Early Glitches Caused a Month Delay in iPhone 8 Production

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"We have approached the design, engineering and making of our new campus with the same enthusiasm and design principles that characterize our products", said Jony Ive, Apple's chief design officer.

How to watch the iPhone 8 event livestream? As far as specs are concerned, Apple's upcoming flagship smartphone will offer features that are similar to that of its Android counterparts. The exact resolution of the iPhone 8 is not know as yet. The home button reportedly will be replaced with a virtual button.

It appears that Apple's anticipated handset was beset by issues during the manufacturing process, which may leave out the long-running Touch ID feature as well as run the risk of delays or short supply, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Other iPhone 8 rumors that have been creating a buzz include a redesign, significant changes to the camera, a glass body, wireless charging, facial recognition, OLED screen and new color options including "Blush Gold" color that is said to replace the Rose Gold color that's now available. But unlike Samsung whose latest devices have curved screens the reports indicate that Apple is maintaining a flat display.

Apple's iPhone 8, which might actually be called iPhone Edition, is expected to cost $1,000 and that may be partly due to Samsung. Rumors suggest that out of the two cameras of the iPhone 8, one will use a regular lens, while the other one will include a telephoto lens.

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As for its cost, UBS analysts told Business Insider that the iPhone 8/X/Edition will kick things off at $900 (roughly Rs 57640) for the 64GB version and end things at $999 (approx Rs 63980) for the 256GB variant.

3D-sensing - The iPhone 8 is said to have 3D sensing to be used for facial recognition and better front-facing camera quality.

The iOS 11 and MacOS will be the software running the iPhone 8. the iOS 11 is now available in beta. The iPhone 8 is said to feature slimmed down bezels on all sides, making it an aesthetic aspect where Apple can not afford to reduce quality. The A11 is expected to provide greater performance than the current SoC, A10 Fusion.

The anniversary-edition iPhone is likely to come with 3GB RAM and at least 32GB internal storage.

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