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Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Announced: Upgraded Specs, New Cameras

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Aside from the new Apple iPhone X, the company also announced the Apple iPhone 8 and larger Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

Basically, both devices are the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus upgrades. Underneath the hood, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is powered by Apple’s A11 Bionic chip similar to the iPhone X. It does retain the 4.7 and 5.5-inch configurations of the previous model but Apple has a new camera sensor but retains its resolution – 12 megapixel camera for the iPhone 8 and dual 12 megapixel camera for the iPhone 8 Plus.

 

Apple iPhone 8:

  • Hexa Core Apple A11 Bionic processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64/256GB internal storage
  • 4.7-inch HD IPS LCD display (1334 x 750 pixels)
  • IP67 – dust and water resistant for up to 1 meter for 30 minutes
  • 12 megapixel rear facing camera f/1.8 aperture with PDAF, OIS and quad LED flash
  • 7 megapixel front facing camera f/2.2 aperture
  • 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Fingerprint Scanner
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Fast Battery Charging and Qi Wireless Charging support
  • iOS 11

Apple iPhone 8 Plus:

  • Hexa Core Apple A11 Bionic processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64/256GB internal storage
  • 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD display (1080 x 1920 pixels)
  • IP67 – dust and water resistant for up to 1 meter for 30 minutes
  • Dual 12 megapixel rear facing camera (f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture) with PDAF, OIS, 2x optical xoom and quad LED flash
  • 7 megapixel front facing camera f/2.2 aperture
  • 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Fingerprint Scanner
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Fast Battery Charging and Qi Wireless Charging support
  • iOS 11

 

We are happy to report that the Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are significantly cheaper than the Apple iPhone X – $699 for the iPhone 8 (64GB) and $799 for the iPhone 8 Plus (64GB). Pre-order starts on September 15 in the US.