Photo reportedly reveals Apple iPhone 8 flex cable and display assembly

With the tenth anniversary iPhone model now believed to be undergoing mass production, a new image of the so-called Apple iPhone 8 surfaced over the weekend. The picture shows the display assembly, hinting at an edge-to-edge screen with thin bezels rumored to measure 4mm. The now infamous "notch" can be seen at the top of the assembly, and will apparently house several sensors. Because the placement of the notch requires a special cut in the OLED panels when they are delivered to the contract manufacturers, Apple has experienced low yields when assembling the device which explains why KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects only 2 million to 4 million units of the iPhone 8 to be ready by launch day.

Besides the display assembly, we can also see the flex cable that will be found inside the premium model. The iPhone 8 will be the first Apple smartphone to use an OLED screen, and KGI's Kuo predicts that it will have the highest screen to body ratio in the industry. Powered by the Apple A11 chipset, the device is expected to replace Touch ID with a face recognition system that will unlock the phone faster than any technology currently in place. Wireless charging will be an optional feature for iPhone 8 users.

If you followed the news trail since last year, you could be excused for thinking that Apple was releasing just one model in 2017. But along with the iPhone 8, we expect to see the usual "S" year models like the Apple iPhone 7s and Apple iPhone 7s Plus. Both models will keep the looks of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and will be equipped with LCD panels. These two units will each offer wireless charging and will be found with the A11 chipset under the hood.

We could be merely weeks away from the big unveiling and Apple could be ready to announce the date of this event sometime in the very near future.

via SlashLeaks

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17 Comments

1. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

The world is waiting the beast.....

3. Subie

Posts: 2424; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Why are you talking about the Note 8 on an Apple article? ;)

4. nikhil23

Posts: 499; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

savage

5. S4NDY

Posts: 265; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

Oh no no, he meant Mate 10

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31596; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOOO

16. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

No 8 is the Lag beast....! lmao

17. Tipus

Posts: 905; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

iphone 8 is the Lag beast? Damn

6. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

This poor fanatic is possessed by devil Apple. May God shows him a right path, may Almighty Samsung will cure your blindness.

7. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

You need professional help.

8. Avieshek unregistered

Or become an Atheist, welcome to stock Android Google Pixel.

9. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Lol good one.

13. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Real funny.

2. kevin97

Posts: 90; Member since: Mar 01, 2016

If they also double the battery life and add a notification LED or Always-On Display feature, there would be no reason for me to stay with Android anymore...

10. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

phone of the year

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31596; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What will it do Apple? Utilize that screen size.

14. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

The worst scenario will be, if there is no iPhone8 this year, but only iPhone7S. And because media push this 'iPhone8' rumor every day , ppl hold and not buy iPhone7S waiting for iPhone8. Sad

15. Xilam unregistered

Apple would be litterally handing their consumer base to Samsung and LG. Samsung won a lot of customers over just for the look of their new "edge" screen - it was modern compared to any device at that time. If Apple does not sell any devices with better screen to body ratio, a la "bezeless" like other flagships, many people will switch! I for one would love to see it - falling on their ass economically would be an interesting thing to see for a smug company like Apple.

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