This iPhone 8 concept brings all the rumors so far to life and it's an impressive sight


Surrounded by rumors of a radical redesign and innovative technological additions, the next iPhone provokes any enthusiast's imagination. Switzerland's Handy Abovergleich came up with a concept that balances just the right amounts of crazy and plausible, leaving us hopeful that Apple can at least come close to something this impressive. Based on various rumors hinted at by analysts and supply chain sources, the work shows an all-screen iPhone covered by gently curved glass and built around a stainless steel frame.

The top features an AMOLED status bar that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the surface. On the bottom, where the bezel used to be, the rumored haptic virtual Home button with built-in fingerprint security is found, accompanied by two virtual shortcut keys. The smartphone is also secured with an iris scanner. Other plausible additions to the next iPhone illustrated by the concept include a dual camera setup with the lens sitting flush with the smartphone's body, as well as compatibility with the Apple Pencil and fast wireless charging at a distance of up to 3 meters.

Mind you, though, this is just a concept, even if it's built on prominent rumors. While Apple does have the technology and expertise to pull off something like this, it has to be financially feasible first. If Apple can't deliver technology like this at the typical flagship smartphone price point (around $700), it will have to hold it in for a more appropriate time or release it as a premium model for enthusiastic, deep-pocketed buyers.

So, what do you think of the concept? Do you like what you see? Tell us in the comments below!

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32 Comments

1. POLO_Doe

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

Interesting

17. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

I have much, much, much better concept for iPhone, but Apple will never make it. Because it will affect their profit a lot. So, no go. BTW I ROTFL at the picture of iPhone with Apple Pencil. Not embedded in the phone is useless. And S-Pen is not only about jotting as the ignorant media and iboys think. So, no go, too.

28. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

You gotta calm down it's just a concept.

20. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

If only finished products looked sorta like awesome concepts.

23. SmartPhoneMobiles

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 16, 2016

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2. lainez21

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 31, 2014

Apple releasing unique features instead of copying from other flagships? Now that's a great joke

3. Macready

Posts: 1821; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Hardly a "wraparound" display, since this could have been achieved with a flat display panel plus 2.5D glass (which has been around for almost 5 years on smartphones) that flows into the rounded sides.

4. handsomparis

Posts: 122; Member since: Jun 11, 2015

Don't see it happening

30. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Maybe iPhone 6sss this year

32. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

ofcourse not, lol..

5. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Looks like the artist took a Galaxy S7 Edge, and simply covered the top and bottom bezels with screen.

7. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

funny seeing as how the s7 took tons of cues from the iphone.

10. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Wow. Absolutely no information penetrates the RDF intact, I guess.

11. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I have to Jump in Here and ask "did you seriously just write that" the S7 Edge took "TONS" of cues from the iPhone? Wow!!!! if that is not just plain inaccurate then I really don't know what is??? I will give you the Glass designed but that was done prior to the iPhone too by other oems Did it take the Amoled screen- flexible Screen- 2k resolution Sd card slot and on and on the list goes Please take a moment and think about that statement. You have to give credit where credit is due Samsung did a good job with the S7

14. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Samsung actually traveled time, saw that iPhone 8 will have display like this, tried to get as close as possible to this design and as always, it couldn't match the always 'original' iPhone and ended up making the S7 Edge. Period.

26. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Not to me, the only part that does is the bottom and the iPhone looked like that well before the S7 came along.

6. cozze02

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

hahah, not gonna happen

8. htcisthebest

Posts: 436; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

Nothing impressive. Just copy cat of Xiaomi Mi Mix concept.

9. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I hope the real deal will be different looking.

12. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

look, its a galaxy S8 with a separate S-Pen!

13. Joms_US

Posts: 200; Member since: Oct 02, 2016

Dream, dream, dream.... All I have to do is dream..... says Everly Brothers =D

15. dmitrilp_

Posts: 330; Member since: Sep 12, 2016

Out of Apple league

16. almostdone

Posts: 448; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

How many years has Apple been trying to change the design? Looks about the same for the last decade... Apple with give you a tiny improvement and not a drastic overhaul.

18. ahmadkun

Posts: 586; Member since: May 02, 2016

there's no iphone 8 in 2017 .. but iphone 7s with Amoled desplay 14% brighter and faster responding and another feature removed .

21. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 966; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Chances are good that this is correct.

19. k9luvr

Posts: 122; Member since: Oct 17, 2016

Can someone tell me what is so impressive about this phone ? It pretty much looks like any other phone for the last 5 years.

22. SmartPhoneMobiles

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 16, 2016

Huawei honor magic copy

24. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

I don't understand these trolls... isn't good that Apple is moving forward? There were many other companies that copied the "edge" concept off Samsung. We don't even know what Apple will do with it....

27. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2206; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Not really impressed with this concept

29. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Impressive. Most impressive.

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