Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ to replace Touch ID home button with ‘function area,’ start at $1,000

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Apple will ditch the home button when it debuts a new ‘iPhone 8’ model later this year, and will dedicate the extra screen real estate to an area for virtual buttons, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Adding detail to his previous predictions regarding the next-generation iPhone, Kuo in a note to investors obtained by AppleInsider said the full-screen design will allow Apple to integrate a “function” area never seen in an iPhone.

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