For the last few months, several reports have hinted at the new upcoming IPhone 8 sporting a facial recognition technology had emerged until a Bloomberg report that seems to have concrete leads. The report detail apple’s facial recognition technology and also how the conventional touch ID fingerprint sensor could be replaced.

The confirmed features of apple iPhone 8 also reportedly testing the facial recognition system as a new security layer for unlocking the coming iPhone. The technology doesn’t limit to unlocking the handset but perhaps be used to authenticate payments, launch secure application and more. The improved facial recognition system is based on a new 3-D sensor. The 3-D sensor would ensure that the face is not a picture.

Few days back, there were speculations that iPhone 8 will be having bezeless display and the finger scanner will be present on the screen itself. Though it was difficult to digest such news. Still it was just a rumour. Now that rumour has gone we have some authentic news about face scanner. Let’s keep our fingers crossed, expect that Apple delivers best iPhone ever made.  

 Features of Apple iPhone 8


Performance – Quad core

Display –5.0”(12.7cm)

Storage –32GB

Expendable up to-232 GB

Camera –12 MP

Battery –2350mAh

Ram –4 GB


Fingerprint sensor position -yes

Others –front

Setting –light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, barometer

Camera features –10×Digital zoom,2×optical zoom, auto flash, face detection, simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch to focus

Image resolution –4608×2592 pixels

Sensor –back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Shooting modes –continuous shooting, high Dynamic range mode (HDR) burst mode

Resolution – 7 MP front camera

Optical image –yes


Quick Charging – yes

Operating system – iOSv10

Sim slots –single sim, GSM

Models – iPhone 8

Launch date – august 5, 2017

Brand – Apple

Sim size – Nano

Network – 4G available/support Indian


Quick charging –yes

Wireless charging – yes

Capacity –2350mAh


Wifi – yes WI-FI802.11,a/ac/b/g/n/n

Wifi features –mobile hotspot

Bluetooth –yes v4.2

Volte – yes

USB connectivity -2.0, yes

NFC –yes

Network support-4G (support Indian brand) 3G, 2G

GPS –yes with A-GPS, Gionass


Build material –CASE :metal back; metal

Waterproof – yes


Display type-OLED

Pixel - 441ppi


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