The 2017 iPhone is rumoured to support wireless charging
It looks like iPhone 8 rumours cannot catch a break, and the most recent one suggest a change that many iPhone users will appreciate. The 2017 iPhone is rumoured to support wireless charging, and now the reports have it that the manufacturer Foxconn has already initiated putting together the necessary components to be incorporated inside the iPhone.
A reliable source reveals that the wireless charging support may only be available in premium variant exclusively. Plus, the company is still in the contemplation phase, besides at the end, it all comes down the rate of Foxconn’s yield rate.
If the feature can ultimately make it to the Apple’s update handset will depend on whether the manufacturer Foxconn can boost up the yield rate to a satisfactory level afterwards.
Apple is also reported to be working on long-distance wireless charging technology, although it is not sure what progress stage is the company on, whether it will be incorporated in the upcoming 2017 iPhone.
Next year, Apple will be celebrating ten successful years of launching the iPhone, almost certainly the best-selling product of the Cupertino giant. Apple is rumoured to celebrate this milestone with some important upgrades of the smartphone, which includes dropping the iPhone 7s, and directly naming it iPhone 8.
Previous leaks revealed that the upgraded handset would come with another 5-inch display variant into the mix. Out of the three variants, one will be the premium one and will feature an OLED display panel. The other two will stick to the LTPS displays.
Moreover, the iPhone 8 will feature an edge to edge bezel display, with little or no bezel on the top and bottom edges. The iPhone 8 is also rumoured to get rid of the Home Button, on the whole, instead, opt an integrated Touch ID within the glass. It is also expected to ditch the metal casing, and feature an all-glass casing at the rear of the handset.