After many rumors, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have already been featured in the keynote that Apple just celebrated. The truth is that this generation has the mission to reconcile many users with the Cupertino company. Because with everything that was expected of the iPhone 7, the truth is that in some ways disappointed.
We should also keep in mind that we are talking about expensive phones, so the bar must be very high so that we are willing to pay the figures that mark. Without further delay, let’s see what features come the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Will they be up to it?
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: features and prices
We knew thanks to the numerous leaks that this time Apple was going to skip the “s”. And so the company just confirmed. That is, they do not have these models because they did not add great changes in terms of hardware or aesthetics. The new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus incorporate novelties in components and materials. Apart from all the good that iOS 11 brings, it will help get the most out of these devices.
In both versions we find Retina HD screens with True Tone , Quad LED and 3D Touch. The colors have been improved and there is even film effect. In the case of the iPhone 8 is 4.7 inches, while in the Plus grows up to 5.5 inches. In this respect, there are no news regarding the previous models, which had the same screen diagonal.
Processor and Storage
The processor does indeed get better. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus mount a Bionic 64-bit A11 with Apple GPU. They are of 6 cores , four destined to a high energy efficiency, and two for the high yield. According to the company, this processor offers higher speed and power, but with an energy consumption that is almost half that of the previous A10 chip.
A fact to highlight about the processors of the iPhone 8 is that they have artificial intelligence technology. In particular, this is known as “machine learning”, for a much more advanced experience.
In terms of storage capacity, there are two variants: 64 GB and 256 GB . They have not clarified how much RAM each model has, but it is very likely that the iPhone 8 has 2 GB and the Plus has 3 GB.
In the photographic section, the iPhone 8 has a 12 MP camera, with OIS stabilization system, 4 LED flash and is capable of recording at 4K and 60fps. The iPhone 8 Plus integrates a dual 12 MP + 12 MP (f/1.8 and f/2.8) camera with wide-angle and telephoto, in addition to the other features mentioned.
The front cameras are 7 MP, with f/2.2 focal aperture and ability to record video with FullHD resolution. Of course, they’re upgraded for Face Time.
Apple has emphasized that the cameras of its new phones has three points to highlight: augmented reality , portrait mode and video . In this section also comes into play artificial intelligence, which promises very noticeable improvements in the images.
Availability and price
As announced by the company, the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available from September 15. Prices will vary depending on the capacity chosen. In the case of the iPhone 8, will start from the 809 euros with 64 GB and 979 euros with 256 GB. The higher version will do from 919 euros with 64 GB, and will reach 1,089 euros with 256 GB. If you find it expensive, take a look at the revolutionary iPhone X, which accompanies these two.