iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

On the 10th anniversary of iPhone, Apple Inc. launched three brand new smartphones viz. iPhone 8 & 8 Plus and the special edition iPhone X at the newly built Steve Jobs Theater on 12th September 2017.

Specs variation b/w iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

Most of the specs are similar in both the iPhone 8 & 8 Plus. Check full Specifications . Here, let’s counter out major differences among the iPhone 8 series.

If you are big screen lover, then iPhone 8 Plus will be for you! It has 5.5-inch display while iPhone 8 has 4.7-inch Retina HD display.

iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

Both the phones have same internal storage 64GB but when comes to external storage, iPhone 8 has 2GB RAM and 8 Plus has 3GB RAM.

The big difference is in their price variations: The iPhone 8 & 8 Plus will be available for purchase from September 29 onwards at prices of 64,000 and 73,000 for the 64GB storage variant. The 256GB variants of both will be priced at 77,000 and 86,000, respectively.

iPhone 8
iPhone 8

When we talk about camera for both the iPhones, iPhone 8 has come with 12MP camera while iPhone 8 Plus has come with 12MP dual cameras. Beside this, 8 Plus also has portrait mode & portrait lighting (beta) feature too.


According to Economic Times , Apple distributor Brightstar stated that the pre-orders of the iPhone 8 & 8 Plus will begin from September 22 across various authorized stores in North and East India.

iPhone 8 & 8 Plus Specifications

Model iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus
Operating System iOS 11 iOS 11
Processor A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture
Neural engine
Embedded M11 motion coprocessor
same as iPhone 8
Storage 64GB / 256GB 64GB / 256GB
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Up to 50% charge 30 minutes
Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers)
same as iPhone 8
Display 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
1334 x 750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
3D Touch
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
5.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
1920 x 1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
3D Touch
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Colors Space Gray
same as iPhone 8
Rear Camera 12MP
ƒ/1.8 aperture
Digital zoom up to 5xBoth models:

  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Six‑element lens
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Live Photos with stabilisation
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Improved local tone mapping
  • Body and face detection
  • Exposure control
  • Noise reduction
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting (beta)
Front Camera
  • 7MP
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Retina Flash
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom (iPhone 8 Plus only)
  • Auto HDR
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Body and face detection
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
same as iPhone 8
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilisation for video
  • Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom (iPhone 8 Plus only)
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash
  • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Body and face detection
  • Noise reduction
  • Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video geotagging
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
same as iPhone 8
Dimensions 138.4 mm x 67.3 mm x 7.3 mm 158.4 mm x 78.1 mm x 7.5 mm
Weight 148 g 202 g
SIM card Nano SIM Nano SIM
Connectivity 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
NFC with reader mode
same as iPhone 8
Headphones EarPods with Lightning Connector EarPods with Lightning Connector
Location Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
Digital compass
Mobile data
iBeacon micro-location
same as iPhone 8
Sensors Touch ID fingerprint sensor
Three-axis gyro
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
same as iPhone 8

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone X. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy. Know More

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Software TTY
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen
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