Apple’s iPhone 8 will be made official next week. Apple are holding a press conference for the handset next Tuesday the 12th of September.
The new iPhone 8 will come with a new design and new features, the handset will not feature a physical home button or fingerprint scanner.
The home button on the current iPhones is used to activate Siri, or of course you can just say ‘Hey Siri’ if you have turned the feature on.
According to developer Guilherme Rambo, on the iPhone 8 the lock button will be used to activate Siri, you can see what he has to say about it in the tweet below.
Did you found something like that in source code?
— Vitor (@vitor_cremonez) September 2, 2017
Apple’s iPhone 8 is getting a completely new design over the existing iPhones. The handset will feature an almost bezel free edge to edge display and this will be the first iPhone to use an OLED display.
There will be no home button on the handset, instead Apple will use facial recognition to unlock the handset and also for Apple Pay. The new iPhone will also come with new materials, these are rumored to include a stainless steel chassis and a glass back.
The new iPhone will come with a new Apple A11 mobile processor, plus it is also expected to feature 3GB of RAM. The handset will come with a dual rear camera setup and this will be a vertical setup.
We will have more information about Apple’s new iPhone 8 when it is made official next week. We are also expecting to see a new iPhone 7S and 7S Plus and a 4K Apple TV.