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iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus in Pictures

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus in Pictures

At an event at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino last month, Apple unveiled the latest entrants to the iPhone family - iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X (pronounced '10'). While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available in India and other markets, iPhone X will begin shipping in November. Here's a closer look at the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Review

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Apple says it has used “the most durable glass ever in a smartphone”, a claim that millions will no doubt put to the test in everyday life in the days to come.

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At 148 grams, the iPhone 8 is the heaviest non-Plus iPhone to date, while the iPhone 8 Plus crosses the 200g mark.

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The nearly-all-glass body at the back means that both iPhone models offer excellent grip, and are unlikely to slip out of your hands.

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There’s no change in the size of the displays on the iPhone 8 or the iPhone 8 Plus compared to their predecessors, and, indeed, the screens have the same resolution, brightness, and contrast ratios as well.

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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are powered by Apple’s brand new A11 Bionic chip, has six cores - four efficient cores that are up to 70 percent faster than ones on the A10, and two performance cores that are up to 25 percent faster - making it Apple’s first hexa-core chip.

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Though Apple doesn’t officially state the amount of RAM that iOS devices ship with, third-party teardowns and benchmark apps have revealed that the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have 2GB and 3GB of RAM respectively.

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The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both had stereo speakers, as do the new models. Apple says the new speakers are up to 25 percent louder and deliver deeper bass.

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You now get 64GB of storage on the entry-level iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (compared to 32GB earlier), and the only step up is to 256GB.

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The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available across all online and partner offline stores in India starting at Rs. 64,999 and Rs. 73,000 for the base 64GB variants.

 
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Insane performance
  • Vastly improved cameras
  • Wireless charging
  • Assured, timely software updates
  • Bad
  • Same old design
  • First party apps not great in India
  • Fast charger not bundled

Display

4.70-inch

Processor

hexa-core

Front Camera

7-megapixel

Resolution

750x1334 pixels

RAM

2GB

OS

iOS 11

Storage

64GB

Rear Camera

12-megapixel

Battery Capacity

1821mAh
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Insane performance
  • Vastly improved cameras
  • Portrait Mode is great
  • Wireless charging
  • Assured, timely software updates
  • Bad
  • Same old design, ungainly
  • First party apps not great in India
  • Fast charger not bundled

Display

5.50-inch

Processor

hexa-core

Front Camera

7-megapixel

Resolution

1080x1920 pixels

RAM

3GB

OS

iOS 11

Storage

64GB

Rear Camera

12-megapixel

Battery Capacity

2691mAh
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