IPhone 6 Plus: Apple To Finally Repair Screen Glitches
- Author: Terrell Bush Apr 13, 2017,
Apr 13, 2017, 0:38
Apple's iPhone 8 is not a new name as the US-based multinational buckles up to celebrate 10 years of iPhone this year. This is expected to upgrade sales of the new iPhone 8 once it is officially put on sale. Because Apple plans on eliminating buttons on the iPhone 8, allowing the screen to cover almost the entire front of the handset, the company planned on embedding the Touch ID fingerprint scanner under the screen. Apple will be setting a competitive price range, so a $1,000 smartphone appears to be more improbable, the report details.
Said longtime Apple analyst Brian White as posted on MacRumors, "Our contact strongly believes the 5.8-inch iPhone 8 will be delayed by several weeks due to challenges around the 3D sensing technology, but still in time for the December holidays".
On Tuesday, Needham & Co. analyst Rajvindra Gill said that 3D sensing - which could bring augmented reality functionality and eye scanning to the iPhone - might be pushed back to the iPhone 8s.
Arcuri says that if Apple can't solve the issues, it has only three options: ditch Touch ID altogether in favor of the new facial recognition capabilities in the phone (which would be an bad idea), move the Touch ID scanner to the back (still quite terrible, but less awful), or delay the iPhone 8 launch.
Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 flagship is expected to boast a laundry list of next-generation technologies, including a massive 5.8-inch OLED display, wireless charging, and advanced facial recognition enhanced by 3D imaging technology. Different models being passed around the company that incorporates some iPhone 8 variant with an LCD, while others utilize an AMOLED board, others incorporate a Home Button, while some have discarded the button completely.
CNBC also reported that the delay may take until October or November before shipping.
The first option, which he admits is unlikely is to ditch Touch ID and rely exclusively on facial recognition. However, Samsung has released in two sizes its Galaxy S8 and the company has opted not to create any more flat screen versions. Drop a comment below.