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Official iPhone 8 Plus Specs

James Falconer

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Nov 1, 2012
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Pulled these from our iPhone 8 FAQ - for community reference!


  • Glass in both front and back
  • Aluminum band that matches the finish
  • Available in silver, space gray, and new gold finishes
  • Made from aerospace-grade aluminum
  • 7-layer color process glass
  • 50% deeper strengthening layer (glass is more durable than any other smartphone out there)
  • HD screen with True Tone that automatically adjusts white balance to match the light around you

  • 4.7-inch 5.5 Retina HDR display
 with True Tone tech and dual-domain pixels for better viewing in any environment and at any angle
  • Two performance cores that are 25% faster than the A10 Fusion
  • Four high-efficiency cores that are 70% faster than the A10 Fusion
  • Apple designed GPU that's 30% faster than the A10 Fusion
  • Faster image processor
  • Improved pixel processor
  • New stereo speakers that are 25% louder than iPhone 7 and boast deeper bass
  • iOS 11

  • 12MP camera
  • Deeper pixels
  • Now color filter
  • Optical Image stabilization for greatly improved low light capture
  • 83% more light
  • Better color saturation
  • Wider and more dynamic range of color
  • Lower noise in your photos and videos
  • Improved portrait mode for sharper foregrounds and more naturally blurred backgrounds
  • Newly-added Portrait Lighting effects
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom (10x for photos, 6x for videos)

  • Video encoder with faster frame range
  • Better image and motion analysis
  • 1080p 240FPS support, which is double frame rate of previous devices
Augmented Reality (AR)

  • Each phone is custom-calibrated
  • Immersive graphics up for 60FPS
  • Real-time lighting estimation on the ISP
  • A11 bionic chip for powering AR
Wireless Charging

  • New glass back works well with wireless charging!
  • Uses Qi wireless standard
  • Mophie and Belkin already announced to have wireless chargers for iPhone 8

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