This is once again, the world is together howling the giant’s name. Yes, once again the world’s biggest multinational technology company is here presenting the very new member in their family. As it’s been displayed in the title, we are talking about the All New Apple iPhone 8 & 8 Plus. The wait has been over. The discussion about the next variant was started just after the release of the previous iPhone flagship iPhone 7 & 7 Plus. Everyone was like “Wow! Apple has introduced everything in iPhone 7 itself. What new would be coming later?” There is something new or something wow when Apple releases any gear. Whether it is iPhone, MacBook or iPad, Apple is every now & then ready with something groundbreaking. So, let’s have look on the device’s specifications and will discuss everything in detail succeeding it.
|iPhone 8 Hardware||Hardware Details||iPhone 8 Plus Hardware||Hardware Details|
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Display Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen||Display Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen|
|Display Size||4.7 inches||Display Size||5.5 inches|
|Display Resolution||750 x 1334 pixels||Display Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Display Protection||Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating||Display Protection||Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating|
|Operating System||iOS 11||Operating System||iOS 11|
|Chip Set||Apple A11 Bionic||Chip Set||Apple A11 Bionic|
|Internal Storage||64/256 GB||Internal Storage||64/256 GB|
|RAM||3 GB RAM||RAM||3 GB RAM|
|Primary Camera||12 MP||Primary Cameras||Dual 12 MP|
|Secondary Camera||7 MP||Secondary Camera||7 MP|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE||Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE|
|USB||2.0, reversible connector||USB||3.0, reversible connector|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery||Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 2675 mAh battery|
|Colors||Silver, Space Gray, Gold||Colors||Gold, Space Gray, Silver|
|Estimated Price||60,999 INR or $949||Estimated Price||69,999 INR or $999|
The Glass Built
The all-new iPhone 8 comes up with a jaw-dropping built. This time’s iPhone is here among us with a glass built. Yes! exactly. The device is built with A colour‑matched, aerospace‑grade aluminum band. From display till the back panel has got Ion-strengthened glass coating. So, let’s have an overview on the device. The top edge of the device is empty. Seriously, it contains nothing. On the bottom side, there are microphone holes on the left & speaker holes on the right, just like smartphones nowadays. The right-hand side features power button along with Sim Tray port. Now, let’s move towards the right face of the gear. That part contains volume lockers and Silent – Vibrate switch. The iPhone 8 contains a single 12 MP camera and its successor contains dual 12 MP cameras along with Apple branding on the rear side of the gadget. The gear is made dust as well as water resistant.
Apple is known to be the world’s best smartphone producing giant. One of the top features in an Apple device is its mesmerizing camera. The iPhone features a 12 MP primary camera with a larger & faster sensor so that the camera gives a better picturization. This time Apple has worked hard to the depth of the pixels. The camera also provides optical image stabilization for photos and videos. Let’s have a look at the secondary one. The front one is a 7 MP selfie shooter with quick time flash. The iPhone 8 Plus provides a pair of 12 MP cameras and that makes 24 MP rear and selfie one is same as that of its predecessor & also along with front flash.
Retina HD Display
This time Apple has tried its best to show perfection in each and every position, so that in the display. The all-new 4.7 & 5.5 inches fantastic Retina HD display provides the user with a royal screen experience. The device comes in the box with True Tone, a wide color gamut & 3D Touch. What is True Tone? Lemme explain. True Tone technology automatically adjusts the white balance to match the light around the user for a better viewing experience in all sorts of environment. The screen of these two gears has Ion-strengthened glass protection. This protection proves to be stronger and durable than any Corning Gorilla Glass variant. The fingerprint readers are also having a protection shield of oleophobic coating. Thus these features ensure the durability of the device.
The Blazing Performance
The Apple A11 Bionic Chip Set ensures the compelling performance of the 8th edition of Apple iPhone. With four efficiency cores that are up to 70 percent faster than previous A10 Fusion that was featured in iPhone 7 & 7 Plus. The Hexa-Core CPU don’t let your device down at peak levels of usage. Both the devices run on iOS version 11 which is equivalent to Oreo in the latest Android gears. This time Apple has introduced a 3 GB RAM iPhone. Previously, the devices were running on 2 GB itself. This helps the mega Chip Set & CPU in the faster processing of the device. Let’s have a sneak – peek at the GPU of the gadgets. The all-new 3 core GPU is up to 30 percent faster than A10 Fusion GPU that was also observed in iPhone 7. This device will give you the real high-end graphics gaming experience and that’s coz of the lightning fast performing hardware.
The Eye Watering Price Range
|Storage Variant||iPhone 8 price||iPhone 8 Plus price|
|64 GB Storage Variant||₹ 64,000 / $992||₹ 73,000 / $1130|
|256 GB Storage Variant||₹ 77,000 / $1192||₹ 86,000 / $1334|
The Wireless Charge
This is the very first time that Apple has introduced wireless charging for any of the devices. Inspiring from Samsung, Apple has also tried its hands in wireless charging feature. The glass back of iPhone enables easy & fast wireless charging. The iPhone 8 comes up with Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery and as usual, due to larger screen size, the Plus version is having Non-removable Li-Ion 2675 mAh battery.
Pros And Cons Of The Devices
|iPhone 8 Pros||iPhone 8 Cons||iPhone 8 Plus Pros||iPhone 8 Plus Cons|
|Ion-strengthened glass||Single Primary Camera||Ion-strengthened glass||Poor Battery Strength As Compared To Android Devices|
|Bluetooth 5.0||Poor Battery Strength As Compared To Android Devices||Bluetooth 5.0||Quite Expensive|
|Better Chip Set Than iPhone 7||Quite Expensive||Better Chip Set Than iPhone 8 Plus||Screen Quite Large|
|Retina HD Display||Screen Size Should Be 5.0 Inches||Retina HD Display||Does Not Support SD Card|
On Finger-print Sensor
|Does Not Support SD Card||Dual Primary Cameras||Also Available In 256 GB Storage Variant|
|Also Available In 256 GB Storage Variant||Doesn't Contain 3.5 mm Standard Audio Jack||Oleophobic Coating|
On Finger-print Sensor
|Doesn't Contain 3.5 mm Standard Audio Jack|
|Front Flash||Poor Display Resolution As Compared To Android Devices At Same Price Range||3.0 Reversible USB Connector||Single SIM|
|Full Toughened Glass Built||Single SIM||Front Flash||Poor Display Resolution As Compared To Android Devices At Same|
Here I End
In a nutshell, it can be concluded that after 1 year of wait, Apple has given its users a pre-festive present. Till now, the device looks fabulous in every aspect. In my recommendation, the device is a must buy gear but you should wait till the price drops somewhere to 50K INR or $749. The thing is how general public will react to it when the gadget will be out in stores. So, if now also there are some queries or suggestions for us, please throw your valuable comments down there in the comment box.
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