At the same time, the OnePlus 3T has just officially released in India, and while it's not quite known compared to Apple's iPhone 7, you can still get a heck of a lot of phones for a lot lesser price than what Apple is charging on their smartphones. What is also shocking is that the two handsets are very similar in a lot of areas.
Apple's iPhone Vs iPod: Which Device Do You Really Need?
The iPod Classics was the very first music player for Apple and it was a huge success until Apple officially introduced the iPhone and ultimately killed the iPod lines on 2014. A lot of analysts have argued which has the better sound quality, leading them towards conducting tests and compared whether the Classic iPod or the iPhone had the better output of your favorite tunes.
Can The 'Google Pixel' Phone Beat The 'iPhone 7'?
Though Apple's iPhone 7 is considered as one of the best handsets to date, the up and coming Google Pixel smartphone has the potential of beating the iPhone. With the two phones being similar specs-wise and performance-wise, the Google Pixel can definitely stand its ground against the iPhone 7.
Apple iPhone 8 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Battle Of The Future Flagships: Latest Updates On Specs, Price And More
The competition between Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Apple's iPhone 8 next year is going to be epic in the smartphone industry. Samsung is looking to bounce back and gain people's trust again after it's tragic Note 7 failure. Apple, on the other end, is looking to get back on track with yet another major smartphone refresh. With all things said, here are some head-to-head comparisons between the two upcoming juggernaut handsets.
Apple iPhone 7 Vs Oppo F1 Plus: Battle Between Branding And Pricing
There are a lot of amazing handsets out there that truly offer some quality performance for every user's convenience. OPPO's F1 Plus looks pretty similar towards Apple's iPhone 7. They have been put through a design comparison and their similarities are very shocking, to say the least.
The Apple iPhone 9 Is The Smarthphone Of The Future: What Will The Future Be Like?
The iPhone 9 will turn out to be a pretty revolutionary change that would definitely change the course of how we view the iPhone. Considering that the upcoming iPhone 8 is already pretty impressive, to say the least, the iPhone 9 would definitely be a jaw-dropper, offering some enhanced specs like a much-improved design, display, features, and specs for the future.
How The 'Galaxy S7' Outperforms The 'iPhone 7'?
Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 7, has been on sale for more than two months. Many consider it as a revamped iPhone 6S with enhanced cameras and waterproofing features, but it's still undeniably the most powerful iPhone and definitely Apple's best handset so far. If you're looking for an Android equivalent to the iPhone 7, it's definitely going to be the older Samsung Galaxy S7,which also happens to be the Apple device's main competitor. With that being said,here are some information regarding how they are compared to each other and why the Galaxy S7 is better than the iPhone 7.
Why The 'iPhone 8' Will Feature Classic LCD Screen? OLED Display Dished Out
OLED technology has already reached a point where it is affordable to use on the iPhone, a move that Apple kept on postponing due to cost and supply problems. But screen supply will not be able to meet Apple's requirements, and only two iPhone 8 versions will be launched with LCD displays. Apple has been doing some impressive things with LCD technology on the iPhone 7 and the iPad Pro, but experts still insist that LCD displays won't ever match OLEDs.
Most Common Problems Of The 'iPhone 7', How To Solve Them?
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are impressive successors and they are already getting some very solid reviews from critics, as well as the general public. They are currently two of the best phones available on the market. But just like any other phone, they also have their flaws.
5 Best Apps That Should Be On Your iPhone
Since iOS 10 widgets are normally hidden off the screen, a lot of people don't even bother using the said feature. This is why it's time to give widget apps a shot on your iPhone. In this post, we'll show you 5 useful iOS 10 widget apps that should be installed and used on every iPhone.
Become The Best Photographer With The iPhone 7 Plus 'Portrait Mode'
Portrait mode has become a favorite feature for the iPhone 7 Plus users, with people capturing different varieties of subjects with the stunning depth-of-field effect, bringing them closer to the subjects they love. The iPhone currently has the most popular camera in the world, and its popularity has just increased among photographers in 2016. Here are some and tips from photographers who are finding creative ways to use Portrait mode every day.
Will The Samsung 'Galaxy S8' Imitate The 'iPhone 8' Design And Functionality?
According to several online reports, Samsung could potentially follow the Apple's paths and be on the verge of planning to ditch the headphone jack on its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone. If so, it would definitely force users to adopt to wireless headphones, or potentially utilize a USB Type-C compatible pair, if that's what the new handset will use for charging.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
Car Tracking Technology Evolved with a GPS Camera. Here's How
The number of vehicles on the road has increased significantly. It has led to higher exposure to risks while driving a car. It has also changed the way we look at vehicle security. Owners face multiple challenges when it comes to the protection of their vehicles, as well as their loved ones.
Wellness Technology is a Billion Dollar Industry. Here Comes the Next Wave: Death Positive & Grief Wellness
The World Health Organization estimates that 25% of all people will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives, with roughly 450 million individuals currently struggling with a condition.
Eight Must-Have Tools to Keep Your Car Out of Garage
We all dread taking our car to a garage for repairs. We might just want to avoid the inconvenience of being off the road or maybe the costs associated, which can even lead to knock-on effects on things like our holiday plans.
6 Hacks for Students to Choose a Laptop While on a Budget
The modern world tries to drown us in the sea of choices. One can’t simply buy a laptop - there are hundreds of laptops around and sometimes our budget becomes the only real limitation we can rely on. But how to choose other parameters to get the best laptop possible?