September 2017 will see the release of the iPhone 8 marking ten years of the brand’s existence and setting new heights of absurdity with a price-tag expected to exceed $1000 making it the most expensive smartphone ever made by Apple.
The phone is expected to beef-up on its predecessor with the biggest difference being the inclusion of an all-glass display fitted on a stainless-steel chassis. Similarly, the base storage of the iPhone 8 will be slightly larger than that of the iPhone 7 with a maximum RAM of 3GB.
Speculations surrounding the operating system suggest that Apple will do away with the recent iOS 10 in favour of the as yet unreleased iOS 11. However, details of differences between the two systems have not been specified publicly.
As of mid-June 2017, the phone could see the inclusion of upgraded TouchID technology, however the company has released that recent issues with that feature could jeopardise the release date and the phone might only be on sale in early 2018.
The phone is expected to far exceed the cost of competitors with cheaper variants manufactured with regular LCD screens potentially matching the price of the most expensive alternatives from Samsung and Huawei.