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iPhone 8 Launches With a Retina HD Display More Beautiful Than Ever


Apple iPhone 8 Summary and Introduction

Apple iPhone 8 smartphone was released on September 2017. The touchscreen smartphone is a one SIM phone with a glass and aluminum design with dimension of138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm or 5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (height – width – thickness) and weigh 148 grams.

The iPhone 8 is available in various colors which are Gray, Silver, Gold while there are 2 available models of the iPhone 8 which are the 64GB model and 256GB model and also varies in prices.

The mobile phone introduces an all- new glass design which has been seen in other Apple phones, a more powerful and smarter chip, an improved camera and wireless charging that is truly effortless.

At first glance the iPhone 8 is very similar to iPhone 7 although it is slightly bigger and heavier; this difference is however significant.

its new A11 Bionic processor makes it stand out giving it a better performance.

About the same period this processor was launched, Qualcomm launched the snapdragon 835 chip set which is a worthy contender of the A11 Bionic, few months later Qualcomm also introduced the snapdragon 845 mobile platform which was featured on Samsung flagship phones for 2018;

However the flagship processor is excepted to be featured in a number of android phones like the Xiaomi MI MIX, Oneplus 6 and the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL.

Apple iPhone 8 Key Specs

Resolution 750 by 1334 pixel
Display4.7 inches
Rear Camera12-megapixel
Front Camera7-megapixel
microSD Storage
DesignGlass and Aluminum

Price: How much does Apple iPhone 8 cost?

You can get the iPhone 8 in the US for $929 while the price on Canada starts at $1,210 depending on online retailer you choose from below.

In Australia, the price starts at $1,229 but the price of iPhone 8 in UK is £690 while the EU countries can buy iPhone 8 for €793.

In Africa, you can buy the iPhone 8 in Nigeria for ₦365,000 and Kenya for KSh 94,456 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of iPhone 8 is RS 59,407.

*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find!


The iPhone 8 LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen display has a screen to body ratio that is about 65.4% with a screen size of  4.7 inches with screen resolution of 750 pixel by 1334 pixel and screen density, PPI at 326 pixel per inch.

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Apple iPhone 8 smartphone features a retina HD display that is more beautiful than ever with true tone, a wide color gamut and 3D touch. The colour gamut provides the best color accuracy in the industry, everything on the screen looks brighter.

The true tone technology automatically adjusts white balance to match the light around you for a better viewing experience.

The 4.8 inches screen has an Oleophobic coating with Ion-strengthened glass and is able to display up to 16million colors that gives a fantastic display experience. It also has a resolution of 750 x 1334 pixels and a screen to body ratio of 65.4 with a density of 326ppi.


The Apple iPhone 8 has one of the most durable glass ever in a smartphone both front and back and a color-matched aerospace-grade aluminum band, this features makes the device sleek and with a finer appearance adding to its appearance is the variety of colors that the phone is available in, colors like space gray, silver and gold finishes.

The one SIM phone (Nano SIM) has a dimension measuring138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches) which weighs 148g.

Apple iPhone 8 is IP67 certified, the IP67 water/dust resistant gives the iPhone protection form water as deep as 1m for 30minutes and from dust.


iPhone 8 runs on iOS operating system with performance backed by a 2GB RAM  and Hexa- Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral. The Internal storage size of the iPhone 8 is available at 64GB and 256GB.

iPhone’s 8 biggest improvement is its fast A11 Bionic chip processor with six cores that out perform other smart phones performance, the processor integrates an Apple design three core graphic processing unit (GPU) with 30% faster graphic performance than the A10.

Embedded in the A11 is the M11 motion co processor, it also has a new image processor which supports computational photography functions such as lighting estimation, wide color capture and advance pixel processing.

The Apple mobile device also includes a dedicated neutral network hardware that Apple calls Neutral Engine, this engine hard work can perform up to 600 billion operations per second and is used for face ID, animoji and others.


iPhone 8 has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera.

Apple iPhone 8 comes with 12-megapixels for the rear or primary camera with f/1.8 aperture while an 7-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.

A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.

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The iPhone 8 12-megapixel camera has larger and faster sensor, a new color filter, deeper pixels and optical image stabilization for both photos and video.

The dual pixels give great view of the screen from almost any angle. It also features portrait mode for sharper foregrounds and more naturally blurred backgrounds.

The Apple phone’s optical zoom has wide angle and telephoto lenses that enables the optical zoom up to 10x for photos and 6x for video.

Battery Capacity and Sensors

iPhone 8 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 1821mAh to power all the above features and more, like its connectivity Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC.

It has sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer and light sensor and QI wireless charging which is effortless to use.

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Apple iPhone 8 Full Specifications

Smartphone Design
Device NameApple iPhone 8
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Released DateRelease September 2017
Dimensions and Size138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches)
Weight (in grams)148 g
ColorsGray, Silver, Gold
Number of SIMOne
MaterialGlass and Aluminum
Water ResistanceYes – iP67 certified
Dust ResistanceYes
TypeNon-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity1821 mAh
Talk timeUp to 14 h (3G)
Fast ChargeYes
Wireless ChargingQi – Built in wireless
Screen TypeLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches)4.7 inches
Screen-to-body-ratioApproximately 65.4%
Resolution750 x 1334 pixels
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)326 ppi pixel density
Colors16 million colors
Screen ProtectionOleophobic coating, Ion-strengthened glass
Operating SystemiOS 11 but can be upgraded to iOS 11.0.2
Processor Type or ChipsetApple A11 Bionic
ProcessorHexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Internal Storage64GB and 256GB
Expandable StorageNo
Expandable Storage Type
Maximum Expandable Storage
Front or Secondary7-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Rear or Primary12-megapixel, f/1.8 aperture
FeaturesPhase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, face detection, HDR, panorama, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Wifi or Wi-FiYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Infrared portNo
NFCYes – ApplePay
USB3.0 reversible connector
USB On-The-GoNo
Network TechnologyGSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO, LTE
Iris scannerNo
FingerprintYes – Front mounted
Compass or MagnetometerYes
Heart rateNo
Light SensorYes
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On paper, Apple iPhones mostly suck to the novice consumer but considering the software enhancements that comes with iPhones, these phones are true beasts. In terms of competition. we are looking at Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and 8 Plus, Google Pixel 2 XL, LG G6 Plus and V30, Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, HTC U and U11 Plus.


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