The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are smartphones designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the eleventh generation of the iPhone. They were announced on September 12, 2017, alongside the higher-end iPhone X, at the Steve Jobs Theater in the Apple Park campus, and were released on September 22, 2017, succeeding iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Besides the addition of a glass back, the designs of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are largely similar to that of their predecessors. Notable changes include the addition of inductive charging, a faster processor, and improved cameras and displays. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus share most of their internal hardware with the iPhone X.
Reception of the phones was mixed, with reviewers praising the addition of inductive charging and the new Apple A11 processor, while significantly criticizing the aging design.
Apple iPhone 8 Specs
|Size||5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)|
|Weight||5.22 ounces (148 grams)|
|Screen||4.7-inch Retina HD IPS LCD|
|Resolution||1334 × 750 pixels|
|Operating system||iOS 11|
|Storage||64GB or 256GB|
|MicroSD card slot||No|
|NFC support||Yes (Apple Pay only)|
|Processor||A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, M11 motion coprocessor|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11ac/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi|
|Camera||12MP rear with OIS, 7MP front|
|Video||4K at 60 fps, 1080p at 240 fps,|
|Bluetooth||Yes, version 5|
|Other sensors||Barometer, gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, ambient light sensor|
|Water resistant||Yes, IP67|
|Marketplace||Apple App Store|
|Color offerings||Gold, Silver, Space Grey|