New rumors speak for the iPhone 8 of a stainless steel case and a vertical dual camera. Apple could dispense with a curved display.
New rumors about Apple’s next iPhone are dipping. Apparently, the iPhone 8 or iPhone Edition could be equipped with a stainless steel case and a vertically arranged dual camera. The information on the stainless steel case comes from Digitimes. According to the source, the front and the back should be made of glass, the frame should be made of stainless steel. According to Digitimes, the suppliers here are the Chinese company Foxconn Electronics and the American electronics manufacturer Jabil.
The forging process of the stainless steel is intended to make the case more robust and at the same time keep the production costs low. Compared to the previous process, in which the housing is milled from a piece of aluminum, the cost here is about 30 to 50 percent lower.
Other rumors are from the Japanese website Macotakara. There is said, the OLED display of the iPhone 8, which is rumored to be longer longer, but now will not be curved curved display, but a conventional flat display. In addition, the dual camera is to be arranged vertically with the new iPhone. Macotakara assumes that the camera with such an arrangement would not be suitable for the use of virtual reality technology.
What Apple really hatches, can not be said at this time with certainty. Augmented Reality technology in the iPhone is expected at least according to current information only for the year 2018. Until then, Apple would theoretically still have enough time to play with the design of its new flagship and could revoke solutions for 3D camera technology still for the successor.