Apple Said to Debut Three Glass-Backed iPhone 8 Models, Including New 5-Inch Size, in 2017
A 4.7 inch iPhone 8 would be great. It would finally be a thin and light phone that fits into my hands.
Apple is working on three new iPhone 8 models to be released in 2017, all of which will include glass-backed bodies, reports Japanese news site Nikkei. Previous rumors have also pointed towards three iPhone 8 models, but past information suggested that Apple would release one “premium” glass-backed model with an OLED display and two “standard” aluminum models rather than three models with a glass body.
Citing a supply chain source, Nikkei says Apple will release the three iPhones in the following sizes: 5.5 inches, 5 inches, and 4.7 inches. The site still believes one premium model with a curved edge-to-edge OLED display will be sold alongside two models that have standard LCD displays.
Edge-to-edge iPhone concept image via ConceptsiPhone
“Apple has tentatively decided that all the 5.5-inch, 5-inch and 4.7-inch models will have glass backs, departing from metal casings adopted by current iPhones, and Biel and Lens are likely to be providing all the glass backs for the new iPhones…
Read the entire article from MacRumors here: Apple Said to Debut Three Glass-Backed iPhone 8 Models, Including New 5-Inch Size, in 2017