iPhone 8 Plus Summary
iPhone 8 Plus is one of Apple’s 2017 flagship phone. Its design in addition to being waterproof (IP67) offers metal and glass finish on the back, which according to the firm is more durable and resistant and features Qi Wireless charging support. It also has the same home button as found in its predecessor. The iPhone 8 Plus also features an improved fingerprint reader for lock screen display security and payments through Apple Pay.
The iPhone 8 Plus smartphone has an LTE Advanced (3CA) Cat12 antennas, which allows it to have a download speed of up to 600 Mbps and 50 Mbps upload speed whenever the conditions of the operator’s network allow it. The iPhone 8 Plus display features a 5.5 inches Retina IPS screen (1080 x 1920 pixels resolution), while still having 3D Touch that allows access to certain controls depending on the level of pressure you do, it also has two stereo speakers incorporated for music playback. The iPhone 8 Plus specifications come pre-installed with iOS 11 (now upgradable to iOS 13.2). As for the processor, the iPhone 8 Plus has an Apple A11 Fusion chipset combined with a three-core Apple GPU. The iPhone 8 Plus RAM is 3GB, while the available storage space memory comes in versions of 64GB, and 256GB.
The Apple iPhone 8 Plus Camera features dual 12-megapixel, the first being a main f/1.8 resolution sensor while the second f/2.8 lens adds support for 2X optical zoom and Portrait Mode with 1080p/4K recording capability at both 30 FPS and 60 FPS. Both sensors have OIS and six lenses protection with sapphire crystal. It also has HDR and panoramic mode for the rear camera. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus Camera also has Burst mode, 1080p@240fps slow-motion recording. As for the front camera, iPhone 8 Plus features a 7MP f/2.2 front snapper. For night shots it has Quad-LED dual-tone flash on the rear.
In the area of connectivity, iPhone 8 Plus features Bluetooth (5.0), WiFi (AC and MIMO) and NFC connection although it drops support for a typical 3.5 mm audio jack connector like its predecessor. iPhone 8 Plus has dimensions of 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm and has Non-removable Li-Ion 2691 mAh battery. The iPhone 8 Plus colors are available in Silver, Space Gray, Gold, and Red.
- Wireless and fast charging
- Dual Cameras
- Better performance
- Single SIM slot
- Poor battery life
- Dated design