IPhone 8 Expensive Price Might Be Due To Samsung's OLED Monopoly

Posted September 08, 2017

According to MacRumors, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo - a widely followed and historically accurate Apple analyst - said this week that Samsung is likely charging Apple up to $130 per display used in each iPhone 8 unit.

Apple allows you to livestream the iPhone 8 event directly through its website. The report points out that Samsung's role in the supply chain is essentially what is driving up the price of the iPhone 8.

In this case, there have been rumors pretty much all year that the redesigned iPhone will be in short supply.

This year's iPhone launch, due on September 12, is a very, very big deal for Apple - coming on the 10th anniversary of the launch of the first iPhone. Steve Jobs envisioned the design for Apple Park before his death and intended it to be a place of innovation for generations to come. The company is obviously expected to announce iPhone 8 and Apple enthusiasts Rishi Alwani and Gagan Gupta join host Pranay Parab to talk about the smartphone.

Apple upgraded its rear cameras from 8MP to 12MP when it launched the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

Taking this comparison into account, the iPhone 8 price does not seem too high.

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The software is capable of peer-to-peer Apple Pay and a revamped Contol Center.

"Apple has cited the impending availability of the iPhone 8 as an impediment to current period demand for the iPhone 7", Kvaal explained. It is also rumoured that the new iPhone's fingerprint reader will be on the back of the device and it will be equipped with facial recognition technology via the new 3-D sensor on the front of the device.

The next-gen iPhone will only find favour with 16 percent existing iPhone users.

The iPhone 7 with 32GB - the cheapest onel starts at $649 while the most expensive iPhone 7 jet black with 256GB sells for $849.

5 more days until the official launch of the most anticipated smartphone of 2017 the Apple iPhone 8 (or iPhone edition / iPhone X).

It appears that Apple's rumored decision to ditch the bezel and home screen on its latest handset, while aesthetically competitive with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8, may have inadvertently caused two major production challenges.