iPhone 8 Case Leak Shows Vertical Camera Layout, Touch ID Sensor at Front


iPhone 8 case leak

The first photo of an alleged iPhone 8 case has leaked online thereby giving us a look at how the final handset might look like. Right away, it is clear from the leaked case photo that the iPhone 8 will feature a vertical dual camera setup.

Since the case also lacks any kind of cut outs at its rear, it debunks rumors and reports of Apple placing the Touch ID sensor on the rear of the iPhone 8. Instead, this possibly hints at Apple sticking to the decision of embedding the Touch ID scanner into the display of the iPhone 8 despite production woes being faced by its vendors. With the iPhone 8 still a few months away from its launch though, it is always possible that Apple backtracks on its decision and ends up moving the Touch ID scanner to the rear of the device.

Other aspects of the case look similar, with the Lightning connector and speaker cutouts being placed at the bottom. It is not possible to make out the dimensions of the iPhone 8 from the photo of this leaked iPhone 8 case.

Early iPhone case leaks usually turn out to be pretty accurate, though it is always possible that we are just looking at a dummy case here that was made based on the various iPhone 8 renders out there. It is also possible that this iPhone 8 case is based on one of the many prototypes that Apple is testing for its upcoming handset.

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 8 in September alongside the iPhone 7s, but it will go on sale much later than usual. When it does launch though, the iPhone 8 is expected to be in short supply due to the complex components that it makes use of.

[Via SlashLeaks]