Apple is expected to unveil iPhone 8 with iOS 11 at the keynote in Cupertino, California, USA, announced for September 12, 2017. There are no facts about the new device yet. But there are hints from insiders and rumors from well-informed circles, from which information can be derived. For example, a possible borderless display, wireless charging, gesture control and whether the new smartphone is called iPhone 8 or iPhone X. But also about the functionality of the device in the car.
iPhone 8 with iOS 11: This is Silent Mode
iPhone 8 with iOS 11 can recognize, for example, whether the car in which they are currently driving. If so, they do not display incoming calls or messages and instead send a message that the called party cannot answer. Passengers can avoid this. They explain with their fingertips that they are not behind the wheel. Then the phone can be used as usual.
New emergency call function
In an emergency, no one wants to be able to unlock their smartphone via fingerprint. For this reason, the new iPhone 8 with iOS 11 goes into the emergency call option by pressing the power button five times. Then wipe with your finger to dial the emergency number. Better cards. The map app brings a new lane assistant.
iPhone 8 with iOS 11 connectors
The Wall Street Journal claims that Apple has said it is saying goodbye to Lightning and has instead installed a USB-C socket in the new phone. Industry experts believe it is more likely. But, that a charging cable with lightning and other plugs are included.
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There is also no reliable information on the dimensions of the new device. Besides, there is cause for speculation, because OnLeaks has released a video in which he misses a prototype of the new iPhone. The American comes along at around 7.1 by 14.3 by 1.2 centimeters.
How to mount the iPhone in your car
Accessory manufacturers seem to be well prepared for the new Cupertino device. Universal car mounts that are compatible with the iPhone 6 and 7 are already listed as compatible with the new iPhone.