iPhone 8 Release Date, Specs, News & Update: Price Of Apple’s Next Phone Revealed; Is It Worth It?

By Kenneth Bren Briones , Updated Dec 13, 2016 11:00 AM EST

Apple launched the iPhone 7 this year and fans are expecting that the next phone will either be an iPhone 8 or an S variant. Regardless, reports have it that Apple's next phone will be priced starting at $1200.

Given that it will be the 10th year anniversary of iPhone, all eyes are set on the upcoming iPhone 8. The price has been leaked and is expected to play somewhere around $1200. Regardless of its estimated price to be off the roofs, it is still projected to sell because of its expected major and exciting updates. This price leak is not backed with concrete proof but this news came straight from a very reliable site Mac Otakara and renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

According to reports, it is still too early for the iPhone 8 to debut. We are all expecting that Apple will be releasing a new phone by next year. Just to simplify things, critics are calling Apple's next phone as iPhone 8. Though are still no compelling evidence that it will be called as such.

Another speculation is that there might be no "S" variant in 2017 and Apple would skip the "S" variant and jump directly to iPhone 8, according to a Barclay analyst Mark Moskowitz. The best way consumers can confirm all of these rumors is to patiently wait and see.

On a separate note, iPhone 8 has been mooted to house an all glass design, the A11 chip, a 5.8-inch OLED/AMOLED Display, the iOs 11 software, no home button and wireless charging. It is said to come in a new red color variant.

Apple has proven that the iPhone 8 is price worthy given that it is beefed up with interesting features. Though at the end of the day, it is up to the decision of consumers. The iPhone 8 is rumored to launch in 2018. Stay glued here on Gamenguide to get the latest on Apple's iPhone 8.

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