iPhone 8 could be released in September, but you may have a hard time finding one


If you're excited about Apple's upcoming iPhone 8, which reportedly features an OLED screen and an impressive screen to body ratio (never seen before on an Apple handset), you may want to know that the device could be hard to find at launch.

According to MacRumors, which cites information revealed by several Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 will be both announced, and released in September - alongside regular iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus models (these should be direct successors to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus). However, Barclays analysts have noted that the fancy iPhone 8 would likely not be widely available until the fourth quarter of the year, thus starting October. In other words, while the handset should be launched at the same time with the (presumably less exciting) iPhone 7s series, it will probably be sold out in no time.

The iPhone 8 is expected to have a 5.8-inch display, but, thanks to the almost non-existent bezels, it could be about as small as the current iPhone 7 model (which sports a 4.7-inch screen). You can take a look at what the iPhone 8 might look like here and here.

As a reminder, iPhone 8 might not be the final name of this device. Apple may want to go with iPhone Pro, iPhone X, or something else. We'll just have to wait and see what happens.

source: MacRumors

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47 Comments

1. Unordinary unregistered

Of course. It's always been the best selling smartphone model. Just like anything else.... the Tesla Model 3 for example.

6. KParks23

Posts: 722; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

What happened to the 7s?

9. xocomaox

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

Did you not read the article?

21. danny_a2005

Posts: 358; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

Honestly, I don;t think the 8 is coming anytime soon, those designs are made by a desperate fan.

47. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

I think Apple going to have big sale problems this year as iPhone users will see they been sold junk for years and then all need the iPhone 8 and they not going to have any, think s6 edge

46. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Tesla is a fire catching piece of s... More like a concept rather than a real car.

2. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Go to China and some kids will have one for ya.

26. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

The kids won't have one for him, they're just manufacturing them. How else do you think a Apple can make such thin phones? Tiny fingers making them.

3. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Looking forward to getting this along with the Note 8!!

5. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I 2nd that.

20. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Almost have heart attack when I heard Techie said he want to get an iPhone.

32. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

What? I still have my ATT iPhone 4 and my Verizon iPhone 4S. Both unlocked. I had an iPad Air 2. But I sold it and mt Galaxy Note 12.2 on eBay and bought thr Surface Pro 4 with the cash. I only had to buy the type cover. I have a Verizon iPad Pro 9.7. But we all use it. I dont use it enough to justify owning 2 of them. My kid had an original Mini, but I gifted it and I let him use the nicer Pro which also has more space with the 128GB. I grew on Apple products. But Apple is not that same company. I just want them to do better with all teh money they have and they arent. I have said many times. If iPhone's had open file system, Mass Storage, and allowed me to transfer whatever files types I want from my device, I would never have bought a Galaxy smartphone. But I would have a Galaxy Tablet. I preferred the iPod Touch over the iPhone, because I dont want to have 2 phone accounts to pay for. But Apple chose to half-ass upgrade it. The iPod Touch for its cost should have thievery the iPhone had in the same year. But they gimped it to drive everyone to the iPhone instead. I use Android and Windows out of necessity. For the work I do, I need a product that does what I need it to do. I can deal with stupid limitations and pay a high price for it too. That's stupid. You cant get rich wasting money. Ask Apple. That is my issue. They make a lot of money and yet I benefit less from their products. So I've limited my ownership of them, But I've 4 iPod Touch, the 1st 3 iPad, the iPAd Air, have the Pro, and I've had Macbooks as well. But I not gonna waste money buying them like fans do. But yes I would love to have nice shiny edged iPhone with small bezels, hopefully a larger battery and some better tech. Not just an iPhone that copies Samsung because I already have one. Apple needs to do more than just match a Galaxy S6 edge. They need to be as good as the S7 edge at the very least. If its not, I dont care how shiny it is, I wont buy it. As nice as the S8+ looks, I dont want to buy it. I can wait for the Note 8. The only S I would ever use is the S6 edge o edge+. I've also mentioned I hated the Note 5, I didnt like the Note 4, but I liked it better than the Note 5. I preferred my Note 2 and 3 and I never owned the original. But this is the iPhone I wish Apple would make.http://cdn.androidorigin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Apple-iPhone-7-leak-300x172.png?x91860 And just use a QHD display. I would love that as much as I love my Note 7.

8. cleatglitch

Posts: 162; Member since: May 25, 2013

three me

15. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

You must be rich

22. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I'm a smart investor...

4. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

If it looks anything like the last Galaxy devices, i will sure be getting one and i dont care how long it takes. My iPhone 4's arw old and slow ass hell and my 6S Plus, mom is enjoying it for now. I need my oqn iOS toy to play with.

16. mikehunta727 unregistered

"I need my oqn iOS toy to play with." Am I reading this right, seeing this correctly? Did you actually type this? I think Techies account got hacked ya'll

17. maherk

Posts: 6770; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I find it impossible to believe that you own or use an iOS device. I might be wrong, but I feel this is just one of your typical lies that you post simply to bring more credibility to the other posts where you attack Apple. It's like when Mxy claims he is an Android user or Kumar claiming he owns an S7 Edge.

18. bucky

Posts: 3776; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

This.

23. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I am an Android user. You're just being ignorant now.

29. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Techie lies so damn much man.

33. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Technochio.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Hilarious

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Damn bro, good post lol.

34. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I use to use the photo of my screen name here was, my devices in a single image. https://flic.kr/p/L3q9Ff I've never lied about nothing. I don't need too.It also doesn't matter what you believe. Believing or not doesn't make it true or false. I love gadgets period Looks like my 6S+https://flic.kr/p/SbpGkZ

37. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That proves nothing. And if that is you, what the hell is wrong with your fingernails? Looks like you're suffering from Lycanthropy.

39. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Nothing wrong with my hands. I made my lrrof. Believe whatever you want. Doesn't matter either way. Like i told Kiko, you not believing doesnt make it not true doesn't make it true or false. Truth is truth no matter you belive it or not. I have nothing else to prove nor do i need too.

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Irrof, i, i, and too???

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You're lying, that post was designed to diss the iPhone. You're owns about as many iOS devices, as Hitler owned Torahs.

7. Talhamid

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 13, 2009

As S8 launch looms closer, and it is highly likely that it will be the most exciting (if not bestselling) model for 2017 (like S7 Edge was 2016), the plethora for shameless Apple plugs in the form of non-news from fake or dubious resources based on nothing but speculation and wishful thinking is kicking into overdrive by PhoneArena. Hey, it it will be a good idea to plug iPhone 8 when you get some ACTUAL info about it. Meanwhile, try to look beyond Apple.

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