The iPhone 8, Apple’s flagship smartphone for 2017, brings a number of improvements to the lineup. The iPhone 8 comes with the’most powerful chip’ of the time, outstanding cameras, a Retina HD display, a glass body, wireless charging, and bigger speakers, as well as a sturdy design. The latest iPhone models are the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Mini, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
iPhone 8 Key Specs & Features
- 4.7-inch IPS Touch Display, 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi)
- Apple A11 Bionic Chipset
- 2GB RAM
- iOS 11 (Upgradeable to iOS 13)
- Water Resistant & Dustproof
- 64GB or 256GB Built-in Storage (128GB options on old models)
- 12MP Rear Camera
- 7MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
- Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
- Fast Charging
- Wireless Charging support
- 1821 mAh Non-Removable Li-ion Battery
Design and Display
With a highly attractive, luxury appearance, the iPhone 8 appears to keep its coveted position. It features an all-glass design with the strongest and most durable glass ever on the front and back.
The device’s toughness is enhanced by laser-welded steel and copper. The iPhone 8 is available in three new colors: gold, silver, and grey.
In the new Apple flagship phone, you’ll find one that’s water and dust resistant. A 4.7-inch Retina HD display is included. True Tone technology adjusts the brightness of the screen to suit different lighting conditions.
The iPhone 8 has a 12 megapixel camera that can capture photos and film 4K videos. This camera includes a six-element wide-angle lens that allows you to include more people in your photographs. With an aperture of f/1.8, you should expect to be able to shoot good photos in low-light situations.
Quad-LED True Tone Flash and optical image stabilisation are among the camera’s features (OIS). Portrait lighting improves the quality of photographs by adding effects and other features. A 7 megapixel FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash and auto picture stabilisation takes care of your quality selfie demands.
Hardware, Software and Other Features
A new A11 Bionic processor, which Apple claims is “the most powerful and smartest microprocessor ever in a smartphone,” is in charge of all the heavy work in the iPhone 8.
When compared to the previous generation chip, the CPU is up to 25% quicker and the GPU is up to 30% faster. The iPhone 8 comes preloaded with iOS 11, which includes various new features such as increased multitasking and enhanced security.
The iPhone 8 will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage options (256GB may be available on old models). It includes new stereo speakers that are 25 percent louder and have deeper bass. Touch ID is still available for unlocking, signing into apps, and paying with Apple Pay.
The iPhone 8 offers wireless charging for the first time ever in the range. So, it should work with Qi wireless chargers in some public places, such airports.
iPhone 8 Price and Availability
In Nigeria, the iPhone 8 costs roughly 123,000 Naira. The iPhone 8 starts at roughly $173 on major internet retailers. There is already a sizable market for both new and reconditioned iPhone 8.
Apple stated the iPhone 8 price will now start at $449 upon the debut of the iPhone 11 series in 2019, making it the most cheap iPhone still in production.
The iPhone 8 went on sale on September 15, 2017, with pre-orders beginning on September 15, and the gadget arriving in stores on September 22, 2017. The 64GB and 256GB iPhone 8 variants were released priced $699 and $849, respectively. The latest models come in 64GB and 128GB capacities.
In Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana, the iPhone 8 is available. You can purchase the smartphone from one of your country’s main online retailers. The iPhone 8 costs between 151,000 and 350,000 Naira in Nigeria, depending on your region and built-in storage.
In Ghana, the price starts at roughly 2,900 GH. The iPhone 8 is projected to cost roughly 66,499 KSh in Kenya.