The much awaited Apple iPhone 8 and two other iPhones have reportedly hit trial production runs at the Foxconn manufacturing facilities. Venya Geskin, a reliable Apple tipster who has out the word also claims that iPhone 8 will be ready on time for release post the announcements. Also Read - Apple is likely to add this old iPhone model to its vintage product list on December 31Also Read - Can the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chipset take on Apple M1?
Contrary to earlier reports of Apple facing challenges in the manufacture of 2017 iPhone, also called the 10th anniversary special iPhones, the latest tips come as a pleasant surprise. If Geskin’s claims are to be trusted, then Foxconn is reportedly churning out about 200 units of upcoming iPhones in a day. These iPhones are said to be the new iPhone 8 with iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. Zhengzhou Foxconn has started trial production of 3 new iPhones (7s,7s Plus, 8 ) About 200 units per day. iPhone 8 is not delayed, a source told Geskin. Also Read - Apple India reveals the best apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac in 2021: Check out the list
Moreover, the company seems to have finally figure out the Touch ID placement on the upcoming iPhone 8. According to Geskin, the iPhone 8 production units feature the in-display Touch ID sensor for fingerprint authentication. The Touch ID placement on the iPhone to launch this year has been a hot topic of discussion even more than the smartphone itself. Now, Geskin’s word might cheer up Apple fans who have been heavily anticipating the upcoming iPhone to come with an in-display fingerprint scanner. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 8 power button to double up as fingerprint scanner: the Touch ID saga so far
To put in perspective, Apple has previously been reported aiming to sell around 100 million units of iPhone 8 in a year. If indeed Foxconn is producing 200 units of iPhones every day, it sort of testifies to what Apple plans to conquer once the premium smartphones hit the market. More than the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus which are cycle upgrade to previously launched iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 8 is the much-awaited smartphone creating a buzz all around with its expected features and specifications. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 8: New renders hint at final hardware design
The iPhone 8, earlier leaked in numerous renders, is expected to feature a full-stretched edge-to-edge OLED display with minimal bezels. The smartphone will also sport a vertically aligned dual rear camera setup, which the company delved into with the iPhone 7 Plus. Further, the iPhone 8 is said to come with improved waterproofing and dust resistance along with wireless charging.