Apple has officially announced its latest flagship iPhones, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus featuring a new glass design and next generation iOS 11. Both these smartphones are the successor to Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
The new iPhone 8 features a 4.7-inch LCD display with resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels (326ppi). In size, it measures 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm and weighs 148g. It is powered by Apple’s latest six-core A11 Bionic processor that is 25% faster than iPhone 7’s A10. For multimedia, the new iPhone 8 packs a new 12MP f/1.8 aperture camera at back that supports optical image stabilization and a 7MP f/2.2 aperture front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. The iPhone 8 comes pre-installed with Apple’s latest iOS 11. It also comes with TouchID that is built into the home button. In addition to that it supports wireless charging and have similar battery life as the iPhone 7.
The iPhone 8 Plus features a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In size, it measures 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm and weighs 202g. It is powered by Apple’s latest hexa-core A11 Bionic chipset with embedded M11 motion co-processor For multimedia, the new iPhone 8 Plus packs dual 12MP cameras (wide angle f/1.8 aperture plus telephoto lens f/2.8 aperture) at back with optical image stabilization and features like portrait mode and portrait lighting. It also comes with a 7MP f/2.2 aperture front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. Other features of iPhone 8 Plus include TouchID incorporated in the home button, Bluetooth 5.0, Apple Pay support and powerful battery with wireless charging capability.
The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available to purchase in three different colors: Gold, Silver and Space Gray. Both these smartphones comes with a 64GB/256GB non-expandable memory. The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will go on sale in selected markets including US and Europe starting September 22. The pre-orders will go live starting September 15th. Stay tuned for more updates.