Final retail packaging for 10th anniversary iPhone cases show the iPhone 8 moniker?

Final retail packaging for 10th anniversary iPhone cases show the iPhone 8 moniker?
Last week, we saw a couple of reports concerning the name that Apple will give its tenth anniversary iPhone model. Up to now, everyone has called this device the Apple iPhone 8. Last Friday, we passed along a report stating that this version of the iPhone will actually be called the Apple iPhone Edition. The same rumor mentioned that the sequels to the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus will be named the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus, respectively.

If that wasn't enough to make your head spin, the very next day another rumor made its way around the water cooler. This time, the speculation had the tenth anniversary iPhone carrying the Apple iPhone X name. This actually has a double meaning that makes sense. The "X" can stand for a premium model, like Motorola intended with the DROID X back in 2010. Or, in the case of the iPhone, the X can be used to indicate that it is the unit's tenth anniversary phone. After all, the Roman numeral for the number 10 is "X."

Tuesday night though, tipster extraordinaire Evan Blass tweeted a pair of images that he says comes from the final box design for two cases intended for the variant of Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup wearing an OLED screen. There is only one such phone expected in 2017, and that is the tenth anniversary iPhone. And since both boxes reveal that the name of the premium iPhone model is the iPhone 8, we are back at square one with six days to go until Apple removes the wrapping off this year's Apple iPhone line. Keep checking in; the drama doesn't get better than this!


source: @evleaks

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19 Comments

1. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

"Keep checking in; the drama doesn't get better than this!"... Man... You guy's need to get out more if you find leaked partial cell phone box pics exciting drama...

2. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

I feel the most excited!!!

3. dmsrfl

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

What ridiculous Apple story are we going to get next...Leaked photos of the plastic wrap?? :o I swear every year in September this site gets lame.

4. Bankz

Posts: 2548; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

The salt in the comment section tho... The iphone commeth!

8. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Yet every September you come here... LOLOLOL so when a new phones about to come out, a phone website has articles for it! The anarchy!!! Wait that's right, the Note 8 is the greatest phone of all time and ever single article should be about that "upgrade". The iPhones are coming, they will wow, they will excite and they will destory everyone else in sales. Best be prepared. I don't even care about the new iPhones, I'm just waiting for the Pixel 2 XL, who know what real Android fans buy. Samsung fans are just salty the "greatest phone of all time" was nothing special but a rehash asking for more money. LOLOLOL. The real pain is about to come.

11. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Typical Apple hater. You act as if we don't have two Samsung flagships released before the iPhone every year along with multiple other Android phones. You get one phone event from Apple and you're complaining about the site talking about it?

5. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

PA PA PA........another clickbait apple propaganda! What is next? Maybe you can write an article about the materials they used to make the box. And were it was made and who made it and how much time it took. Is that an idea.....o shoot i gave some tips for more clickbait articles.

6. thetruthhasbeenspoken

Posts: 83; Member since: May 02, 2017

iphonearena must be having erections Everytime they see or post lame iPhone articles

9. iushnt

Posts: 3108; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

It's not just PA who covers iPhone article. The whole world is curious about it.

7. ceepyou

Posts: 68; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

This means nothing. A retailer I worked at once got shipped a bunch of "iPad 3" Speck cases. Turned out Apple called it, the "New iPad". Speck had to send reps out with stickers to cover the mistake and correct the labeling. When they couldn't afford the labor, they sent more stickers for store employees to fix it for them. Not saying this is wrong, but we won't know until next week when Apple tells us.

10. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

The 1980's called, they want their soap opera cliffhanger narration back...

12. Manny0122

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

Is there another tech site better than this??

13. cmdacos

Posts: 4220; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Every other one? I mean PA doesn't research any tech, they scour other tech sites for news and then link to them.

14. disatrousrainbow

Posts: 65; Member since: Oct 24, 2015

Sure there are tons. Why are you here again?

15. disatrousrainbow

Posts: 65; Member since: Oct 24, 2015

For a site that's apparently obsessed with all things Apple there sure are a lot of Android articles taking up the front page. In fact, I see no less than six articles on the main page that are about Android phones. So where's the nerd rage over that?

17. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

AndroidArena or SamsungArena? Ha ha.

16. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

That's disturbing really .. You have news even about the package ?????

19. Boogieman

Posts: 33; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

Quote/The "X" can stand for a premium model, like Motorola intended with the DROID X back in 2010/unquote That makes sense, since apple ALSO is about to copy - wireless charging from Nokia Lumia 920 (2012) - AmoLED from Samsung Galaxy S2 (2011) - Iris scanner from lumia1020XL (some years ago) - No bezels screen from Samsung galaxy edge, Lg g6 and so on (some years ago) But I am sure apple will present it as "We were first" And the fan boys will go "Horray Apple" *clapping hysterically* =)

20. jeffpom

Posts: 66; Member since: Dec 11, 2016

This means nothing. I remember when the iPhone 6 came out and we received cases to sell that said "For New iPhone" (The "New iPad" had come out earlier.)

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