Last Updated: 15/10/2017
Last month, the America mobile manufacturer has spreaded their wings in the gadgets industry by launching its new flagship, iPhone 8 at the Apple’s anniversary event along with iPhone 8Plus or iPhone X across the world. The iPhone X was light spot of the show. If you have owned iPhone 7 or 7 plus, you need to upgrade your iPhone with 8 immediately as the mobile is loaded with extra ordinary features.
- 12MP primary camera with optical image stabilisation
- 7MP front facing FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash
- 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen and 1334×750-pixel resolution with Retina HD Display
- iOS 11 and iCloud operating system with A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture
- 64GB/256GB internal memory and 2GB RAM
- Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery providing talktime up to 14 hours
- Wireless charging, Splash, Water and Dust resistant
- 1 year manufacturer warranty for device
- 150 gram weight
- Item dimensions 13.8*0.7*6.7cm
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Some android fans and disappointed people from iPhone will not appreciate this upstaged iPhone as we all know, here no need to explain. But people, who know exactly, value of iPhone, for those it an exciting upgrade. Here we have come with the iPhone 8 review. If you want to add some content then feel free write in comment box. Lest have a look on the complete review of iPhone 8.
- Screen: 4.7in LCD 1334×750 (326ppi)
- Processor: Apple A11 Bionic
- RAM: 2GB of RAM
- Storage: 64/256GB
- Operating system: iOS 11
- Camera: 12MP rear camera, 7MP front-facing camera
- Connectivity: LTE, Wi-Fiac, NFC, Bluetooth 5, Lightning and GPS
- Dimensions: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm
- Weight: 148g
iPhone 8 Design and Display
From the front, the iPhone 8 is practically indistinguishable from their last series. The upgraded phone comes with most radical changes in its design. The mobile is featured with all new glass design and it looks like that an iPhone formed from glass. Talking about the glass, it is most durable glass ever and covers the phone both side front and back. Can you believe that glass is so strong as if you fall down this iPhone from your hand or table, then your phone will safe. Moreover, there is less chance to slip out phone from your hands as its all glass body offers excellent grip also. The phone is title bit bigger than its previous models but it has a heavier weight of 148 grams compared to iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. When you see the phone in gold finish, it looks like an amalgamation of the rose gold.
When you open the box of the iPhone, you will get Lightning EarPods, a Lightning to 3.5mm adapter, a USB Type-A to Lightning cable, and a 5W charger (more on this later), apart from the phone itself, and some literature. But you may get disappoint as Type C to lightning cable is not available in the box. This cable enables you to connect your phone to computer or laptop.
Now come to its display, the smartphone gets 4.7 inch display. The predecessors have same display size with same resolution, brightness, and contrast ratios as well. OLED and HDR support are reserved for the iPhone X not for iPhone 8, so the only improvement here is the addition of True Tone technology. According to Apple, True Tone technology “uses an advanced four‑channel ambient light sensor to subtly adjust the white balance onscreen to match the colour temperature of the light around you.” The phone is finished with additional sensors that detect the quality of light around you and mobile according to need can tweak the white balance to match of display. This feature is loaded to reduce eye strain during using phone especially in night hours.
Battery Life of iPhone 8
The apple brought the iPhone 8 in the market with improved battery life compared to iPhone7. First, there were some rumors that the battery life was not being improved in the iPhone 8. But when it launched then came to know, the phone featured with an improved battery.
The iPhone 8 sports with an 1821 mAh that is a lower than the iPhone 7’s battery powers pack that is 1,960 mAh. Talking about the battery performance, you can use the mobile 26 hours without charging. You can perform various activity during 26 hours including receiving hundreds of push notifications, taking 10 or so photos, watching a 45-minute burst of Netflix, making a short phone call, playing a quick game and listening to around 5 hours of Spotify with Bluetooth earbuds.
If your phone settled to down or battery is dead then you can use a USB-c charger that is much faster and it is used by the Google Pixel or USB-c charged laptops and tablets. Moreover, this iPhone features the Qi wireless charging standard, in other words, there is no need to any cable. You will just needs a range of charging pads.
iPhone 8: iOS 11
The Apple iPhone 8 gets the new operating system, called iOS 11 that offers a refreshed control center. The updated control center helps you to show your all toggles on one screen. It is also merged notification bar and lock screen. This mobile is also loaded with Apple’s brand new A11 Bionic chip.
It really impressive and appreciable new Control Center as it holds many features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, music player and more a simple swipe away from any screen.
iPhone 8 Camera Quality
Camera is a prime point that is noted in the smartphones. If you have a good quality camera then sale of the phone increases, otherwise it find to see reversed. So Apple doesn’t compromise with camera quality and as always the firm has launched the iPhone 8 with an attractive camera features. Talking about the camera specifications, the mobile is loaded with 12 MP at rear side and 7 MP at front end. Below we have mentioned some features of iPhone 8 Camera:
Shooting Modes: If you use any iPhone series, definitely you are happy its camera quality as every iPhone has an excellent automatic mode. You can get good photographs by just point and shoot with the help of standard mode. The camera of this phone has many shooting modes including shoot square photos and panoramas, as well as ‘Slo-mo’ and ‘Time-lapse’ video.
Good Lighting: In day lights any phone camera can take a smart picture, so it’s not surprising. The iPhone 8 camera gets Auto HDR option that captures an excellent picture across a range of conditions.
Night shots and low light: If you are best photographer and has better quality camera, if there is no enough lights. So there is a little bit problems, you have to face. But if you have iPhone 8 you can do same as the phone’s camera gets an exposure across scenarios that capture a good amount of tonal variance across a range of conditions.
Macro: The camera comes with closest focal distance being roughly 6 cm that offers permission you to shoot a closed object. When you focus on a subject then, wide open main lens that burns out the background beautifully and takes nice and sharp foreground.
iPhone 8 Performance
The iPhone 8 offers a dynamic performance as it sports with the all new A11 Bionic Processor that featured also in iPhone X. The American firm leads the mobile market by its chip technology. Apple told us, A11 Bionic is inspired by the A8 and A9 that is lighting fast. It manages six active cores including two high performance cores and four high efficiency cores. A11 Bionic is also the first chip to have an Apple-designed GPU inside.
Apple iPhone 8 price in India
Talking about the price of this phone, the iPhone 8 has been priced at Rs, 64,000 for the 64GB variant while the 256GB model costs Rs. 77,000. Price will be including GST.
Verdict: Buy or Not
The American firm brought the iPhone 8 with some incremental update over the iPhone 7. The new flagship comes with improved screen and faster innards.
- Finally Full HD
- New color gold is attractive
- No dual camera, no Portrait
- Mode Similar design again