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Apple iPhone 8 expected to be priced upto $1,199

With just a week left for the Apple iPhone 8 to debut, the tenth anniversary iPhone might shock fans with its pricing. With a predicted price of $1,199, the iPhone 8 translates to Rs. 76,700 in terms of the Indian price.

Benjamin Geskin posted the probable prices for this year’s iPhone, and the storage variants show a big difference in price between them. The Apple iPhone 8 may come with 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB models. This means that the good old 32GB and 128GB are out of the picture.

iPhone 8 Pricing

According to leaks by Benjamin Geskin, the iPhone 8 64GB variant will be priced at $999 (Roughly Rs. 64,000). The bigger 256GB variant will be available for $1,099 (Roughly Rs. 70,400), and the 512GB variant will go for a whopping $1,199 (Roughly Rs. 76,880).

This puts the iPhone pricing and memory very intricately. While you pay $100 (Roughly Rs. 6,040) extra for upgrading from a 64GB to 256GB variant, you end up paying $100 more to double up the storage from 256GB to 512GB.

Apple iPhone 8 Leaked Specifications

Apple iPhone 8 Schematics

Source: Benjamin Geskin

The upcoming tenth-anniversary iPhone is expected to come with a 5.8 inch OLED panel. This could be the first time Apple migrates from IPS displays to OLED technology. In terms of camera, we may get a vertically placed AR optimized dual rear camera setup on the iPhone 8.

Talking about the hardware, here we expect a faster and more refined Apple A11 chipset along with 3GB RAM to power the iPhone 8. Storage variants are anticipated to be 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB.

iOS 11 is set to bring new features to the iPhone 8, it will be AR ready as well. Other integrations include Facial recognition (FaceID), and an on-screen button replacing the capacitive one.