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"iPhone 8" Frame

The 'iPhone 8' Could Reportedly Feature An Apple Watch Like Stainless Steel Frame

April 17, 2017

The “iPhone 8” frame could look similar to the stainless steel Apple Watch. That interesting tidbit is from Japanese blog Macotakara.

A bit thicker

A bit thicker
A possible look at the next-generation iPhone 8.

A possible look at the next-generation iPhone 8.

The stainless steel frame would hold together a front and rear glass plate.

Another interesting bit of information from the blog is that the cameras on the “iPhone 8” could be oriented vertically. When used with possible augmented reality features, the cameras would be positioned in the usual horizontal format.

Instead of being curved like the Samsung Galaxy S8, the handset’s OLED would be flat with slightly curved sides. That’s much like the current generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Also, the handset will apparently be a bit thicker than previous generations.

If you’re interested in learning more about the next-generation lineup, make sure to visit our “iPhone 8” rumor roundup section that will be continuously updated until the handsets are revealed sometime this fall.

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