Long rumored news about the addition of smart connectivity of wireless charging in iPhone 8 has reportedly become a reality. This claim has been made by Israeli site The Verifier. The smart connector will also assist the exclusive synced features of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). So far Apple hasn’t played any significant part in VR/AR but still the company is enthusiastic about Augmented Reality, claiming that the technology will be as impactful as the smart phone.
This isn’t the first time Apple has introduced the smart connectors, currently IPad Pro Model supports the smart connector. It has a port designed to provide data connection and power to all the accessories. Back in 2015, magnetic smart connector was introduced to IPad Pro but it is not known how much data has actually passed through the port. Apple has recently joined Wireless Power Consortium, consisting of 214 companies to promote g wireless connectivity under “Qi” standard.
Prior to the release of IPhone 7 plus an apparent image of its features was cropped and it showed the presence of smart connector placed at the back of the phone. Despite the amazing design and dual camera, smart connector remained working only with iPad connection.
As some say the magnetic strength on smart connector is not ideal, but it’s worth stating that Apple used lighting mode effectively to connect AR/VR accessories to IPhone. Apple hardware TV and AIR Play will also play vital role in AR/VR technology in IPhone 8.
After reading the “THE VERIFY” report, it’s safe to bet that IPhone will add the wireless charging feature to its new phone. Indeed, a number of reliable sources have validated this rumor over the past few months. In addition to this new feature IPhone will also feature edge-to-edge OLED display, waterproof features and duel camera on back. It is expected that new IPhone 8 may resemble Samsung Galaxy S8 as it does not feature home button.
Hold your enthusiasm for some time as the release of new iPhone 8 is delayed for a week. Yes its true, according to Chinese language Economic Daily News, the delay may prolong to October or November due to some technical issues in Next-Gen Phone.
iPhone reportedly to release in September following the typical release structure, has now facing the delay in release due to its problematic 3D camera and new curved screen. Apple to release many products this year alongside iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S plus. This time the launch was marked to be on the tenth anniversary of Apple.
iPhone 8 delay caused by new OLED panels
According to credible sources the delay is caused due to lamination of curved OLED panel. The feature resembles the Samsung Galaxy S8 curved edges that eliminate the bezel. Since Samsung is using the same feature for a long time and resolved all the issues faced. Reports also suggest that Apple has assimilated 70 million OLED panels. This is the first time iPhone has added the feature of curved screen and it seems quite challenging in implementation. While Cupertino based firm is also expected to release its first ever curved screen iPhone this year. This seems more challenging for the Big Tech Giants to reschedule their release date.
iPhone 8 delay caused by 3D sensing feature
3-D sensing system feature is also adding to the delay. 3-D sensing feature will revolutionize the way user interacts with the device. It will provide extra security to the device by scanning the face and will also secure the payments made through Apple Pay.
Surprisingly new iPhone 8 will be cheaper, report says. The large order of premium screens would suggest Apple expects its most expensive phone to fly off the shelves. Future is bright for iPhone 8, says some financial analyst. Apple supply chain quotes that it’s a Strong Belief that iPhone 8 will be delayed by several weeks and will appear in December Holidays. Future is bright for iPhone 8, says some financial analyst.