(Last Updated On: March 5, 2020)

The iPhone 8 Mobile Phone is manufactured by Apple and was launched September 15, 2017, and is part of the Apple iPhone 8 series.
Apple’s latest flagship smartphone, iPhone 8, is still pegged at Full HD but now comes with a Retina HD display bringing upgrades to the range and Apple claimed that the Retina HD display on the iPhone 8 will make possible wider viewing angles. Sporting robust construction, the iPhone 8 brings along the ‘most powerful chip’ ever, impressive cameras, a glass body, and louder speakers. Unlike iPhone 8 Plus that comes with a screen that measures 5.5-inch with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixel and 401pixel per inch, the iPhone 8 features 4.7-inch.



iPhone 8 Key Specs & Features

• 4.7-inch IPS Touch Display, 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi)
• Apple A11 Bionic Chipset with 2GB RAM
• iOS 11
• Water Resistant & Dustproof
• 64GB, or 256GB Built-in Storage
• 12MP Rear Camera and 7MP Front Camera
• 4G LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
• Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
• Fast Charging and Wireless Charging support


Design and Display

The iPhone 8 has a highly aesthetic, premium look. Though the same overall aesthetic has remained loyal to both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, there is an addition of a glass panel on the back to allow for wireless charging. The iPhone 8 comes in new gold, silver, and gray finishes.
The display on the iPhone 8 also gets an upgrade with the true tone technology that adjusts screen brightness to suit different lighting conditions.

The iPhone 8 sports a 4.7 inches display at 750 x 1334 pixels resolution and its IP68 certified; meaning the phone is dust and water resistant. Because the smartphone has 2GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage multitasking on the iPhone 8 won’t be stressful at all. There is only one SIM slot and no space for memory expansion via SDcard therefore, users have to utilize more of cloud storage.The new Apple phone runs latest Apple’s iOS 11 operating.


On the camera front, the iPhone 8 offers a 12-megapixel shooter for capturing images and recording 4K videos. In fact, the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 packs a new 12MP sensor with faster low-light autofocus and optical image stabilization. As far as Apple is concerned, the new 12MP sensor allows 83% of more light to be captured, with an obvious impact on the much-loved portrait mode. Portrait Lighting enhances the quality of shots with effects and more. Specifically, as regards the portrait mode, Apple is offering a new feature known as ‘’portrait lightning’’ that automatically adjust and tweaks the lighting.

Below are iPhone 8 camera features:

 Dual 12MP wide-angle F/1.8 and telephoto f/2.4 cameras
 Features: Optical zoom; Dual optical image stabilization, digital zoom up to 10x, Portrait mode, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
 Video Features: 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
 Optical image stabilization for video, Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom
 Slo mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
 Time lapse video with stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
 Front Camera: 7-megapixel camera with LED flash

Hardware, Software and Other Features

The iPhone 8 is powered by a proprietary six-core, 64-bit A11 Bionic processor, which Apple says is ‘the most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone. The iPhone 8 runs 30 percent faster than last year’s A10 CPU and runs more efficiently at half the power. With the A11 processor, Apple ushers its iPhone into AR-related apps and games.

The iPhone 8 comes in 64GB and 256GB storage variants. The iPhone 8 features an improved stereo speaker which is said to be 25 percent louder and offering deeper bass. For the first time ever, iPhone 8 offers wireless charging by placing it on its charging pad to charge. Therefore, it should work with Qi wireless chargers in some public places, such as airports. The phone has both wireless and reverses charging technology implemented on it. That means you can charge the device without physical connectors and cables. With Reverse charging, you can charge other phones with your iPhone 8.


General Features

Platform: iOS 11
Processor: Apple A11 Bionic
Memory: 2GB RAM
Colours: Silver, Space Gray, Gold
Dimension: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Weight: 148 g
SIM Type: Nano SIM
SIM Count: Single SIM



Display: 4.7-inch IPS Touch Display, 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi), 3D Touch
Screen Protection: Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating


Rear Camera: 12MP Camera, 2160p ultra HD 4K Video
Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama), OIS
Front Camera: 7MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


Built-in Storage: 64GB or 256GB
Memory Card Support: No
Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

2G GSM: Yes
2G CDMA 1X: Yes
4G LTE: Yes, 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)

Internet & Connectivity

HSPA+: Yes
4G LTE: Yes, up to 1024 Mbps
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC: Yes, (Apply Pay only)
Infrared Blaster: –
USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, Reversible Connector


Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol:


Music Player: Yes
Video Player: Yes
FM Radio: No
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm Jack: No (supports a lightning connector to 3.5mm jack adapter or wireless AirPods)


Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
Maps: Apple Maps

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: No
Barometer: Yes
SpO2: No
Pedometer: No
Heart Rate Monitor: No
Gyroscope: Yes
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
Iris Scanner: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Wireless Charging: Yes
Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes, Apple Pay
Water Resistant: Yes, IP67 (Water resistant in up to 1 meter or water for up to 30 minutes)
Dust Resistant: Yes
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: No
Document Editor: Yes


Battery: Non-Removable Battery Battery
Talktime: up to 14 hours (3G)
Standby Time:
Fast Charging: Yes

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