The iPhone 7 is just a month old, and rumors show a fresh report hints that the iPhone 8 will sport an all-glass back, and come in three variants instead of two. Furthermore, there is another report claims the three-variant rumor is untrue, according to NDTV news.
A report from Nikkei Asian Review citing anonymous people familiar with the matter claims that the Apple iPhone next year will ditch the metal casing to sport an all-glass casing instead. Furthermore, there will be another size variant added to the mix, and the iPhone 8 will be made available in 4.7, 5, and 5.5 inch sizes.[related-posts]
“Apple has tentatively decided that all the 5.5, 5 and 4.7 inch models will have glass backs, departing from metal casings adopted by current iPhones, and Biel and Lens are likely to be providing all the glass backs for the new iPhones next year,” the source told the publication.
In other sources, told Apple Insider that the company has no plans to launch a third 5-inch variant. The company will stick to tradition with respect to size, and only the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch will launch next year.