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iPhone 8: Better waterproofing, wireless charging and more

iPhone 8 parts

September is quickly approaching, along with Apple's latest iPhone launch. As leaks keep coming in, Apple looks ready to launch three new models this fall. While the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will receive modest updates, the real story is the flagship 10th-anniversary iPhone 8. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Wistron CEO Robert Hwang has confirmed two rumors regarding the upcoming device.

Leaked molds show iPhone 8, iPhone 7s sizing

iPhone 8 mold

Apple is expected to reveal the special-edition iPhone 8 alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus this fall. More photos have leaked, this time of three metal molds, which can be used by third-party accessory manufacturers. It's clear from the images that each iPhone will require a different case, since the iPhone 8 is slightly larger than the iPhone 7s, and smaller than the 7s Plus.

Final iPhone 8 designs leaked in mockup

iPhone 8 mockup leak

Several designs for the 10th-anniversary iPhone have floated around in recent months, but now BGR is showcasing photos of a mockup. The model allegedly represents the final iPhone 8 design, which will launch alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. There are several changes coming to the iPhone 8, also known as the iPhone Edition.

iPhone Edition to feature stainless steel frame, glass back

iPhone Edition concept

The tenth anniversary of the iPhone is fast approaching, and rumors surrounding Apple's next generation smartphones are starting to solidify. The latest report from Mac Otakara points to a flagship model named "iPhone Edition" in the pipeline. Launching alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, the iPhone Edition is said to have already passed Apple's engineering verification testing (EVT) process.

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