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iPhone 8 rumors: 37 concepts, cases and leaked photos

These illustrations, design drawings and cases elegantly tie together the best of the current crop of iPhone 8 rumors.

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1 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

Images published on Twitter by @VenyaGeskin1 of what he says are iPhone 8 clones based on an early prototype.

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2 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

The clones appear to show a home button and/or Touch ID sensor located on the back of the device.

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3 of 37 Mac Otakara

Mac Otakara says it purchased this iPhone 8 case, nestled between the iPhone 7 (left) and iPhone 7 Plus (right), on Alibaba.com.

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4 of 37 Mac Otakara

A cutout for a vertically-oriented dual lens camera system.

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5 of 37 Mac Otakara

The case shown here supports the rumor that the iPhone 8 will have an overall footprint similar to the iPhone 7 but a display that's comparable to the iPhone 7 Plus.

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6 of 37 Mobile Fun

Olixar has begun taking orders for its iPhone 8 case. Though manufacturers regularly get the specs wrong, this milestone may be a signal that Apple has locked down its final design.

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7 of 37 Mobile Fun

Another view of Olixar's iPhone 8 case, in red.

New iPhone 7S/iPhone 8 Images
8 of 37 kamikasky via Reddit

These certainly look like parts of a forthcoming iPhone 8. 

Pieces of the iPhone 8, iPhone 7S, and iPhone 7S Plus?
9 of 37 kamikasky via Reddit

On the left, purported iPhone 8 components. On the right, what's said to be the front panel of the iPhone 7S and rear panel of the iPhone 7S Plus, respectively.

iPhone 8 molds
10 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

According to Benjamin Geskin, this image shows molds of the forthcoming lineup -- with the alleged iPhone 7S Plus on top, the iPhone 8 in the middle and the iPhone 7S on the bottom.

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11 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

Geskin's image reportedly of an iPhone 8 mold with what appears to be a vertically-arranged dual lens camera.

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The view from the bottom of the possible iPhone 8, iPhone 7S and 7S Plus.

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13 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

The side view of the reported iPhone 8, which appears to have an elongated power button, sandwiched between the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus.

iPhone 8 renders published by @OnLeaks
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New images published by @OnLeaks purport to be factory CAD drawings of the iPhone 8, showing a rumored new stainless steel and glass design.

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The iPhone 8 may feature multiple lenses arranged vertically. No sign of the home button here, though, despite rumors that it may be located on the rear of the phone.

iPhone 8 render by Benjamin Geskin
16 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

A number of reports suggest that the iPhone 8 will feature sensors that can support AR and, perhaps, facial recognition authentication.

A purported photo of the iPhone 8 with documentation concerning Ion-X Glass
17 of 37 Slashleaks

Another image published by Slashleaks showing a vertical camera array and documentation that appears to suggest that the iPhone 8 may come equipped with Ion-X glass.

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18 of 37 Benjamin Geskin

Benjamin Geskin's renderings of the iPhone 8 based on a series of rumors about the next iPhone's specs.

Alleged photo of the iPhone 8 by @VenyaGeskin1
19 of 37 @VenyaGeskin1

Another "leaded" image of an iPhone 8, showing a curved display along with a glass and stainless steel body.

Apple iPhone 8 concept phone design by Gabor Balogh
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Designer Gabor Balogh imagines how popular applications might look on what he calls the iPhone X.

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Rumors suggest that augmented reality might come to the next iPhone. Here, Balogh conceives of how Siri might give directions in the future.

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Apple could equip the iPhone 8 with a front-facing camera system equipped with an infrared transmitter and receiver.

Apple iPhone 8 concept phone design by Gabor Balogh
23 of 37 Gabor Balogh

A comparison of the iPhone 7 and iPhone X concept.

A render of the "iPhone Edition" by Mac Otakara
24 of 37 Mac Otakara

Japanese blog Mac Otakara has published renders that show an iPhone with an edge-t0-edge display and a dual lens camera in a vertical configuration.

A render of the "iPhone Edition" by Mac Otakara
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Another view of an iPhone 8 featuring an edge-t0-edge display and vertical dual lens camera published by Japanese blog Mac Otakara.

An iPhone 8 render published by /LEAKS.
26 of 37 Slashleaks

Slashleaks has published a purported image of the iPhone 8 with the home button on the back.

A render of the iPhone by Sonny Dickson.
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Another technical drawing of the purported iPhone 8 with what looks like a home button and/or Touch ID punch-out on the back.

Another purported "leaked" image of the iPhone 8 published by OnLeaks
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Another purported "leaked" image of the iPhone 8, showing what could be a circular wireless charging pad.

Technical drawing and render of the iPhone 8 by KK
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A technical drawing and render of the iPhone 8 showing a narrow bezel, edge-to-edge display and embedded Touch ID sensor.

Apple iPhone 8 concept phone design by Handy Abo Vergleich
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Handy Abo Vergleich's beautiful concept illustration brings to life all of the most compelling iPhone 8 rumors.

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Big league optical capabilities with dual lens cameras for shooting 16MP photos and 4K video.

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Rumors about a zero bezel, edge-to-edge display have been loud and persistent.

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33 of 37 Handy Abo Vergleich

Apple may provide new ways to unlock your iPhone including a "virtual" 3D Touch home button and iris scanner.

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34 of 37 Handy Abo Vergleich

Handy Abo Vergleich shows an iPhone 8 made of glass and stainless steel, though there are rumors about a lower-end model made of aluminum alloy.

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With the headphone jack a distant memory, will Apple continue to experiment with new connectivity options like USB-C?

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Handy Abo Vergleich imagines an enormous 5.8-inch "Pro" model of the iPhone 8, equipped with Apple's Pencil stylus.

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37 of 37 Handy Abo Vergleich

The wireless charging rumors are gaining momentum ahead of the iPhone 8's expected fall 2017 debut.

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