Just like every September in each year, another Apple iPhone event took place on the 12th of September 2017. At the event, Apple unveiled three new iPhones, which are the Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. The Apple iPhone X is the new high-end flagship device, and the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus both feature some new improvements compared to their predecessors. To satisfy your curiosity, set your eyes on the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus full specifications and features, and you get to see its price and release date.
Apple iPhone 8 Features and Design
In line with the design of the iPhone X, the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus features an all-glass design, with an improved aluminum-framed glass bodies available in three colours; Gold, Silver and Space Gray. The brand used a seven-layer colour process to achieve a precise hue and opacity, and the brand new devices are constructed from the most durable glass ever used on a smartphone.
Apart from the new and improved glass design, the recently launched Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are nearly identical to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The display size of the devices are 4.7inch (iPhone 8) and 5.5inch (iPhone 8Plus) with Touch ID and standard bezels. Both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are IP67 water and dust resistant, and the speakers of both devices are 25% louder with deeper bass.
Apple also added new retina display, with support for True Tone to match the colour of the display to the ambient lighting for a more natural paper-like viewing experience. The display has the same brightness as that of the iPhone 7 and continues to offer cinema-standard wide colour experience.
The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have a new A11 Bionic chip which features a six-core CPU design with two performance cores that are 25% faster and four efficiency cores that are 70% faster than the A10 Fusion chip in previous generation devices.
At the rear panel, you will find an improved 12MP camera in the Apple iPhone 8, with a dual camera setup again available in the iPhone 8 Plus. Both devices features larger and faster sensors, deeper pixel walls, a new colour filter. With a new image signal processor, there is an advanced pixel processing, wider colour capture, fast autofocus in low light, and better HDR photos.
Apple iPhone 8 Specifications
|Operating System||Apple iOS 11|
|Sim||Single Sim (Nano)|
|Global Release Date||2017, September 22|
|Indian Release Date||2017, Coming Soon|
|Dimensions||138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm|
|Body Material||Glass and Aluminum Design|
|Screen size||4.7 inches|
|Screen resolution||750 x 1334 pixels|
|Technology (Display Type)||Retina HD with True Tone|
|CPU||Hexa core Processor|
|Chipset||Apple A11 Bionic|
|Internal Storage||64 GB storage|
|RAM||2 GB RAM|
|Messaging||iMessage, SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email|
|Primary camera||12 MP Camera|
|Front Camera||7 MP Camera|
|Video Recording||1080p@30fps , 720p@30fps|
|Camera Features||Quad-LED True Tone Flash, OIS, 4K Video recording, Continuous Shooting|
|Audio Player||AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, AAX, and AAX+, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV|
|Video Player||H.264, AAC-LC, M4V, .MP4, MPEG-4,|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion battery|
|Talk time||Up to 14 hrs|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|GPS Facility||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|3G Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|Sensors||Fingerprint Sensor, Wireless Charging, Water Proof, Dust Proof, AR, Quick Charging, NFC|
Apple iPhone 8 Release Date
The Apple iPhone 8 was launched on September 12, 2017, and the brand plan to begin pre-orders for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from September 15, 2017. Both devices will be released and made available as from September 22, 2017.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Price
The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Prices for different countries are listed below. Price updates are made available as soon as they are announced.
iPhone 8 Price in US: $ 699
iPhone 8 Price in UK: £ 699
iPhone 8 Price in Australia: AUD 1,079
iPhone 8 Plus Price in US: $ 799
iPhone 8 Plus Price in UK: £ 799
iPhone 8 Plus Price in Australia: AUD 1,329
The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus prices are entitled to updates and changes, so you can always check on this page for the latest.