Software issues with the iPhone 8 might lead to launching it with disabled key features

12 July 2017, 02:44:20

Software issues with the iPhone 8 might lead to launching it with disabled key featuresFast Company reports that according to an unnamed source "with knowledge of the situation" the guys at Apple are hectically working on fixing software issues with the upcoming iPhone 8, which is the company's 10th anniversary iPhone. If those issues are not fixed, the odds that the device is launched without some key features are high. These include the wireless charging feature, which might be deactivated upon launching the device and activated later in a similar fashion to the camera's Portrait Mode in iPhone 7 Plus. There are similar issues with the 3D sensor, which according to the reports, should be a front-facing one, and again there are software problems that need to be rectified for it to work properly. In addition to that, delays are also expected due to the lack of enough OLED panels for the new model, which will be Apple's first iPhone with such a display. Rumours state that there will be an under-display fingerprint sensor as well. In addition to the iPhone 8, it is expected that Apple will announce two other smartphones that succeed last year's models and will be named iPhone 7S and 7S Plus, respectively.Source

Related news

Some of the latest and most important news related to Apple, iPhone or iPhone 8

Apple unveils the iPhone X

Apple unveils the iPhone X (it is read iPhone Ten) in space grey and silver colours. The body is made of surgical-grade stainless steel and is dust- and water resistant. The display has a 5.8-inch diagonal size and a 458 ppi pixel density on a 1125 x 2436 resolution. It employs an OLED panel and is the first OLED display on an iPhone. The screen supports HDR10 and Dolby Vision along with 3D Touch. There is no Home...

12 September 2017

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are finally announced

Two of the most anticipated smartphones for 2017 are finally official. Meet the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus. They are made of a 7000 series aluminium alloy coupled with the most durable glass on a smartphone for the back. The bodies are IP68 certified. The first model has a 4.7-inch display and the plus version boasts a 5.4-inch screen. Both models are equipped with dual stereo speakers. Under the hood, there's a...

12 September 2017

Watch the iPhone 8 announcement live here

Here you can watch the presentation of the iPhone 8 live:

12 September 2017

Apple to launch an iPhone with a 6-inch OLED panel next year

Unnamed sources have shared with South Korean media The Investor and ET News that Apple plans on releasing next year iPhones with 5.85-inch and 6.46-inch OLED displays. For comparison, the largest iPhone to date has a 5.5-inch LCD screen. The upcoming iPhone 8 is expected to have a 5.86-inch, but an LCD one. "The development schedule has been advanced considering diverse factors such as funding, facility investment...

31 August 2017

iPhone 8 leaks in black and silver revealing two rear cameras, glass back panel

After the OnLeaks exposure of an iPhone 8 mockup, various China websites shared new leaks of the upcoming Apple smartphone, but this time in silver. It is consistent with previous leaks of the device revealing a glass back panel, almost all-screen front with "bangs" at the top and clearly visible sensors on the top with symmetrical positioning. The dual rear camera setup is also clearly visible with a dual-tone LED...

30 July 2017

Apple will use OLED displays for all iPhone models launched from the second half of 2018

Nikkei Asia reports that according to two industry sources Apple will use OLED displays for all iPhone models launched from the second half of 2018. In addition, one of the sources stated that Apple plans on launching three new models next year, but this has not been commented by the Cupertino giant. Even though the 2018 models are already in the design stage, it won't be a surprise if Apple switches to other...

6 July 2017

iPad Pro 2 announced, available in 10.5" and 12.9" sizes, with Wi-Fi and 4G variants

Apple has announced the iPad Pro 2 10.5 and the iPad Pro 2 12.9 with their corresponding Wi-Fi-only siblings - iPad Pro 2 10.5 Wi-Fi and iPad Pro 2 12.9 Wi-Fi. All models have aluminium alloy bodies, available in four colours: grey, gold, silver, and rose gold. Their hardware is based on an Apple A10X Fusion SoC with 6 CPU cores and 12GPU cores coupled with an M10 coprocessor. The storage arrives in three flavours...

6 June 2017

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with a dual rear camera setup are announced

At present one of the most highly expected events in the smartphone world is taking place at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco, California. Apple unveils this year's iPhones - the iPhone 7 with a single rear camera and the iPhone 7 Plus with a dual rear camera setup. However, they started with the Apple Watch. Currently it is the second watch brand in the world and is the top-selling smartwatch. The new...

7 September 2016

Apple will announce the iPhone 7 on September 7th

Apple will announce the iPhone 7 on September 7th and there are rumours that the device will be accompanied by a plus version and the second generation of Apple's smart watch. The event will start at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern time and will be held in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. From the source link below you can watch live Apple's keynote when the time for the event comes.

31 August 2016

iPad Pro 9.7-inch is official

Together with the iPhone SE Apple has announced a compact version of the iPad Pro, namely the iPad Pro 9.7-inch. With an aluminum body that is less than 7.5 mm thick and a weight of 444 grams, it is very compact for a tablet, indeed. The slate is available in gold, pink and grey colors, and is built around a 9.7-inch IPS display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536, which equals to a pixel density of 264 ppi. The...

