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Apple iPhone 8: Only 16% of users say they will upgrade

Daily Mail - Science & tech

The iPhone 8 is supposed to be a massive step forward in design and honor the device's 10th anniversary, but it's looking like Apple's new phone may be a flop. A new survey from investment firm Piper Jaffray shows iPhone users aren't any more excited for this release than they were for the iPhone 7. Only 16 percent of those surveyed said they are planning to upgrade to the new device. A new survey from Piper Jaffray shows iPhone users aren't any more excited for this release than they were for the iPhone 7. Only 16 percent of those surveyed said they are planning to upgrade to the new device.


Apple's new OLED iPhones will feature speed and camera improvements

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Apple's big iPhone launch event is less than a month away and new details have surfaced about what the tech giant may have in store for the next iteration of its flagship device. Chief among the latest details is that Apple is calling this year's lineup an'S year' - meaning that the new devices will mostly include internal improvements, instead of any major aesthetic overhauls, Bloomberg reported. The report falls in line with widely reported rumors that Apple will launch three new iPhones on September 12th. Apple's big iPhone launch event is less than a month away and new details have surfaced about what the tech giant may have in store for the next iteration of its flagship device The device maker is expected to release 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch models, all with edge-to-edge displays that are akin to the iPhone X. A 6.5-inch iPhone, referred to internally as D33, will feature Apple's largest screen yet, as well as new features like the ability to view content in a side-by-side view.



iPhone 8 to cost between $999 and $1,099

Daily Mail - Science & tech

It may be called the iPhone 8, iPhone Edition or even iPhone X, but one thing seems clear - Apple's new handset will be the most expensive the firm has ever made. Prolific Apple leaker Benjamin Geskin has shared what he claims are the final iPhone 8 prices on Twitter, continuing rumors that some versions of the new phone will cost over $1,000. He claims the 64GB version will cost $999, the 246GB version will be $1,099, and the 512GB version will be $1,199. Prolific Apple leaker Benjamin Geskin shared iPhone 8 prices on Twitter, continuing rumors that some versions of the new phone will cost over $1,000. According to a direct conversion, this would price the new devices at £767, £843, and £920 respectively in the UK, but the British version has typically cost more than the those sold in the US, so these may not be accurate.


Apple's iPhone 8 will use gesture controls instead of home

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Apple's iPhone 8 will see the replacement of the smartphone's classic home button with gesture controls, new leaks suggest. The leaks also reveal that Apple's flagship device will have rounded corners and a flat screen that covers the front, Bloomberg reports. This graphic shows some of the new features rumoured for Apple's iPhone 8, which is due for release in mid-September Apple plans to introduce a stainless steel band around the phone which the glass curves into, much like the casing used for the iPhone 4 and 4S. Confirming past rumours, images of the device viewed by Bloomberg and people familiar with the gadget show Apple will release three iPhones next month. One of these new models, a new high-end device'packs in enough changes to make it one of the biggest iPhone updates in the product's decade-long history,' Bloomberg reports.