iPhone 8 : release date, price and data sheet.

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During its Keynote on September 12, 2017, Apple surprised the audience by presenting not one, but three new smartphones : the iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 More.

Let’s be honest, in comparison to the anniversary edition (X), and the iPhone 8 is a little boring. It is, nevertheless, in the continuity of the Apple phones, and it has some new interesting features such as wireless charging or the optimization for augmented realitye. We will introduce here its release date, its price and its technical specifications.

For more information on the iPhone X, it is here !

When will come out the iPhone 8 ? .

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus can be pre-ordered from the 15th of September and they will be officially in stores on September 22.

How much will it cost to iPhone 8 ? .

If you compare it to the iPhone X, iPhone 8 seems almost cheap. Almost.

The version with 64 Gb of memory will be sold to 809 € , and you will need to spend 979 € for 256 Gb.

For the iPhone 8 Plus, the prices increase slightly. Thus, the model 65 Gb will cost 919 € and the 256 Gb 1 089 €.

What are the technical specifications of the iPhone 8 ? .

Design and screen.

The design of the iPhone 8 is very familiar, as it is the same as the iPhone 6 and 7. If the size of the screen has not changed (4.7 inches for the “normal” 5.5 inch “Plus”), it is the first phone to have a display of True Tone, such as the iPad Pro.

The iPhone 8 will be available in its three usual colors : Silver, Gold, space Grey.

Camera.

The two versions of this smartphone does not have the same rear camera.

The iPhone 8 has a camera wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens 12 Mpx when the classic model has “a” camera 12 Mpx. Note that the latter does not have the Portrait mode or Lighting for a portrait.

Processor, wireless charging and augmented reality.

Here are the three new features of the iPhone 8. First of all, it works with the same processor A11 Bionic and the same GPU as the iPhone X. According to Apple, this processor is 25 % faster than the A10 used in the iPhone 7.

Then, the iPhone 8 is the first of its range to be able to charge via wireless chargers Qi Apple (or those of competing brands).

Finally, this smartphone can now be used with augmented reality applications, which is an opportunity that is very exciting for fans of video games !

iPhone 8 VS iPhone 8 More.

Features

iPhone 8

iPhone 8 More

Operating system

iOS 11

iOS 11

Colors

Silver, Gold, space Grey

Silver, Gold, space Grey

Screen

4.7-inch Retina HD (1334×750, 326ppi) IPS

5.5-inch Retina HD (1920×1080, 401ppi) IPS

Processor

Apple A11 Bionic, M11 co-processor

Apple A11 Bionic, M11 co-processor

Memory

64 Gb / 256 Gb

64 Gb / 256 Gb

Rear camera

12Mp, f/1.8, 5x digital zoom, quad-LED-flash

12Mp wide-angle, f/1.8 + 12Mp telephoto lens, f/2.8, optical zoom, 10x digital zoom, portrait mode, backlight portrait.

Front camera

7Mp FaceTime HD, f/2.2, 1080p video

7Mp FaceTime HD, f/2.2, 1080p video

Video

4K to 24/30/60 fps, slow-mo 1080p at 240 fps

4K to 24/30/60 fps, slow-mo 1080p at 240 fps

Fingerprint reader

TouchID in the home button

TouchID in the home button

Water-resistant

IP67

IP67

Size

67.3 x 138,4 x 7.3 mm

78,1 x to 158.4 x 7.5 mm

Weight

148 g

202 g