iPhone 8 plus is a bigger player compared to iPhone 8 with 5.5” display which provides a whole lot of display estate. The iPhone 8 plus also added other features to the game like The New portrait lighning feature which creates facial landmarks and also enhances light effects on the face while taking pictures with the smartphone -in a nutshell, the Portrait feature uses imaging algorithm to focus light on the camera while taking pictures with the phone.
iPhone 8 key features
- A11 Bionic Chipset
- Water and Dust Resistance
- On-Strengthened glass
- 5.5” display in iPhone
- Stereo Speakers 25% louder than the speaker in iPhone 7
- 12MegaPixel Camera
- 4k 60fps Video
- Argument Reality calibrated camera
- New portrait lightning feature: Machine learning creates facial landmarks and enhances light effects on the face
- Wireless charging
- iOS11 available from 19 September
- 64GB and 256GB
Design and Appearance
iPhone 8 plus shared same design appearance with iPhone 7 plus having same screen size though the 8 plus is a little thicker than the 7 plus. It also comes with True-tone display for immersive display quality especially while watching videos or surfing the net.
Apple also used reinforced laser welded steel and copper glass on the front and back of the phone for added strength. making the iPhone 8 plus the strongest phone ever launched by Apple.
iPhone 8 Plus is equipped with a 12MP rear camera with f/1.8 sensor PDAF, OIS, Quad-LED, Simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, HDR for photo/panorama, face and smile detection touch focus with 1/3″ sensor size @ 28mm.
In the Selfie department, it has 7MP f/2.2 with face detection, HDR and Panorama.
Apple claims the new camera will deliver the highest quality video capture ever in a smartphone with excellent image stabilisation and 4k video up to 60fps the video will also have a resolution of [email protected]/60/120/240fps, [email protected]/30/60fps.
iPhone 8 Plus will come pre-installed with Apples’ new operating system -iOS11 which includes several features like redesigned control centre, better multitasking, improved camera quality, peer-to-peer apple pay and new safety features.
Storage and Processor
The iPhone 8 comes in two variants -64gb and 256gb storage configuration all variants comes with 2GB of RAM. Apple used their first in-house processor for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus -Apple A11 Bionic processor.
Unlike the iPhone X, the Apple retained the home button along with fingerprint scanner with 3D touch
The price tag for the iPhone 8 is around £800 approximately 400,000NGN
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