The iPhone 8 Will Release In October Suggests Alleged Apple’s 3D Laser Supplier’s Production Schedule

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Jun 21, 2017
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There’s a lot of hype around Apple’s upcoming September event. Leaks and rumors related to an ‘iPhone 8’ are regular features of the rumor mill. It’s expected that Apple will launch a special tenth anniversary iPhone this year. The device will make up on a lot of shortcomings present in the lineup. The most important upgrade in this regard will be the switch to OLED displays – a feature that has been present on Android device for quite a while. Today, we’ve got more news related to the iPhone 8. Take a look below to find out more.

 An Apparent Apple Supplier For VR On The iPhone 8 Suggests That Device Will Release In Late October

We’ve seen a lot of rumors and information surface related to the iPhone 8 so far. Apple will improve its iconic smartphone lineup on multiple fronts this year. The biggest upgrade, as mentioned above, will be the switch to OLED displays. The iPhone 8 will follow in the Galaxy S8 and S8+’s footsteps, and feature a curved, bezel free display. However, the big change on the iPhone won’t be its OLED upgrade.

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Ever since the first iPhone 8 related leaks started to surface, we’re seeing a lot of sources mention a vertical rear dual camera setup. It’s an interesting change for the smartphone, one that has Apple written all over it. The change is expected to facilitate 3D recognition and VR recording for the smartphone. Now, some comments from Finsair, a manufacturer of precision laser tech can shed more light on when to expect the iPhone 8’s release.

According to BGR, 3D laser manufacturer Finsair reports that one company will purchase tens of millions of units from it next year, with the company thought to be Apple. The publication further goes on to deduce the iPhone 8’s release timeline from Finsair’s production schedule. According to this, the iPhone 8 will release in October, after Apple unveils it in its annual September launch event.

This falls in nicely with earlier rumors that also claim a delayed release for Apple’s 2017 flagship smartphone. Cupertino’s got a lot of ground to cover on it if all the rumors turn out as true. Not only will the company bring dedicated focus to 3D and VR on board, but it will also introduce a virtual fingerprint sensor under the smartphone’s display. Thoughts? Let us know what you think in the comments section below and stay tuned. We’ll keep you updated on the latest.

Source: BGR

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