Official iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Specs


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The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus might not look as attractive as the iPhone X but handsets pack largely the same specifications and features as Apple’s more premium iPhone. If you are looking to get your hands on the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus but want to go through their detailed spec sheet, we have you covered.

Remember that just like last year, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus differ from each other in terms of battery life, camera setup, and their display size. Other aspects of both devices remain the same.

iPhone 8 Specs
IP Certification IP67 Certified
Dimensions 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Weight 148gms
Display Retina HD Display
4.7-inch HD display
True Tone Display
1334 x 750, 326 ppi
3D Touch
Wide color display
625 cd/m2 max brightness
Oleophobic coating
Chipset A11 Bionic 64-bit chip
6-core processor, Custom Apple GPU and ISP
4x low-power ‘Mistral’ cores
2x high-power ‘Monsoon’ cores
Neural Engine
Embedded M11 motion coprocessor
RAM 2GB
Storage 64GB and 256GB
Biometric Verification Touch ID
Camera
12MP wide-angle camera
f/1.8 aperture
Optical Image Stabilisation
Six‑element lens
Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Backside illumination sensor
Hybrid IR filter
Autofocus with Focus Pixels
Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
Live Photos with stabilization
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Improved local tone mapping
Body and face detection
Exposure control
Noise reduction
Auto HDR for photos
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Timer mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording 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
3x digital zoom
Quad-LED True Tone flash
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time‑lapse video with stabilization
Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Body and face detection
Noise reduction
Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video geotagging
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
FaceTime HD Camera 7MP camera
1080p HD video recording
Retina Flash
ƒ/2.2 aperture
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Auto HDR
Backside illumination sensor
Body and face detection
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode
Wireless connectivity Model A1863/64*
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)
Model A1905*
Model A1905 and A1897 does not support CDMA networks, such as those used by Verizon and Sprint.
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)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
All models
802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
NFC with reader mode
Lightning
Location Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS
Digital compass
Wi-Fi
Cellular
iBeacon microlocation
Battery Lasts about the same as iPhone 7
Talk time (wireless):
Up to 14 hours
Internet use:
Up to 12 hours
Video playback (wireless):
Up to 13 hours
Audio playback (wireless):
Up to 40 hours
Fast-charge capable:
Up to 50% charge 30 minutes9
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers10)
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
Fast-charge capable
Sensors Touch ID
Barometer
Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
SIM nanoSIM

As for the iPhone 8 Plus, it packs the same internals, though it is improved in certain key areas over its smaller sibling.

iPhone 8 Plus Specs
IP Certification IP67 Certified
Dimensions 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
Weight 202gms
Display Retina HD Display
5.5-inch HD display
True Tone Display
1920 x 1080, 401 ppi
3D Touch
Wide color display
625 cd/m2 max brightness
Oleophobic coating
Chipset A11 Bionic 64-bit chip
6-core processor, Custom Apple GPU and ISP
4x low-power ‘Mistral’ cores
2x high-power ‘Monsoon’ cores
Neural Engine
Embedded M11 motion coprocessor
RAM 3GB
Storage 64GB and 256GB
Biometric Verification Touch ID
Camera 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting (beta)
Optical image stabilization
Six‑element lens
Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Backside illumination sensor
Hybrid IR filter
Autofocus with Focus Pixels
Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
Live Photos with stabilization
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Improved local tone mapping
Body and face detection
Exposure control
Noise reduction
Auto HDR for photos
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Timer mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording 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
Quad-LED True Tone flash
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time‑lapse video with stabilization
Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Body and face detection
Noise reduction
Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video geotagging
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
FaceTime HD Camera 7MP camera
1080p HD video recording
Retina Flash
ƒ/2.2 aperture
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Auto HDR
Backside illumination sensor
Body and face detection
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode
Burst mode
Wireless connectivity Model A1864*
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)
Model A1905*
Model A1901 does not support CDMA networks, such as those used by Verizon and Sprint.
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)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
All models
802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
NFC with reader mode
Lightning
Location Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS
Digital compass
Wi-Fi
Cellular
iBeacon microlocation
Battery Lasts about the same as iPhone 7 Plus
Talk time (wireless):
Up to 21 hours
Internet use:
Up to 13 hours
Video playback (wireless):
Up to 14 hours
Audio playback (wireless):
Up to 60 hours
Fast-charge capable:
Up to 50% charge 30 minutes
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers)
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
Fast-charge capable
Sensors Face ID
Barometer
Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
SIM nanoSIM

So, the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus? Which handset do you like more? Both handsets go on pre-order on September 15 and will be available in the United States and other key markets starting September 22.

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