Apple finally introduced the fast charging feature in iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, a feature that has been available on Android smartphones for quite some time.
iPhone 8 Release Date, News and Rumors
The iPhone has progressed in small, and giant, ways over the years. And of course, design had to change over the years, especially as Apple aimed to make things thinner and, eventually, bigger.
Apple usually sells four or so iPhones at a given time. The previous year’s version gets a price drop and moves down in the chain. This year though, Apple released three new iPhones and kept the two year old iPhones 6s in the lineup. The end result is an eight iPhone lineup that stretches from $349 16GB iPhone SE all the way to the $1149 256GB iPhone X. It’s so bad that Apple has a new dedicated tool for comparing different iPhone models.
It looks like more and more iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus owners across the world are reporting about their phone splitting into two due to a bloated battery. Today, a new incident is being reported by the Chinese media that occurred with Chinese customer Liu.
DxO Mark has a lengthy, in-depth camera testing procedure, and, as a result, its tests usually gain attention for the score each smartphone receives at the end.
When Apple first unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, it silently mentioned that the handsets also support fast charging. The official spec sheet of the handsets suggests that with fast charging, the handsets will be able to charge to up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.
The 6-core A11 Bionic chip inside the iPhone 8 is nothing short of a beast. In benchmarks, the chip easily beats the Snapdragon 835 powering most of the flagship Android devices and even manages to surpass some of the Core processors from Intel used by Apple in its MacBook lineup. Despite its prowess though, the iPhone 8 seems to lag behind the Galaxy Note 8 in a real-world app opening speed test.
One of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus’ most underrated features is the True Tone display. It definitely feels easier on the eyes, and you notice it only when you switch to a device that does not have the feature.
Apple has confirmed to MacRumors that it is investigating the two reported incidents of iPhone 8 Plus splitting into two likely due to a battery failure.
The mainstream new iPhones are here. And once you’ve done setting up your new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, your first order of business should be installing apps. And we’ve got the list of the best iPhone apps for your brand new iPhone. Everything for the essential social media apps to utilities and productivity apps that are unique to iOS.