Amazing Feature to Expect in the Apple iPhone 9

Amazing Feature to Expect in the Apple iPhone 9

Kenneth Drake
August 31, 2017

With Apple expected to eliminate the concept of a home button entirely and effectively turn its flagship iPhone into one big screen, numerous classic iPhone user interactions will have to change along with it.

Rene Ritchie, analyst with iMore, recently penned an article in which he explained why the iPhone now doesn't support the Apple Pencil although "Apple has no doubt tested Pencil technology on iPhone". Some sources are predicting that, in-line with Apple's usual MO of getting new devices on sale within a couple of weeks, the iPhone 8 may be around for purchase by September 22, with pre-orders in the run-up to that date. Given that more than 50% of the company's revenues are generated by the iPhone, it's disturbing news, especially for shareholders. Furthermore, the phone will exchange the home button with gesture controls. Also, insider Luca Maestri sold 4,757 shares of Apple stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 2nd. The other two models, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, will deliver only minor upgrades over last year's models.

However, there are still many assets of the iPhone 8 to get excited for.

This "3D" sensor could be used to add people's faces into apps or games, or for facial recognition.

That would be the biggest change to the design of the iPhone since it debuted ten years ago.

But will the the tenth-anniversary device be a huge letdown for Apple stock?

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These items are a necessity for the more than 24 thousand people that are staying in Texas Red Cross Shelters right now. Apple this weekend has started accepting donations via the iTunes Store for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Reports also say that the third party charging pads will have to be licensed via Mfi program which explains the reason to why wireless charging would have to wait for an iOS 11 update and not be available out of the box.

I see no reason to think that Apple would restrict wireless charging to the premium iPhone, especially given the financial evidence from Broadcom.

There have been rumors that Apple is going to remove the Home button from the iPhone 8 to make way for its larger display.

The iPhone 8 dock will be similar to the dock feature that's on iOS 11 for the iPad.

Interestingly, while Apple's existing phones have squared-off corners, the iPhone 8's display reportedly has rounded corners. That status bar would also change based on the current task, since space is more limited.

Traditionally, Apple's 5.5-inch iPhones were far superior in battery life tests, but that's a direct result of the size difference between a regular iPhone and its Plus version.