Sep 30, 2016 10:49 PM EDT

iPhone 8 To Have The Same Features As iPhone 4

By Leah

The iPhone 8 is rumored to be reminiscent to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s. With the glass and metal design, the latest updated on iPhone series is expected to contain part of the looks as well as the quality and the durability of the former model. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7s has just been introduced but collectors and fanatics' eyes are now waiting to be laid in the 2017 series.

Ming-Chi Kuo, a KGI Securities analyst and highly reliable Apple rumors source, revealed that iPhone 8 will feature a front and back glass design with the aluminum metal or stainless steel casing; high-end devices are more likely to feature the stainless casing while regulars will be using the aluminum metal. This is contrary to the previous forecast that the iPhone 8 will feature an all-glass design.

The latest Apple iPhone 4-like phone update is expected to have a larger 5.8-inch model. It is also predicted to offer a curved edge to edge screen more flexible and more durable than LCD called the OLED. Its flexibility and durability reduce the risk of scratch and breakage. OLED will offer more vibrant colors, deeper and darker shades due to better color contrast.

The Jet Black iPhone 7 featured an aluminum case with high gloss finish look from outside. This feature made it more prone to a scratch that is why Apple is now planning to use almost the same materials used for iPhone 4, The Mashable reported.

iPhone 8 is also predicted to boast at biometric features such as iris and fingerprint scanner and facial recognition. It may also come with a more efficient and faster A11 10-nanometer chip.

iPhone 8 is now in process as resource says Apple has already placed orders for hardware components from a company in Israel. The latest iPhone model will be launched officially in time for Apple's 10th-year-anniversary celebration, The Learn Bonds reported.

Watch this video for more about the iPhone 8.

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