Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X launch: What to expect

James Marshall
September 12, 2017

A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple Inc on Tuesday is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as a big upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV.

Apple has contributed to the latest buzz by lifting its revenue guidance. The day of the event, shares can whipsaw, falling or climbing 1% to 2%, he reasoned.

Apple loyalist Prarthana Bhattacharjee, a 21-year-old based in Mumbai, who owns a MacBook Air, an iPhone 5C and an iMac, has similar plans.

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Qualcomm has been in the news since quite sometime because of its ongoing patent violation issues with Apple. The company's market value is a staggering $835 billion.

An aerial view of the new Apple headquarters, April 28, 2017, in Cupertino, Calif. Apple's new 175-acre "spaceship" campus dubbed "Apple Park" is nearing completion and is set to begin moving in Apple employees.more +. These models are expected to cost a similar price to current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus versions.

That's according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, which today maintained her Overweight rating on Apple, along with her price target of $182.00. Wall Street is predicting that earnings will be up more than 20% next year.

Overall, broadly what Qualcomm is trying to say is that even though the iPhone may have kickstarted the smartphone revolution in 2007, nowadays it is the Android phones that are leading the charge.

Macquarie Research analyst Benjamin Schachter wrote in a report Monday that he is in the so-called "super-cycle camp" regarding the iPhone. They are expected to be called iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus instead of 7S and 7S Plus. This time, it seems Apple is joining the OLED bandwagon.

That's a discount to the broader market. You can catch up here for everything we expect to see.

The gadget is also expected to again use glass for the new iPhone's body (Apple started using aluminium from iPhone 5 onwards).

But at the same time, Apple has like this for quite some time. As a result, limited quantities of the phone will be available at launch.

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