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Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Which Is The Best To Buy?

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus, what’s the difference? Just as always Apple really put in work in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and they are a bit different from their contemporaries. They run on the iOS 11 software and they have interesting features. The A11 Bionic chip gives them live and offer impressive performance. But which of them is the best to buy?

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus : Design

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 has a glass body and Aluminum frame. It also has small antenna bands strips at the top and at the bottom of each side. The Apple logo sits on the front and center on the back. It has a facial scanner. While the 8 Plus is made with Aluminum alloy and Glass. This Glass slightly curves at the edges and blends into the familiar 7000-series. It has huge bezels and its Touch ID fingerprint sensor is located in the Home button. The iPhone 8 weighs less at 148g, while the 8 Plus weighs 202g.

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus : Display

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 sports a tall 4.7-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 750 x 1334 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 326. While, the iPhone 8 Plus sports a 5.5-inch FHD IPS LCD LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen with 1920 x 1080 Pixels in resolution and 401ppi.

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus : Software and Hardware

The iPhone 8 houses a Apple A11 Bionic chipset with an Hexa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.38GHz. The iPhone 8 has 2GB RAM and 64GB/256GB storage space.

While the 8 Plus houses the Apple A11 Bionic chipset with Hexa-core processor clocking at 2.39GHz. In the RAM department, the 8 Plus has 3GB and 64GB/256GB storage space.

For the Software, iPhone 8 runs on the iOS 11 Operating system. While the 8 Plus runs on the iOS 11 operating system.

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus : Camera

The iPhone 8 has a rear camera setup of 12MP with a front/Selfie camera of 7 megapixels. While the 8 Plus has a rear dual camera set up of 12MP + 12MP with a great front camera of 7MP with f/2.2 aperture.

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus : Battery

Powering the iPhone 8 is a 1821mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging. While the 8 Plus is powered by a 2691mAh Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast charging as well.

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus : Verdict

They are nice devices with impressive features. However, I feel it depends on what you want in a smartphone as they both offer a standard performance.

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus Specs Comparison

General

Device Type Smartphone Smartphone
Model Apple iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus
Announced September, 2017 September, 2017
Released September, 2017 November, 2017
Status Available on Shopping stores Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 13(700),
17(700), 1700/2100 MHz,
800/900/1900/1800 /2100/2600
MHz, LTE-TDD 1900 MHz
(B39), LTE-TDD 2300 MHz
(B40), LTE-TDD 2500MHz(B41),LTE – TDD 2600 MHz (B38), LTE -TDD 700 MHz (B12)

LTE band 1, 2, 3,4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, TDD-LTE:
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

SIM Type

Nano

Nano

SIM Count Single SIM Single SIM

Design

Type Aluminum Frame & Glass Aluminum Alloy + Glass
Dimensions 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
Weight 148g 202g
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Colours Black, Silver, Gold, Jet Black,
Grey
Gold, Silver, Space Grey

Display

Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen FHD IPS LCD
LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen
Size 4.7-inch 5.5-inch
Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 326ppi 401ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 65% 67.37%
Touch Screen Model Capacitive Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating Wide color gamut display– 3D Touch display &
home button–True-tone display
Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating
Secondary Display No No

Camera

12MP 12MP + 12MP
Yes Yes
2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps,
720p@240fps
2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps,
720p@240fps
Yes Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, Quad-LED Yes, Quad-LED
f/1.8 f/1.8 + f/2.8
28mm 22mm+56mm
7MP 7MP
No
f/2.2 f/2.2
32mm

Software

iOS 11 iOS 11
Modified Yes
No Yes
Skype Yes Yes
Whatsapp Yes Yes
Facebook Yes Yes
Youtube Yes Yes

Hardware

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A11
Bionic
Process Technology 10nm 10nm
CPU Hexa-core 2.38GHz Hexa-core 2.39GHz
Cores 6-Cores 6-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Apple GPU, 3-core 6-core GPU A11
2GB 3GB
Memory Speed 1866MHz 1866MHz
Internal Storage 64GB/256GB 64GB/256GB
No No
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes Yes
USB Type Yes, Type-C Yes, Type-C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Yes Yes
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes Yes
Yes Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-lon Battery Li-lon Battery
Capacity 1821mAh 2691mAh
Placement Non-removable Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV MP3, WAV
Yes Yes

Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Apple iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus Price

Starting From $599 – $699 $699 – $799
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