iPhone 8 Stainless Steel Chasing Replacing Old Aluminium Casing
The iPhone 8, is no doubt one of the highest-anticipated smartphone releases of 2017 so far. This marks it as a significant device for Apple, which is why the company is taking extensive efforts to ensure that it is unique in every way possible, this may even extend to the overall frame, which the design implements.
The first and foremost unique change in the iPhone 8, is the display of the device. Ditching the normal buttons and partial glass coverage, Apple has opted for a full-screen coverage from side to side, with hidden buttons for their easier use. However, in addition to this, the newest rumours are that the phone will be forged with a stainless steel casing.
More details about the latest rumours circling around the iPhone 8
According to various sources, who investigate the matter, Apple has decided to not make use of their usual aluminium casing supplier, Foxconn, and instead has incorporated the services of a supplier, which goes by the name of Jabil, in order to produce stainless steel iPhone 8 casings.
This is not a design that Apple has done, since the release of the iconic iPhone 4, all devices, which originate from the period of the iPhone 5 and more recent, make use of aluminium casing, which further emphasises the uniqueness that Apple is striving to achieve with their new flagship device.
However, many complained about the way that the iPhone 4 was manufactured. This in turn, allegedly is causing Apple to change the manufacturing process, instead of making use of the commet billing milling, which is the method that the tech giant implemented for the iPhone 4, instead they will be using a metal forging process on the casing of the iPhone 8’s.
What else can be expected for this next generation device
Although, for now, these are just rumoured reports, the rumours do consist with other information extracted from various sources. This is not the only incredible change that Apple will be making to its flagship model.
In addition to this, there are rumours that the device will not have the usual charging ports, which 99 percent of smartphones are equipped with. Instead, the iPhone 8 will have a wireless charging feature.