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

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?

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