Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus: Here are all the specs differences


The iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus are now official, following months of numerous leaks, enticing rumors, and gossip. As usual, new iPhone releases are not only the highlight of the year for fans of everything Apple, but for almost all other smartphone geeks out there, who simply can't wait to praise, or on the contrary - heavily criticize Cupertino and just about anything that gets shown on stage.


In what's quite possibly the largest iPhone release so far, Apple has not only updated its flagship iPhones, but also introduced a whole new 10th anniversary edition that is easily one of this year's head-turners.

But how does it differ from the more regular and traditional iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus? What sets it apart except for the obvious design difference? Here's what you need to know:

Display

Size

4.7 inches
5.5 inches
5.8 inches

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

65.34 %
67.47 %
82.35 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Apple 3-core GPU
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity

1821 mAh
2691 mAh
2716 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1010 min)
 
 

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)

Music playback

40.00 hours
60.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
14.00 hours
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 MP
7 MP
7 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
7.13 oz (202.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.14 oz (174.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Buyers information

Price

$ 849
$ 949
$ 1149

Related phones

iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone X

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