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THE LONG AWAITED iPhone 8 is officially launching in just over a week. Syncing Healthcare and Fitness Tracker to Apple's Health App will keep you updated. Health App of Apple connects with fitness wearables and tracks the steps, activity and also sleep. Explore the product in the article.

If rumours are correct, the so-called 'Edition' will launch alongside the less-impressive iPhone 7S and 7S Plus. 

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We've rounded up everything we know about the iPhone 8 so far and will update this article as soon as we hear more.  

Release date
The iPhone 8 will be officially unveiled on 12 September. Apple has sent out invites (below) to a launch event in its newly-built Steve Jobs Theatre on its new campus, where it's also expected to unveil the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus.

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Despite the iPhone 8's imminent launch event, some reports claim that it might not be available to buy until the fourth quarter, and in limited quantities.

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A note by analyst Timothy Arcuri from Cowen and Company has added weight to this and claims that production could be delayed due to issues with its Touch ID sensor. 

Price
If it's anything like Apple's new MacBooks, next year's iPhone will be more expensive than this year's release, with some analysts claiming that the highest-spec model will be the first iPhone to cost more than $1,000.

More recently, Twitter tipster Benjamin Geskin has claimed that the entry-level 64GB iPhone 8 will fetch $999 (around £775), while 256GB and 512GB variants will fetch $1,099 (£850) and $1,199 (£930).

Rumoured specs
1. 5.8in 2.5D OLED edge-to-edge display
2. New design with an 'all-glass' construction
3. 71x143x7.4mm
4. Wireless charging support
5. Apple A11 chip
6. Rear-facing Touch ID sensor
7. iOS 11 with improved Siri, P2P payments
8. Face-scanning technology
9. Vertical dual cameras on rear
10. Support for LTE speeds up to 450Mbps

Why iPhone Health app is useful?

Those days are gone when you clip on little pedometer on your waistband with the introduction of Health and Fitness Tracking app. Wearable Fitness used to monitor blood pressure cuffs, thermometers and scales.
The Apple Health app links with most of the fitness wearables and tracks even your steps, activities performed and also sleep.

What all Health Apps you can use on iPhone?

You can make your iPhone more useful by adding some best medical app to keep yourself updated.

1- Adding Nike+Fuel app will let you track your steps without any wearable. 

2- MedCalc is a medical calculator, let you access various medical formulas and scores.

3- Care24 Home Health Care allows the user to locate healthcare professionals ranging from elderly care, rehabilitation, pre and postnatal care and infant care.

4- Distiller is specially designed for diabetes patients for tracking their blood glucose level, food/ drink intake and exercise.

5- DoseChecker discusses more dosing regimens according to user's height and weight for reducing ocular toxicity.

6- STAT ICD-9 LITE provides all the diagnosis codes for immediate retrieval by classifying disease in a drop-down format.

7- You can make your iPhone 8  your own healthcare tracker and can easily maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Latest news
11/9/17: In what some are calling one of the "biggest leaks of all time, Apple has leaked the Golden Master (GM) version of iOS 11. The information was made available by an Apple employee, according to blogger John Gruber.

The leak, according to 9to5Mac, reveals that the firm's new flagship smartphone will arrive as the 'iPhone X' and will launch alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. 

Besides the name of Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone, the iOS 11 leak also confirms that facial recognition, dubbed 'Face ID', support is coming (below), which is expected to replace the Touch ID on the so-called iPhone X. 

Dr. Nimisha Patel

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Infertility Specialist, Gynecologist Dr. Nimisha Patel
Surat

Dr. Nimisha Patel is a gynecologist in Surat and has 2 years experience in these fields. She completed MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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    Sachin Bansal

    Right now, I own iPhone 6 plus but after reading this article i am planning to buy iPhone 8. It has ultimate features. Big fan of Apple.

    May 31, 2018, 1:17 p.m. 5.0

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    Arun Bajrang Buchade

    April 14, 2018, 4:03 a.m. 4.5

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