A “mirror like” finish could end up in your choice of iPhone 8 colors

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Artist Benjamin Geskin is passing along information for one of his sources claiming that the “2017 OLED iPhone” — what we’ve been calling the iPhone 8 and what could also be called the iPhone X or iPhone Edition — will be featured in a new “mirror like” finish.

The reflective trim will be one of four options allowed to consumers as they mull over which version of the device, expected to cost over $1,000 in practical terms. Accompanying pictures of an accessory case for an older iPhone in two colors is used for illustrative purposes only.

Whether this comes out as a “Jet Black” finish, seen on the iPhone 7, as applied to a different extent or something more like a recent Sony Xperia phone or the flamboyant HTC U11, we don’t exactly know. All we’d want to know is how Apple’s chief of design, Jony Ive, would describe it.

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Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.