Apple iPhone 8 Plus Review & Specs

  • Release Date: 2017, September
  • Dimensions: 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 202 g
  • Screen: 5.5", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 2691 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

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General info

The general info contains information about specific screen technology, display size and the maximum number of displayed colors. Also, here you will find the information about total number of dots per inch and screen resolution.

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

Camera and Video

Today the smartphones are going to replace a traditional camera and makes stand-alone cameras obsolete. Smartphones produce awesome images with great color. Below are presented parameters for taking photos and video shooting for smartphone Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

Rear camera, main: 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs: 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF -12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), 2x optical zoom, PDAF
Functions: Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video: 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Front camera, selfie: 7 MP, Single
Specifications: 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
DxOMark Main Score: 94
DxOMark Photo: 96
DxOMark Video: 89


The general technical specifications of the mobile phone – amount of internal and random access memories (capacities), central and graphics processing units. Results of performance testing.

Operating system OS: iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset: Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Processor CPU: Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processor GPU: Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
External memory: No
Internal memory: 64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score: 232145
GeekBench 4 Single Core: 4224
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core: 10193
Antutu 8 score: 305167
GeekBench 4 Battery: 2842

General specs

Color gamut offered by manufacturers, battery capacity, and product dimensions.

Release date: 2017, September
Dimensions (HxWxD): 158.4 Х 78.1 Х 7.5 mm
Weight: 202 g
Colors: Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red
Battery: 2691 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price: 770 EUR
Battery life: Talking time- Up to 21 h (3G) Music play - Up to 60 h
Body build: Front/back glass, aluminum frame

Communication and Connectivity

Type of SIM card required by the mobile phone, support of different mobile communication standards, and GPS system.

SIM card: Nano-SIM
Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Edge: Yes
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
NFC: Yes
USB: 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation: SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio: No
Headphone jack: No
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

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