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iPhone 8 To Rival Other VR Shooting Features, To Boast Vertical Dual Camera Set Up; Plus More Specs Revealed Specs

Apr 19, 2017 10:54 AM EDT

Apple is reportedly upping its game in a field its iPhone iterations are very much known for — its glorious camera offerings. And if latest developments are an indication, its fans are definitely slated to devour the upcoming iPhone with utmost anticipation.

Japanese blog Macotakara revealed that iPhone 8 or the orthodox iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus might be retaining its dual-lens camera set up that was one of the top features from iPhone 7 Plus. The outlet added that Apple is en route to re-introduce the camera system by aligning it vertically as opposed to the previous horizontal offering from its latest releases. In addition, it reported that the desing of which will be moved from engineer to design validation test (EVT to DVT).

iPhone 8's current ambition seems to be not farfetched at all. Few offerings from its competition have already unveiled similar placement of camera sensors. Furthermore, the report indicated that Apple's aspiration is stemming from its aim to compete with the industry's virtual reality smartphone players. The new vertical placement will definitely provide the firm with advantageous edge.

9TO5Mac, citing the Japanese source, also reported that iPhone 8 or the new iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus might come slightly thicker than its predecessors. The increase in its dimensions might be due to Apple's plan of introducing more groundbreaking features. Some of which might include its new aesthetics and other physical add ons.

As if these speculations are not sufficient enough, other reports are now claiming that iPhone 8 might also come with a matching dual-lens front-facing snapper. A feature that is very much needed from a crowd that consumes selfie shots and filters on a daily basis. According to Phone Arena, Apple may be testing a dual-camera set up for its selfie sensors. This unconfirmed development also paves way to the recent speculation that the firm might be introducing the groundbreaking face-recognition technology feature.

Apple's iPhone 8 is rumored to be unveiled this September. However, recent speculations now suggest that it may delay its release two months after its big event in that month due to some technical challenges.

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