Is Apple Planning To Get Rid Of The iPhone 'S' Moniker?

Apple's new iPhone is under production now!

Apple, which has a current market capitalisation of US$826bn, is expected to launch its iPhone 8 in September with a premium version costing about US$1,000, providing a lift to average selling prices.

While the tech industry is getting closer to finally meeting Apple's iPhone 8, there are still a lot of things about the handset that are shrouded in mystery.

It has been a case of "will it, won't it" for quite some time now as speculation has been rife about whether Apple would launch its new iPhone in September or not. Previous reports in the past have suggested that Apple has not added an under-display TouchID as was initially speculated for the device. The iPhone 8 is rumoured to ditch Touch ID altogether, and introduce Face ID as a form of exclusive authentication. It gives the iPhone 8 even more screen space, and it's also a more ergonomic solution than putting a Home button on the back of the phone.

Considering Apple is playing their best-hand with the iPhone 8 celebrating the iPhone's 10th Anniversary with many new promising new features with "Bezelless Display",'Wireless Charging", "Face Unlock and Iris Scanner", "High-Res.

iPhone 8 Delay: An Apple supplier claims that the iPhone 8 won't be shown off alongside the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, AppleInsider notes.

Meanwhile, the new iPhone 8 will be released with limited design options and features as well.

Another tidbit of iPhone news to emerge this week relates to the handset's colours and comes from Ming-Chi Kuo, a respectable analyst from KGI Securities who has a good track record of predicting new Apple products.

A new report from iDrop suggests the iPhone 8 will have a new, vertical camera.

Sources called the schedule adjustment "unusual" for Samsung with just a few months left before the phone launch.

- First, the 3D sensor could be placed at the front since it has to perform multiple functions via facial recognition.

The new home button may be completely resizable to your liking, according to Apple HomePod firmware code found by developer Steve Troughton-Smith. What it entails is using the depth sensing capabilities of the iPhone 8's front cameras to suppress notification sounds.

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