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.
iPhone 8 Release Date, News and Rumors
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.
Apple today released a 38-second ad video on YouTube highlighting the new Portrait Lighting mode on the iPhone 8 Plus. The new mode is among the key new improvements Apple has made to the camera of the iPhone 8 Plus over the iPhone 7 Plus.
The iPhone 8 Plus officially went on sale last weekend. Hot on the heels of its arrival, a couple of users are claiming to be getting defective units of the handset. One user in Taiwan claimed that the phone split open across the edges while charging. The user clarifies that the original Lightning cable and charging adapter were being used at the time. The corresponding images indicate that the battery had swollen up resulting in the frame splitting open.
Apple unveiled iPhone X, iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus earlier this month at an event held at the Steve Jobs Theatre. Like the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus before it, all the three new iPhones unveiled by Apple today are dust and water-resistant.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that poor opening weekend sales of iPhone 8 are “overdone,” with the market being excessively negative surrounding the handsets. He says that first weekend sales of the iPhone 8 were stable and that he believes there is going to be a 50:50 split in orders between the iPhone 8 and iPhone X.