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.
iPhone 8 Release Date, News and Rumors
Soon after the launch of the iPhone 8, some owners took to forums to express their dismay that their smartphone had a crackling earpiece when talking on the phone.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 are both dust and water-resistant. The Galaxy S8 has a better IP certification than the iPhone 8 but then how do both these devices perform in a water test?
As per research firm IHS Markit, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are slightly more expensive to produce for Apple when compared to their predecessor. The estimated component cost of 64GB iPhone 8 comes to around $247.51, an increase of almost $10 from the iPhone 7.
Back in 2007, the Apple iPhone was a triumph of futuristic UI over actual functionality, but year on year the iPhone has caught up and largely surpassed the competition. In the early days, Symbian-based Nokias, latterly Android-based flagships from a dozen manufacturers. And the iPhone 8 Plus, in terms of imaging, internals, and fit and finish, knocks just about everything into a cocked hat, at least until the iPhone X is available in a month or two.
Many early iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus owners have been complaining about static noise from their new iPhone 8 Plus during voice calls. The static/crackling noise is coming from the earpiece grille of the handsets, and it is being reported by new iPhone 8 Plus owners from all over the world.
Apple has changed the method to hard reset or force restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. So it also means that there is a change in the method to put the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in recovery mode.
One of the biggest features in iPhone 7 Plus was the Portrait mode. Using the dual camera setup, you could create awesome depth effect photos right from your iPhone. It brought professional level depth photography to the masses. iPhone 8 Plus does the same for portrait lighting.
Screenshots are great for sharing moments such as your high score in a game, a scene from a video, conversations on social networks, and even report bugs.
If you run into problems on your new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, then there is no harm in starting off by force rebooting or hard resetting your iPhone to see it helps.