iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus are now available to buy, shipping times are decent

It's September 22 today, which means Apple's brand newiPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (announced last week, on September 12) are nowavailable to purchase - directly from Apple, as well as through major carriersand retailers in the US and other markets.


If you want to get an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus from Apple'sUSwebsite, you'll see that most models (regardless of whether you need them unlocked, or on a carrier) can ship in 1-3 business days. There is one exception,though: the SIM-free iPhone 8 in Space Gray (both in 64 GB and 256 GBconfigurations) ships in 1-2 weeks. Obviously, this is the situation right now,and things may change as more and more customers are buying the two new Apple phones.


If you intend to order a new iPhone from carrier websites,shipping times can be longer than at Apple. Of course, both iPhones may bein stock right away in physical stores, so checking stores near you could be agood idea.


Folks who've already pre-ordered an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8Plus (as pre-orders have been open since September 15) might receive theirhandsets as soon as today.


Unlike the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus of 2016 (launched for prices starting at $649 and $749, respectively), the iPhone 8 and 8 Plusare sold starting at $699 and $799, respectively, with variousways to pay for them monthly - if you don't want to spend that kind of money outright.


Have you ordered an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, or do youplan to do it anytime soon? Or maybe you're waiting for the iPhone X (which isn'tarriving before early November)?


source: Apple 

Related phones

iPhone 8
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1821 mAh(14h talk time)
iPhone 8 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2691 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. Frogger

Posts: 49; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

ships in 1-2 weeks. Obviously, that's the situation right now, and things may change as more and more customers are buying the two new Apple phones. Kiss the Apple's ass.

2. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

you have just won the award for the most confusing/useless comment of the week.

8. Frogger

Posts: 49; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

Thank you, I've never won any awards before. Feels good.

14. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

And you're indeed proud of such an award. Wow!

18. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Do u know when 4k display phones will be released?

25. Xilam unregistered

When consumers start to care about them.

21. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

90% of my friends and family use iPhones , not even 1 of them in has preordered the 8/8 plus. This is insane how everyone wants the 1000$ X. I don't get. Including my mom, wife and brother. All want the X.

31. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

I know more people in my circle with iPhones and love iMessage. Just not really sold on the x. Not digging the notch or the lack of a virtual home button. I will check one out in the stores when available but just don’t know. Maybe they make a plus of this design next year. Seems like when videos are crop not getting much of the screen I was hoping.

3. iczer

Posts: 160; Member since: Oct 14, 2015

Wow iPhone 8 and i8 plus are shipping in 1-3 business days. Nobody is buying same old design, I can't forgive Apple for still using a 750p screen on the iPhone 8.

11. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

No one cares. It could be a 480p screen and people will still buy it because it is a “retina” display.

15. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

People don't care because it's absolutely fine, colour, contrast, sharpness, resolution and everything that matters are decent enough on that screen. No-one cares about marketing bulls**t, if it wasn't any good people wouldn't buy it.

26. Xilam unregistered

No one cares about higher resolution (well unless it’s a pentile display which looks blurry at the same resolution). My iPhone was sharp, colors were great, why the hell do you go higher - waste more battery and resourses? For what?

4. pixel_ftw

Posts: 85; Member since: Jun 19, 2017

DXOmark rated iPhone 8 and 8 plus as the best camera. https://www.dxomark.com/apple-iphone-8-plus-reviewed-the-best-smartphone-camera-ever-tested/https://www.dxomark.com/apple-iphone-8-reviewed-a-solid-performance-upgrade-over-the-iphone-7/ But I still think in terms of low light photography Pixel is still the best. Can't wait to see what pixel 2 camera bring to the table.

6. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Wow. I'll never give Apple a penny of my money, but credit where it's due. A whole FOUR POINTS higher than the Pixel when generally those scores only creep up by a point or two each time a new winner is announced.

9. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

FOUR POINTS different mainly because of the difference in score in zoom and bokeh area. Nevertheless Apple really did a great job this time with their cameras.

7. Ninetysix

Posts: 2966; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

That will trigger lots of people here. Lots of people used to point to DXOmark when it comes to camera performance.

16. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

It will be the usual... "DXO have sold out to Apple!" "DXO are irrelevant! Samsungphoto is the only site that gives true results!"... Same as with benchmarks and everything else.

17. Ninetysix

Posts: 2966; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Pretty much on point :) Here's a sample post from the so called Techie (RIP). ----------https://www.phonearena.com/news/Best-smartphone-cameras-compared-Samsung-Galaxy-S8-vs-iPhone-7-Plus-Galaxy-S7-edge-LG-G6_id93072 You both are idiots. You're just mad because the piss poor iPhone has had a terrible camera since the Galaxy S4. When you get use to using something that does something badly, as a human you just adjust an deal with it. Right? The vast majority of peopel don't compare photos. For them, whatever photos comes out the camera loks fine to them. But ig you give those photos to a professional photographer or a person who works with graphics, theyu will tell you which photos are of great quality. But how about an unbiased opinion? DXOMark has rated the Galaxy camera the best since the S4. So I guess they are there to make fanboys happy too...right? They hold no alliegence to any OEM or camera maker. So what about their scores? The iPhone isn't good at everything. In fact no phone is. So what is their to get mad about. We all know that factually the Galaxy is better than the iPhone at nearly everything. I can list 100 things that both phones are capable of, and the Galaxy will bet better at it in more than 90% of them.

10. maherk

Posts: 7049; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I watched Michael Fisher's iPhone 8 review, and he showed pictures taken side by side to that taken by the Note 8 and V30, and they looked better in every aspect. Add to the impressive pictures it takes, the slow motion 1080 and 60fps 4k videos it takes, and you can't but call it the best camera on a smartphone right now.

12. kiko007

Posts: 7521; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

How much better could the X's camera be than the 8+? It has to be miniscule, even with the OIS telephoto lenses. Anyways, wonder how good the next Pixel cameras will be after hearing this.

24. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

I imagine the front camera will be more effective for those "studio mode" selfies with some depth perception but that's about it. I think Apple's main change has been upping the contrast and saturation more like Samsung rather than being entirely natural, they know natural doesn't look great in head-to-head pics!

27. Xilam unregistered

maherk, how much did Apple Pay you?

29. maherk

Posts: 7049; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

They didn't pay in cash, they offered an iPhone 10 for every 10 positive comments. You mad?

30. Xilam unregistered


5. thxultra

Posts: 474; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Can't say I'm surprised everyone is waiting on the Iphone X. I think initial preorders will be higher for the X but in the long run the 8 and 8 plus will out sell the X because of the price.

13. peace247 unregistered

Iphone 8 cameras are awesome!! Good job apple .....

19. redmd

Posts: 1961; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Who among here bought the 8/8+?

20. osterrich21

Posts: 190; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

This site is dedicated to IPhone...

28. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

There’s just been a launch, like when it’s all about Samsung after a Samsung launch. I swear there are so many dense people around here...

22. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

No thank you!

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