iPhone 8: Gesture controls fully replace the home button, new report claims

August 30th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

The upcoming iPhone 8 (or iPhone X, or iPhone Edition) that Apple might unveil at a rumored event on September 12 will completely kill one of the most iconic features of all its predecessors: the home button. This has been a staple ever since the first iPhone launched ten years ago, but according to a new report the iPhone 8 will not have any semblance of such a button – not even a software-rendered one.

Instead, you’ll use gestures to control the device and replace the multiple functions of the physical home button found on the other iPhones.

Alleged iPhone 8 dummy unit

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