The year 2017 had been an incredible year for Apple as it has launched iPhone X along with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. With all this, Apple boosted its value by more than 50% and became a trillion-dollar company. In this article, we’ve compared in detail “The 8 Generation Apples”. Other than the excitement
Design Difference iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have almost the same chassis design as the iPhone 7, and the 6S, and 6 before it. The broad strokes of this design have been going on for three years now, and some even consider the design to be very outdated. Moreover, the 8 and 8 Plus come with a glass front and back, and this has enabled Apple to add wireless charging compatibility.
Both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have a home button. They do not have any headphone port just like 7 and 7 Plus. They come with lightning-based ear pods.
Sadly, there’s nothing new in the colors of these 2017 devices. iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are only available in three finishes that is space grey, silver, and gold. However, a campaign-centric iPhone was also introduced in 8 and 8 Plus in Red color. Although Apple iPhone prices vary with colors mostly there’s no price difference when it comes to color difference.
iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus Rear Facing Camera
In terms of Camera, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are not taking a huge leap forward from it predecessors that is iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus because it retains many of the same hardware specifications. The iPhone 8 has a single 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor with f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization. While the iPhone 8 Plus adds a 12-megapixel telephoto camera with lowly f/2.8 aperture and no OIS (just like the iPhone 7 Plus).
iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus Front Facing Camera
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, both, have the same front-facing camera that is 7Mp, f/2.2, Retina Flash, 1080p video just like iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and OIS is still missing.
Image Quality: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
This time Apple claims to improve the image quality by using a new ISP Processor for photography that will let it capture 80% more light than the old iPhone. Also, iPhone 8 Plus has extra tech plus a few custom camera features and even though it will be difficult to capture with more light, such features won’t be found in the standard iPhone 8.
Storage: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
The best thing that Apple has done to the recent iPhones is that it has ditched 16 GB and 32 GB entry point and is now only offering iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with starting from 64 GB. They have only two storage options, that is, 64 GB and 256 GB.
Let’s See the Performance Difference
Battery Life: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
Each model should last the same as its 7-generation equivalent which means iPhone 8’s battery is equivalent to iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 Plus’s battery is equivalent to iPhone 7 plus. iPhone 8 has a talk time of up to 14 hours and internet use of up to 12 hours while iPhone 8 plus has a talk time of up to 21 hours and 13 hours of internet use. One dramatic improvement in iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is that you can expect a 50% charge from 30 minutes of wired fast charging.
Display: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
With the Display feature, iPhone has added support for True Tone technology that was first debuted in the iPad Pro range. It reacts to environmental lighting to ensure colors are accurate at all times and, combined with the existing wider (P3) color gamut support, it should result in professional grade results. With this, movie fans will enjoy the addition of Dolby Vision and HDR10 for higher dynamic range on Netflix, Amazon video as well as Apple iTunes. The major difference between iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is that the iPhone 8 has a smaller 4.7-inch Retina display and single lens camera setup. On the contrary, iPhone 8 Plus has a larger 5.5-inch Retina display and dual lens system.
Connectivity: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
In terms of connectivity, both Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0 as well, USB 2.0, & NFC.
Dimensions: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus
The major difference between the two 8 Generation phones is that iPhone 8 is 138.4mm x 67.3mm x 7.3mm weighing 148g and iPhone 8 Plus is 158.4mm x 78.1mm x 7.5mm weighing 202g.
Final Words of These Apple’s (iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus)
After reading all about the differences between the two Apple devices. We can say that the iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus both have their own classes, and a user may choose any one of them based on his/her requirements. Although, there’s isn’t any local Apple store; but you can easily search over Google to find a reliable Apple online store in Pakistan from where you can buy any of the iPhone you like to purchase.