iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus goes live, See Specs & Price

The most anticipated iPhone 8 is now available for purchase. Apple launched the flagship device alongside iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus, Interestingly both devices come equipped with the much talked about wireless charger the Plus will be coming in two storage model one carrying a 256B Rom while the other is debut to boost a 64GB Rom both, however, are supported by 3GB Ram

As expected the iPhone 8 is a 4.7-inch device with about 59.8% screen-to-body ratio, featuring 750 x 1334 pixels resolution display, that said it packs a 12 MP autofocus primary camera plus 7MP secondary camera. on the chipset side, it comes equipped with Apple A11 running iOS 11 and complemented by 2GB of Ram

-Advertisment-

The iPhone8 Plus, on the other hand, is blessed with 5.5 inches screen, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution display, 3GB of Ram while other features seem the same. why don’t we check both complete specifications below

Apple iPhone 8                                  VSApple iPhone 8 Plus
Technology

  • GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands LTE
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
Technology

  • GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands LTE
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
BODY

  • Dimensions 143.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm (5.65 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight –
  • SIM Nano-SIM
  • – IP68 certified – dust and water resistant
  • – Water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
  • – Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • Colors Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold

 

BODY

  • Dimensions 6.1 mm thickness
  • Weight –
  • SIM Nano-SIM
  • – IP68 certified – dust and water resistant
  • – Water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
  • – Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • Colors Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold

 

DISPLAY

  • Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 4.7 inches (~59.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels (~326 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
  • – Wide color gamut display
  • – 3D Touch display & home button
  • – Display Zoom

 

 

 

DISPLAY

  • Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.5 inches
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Sapphire crystal glass, oleophobic coating
  • – Wide color gamut display
  • – 3D Touch display & home button
  • – Display Zoom
CAMERA

  • Primary 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Features 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
  • Secondary 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
CAMERA

  • Primary Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Features 1/3″ sensor size @ 28mm, 1/3.6″ sensor size @ 56mm, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
  • Secondary 7 MP, f/1.8, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
SOUND

  • Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack No
  • – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
SOUND

  • Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack No
  • – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
MISCELLANEOUS

  • Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Price : About $699 USD / NGN 250,000 in Nigeria.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Price : About $799 USD (NGN 287,000) for the 64GB / $999 USD (NGN 359,000) for the 256GB

I believe the retail price in the US, UK and Nigerian appeared affordable to some individuals. either way whats your opinion?

Please don't go without sharing this article? Not fair 🙁..

Join our over 10,000 Subscribers and Receive Updates by Mail:

About the author

Samuel Oyegoke

Founder and Editor Geeksng | Tech Blogger | An Urban Planner | Writer | Web Designer | Freelancer & A Web Consultant .

Leave a Comment