After the massive success of the iPhone 7, the fans are now counting days for the iPhone 8 to get released. Although the current flagship offers so many incredible and spellbound features, still a new handset release always excites the people. With each passing day, people are getting anxious about the probable iPhone 8 features and most importantly the iPhone 8 release date. The rumor mill has already started to churn out, and the internet has currently got flooded with iPhone 8 news and updates. So in this article, we have discussed on what could be the probable iPhone 8 release date and when you will get this coveted flagship device in your hand.
Apple always values tradition and likes to stick to their annual release dates. The company loves to release the brand new devices or products in the second quarter of the year. The US-based tech giant unveiled the latest iPhone 7 in September 2016 along with the new iOS 10, and watchOS 3. Before that, Apple released the iPhone 6 on September 9th, 2014.
The 5th iteration of this flagship series, the iPhone 5 was launched also launched in the second quarter of the year, on 12th September, 2012. The iPhone 4 was unveiled on 7th June, 2010.
iPhone 8 Release Date: When is it?
If you notice the release dates of all the iPhones, you will find out a particular pattern or a tradition which Apple likes to follow, and we expect the pattern will be followed in the coming days too. So it is very likely that Apple will launch the iPhone 8 in the coming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2017 which be held in June 2017 or by September of the same year. So, iPhone 8 will compatible with iOS 11
As we have speculated, Apple is all set to release the upcoming flagship smartphone, the iPhone 8 in September and the phone will go on sale in October. The recent reports suggest that the Cupertino-based in completely ‘on track’ and is going by the traditional timeline. Apple is currently working on three variants of the iPhone 8, and according to the trusted sources, each of the three variants will be unveiled in September during the tech giant’s annual unveiling event.
Earlier, the rumors suggested that Apple is planning to incorporate cutting edge technologies in the upcoming installation of the coveted iPhone series to commemorate the 10th year anniversary of the first iPhone release and thus the tech giant won’t be able to release the iPhone 8 in September or in this year for the matter of fact. But various inside sources who are working closely with the project stated that ‘there will be no delay for the launch of the next generation iPhone devices’.
Moreover, latest reports also suggest that Apple’s suppliers such as SLP (substrate-like PCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), and battery supplier Simplo Technology; all have amped up their work rate and have improved the yield rates to stick into the strict schedule. Apart from that, iPhone assemblers, including Pegatron, Winston and Foxconn Electronics have accelerated the recruitment and training process of the new workers in China to complete the mass production of the new iPhone by the last week of July.
iPhone Series Release Dates
iPhone (1st generation): January 9, 2007
iPhone 4: June 7, 2010
iPhone 5: September 12, 2012
iPhone 6: September 9, 2014
iPhone 7: September 7, 2016
iPhone 8: September 2017
No matter whether Apple releases the iPhone 8 in June 2017 during the WWDC event or in September 2017, it is surely going to be a beast of a phone. The rumored iPhone 8 features have already made our jaw dropped and with these mind blowing specs, it will surely going to be an immensely popular handset. So stick to our website for more updated news on iPhone 8 release date, features and other information.