22 March 2016

Apple unveiled the iPhone SE with a 4" display, 12MP iSight camera, A9 chip

As many recent leaks pointed together with the new iPad Apple has announced the iPhone SE. With this device the Cupertino giant aims to get back to the times of previous generations iPhones at least in the design perspective. It is very compact - with a 4-inch display, it's has the same dimensions as the iPhone 5s from an year and a half ago, the only difference being that the iPhone SE has curvier edges. The...

22 March 2016

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are unveiled with 3D Touch displays and higher-grade aluminum bodies

A few minutes ago Apple announced a pair of new iPhone models - the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus. As expected, both are equipped with a 3D touch display that reacts to amount of force, with which the user interacts with it. The diagonal sizes of the models remain unchanged, including the Plus version with its 5.5-inch screen. Additionally, the Retina panel is covered with a layer of dual ion-exchange...

9 September 2015

iPad Pro is official - the biggest iPad as of present

The big Apple event for the year is currently going on. After the new Apple Watch, Tim Cook showed the iPad Pro. Its presentation opened with the fact that it is the biggest iPad so far. With a 12.9-inch diagonal size this is, indeed, the biggest iPad up to now and is one of the biggest tablets in general. Of course the screen has a Retina panel, made of the best oxyde TFT material and has a 4:3 ratio, which we...

9 September 2015

iPad mini 3 is here. Doesn't differ a lot from the iPad mini 2

iPad mini 3 has also been presented at the Apple show today. The third edition of the mini series offers almost nothing new. In terms of design it is the same as its predecessor - it weighs almost the same and has the same 7.9 mm waistline. The space gray and silver casings are complemented by a third color - gold. The display is also identical to the previous version - the same panel with the same resolution of...

16 October 2014

Specifications

Full specifications of various moblie devices grouped by brand and year of announcement

10.or100+3603Q4Good78pointAcerAGMAlcatelAlcorAllCallAllviewAmazonAmigooAmoiAmpeAosonAppleArchosAsusAT&TAvvioAxgioAxiooBartec PixaviBenQBlack FoxBlackBerryBlackviewBlaupunktBLUBlubooBQBQ MobileBungBungameCagabiCatCelkonCentricCherry MobileChuwiColorflyColors MobileComioCongConquestCoolpadCoship MobileCreoCubeCubotCustomDajDakeleDawayDellDeWaltDEXPDigmaDigoorDoogeeDooproDoovEchoEcooEffireElephoneEnergizerEnergy SistemEssentialEStarEtonEvolveoExplayFaeaFairphoneFireflyFlyFreetelFujitsuFunkerGeneral MobileGeotelGigabyteGigasetGinzzuGioneeGocleverGoogleGoophoneGooweelGretelHafuryHaierHaipaiHaseeHelioHighscreenHiSenseHomTomHPHTCHuadooHuaweiHyvei-mobileiBalliBerryIIyamaiManimooiNewInfinixInFocusInnJooInnosiNo MobileInoiIntexiOceanIQMiRULUIUNIiVooMiivviJDJeasungJesyJiakeJiaYuJingaJollaJumperJust5K-TouchKarbonnKazamKeneksiKenxindaKingSingKingZoneKodakKoganKolinaKonkaKoobeeKultKyoceraLandvoLanixLaudeLavaLeagooLeEcoLenovoLeotecLephoneLeReeLeTVLGLumigonLyfMannMantaMarshallMaxwestMazeMediacomMedionMeiigooMeituMeizuMicromaxMicrosoftMijueMilaiMlaisMobiistarMobiWireMoguMorefineMotorolaMPIEMstarMyPhoneMyWigoNECNekenNeoNewmanNexianNextbitNibiruNo.1NokiaNomunubiaNUU MobileNvidiaO+ObiObi WorldphoneOKWUOndaOnePlusOnkyoOppoOrgtecOrientphoneOtiumOukitelPanasonicPantechPantelPelephonePepsiPhicommPhilipsPhonemaxPiPOPlumPolaroidPompPosh MobilePPTVPrestigioQ-MobileQikuQMobileQumoRamosReachRinging BellsRitzvivaRunboSamsungSaygusSenseitSharpSiamSikurSilent CircleSiswooSK-PhoneSmartisanSmartronSonimSonySony EricssonSpiceStarmobileSuborSuperDSwipeSymphonyT-MobileTCLTeclastTecnoTengdaTexetTHLTianheTimmyToshibaTP-LINKTreviTrinityTTEMTurboUbroUhansUhappyUkoziUlefoneUMiUMiDIGIUniscopeUnistarUnnectoVaioVchokVerizonVerneeVertexVertuVerykoolVestelVideoconVidoViewSonicVifocalVitsmoVivoVKworldVodafoneVotoVoyoVphoneVtelWaltonWeimeiWexlerWickedleakWicoWikoWileyfoxWinnovoWolderX-ViewXgodyXiaolajiaoXiaomiXoloXtouchYamada DenkiYezzYota DevicesYUZaydoZeaplusZenZojiZopoZTEZUK