Apple iPhone 8 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

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.

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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.

Apple iPhone 8 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

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.

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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
Device type Smartphone
Sim Single Sim (Nano)


Status Launched
Global Release Date 2017, September 22
Indian Release Date 2017, Coming Soon


Dimensions 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Weight 148 g
Body Material Glass and Aluminum Design


Screen size 4.7 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 750 x 1334 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) Retina HD with True Tone


CPU Hexa core Processor
Chipset Apple A11 Bionic


Internal Storage 64 GB storage
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging iMessage, SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email
Call Records Unlimited


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,
Games Yes
Speakers Stereo Speakers


Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Stand by NA
Talk time Up to 14 hrs


Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPS Facility Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5
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.


    1. Dieter September 16, 2017

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