iPhone 8 Release Date, News & Update: Curved AMOLED Display, Dual Camera Lens, Wireless Charging, iOS 11 Expected! More Specs & Features

By Kaye Reese , Updated Nov 12, 2016 10:16 AM EST

Less than a year after releasing the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple is already oiling the gears anew to prepare for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. This comes as no surprise especially since 2017 is the iPhone's tenth anniversary, so tech-savvy users are expecting Apple's best of the best to coalesce together into one handset worthy of its decade-long business.

Given all these, it's never too early to speculate on the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. But what can Apple lovers expect from the upcoming new Apple flagship device? Here's the roundup of everything you need to know about the iPhone 8: specs and features, upgrades, price details, release dates, and more.

Specifications and features

The new iPhone 8 might have two variants: a 5- and 5.8-inch phones. But while Apple fans have come to expect little when it comes to cosmetic changes, this time, they can expect a major refresh in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus's design. According to a report from MacRumors, the new Apple flagship device might come with curved, bezel-free designs, with a curved AMOLED screen display. This means they're taking a page straight out of Samsung's playbook, which is known for its vibrant and colorful screen displays.

While there aren't reports regarding its hardware specifications yet, it's possible that the new iPhone 8 might adopt some of the salient features from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: the dual-camera lens system for the iPhone 8 Plus, wireless charging from up to 15 feet, and could run on the upcoming iOS 11.

Release dates

If the historical trend of launching new iPhone devices were to be followed again, then the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is expected to launch on September 2017, TechRadar reported. Every single iPhone, save for the iPhone SE, had launched on September, also the prime month for releasing most new gadgets because of the slew of tech events and conferences. Stay tuned for more updates regarding the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. 

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