Apple iPhone 8 Plus Price and Detailed Specifications

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After months of rumors and speculations, Apple has finally unveiled the iPhone 8 Plus. It comes with better camera and performance compared to the iPhone 7 PlusBut design wise, there is nothing to be excited about. It is still the same design language found on the iPhone 7 Plus.

iPhone 8 Plus Display

The iPhone 8 Plus display is still pegged at Full HD but now comes with a Retina HD display. The Screen measures 5.5-inch with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixel and 401pixel per inch.

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So If you are an iPhone fan waiting to buy the new iPhone 8 Plus, you may be disappointed with the display and design. The device is still not significantly different from the iPhone 7 Plus. If you want an entirely new iPhone with nice design, bezel-less screen, and high resolution, you may have to check our review of the iPhone X-Apple 10th year anniversary phone.

The iPhone 8 Plus still retains the TouchID as against the iPhone X with FaceID. Apple claims the Face ID is much more Secured than TouchID with a failure rate of 1,000,000 to 1 while that of Fingerprint has a failure of 50,000:1

iPhone 8 Plus performance and software

This is where things get interesting as the new iPhone 8 Plus is powered by the latest Apple A11 chipset boasting 2 powerful cores and four energy efficient ones. The processor is paired with Apple’s first made GPU which it claims is 30% faster than that of A100 found on the iPhone 7.

iPhone 8 Plus CAMERA

Worthy of note is Apple iPhone 8 Plus dual camera which comprises an improved 12MP+12MP combo. One regular with f/1.8 aperture and the second, a telephoto Camera that has aperture f/2.4.

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The Apple iPhone 8 Plus is the second Apple phone to come with wireless charging which utilizes Q1 standard. The wireless charger from Apple can charge the iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch, and the Airpod. Apple called this Air power.

iPhone 8 Plus Full Specifications and Price

NETWORK

  • 2G/GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
  • WCDMA: HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
  • TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

DESIGN

  • Dimensions: 158.4 *78.1*7.5 mm
  • Display Size: 5.5-inch display
  • Weight: 202g
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 * 1920-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
  • Display: HD Retina Display
  • Body Build: Full Glass Build
  • Colours: Space Gray, Gold, and Silver
  • True Tone display, 3D Touch
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529

HARDWARE

  • CPU: 64-bit Hexa-Core A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture Neural engine
  • GPU:
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Memory: 64 GB/256GB
  • External MicroSD: NO
  • Sensors: G-Sensors, Proximity Sensors, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Compass
  • Software
  • OS Version: iOS 11

CAMERA

  • Dual 12MP wide-angle F/1.8 and telephoto f/2.4 cameras
  • Features: Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x, Portrait mode, Dual optical image stabilization, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Video Features: 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilization for video, Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Front Camera: 7-megapixel camera with LED flash

CONNECTIVITY

  • Bluetooth: v5.0
  • WiFi: YES [Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct]
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: Lighting connector
  • Messaging
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • IM: Yes
  • Email: Yes

AUDIO

  •  AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC,
  • Dolby Digital (AC-3)
  • Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3)
  • Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)

BATTERY

Talk time (wireless): Up to 21 hours

Internet use: Up to 12 hours

Video playback (wireless): Up to 13 hours

Audio playback (wireless): Up to 60 hours

Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge 30 minutes

MISCELLANEOUS

  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
  • MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
  • Document viewer/editor
  • Preloaded applications
  • Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

  • Price: $799

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Different Countries

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Nigeria: N320,000-N340,000

iPhone 8 Plus Price in the US: $799

iPhone 8 Plus Price in the UK: £799

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Canada: 1, 215 Canadian Dollar

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Australia: 1,244 Australian Dollar

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Kenya: 102, 950 Kenyan Shilling

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Ghana: 4,430 Ghanaian Cedi

iPhone 8 Plus Price in Kuwait: 301 Kuwaiti Dinar

iPhone 8 Plus Price in India: Rs 89,000

iPhone 8 Plus Price in South Africa: 13, 044 RAND

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