iPhone 8

iPhone 8 Specs & Price in Nigeria

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Apple Inc  – makers of the most revered iphones and other ios devices has announced its next generation of iphones – the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, at  its 10th anniversary event in California , recently . The company also announced the iPhone X – its most sophisticated iPhone till date ..

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are the successor to the  iPhone 7 and 7 Plus which were announced about a year ago . Aside updating some of the features found on the now dated iPhone 7 , the new Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus also brings to the table a couple of new and interesting features .

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Read on for key details of the iPhone 8 , but first, here are some quick links to help you know more about the iPhone X , iPhone 8 Plus and all iPhones

 

iPhone 8 : Design and appearance

The iPhone 8 is very much streamlined like the iPhone X , but has a striking resemblance to the current iPhone 7 . It is made entirely of all-glass design with a “reinforced laser welded steel and copper” frame. This new glass back with metal frame construction according to Apple is the strongest and most durable glass design  ever used in a smartphone .

Much like the Latest Note 8 from  Samsung , the new iPhone 8  now supports support Qi wireless charging all thanks to the glass back and comes with IP67 rating against water and dust resistance. Unlike the iPhone X ,the iPhone 8 retains the older generation iPhone Touch ID and standard bezels as well as speakers which are 25 percent louder with deeper bass .

In terms of display ,the iPhone 8 is very much portable  and retains same screen size as the iPhone 7 from 2016, featuring a 4.7-inch Retina HD displays with True Tone Technology that allows it adapt to ambient lighting, like we currently have it in  some iPad Pro models. The display offers a resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels resulting to a Pixel density of 326ppi . The device is powered by Apple’s latest  A11 Bionic chip with six cores and is supposedly faster than the  A10 processor found on the older  iPhone 7 and 7 Plus .

iPhone 8 : RAM , Storage & Battery

Though the exact RAM size was not revealed , it is believed that the iPhone 8 have just 2GB of RAM while it will be available in  in 64GB and 256GB storage options

The iPhone 8 exact battery capacity is not know , but the device offers wireless charging compatible with Qi chargers  and supports fast-charge that can jack up to 50 per cent in 30 minutes .The device boot iOS 11 out of the box .

IPhone 8 : Camera

The iPhone 8 has almost same rear camera setup as the iPhone 7. It comes with an improved 12-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization and digital zoom up to 5x. , which translates to faster autofocus in low light, as well as what in Appl’s term  is the highest video quality yet in a smartphone, with 4K recording.

Upfront , the iPhone 8 is fitted with a 7-megapixel front-facing camera with an f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash and 1080p video recording.

Apple iPhone 8 specifications

  • 4.7-inch (1334 x 750 pixels) IPS 326 ppi display, 1400:1 contrast ratio, 625 cd/m2 max brightness, 3D Touch
  • Six-core A11 Bionic 64-bit processor with three-core GPU, M11 motion co-processor
  • 64GB and 256GB storage options
  • iOS 11
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • 12MP camera, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, Six‑element lens Quad-LED True Tone flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 240 fps
  • 7MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording,Retina Flash
  • TouchID Fingerprint sensor, Stereo speakers
  • Dimensions: 138.4x 67.3×7.3 mm; Weight: 148grams
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with Qi wireless charging, fast charging, up to 12 hours internet use, up to 14 hours talk time

iPhone 8 Price & Availability

The iPhone 8 is considerably cheaper than the iPhone X, so if the price of the top-of-the-range iPhone X is out of your budget , the the new iPhone 8 is definitely worth considering .

The iPhone 8  is available in Gold, Silver and Space Gray color options and available in 256GB version and 64GB version .The iPhone 8 with 64GB  Storage will retail for about £700 SIM , while the 265GB version price is pegged at about  rising £850  depending on the Country and where you are buying from .
The iPhone 8 price when available in Nigeria will range from  N300,000 – N350,000 depending on the storage model and where you are buying from  .

 

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