Your iPhone 7/Plus case will fit the new iPhone 8/Plus


The new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus come slightly taller, wider and thicker than their iPhone 7 and 7 Plus predecessors. The differences, however, are a fraction of an inch, so if you have been wondering whether your old case will fit the new phones, it probably will, at least according to Apple's official accessory page. We just took a peak, and there the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cases are listed as compatible with the 7 and 7 Plus. Oh, the joy. 

Not only Apple's, but also all third-party wrappers from Otterbox and others are also listed as compatible with both phone generations, so if you have been thinking of keeping your favorite case you now have on your iPhone 7, and upgrading to the iPhone 8, for example, you will probably be able to fit the new phone in the old case without the help of a heat gun.

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 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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6 Comments

1. STRANG3R

Posts: 234; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

They have fking same disign since last 4 years so its not surprising that 8s or whatever will be same for 5th year and so cases also will be same

16. srgonu

Posts: 568; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Its a strategy. This is how apple is helping its customers save money.

17. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

And ripping them off by increasing the price by $50 in the USA. And more in other parts of the world. For a smaller battery. Forget that Apple will do something incredible to help people save their money.

2. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Only apple can be so retarded and forgiven for same design for almost half a decade.

11. Lumia_Luigi

Posts: 173; Member since: Mar 22, 2017

Don't forget Sony for 6+ generations

20. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Yep!!

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