Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 15 Plus Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI
2796 x 1290 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 460 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

67.47 %
88.16 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)
2000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Super Retina XDR, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72 (10 nm)
A16 Bionic (4 nm)

Processor:

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

GPU:

Apple 3-core GPU
Apple GPU 5-core

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
iOS (17.x)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

2691 mAh
4383 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 20.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (Sensor-shift OIS)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 2.0 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Flash:

Quad LED
LED

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
6.33 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches (160.9 x 77.8 x 7.8 mm) , thickness with camera 0.45 inches (11.33 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
7.09 oz (201.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Black, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n14, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n77, n78, n79, n258, n260, n261, NSA, mmWave

4G (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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

3G:

Bands 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.3

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
$ 899 / € 1100

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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