Apple iPhone 8

Description

Apple iPhone 8 is the successor to the iPhone 7 - sticking to the same form factor recipe, but introducing upgrades on the hardware front, including camera improvements, a screen featuring Apple's True Tone technology, and a new, faster Apple A11 Bionic system chip. The addition of wireless charging has made it necessary to replace the metal housing with a glass back and a metal frame on the sides. As before, the iPhone 8 is water resistant and delivers stereo sound. iOS 11 runs on it out of the box, introducing augmented reality applications, a redesigned App Store, a new Control Center layout, and a number of UI refinements.

This device is also known as Apple A1905, Apple A1863

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • Small dimensions (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 4.7 inches
Resolution: 1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 65.34 %
Features: Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Processor: Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
GPU: Apple 3-core GPU
RAM: 2GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 256GB, not expandable
OS: iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x) Screenshots

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 1821 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Charging: USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Max charge speed: Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Benchmarks
Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 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
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
Features: OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
Front: 7 MP (HDR)
Dimensions: 5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
Weight: 148.0 g
Materials: Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP 67
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Colors: Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
SIM type: Nano SIM
HD Voice: Yes
VoLTE: Yes

Multimedia

Benchmarks
Headphones: No 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
USB: Lightning
Features: Charging, Headphones port
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Other: NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 12, 2017
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.09 W/kg
Body: 1.09 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box: EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Price: $ 849
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Alternative variants

Apple iPhone 8

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Price: $ 699

Apple iPhone 8

A1863

Apple iPhone 8

with 128 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 128GB

Carrier Availability

Available

Verizon Since Sep 22, 2017
AT&T Since Sep 22, 2017
T-Mobile Since Sep 22, 2017
Sprint Since Sep 22, 2017
U.S. Cellular Since Oct 25, 2017
Cricket Since Oct 25, 2017
Boost Mobile Since Sep 28, 2017
Xfinity Mobile Since Oct 30, 2017
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