Apple iPhone rumored to receive major changes for 2017

Connected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has already gone on record as saying that the Apple iPhone 7 "won't have many 'attractive selling points." Which means that Apple could be planning on skipping the mid-cycle iPhone 7s and going straight to the Apple iPhone 8 for 2017. According to a report published today, the major redesign for the device, which we would expect to see with this year's model, will instead take place in 2017...
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155. meanestgenius

Posts: 21798; Member since: May 28, 2014

So in other words, I caught the biggest troll on this site? Thanks for admitting it. #MxyFoiledAgain

43. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Well it is true. Again this was proven when the 6S was first released.

76. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

sums up my thoughts perfectly. i am not like hater of apple, since i am typing on macbook pro, but they have been so lazy to do something since Jobs passed away, they are recycling old stuff last years. i remember when i bought this macbook, 2-3 years back, i was so amazed how good can be battery and how good it can look, thats basically it, but at least something, now, there are much more pleasing models on market same battery+ better screens and horsepower, same or less price. last iphone 5se is when i lost any respect to apple, its going down very badly.

42. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And still makes it faster than many Android superphones. I can post links to the PA articles for proof.

82. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

All these proofs are bull s**t..

12. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I still remember how iSheeps called Samsung Edge a gimmick. They will call this a revolution if it happens in iToy.

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The edge screen was a gimmick. Gimmick doesn't necessarily mean it's a waste. Samsung likes to take risks, throw a lot at the wall and see what sticks. Those gimmicks are now some of the most bad ass features on the market. To most of us, and myself personally, gimmick is code for (experiment).

23. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Yeah i agree bro, i would take Note series anyday over the edge. Gimmick isn't necessarily bad, but they need some improvement for better real usage. Just likeG5 and LG friends... I won't jump to LG because of this, but modular design was a future ahead.

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yep, currently there's no phone I'd take over a Note 5. Samsung out did itself with that phone. I'm looking forward to the next iteration.

31. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

What about iP7 bro? i think the 6s was biggest upgrade in iphone s history. Did u expect something big? i think Apple need to consider basic need like bigger battery for smaller model, or amoled, or 32gig standard, instead of "revolutionary".

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Right now, based on what I've seen, I'm just not interested in the ip7. The 6s plus was I big upgrade, and it's a future proof phone. 16 gigs needs to go, 32 is the least it should be. A bigger battery is much needed

15. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

My dude, if you read the full rumors report, you will see that they are talking about a bezeless display, not a edge display. They are talking about removing the home button, ear piece and camera and hide it under the screen. They also mention true long distant wireless charging.

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They conveniently forget that stuff. They meaning trolls.

83. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

No edge display? Hope they bring that.it looks so cool

24. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

I will wait next year for any iPhone upgrade. But see what Note 6 brings this year.

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's the phone that's really got me buzzin'. I gotta see what it brings.

49. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I hate rumors. The rumors for the Note 6 sound incredible, and if they don't pan out, it'll be extremely disappointing. It stinks to expect something then get less.

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 30973; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yes it does. Some of them will pan out I think.

61. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah.. 2017 2017 2017 2017... just how many articles did we need to discuss a phone that will released 1.5 year later?? looks like everyone is agree that iPhone 7 (2016) is a fail far before its realeased...

62. knightkiran

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Bah Humbug!!

63. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

If you really think about it, the 2017 iPhone must already exist as a prototype. We have heard so much about a phone that is nearly 1.5 years away from release. It looks like the 2016 iPhone will be the backup iPhone that Apple typically make every major release cycle just in case. I think the 2017 iPhone is done but not ready for full production due to certain components not being ready to manufacturer at a large volumn.

64. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

So many rumors. a lot haven't gotten me excited but this one does

65. dimas

Posts: 3347; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

All screen and almost zero bezel? Sharp aquos crystal 2 had it since july 2015 but this iphone concept have 2d glasses.

66. cherry.dev

Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Sharp aquos crystal 2 has a huge chin, and overall device looks like s**t. and no, front-camera, earpiece speaker, fingerprint scanner, and sensors aren't embedded under the screen.

68. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Looks like a Nokia N9 copy! But ifans will buy it because it's innovation........

69. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

whenever new iphone to be launched , they always posting like " next iphone will have major changes" why they keep telling next year,next year,.......next year it clearly shows that upcoming iphone doesnt have any noticeable changes

70. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Curved Amoled screen. Apple is amazing!! Can't wait to see how many sheep flock to 3-4yr old tech. Pretty sure samsung will have foldable phones by then

138. flavius22

Posts: 218; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

Apple upgrades are always coming next year
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