Apple iPhone 8 Plus
VS
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

LED-backlit IPS LCD
Technology
LED-backlit IPS LCD
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
5.5" inc
Screen size
5.5" inc
83.4 cm2
Screen area
83.4 cm2
16:9 (height:width)
Screen format
16:9 (height:width)
67.4%
Screen to body ratio
67.7%
1080 x 1920 px
Screen resolution
1080 x 1920 px
401 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
401 PPI
Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Screen protection
Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Wide color gamut -3D Touch display & home button -True-tone
Other
Wide color gamut -3D Touch display & home button
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs  Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

12 MP, Dual
Rear camera, main
12 MP, Dual
12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF -12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), 2x optical zoom, PDAF
Camera specs
12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/3'', OIS, PDAF -12 MP, f/2.8, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 2x optical zoom, AF
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Functions
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
7 MP, Single
Front camera, selfie
7 MP, Single
7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Specifications
7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
94
DxOMark Main Score
88
96
DxOMark Photo
90
89
DxOMark Video
84
Performance

Ok, who win? Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Operating system OS
iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Chipset
Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm)
Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Processor CPU
Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)
Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
Graphics processor GPU
PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)
No
External memory
No
64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Internal memory
32/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
232145
Antutu 7 score
181234
4224
GeekBench 4 Single Core
3441
10193
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
5797
305167
Antutu 8 score
239508
2842
GeekBench 4 Battery
2329
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

2017, September
Release date
2016, September
158.4 Х 78.1 Х 7.5 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
158.2 Х 77.9 Х 7.3 mm
202 g
Weight
188 g
Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red
Colors
Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
2691 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery
2900 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
770 EUR
Approximate price
690 EUR
Talking time- Up to 21 h (3G) Music play - Up to 60 h
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 384 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 21 h (3G) Music play - Up to 60 h
Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Body build
Front glass, body
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Apple iPhone 8 Plus and Apple iPhone 7 Plus , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Nano-SIM
SIM card
Nano-SIM
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Network
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Yes
NFC
Yes
2.0, proprietary reversible connector
USB
2.0, proprietary reversible connector
5.0, A2DP, LE
Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, LE
SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 1.24 W/kg (head)     1.00 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
No
Radio
No
No
Headphone jack
No
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Others
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min -Qi wireless charging -Siri natural language commands and dictation - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) -Appl
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Siri natural language commands and dictation - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) -Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

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