Apple is testing ten different prototypes for its next flagship smartphones which might be named as the iPhone 8, should the technology giant skip iPhone 7S branding for the 10th year anniversary of the original iPhone. Amongst of these prototypes features a bezel-less OLED Screen Display.
According to Forbes, the Cupertino-headquartered tech titan is currently working on a display and touch sensor structures of electronic devices. The patent stresses how the touch sensors can be placed on any side of the smartphone. The company is also considering to replace the physical buttons through the aforementioned touch sensors. New areas may open for the user interface while using the back panel of the iPhone for page turning and quick scrolling.
The forthcoming Apple iPhone 8 due for 2017 and 2018 release will be sporting a sheet of glass having a curved edges and no buttons on the front end display. It is expected that Apple is holding back few groundbreaking features for the next year’s model — the iPhone 8. The iPhone 7 was released last September and the fans are now expecting an awesome iPhone 8 for next year. The 2017 will be the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone smartphone and customers may receive the best ever iPhone device from Apple. This device will be the 8th generation in the iPhone smartphone, or the 10th should we include the iPhone Plus devices as additional models.
The addition of touch panel technology will definitely make Apple stand out from the competition happened while introducing the 3D Touch on existing iPhones and iPad tablets but Apple may take a slow evolutionary approach while implementing this new technology.