iPhone 8 prototype images surface on Twitter, but it’s most probably a fake or an old prototype20
We have had numerous renders, schematics and dummy-iPhone 8 images circulating the feeds in the last few weeks, as we saw one too many different versions of what the next iPhone would look like. However, Benjamin Geskin, who has shared with us a fair deal of renders for the new iPhone, has recently posted on Twitter alleged prototype images that opt to resemble one of the devices Apple preps to launch in September. However, it’s extremely unlikely that it does, as even Geskin himself seems skeptical.
“iPhone 8 Prototype, Inside tip”— Benjamin Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1) June 29, 2017
This ugly design, again? Hmm.. pic.twitter.com/qzlrEvl9XK
The images show a device that features rather notable bezels around the sides, with thicker top and bottom parts that still seem a lot slimmer than those on current iPhone models. Nonetheless, this should not be taken as a reliable indication of any kind, as we have seen a sleek edge-to-edge screen iPhone in previous, more legitimately looking renders.
The post does not give info about the device’s measurements and neither does it reveal whether the fingerprint scanner is indeed embedded in the front, or has been moved to the back, as the images only show the device’s front. Therefore, they also don’t provide detail, as to whether the back of the device will feature a vertically arranged camera, like the one we have seen in prior speculative photos.
The prototype is very doubtfully something to go by, as it departs from what we saw in most previous renders. Furthermore, the images show a close shot of the documentation included in the device’s box that reveal an LCD display, instead of the much-anticipated OLED setup for the next iPhone.