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Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 8 Teardowns Are Complete

William White

Leading the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumor mill today is news of a teardown for the iPhone 8. Today, we’ll look at that and other Apple Rumors for Friday.

Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 8 Teardowns Are Complete

iPhone 8 Teardown: The iPhone 8 is barely out and iFixit has already taken the device apart. In its teardown of the iPhone 8, the publication notes that there have been some changes to the device. The biggest change is that the lower components are now harder to get to than in Apple’s previous smartphones. However, it does note that the addition of wireless charging will put less strain on the Lightning port, which is claims is one of the components that faces more strain. Overall, it gives the iPhone 8 a repairability score of 6 out of 10.

iPhone 8 Plus Camera: The camera on the iPhone 8 Plus is nothing to laugh at, reports MacRumors. A recent evaluation of the camera on the iPhone 8 Plus claims its one of the best there is. This comes from DxO Labs. The group specifically notes that this camera is the best that is has ever tested in a smartphone. It praised every aspect of the camera and said it is a major improvement over the one found in the iPhone 7. The group gave the iPhone 8 Plus a review score of 94 out of 100.

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iPhone 8 Stress Test: There’s already a stress test available for the iPhone 8, BGR notes. The stress test comes in the form of a video uploaded to YouTube by JerryRigEverything. In the video, the user puts significant strain on the device. This includes using razor blades to scratch the screen and camera lens. He also performs a bend test on the device and subjects it to flames. Overall, the smartphone performs well in the tests.

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