Apple announced the release of the highly anticipated iPhone 8 Plus. As expected, it features top of the line hardware in a sleek body. The phone comes in three colour variants and is available in Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold colours. The device is IP68 certified, making it resistant to moisture, dust and a variety of other potentially hazardous substances. It is water resistant till a depth of up to 1.5 meters and can stay submerged for up to 30 minutes.
Display and Camera
The iPhone 8 Plus features a massive 5.5-inches IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1242 x 2800(528 ppi pixel density) which is protected by a layer of Sapphire crystal glass, protecting it from daily wear and tear. The primary camera is 12-megapixels camera setup with OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash. It can record 2160p and 1080p videos at 30fps and 720p videos at 240 fps, making it excellent for slow motion recordings. The secondary camera is 7-megapixels and is compatible with HDR, panorama and face detection. Like its previous iterations, the iPhone 8 Plus offers unparalleled camera performance, rivalled only by the likes of Samsung and Sony.
Hardware and Software
At the heart of the iPhone 8 Plus is an A11 chipset, along with 3GB of RAM and storage up to 64GB with no expansion capabilities. It is powered by a non-removable 2,100mAh Li-ion battery, which might seem a bit underwhelming to most people, considering the fact that most modern devices come with a higher battery backup. It is unclear as to where the fingerprint sensor will be located, but it should be revealed soon. The device will run iOS 11 out of the box.
Connectivity and Additional Features
The iPhone 8 Plus has one SIM slot which supports 4G and VoLTE. It supports 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS and a USB Type-C magnetic connector for charging and data transfer. It also supports wireless charging and has an array of sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass and barometer. Grab this monster at the lowest price online by checking out our best offers.