Everything You Need To Know about The iPhone 8
Apple's new iPhone 8 is official, but it's not the high-end special edition handset that was rumored months ago. That phone has also arrived though, and it's called the iPhone X. There's also a larger iPhone 8 Plus, along with the new Apple Watch 3.
The iPhone 8 is essentially the iPhone 7S, as it's more of an incremental upgrade from 2016's iPhone 7 – although there is a new glass design, improved display, the updated camera and more power under the hood. We've been hands-on with the new features of iPhone 8.
Check out our detailed hands-on iPhone 8 review to find out what we make of it.
iPhone 8 introduces an all‑new glass design. The world very famous camera, now even better. The smartest, most powerful chip ever in a smartphone. Wireless charging that’s truly effortless. And augmented reality experiences never before possible. iPhone 8. A new generation of iPhone.
iPhone 8 best features:
- What is the iPhone 8 Plus? Screen, 4.7-inch Retina display.
- All‑Glass Design- The most durable glass ever in a smartphone, front and back.
- The glass back enables easy wireless charging.
- Precision‑engineered to resist water and dust.
- Introducing A11 Bionic. With 4 proficiency cores that are up to 70 % faster than A10 Fusion. And two recital cores that are up to 25 % faster.
- A color‑matched, aerospace‑grade aluminum band. New space gray, silver, and gold finishes.
- A Retina HD display that’s more beautiful than ever. With True Tone, a wide color gamut, and 3D Touch.
- Dual‑domain pixels give you a great view of the screen from almost any angle.
- iPhone 8 features 12MP camera. With a larger, faster sensor. A new color filters. Deeper pixels. And optical image stabilization for photos and videos.
- A second‑generation performance controller provides more power when you need it.
- Dual cameras and new facemask landmarking make dramatic studio light effects in Representation mode.
- iPhone 8 Plus enable optical zoom, as well as the digital zoom of up to 10x for photos and 6x for videos.
- The new Apple‑designed three‑core GPU is up to 30 percent faster than A10 Fusion.
- New with iOS 11. Pay friends in Messages. Let Siri be your translator. And discover new music with friends in Apple Music.
- What will iPhone 8 Plus cost? The iPhone 8 Plus price is $799
- When is the iPhone 8 Plus release date? Pre-orders Sept 15, on sale September 22