Apple iPhone 8 and 8 plus review, specs, and price

iPhone 8 and 8 plus

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are practically alike when it comes down to specs. The iPhone 8 isn't the impressive new Apple item this year — that respect is held for the prospective iPhone X, that's the new,  prevailing iPhone that a lot of individuals will purchase this year and next.

No, there still isn't an earphone jack, however, most people have since a long time ago proceeded onward to utilizing Bluetooth earphones. Apple incorporates a set of earbuds in the box that works over its Lightning port, in any case, so you're not forgotten wide open to the harsh elements.

SEE ALSO: Apple iPhone X review, spec, price and release date

The new iPhone 8 models highlight a glossy glass back panel rather than aluminium, which Apple has utilized almost all of its previous iPhones. The glass panel empowers reinforce for wireless charging, an element which Apple hasn't ever strived before. It's super advantageous to drop the iPhone on a charging cushion at a work area or bedside table, yet Qi is still slower than utilizing a charging cable.

iPhone 8 wireless charging

There is a considerable measure of better than average smartphones with excellent cameras at this moment, including Samsung's Galaxy S8/Note 8 family, the Google Pixel and the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. A year ago, Apple presented another component called "Portrait Mode" on the iPhone 7 Plus. It utilizes both camera sensors to include a profundity of-field impact, or bokeh, which essentially obscures the foundation and transforms a generally basic photograph into one that seems as though it was taken by an expert photographer.

Apple is expanding on that this year with another choice that enables you to change the lighting impacts on the subject. You can turn the entire background dark, make a highly contrasting representation, change lighting on the face and the sky is the limit from there.

SEE ALSO: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Review

Both new iPhones run on iOS 11, which is additionally accessible for more older gadgets, from the iPhone 5s and more up to date. Apple included a few new highlights including an updated Control Center. You can turn on an element to record your screen, control your Apple TV, flip Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, see your music controls, get to any keen lights or gadgets you may have introduced in your home. Siri may suggest news stories it supposes you're keen on with the shiny new News application or music in light of your tastes. Siri, the voice, likewise sounds more normal and has new capacities to interpret dialects. I figure most people will discover a lot of flawless tricks in iOS 11, particularly on the iPad, and there is a wide range of new highlights extending from a document framework to new note-taking abilities and screen-shot altering tools.

iPhone 8 UI

Most people are likely fine sitting beautiful with the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, however, there truly are some fine upgrades here. Would it be advisable for you to sit tight for the iPhone X? In case you're the sort of individual who likes to flaunt the most recent and most prominent innovation, beyond any doubt. It won't be available until the point when November. If you have an iPhone 6s or earlier, I think this is your most solid option for an upgrade. I lean toward the bigger iPhone 8 Plus for the greater screen and better camera framework, however you'll be content with either model.


iPhone 8iPhone 8 Plus
OS And Hardware
OSiOS 11iOS 11
ProcessorHexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
ChipsetApple A11 BionicApple A11 Bionic
Weight148 grams(5.22 oz)202 grams(7.13 oz)
Height138.4 mm158.4 mm
Width67.3 mm78.1 mm
Water resistantYes Yes
Dust proofYesYes
ColorsGold, Silver, Space GrayGold, Silver, Space Gray
TypeLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size4.7 inches5.5 inches
Resolution750 x 1334 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
SensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometerFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Card slotNoNo
Internal64 GB/25664 GB/256
Primary12MP CameraDual 12MP Camera
Features1/3" sensor size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)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)
Alert typesVibration, proprietary ringtonesVibration, proprietary ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakersYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackNoNo
Other Features
-Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 minFast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
-Qi wireless chargingQi wireless charging
-Siri natural language commands and dictationSiri natural language commands and dictation
-MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless playerMP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player
-MP4/H.264 playerMP4/H.264 player
-Document editorDocument editor
-Audio/video/photo editorAudio/video/photo editor
TypeNon-removable Li-Ion batteryNon-removable Li-Ion battery
Wireless chargingYesYes
Quick chargingYesYes
Releasing Date
AnnouncedSeptember, 2017September, 2017
Launch dateSeptember, 2017September, 2017
Expected Price
Naira338930.36 NGN385533.28 NGN

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