Phone42.com / Smartphones / Apple / Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8 (2017) review

iOS 11
Apple A11 Bionic
Apple A11
2 GB / 64 GB
4.7 inches (750 x 1334 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Apple announced the launch of the iPhone 8 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Apple iPhone 8 phone with 4.7 inches display, Apple A11 Bionic chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Apple iPhone 8 comes with iOS 11 out of the box, and a Li-Ion, non-removable battery. The 4.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (750 x 1334 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

Add Apple iPhone 8 to your comparison

Apple iPhone 8 specifications

BrandApple
NameiPhone 8
ModelA1863
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Apple iPhone 8 is about 5.22 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Apple phone are average (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.22 oz
Dimensions5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches
Colorsblack, gold, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Apple iPhone 8 comes with iOS 11 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versioniOS 11
SoCApple A11 Bionic
CPUHexa-core Apple A11
GPUApple A11

Display

The size of iPhone 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches IPS display of Apple iPhone 8 with 750 x 1334 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.7 inches
Resolution750 x 1334 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Apple iPhone 8 (2 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the iPhone 8 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of iPhone 8 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera7 MP
Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashQuad LED

Connectivity

The Apple iPhone 8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The iPhone 8 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The iPhone 8 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBLightning
Headphoneno

Battery

The Li-Ion, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of iPhone 8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The iPhone 8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Apple phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device. The iPhone 8 comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsFast charging, Wireless charging
Add Apple iPhone 8 to your comparison

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Apple iPhone 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Apple iPhone 8 pictures

Please let us know if you find incorrect information or something isn't working, or if you have a suggestion for improvement. Our e-mail address is webmaster@phone42.com.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. (More information)