Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone 8

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel density

401 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.58 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
2 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
14.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1141 min)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

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

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

Quad LED
Quad LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front

7 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
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)
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+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device
Headphones port, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

1.10 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.13 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 12, 2017
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