This is what the iPhone 8 might look like


We hope the iPhone 8 is this beautiful.
Photo: Imran Taylor

An iPhone 8 mockup based on all the latest rumors looks like quite a hit. The iPhone concept art from designer Imran Taylor builds on rumors that Apple might ditch the iPhone 7’s aluminum frame in favor of a stainless steel band sandwiched by two pieces of curved glass.

Taylor’s detailed renders show how incredible the 10th anniversary iPhone might be, if it brings an all-new look rather than relying on the unibody design of the past few years.

Take a closer look.

iphone 8 concept
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Photo: Imran Taylor

Instead of using a home button, Taylor’s concept puts a secondary touchscreen at the bottom of the iPhone that packs a Touch ID fingerprint scanner behind it. The bottom display then dynamically adjusts based on what app you are using, kind of like a Touch Bar for iPhone. This would open up all sorts of new UI possibilities for apps.

Other changes include wireless charging and a Smart Connector on the iPhone’s back. The concept also repositions the secondary rear-camera lens so that it sits underneath the wide-angle lens, per recent rumors. Such camera improvements could allow iPhone 8 users to take augmented reality and parallax photos, and also might enable 3D facial recognition.


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