Apple iPhone 8 Plus with 5.5″ display, wireless charging announced

apple iphone 8 plus specifications

Apple announced its latest smartphone iPhone 8 Plus along with iPhone 8 and iPhone X at its Apple event in 2017.

iPhone 8 Plus highlights

  • The mobile sports a 5.5-inch Retina HD display
  • It packs dual 12 MP primary cameras which feature portrait lighting
  • iPhone 8 Plus is also powered by A11 Bionic Chip to provide an augmented reality experience.
  • New stereo speakers are packed that provide deeper bass and are 25 % louder.
  • Let us now have a detailed look at the specifications of the iPhone 8 Plus.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus Specifications


The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch IPS display at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with 401 ppi pixel density, 3D Touch, 625 cd/m2 max brightness, and a 1300:1 contrast ratio.


It is powered by a Six-core A11 Bionic 64-bit processor with a three-core GPU, and M11 motion coprocessor and runs on the latest iOS 11 operating system.


The device comes with 64 GB and 256 GB storage options.


  • It has 12MP wide-angle (f/1.8) and telephoto (f/2.8) cameras, OIS, Optical zoom at 2x; digital zoom of up to 10x, Six‑element lens, Quad-LED True Tone flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 240 fps in the primary section.
  • The mobile also has 7MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording, and Retina Flash.

Connectivity and Sensors

The device is equipped with a TouchID Fingerprint sensor besides supporting 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, and GPS with GLONASS connectivity features.

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs a non-removable rechargeable lithium-ion battery with Qi wireless charging and fast charging technologies that offer 21 hours of talk time and 13 hours of internet usage.

Additional features

The smartphone is also water and dust-resistant (IP67).

Price and availability

  • The iPhone 8 Plus will be available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold colors at a price of $799 and $949 for the 64 GB and 256 variants in the US. You can pre-order it from September 15 in many countries and will go on sale from September 22.
  • Both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available in India from September 29 at a starting price of Rs 64000.

Our view on iPhone 8 Plus

  • iPhone 8 Plus is going to satisfy big smartphone users and photography lovers. It is also good to see the support of wireless charging in smartphones.

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