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Apple iPhone 8 release date leaked, specs, features and design update

Good news for Apple fans waiting eagerly for iPhone 8 release date as the flagship to commemorate the iPhone's 10th anniversary, will supposedly launch in September. However, supplies could be seriously limited for the top-end model, the one everyone will really want.

According to MacRumors, which obtained a research note from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 with the edge-to-edge OLED screen (which could also be called iPhone X or iPhone Edition) will launch along with the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, which will be refreshes of the current models. But "the majority of stock may not be available until later in the fourth quarter."

So, shoppers may find that when they go online shipping estimates are several weeks in the future.

Analysts cited info from Apple's supply chain after a trip to Asia to reach the coclusion.

As far as iPhone 8 specs and design are concerned, the firm also echoed some of the iPhone 8 rumors that have been circulating, including support for wireless charging and a Touch ID sensor that will be integrated into the screen. You can also expect a 3D camera up front.

In addition, Apple is expected to place a big emphasis on augmented reality with the iPhone 8, as it reportedly has a large team working on how to best integrate AR with the phone's camera.