Apple iPhone 8 Plus Launched – iOS 11, 5.5 Full HD Display, 3 GB RAM, Dual 12 MP Camera, A11 Bionic

Apple launched a new high-end smartphone called iPhone 8 Plus into the market. The price is around Rs.70,000/- in India and $799 in the USA. Currently, it is available on the online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy. So, check out Apple iPhone 8 Plus complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications before purchasing.

Best Price: Rs.70,000(India), $799(USA)

Key Features:

  • Latest iOS 11 version.
  • 5.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
  • Ultra powerful Apple A11 Bionic chipset.
  • Dual 12 MP rear camera, 7 MP front camera.
  • Hexa Core processor.
  • 3 GB RAM.
  • 2691 mAh battery.

Advantages of Apple iPhone 8 Plus:

  • Apple iPhone 8 Plus comes with latest iOS 11.
  • It flaunts with 5.5-inch LED-backlit Full HD IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and Multitouch in it
  • It provides¬†3 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It equipped with Hexa-core processor.
  • It is built with powerful chipset ever in smartphone history called Apple A11 Bionic chipset which is nearly 2 faster than iPhone 6s
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/256 GB and with no expandable memory support.
  • Comes with Dual 12 MP rear camera and with additional features like (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama).
  • Comes with 7 MP front camera and with additional features like f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Its display has good pixel density for its resolution (~401 PPI pixel density) which is required for its 5.5-inch screen.
  • Quad HD video recording at 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
  • Comes with Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating as a screen protection feature.
  • Apple iPhone 8 Plus is IP67 certified – dust and water resistant device.
  • It is a water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
  • It comes with Retina Full HD Display which is the brightest, more colorful display yet in iPhone History.
  • It comes with stereo speakers which double the audio output with increased dynamic range.
  • The Earpods in this model comes with a lightning connector, but you can also listen using your old headphones, you can plug them into a 3.5 mm headphone jack adaptor.
  • Comes in multiple color variants like Silver, Space Gray, Gold.
  • Performance is extraordinary with no lags.
  • Its design and build quality are great.
  • It has the battery capacity of 2691 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • It comes with additional features like Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min, Qi wireless charging, Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, 3.5 mm to lightning headphone adapter incl.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.

Disadvantages of Apple iPhone 8 Plus:

  • It weighs very heavy more than 200g.
  • Supports only single SIM.
  • No Quad HD display resolution.
  • No fast charger provided in the box (and the optional one is expensive)
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack.
  • No expandable memory support.
  • Design looks same like three years old iPhone 6
  • Poor screen-to-body ratio (too much bezel for the size)

Check out specifications of Apple iPhone 8 Plus:

General Features
Brand Apple
Model Name iPhone 8 Plus
SIM Type Single Nano-SIM
Operating System iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 11.1
Processor Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Chipset Apple A11 Bionic
Colors Silver, Space Gray, Gold/td>
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Dimensions 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)
Weight 202 g (7.13 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating, Wide color gamut display, 3D Touch display & home button, True-tone display
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP
Secondary Camera 7 MP
Video Recording 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Other Camera Features (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 2691 mAh battery (10.28 Wh)
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G)
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 64/256 GB
Expandable Memory No
Memory 3 GB RAM
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes (Apple Pay only)
3.5mm jack No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS/td>
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min, Qi wireless charging, Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Price in India is Rs.70,000/-

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