iPhone 8 plus specs and price

iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 Plus sports the same specs as its smaller sibling, the iPhone 8, but has a dual-lens rear camera setup.

 

iPhone 8 Plus Key Specs & Features

  • 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
  • Apple A11 Bionic Chipset with GB RAM
  • iOS 11
  • Water Resistant & Dustproof
  • 64GB, or 256GB Built-in Storage
  • Dual 12MP Rear Camera and 7MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • Fast Charging and Wireless Charging support

Design and Display

Like its smaller brother, the iPhone 8 Plus flaunts a premium all-glass design. It is among the first phones from its American maker offering glass on the rear.

The water and dust proof device cram in a large 5.5-inch Retina HD display. The IPS touchscreen actually has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. That’s more than 400 pixels per inch. It comes with oleophobic coating.

Camera

The iPhone 8 Plus differs from the regular variant in the camera department. It offers you two 12MP sensors on the rear. The main wide-angle camera uses a six-element lens with a f/1.8 aperture. The second telephoto shooter has an aperture size of f/2.8.

Camera features include phase detection autofocus (PDAF), 2X optical zoom, optical image stabilisation (OIS), and quad-LED dual-tone flash. Apple promises better bokeh effect in shots. You get a 7MP front camera with Full HD video recording capability for selfies.

Hardware, Software and Other Features

A new in-house A11 Bionic chip provides the muscles to get things done in the iPhone 8 Plus. The six-core chipset offers better processing and graphics crunching, as one would expect. Support comes from 3 GB of RAM. Buyers can get the device in a 64GB or 256GB variant.

The iPhone 8 Plus flagship comes with latest Apple iOS 11 operating system. The American tech company promises awesome augmented reality (AR) experience. Plus, audio is louder and bass deeper.

You get speedy dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless connectivity. There are NFC and Touch ID for Apple Pay and seamless unlocking. For the first time ever, Apple offers wireless charging support on a flagship smartphone. iPhone 8 Plus also supports fast charging.

Pricing and Availability

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 300,000 Naira to 5500,000 Naira, depending on your location and built-in storage.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus Specs

General Features

  • Platform: iOS 11
  • Processor: Apple A11 Bionic
  • GPU: –
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Silver, Space Gray, Gold
  • Dimension: 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 202 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM

Display

  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 PPI), 3D Touch
  • Screen Protection: Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP Camera, 2160p ultra HD 4K Video
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, 2X Optical Zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama), OIS
  • Front Camera: 7MP Camera, 1080p HD Video, HDR, Panorama

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 64GB or 256GB
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 1024 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes, (Apply Pay only)
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, Reversible Connector

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: No (supports a lightning connector to 3.5mm jack adapter or wireless AirPods)

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • Maps: Apple Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes, Apple Pay
  • Water Resistant: Yes, IP67 (Water resistant in up to 1 meter or water for up to 30 minutes)
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: No
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: Non-Removable Battery Battery
  • Talktime: up to 21 hours (3G)
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

Conclusion

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