Apple has launched the two new smartphones on 12th September 2017. The device iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were launched at a major event in California and they also released the premium iPhone X Handset.
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are raised to Apples current iPhone 7 and 7 plus range. They have updated few of the main features in iPhone 8. First, most of them thought the iPhone 8 will be the main new phone of Apple but Apple has released three smartphones as it was the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone.
Tim Cook said at the launch event, “Our intention has always to create something so magical, powerful, that the hardware virtually disappears.” He added it was a “new step forward for iPhone” that will “set the path for technology for the next decade”.
Here are all the details about the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Specs and, importantly, prices that you need to know.
Contents Of This Post
- 0.0.1 Design and appearance
- 0.0.2 Colours Of The Device!
- 0.0.3 When will the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus go on sale?
- 0.0.4 How much will they cost?
- 0.0.5 Best features Of iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus
- 0.0.6 Video
- 0.0.7 Home button
- 0.1 Apple iPhone X
- 1 Release dates and prices
Design and appearance
In appearance iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus looks similar to iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. iPhone 8 has 4.7-inch screen display and the 8 plus has a 5.5-inch screen. Both have a dual camera lens on the back. Apple says the processor is A11 Bionic, “the most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone.”
Colours Of The Device!
iPhone 8 will be available in silver, space grey and a new blush gold colour.
When will the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus go on sale?
iPhone 8 will go on sale on 22nd September. From 15th September you can pre-order your device. iOS 11 will be available to download from 19 September.
How much will they cost?
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will come only in two storages. The 64 GB and 256 GB is available and can preorder on 15 September.
All the features of the new iPhone 8 and prices. Both phones offer 64 GB and 256 GB and available for preorder on Sep. 15 pic.twitter.com/N89yQP0AON
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The price of iPhone 8 is £699 for the 64GB version, while the iPhone 8 Plus will start from £799 (64GB). 256GB versions will also be available.
Best features Of iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus
The two new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will be like iPhone X which comes with Wireless charging. The phone will be charged by just keeping it on the power pad. This is the first time the technology has come to the iPhone. Schiller said, “This is a simple thing. We do it every day. We use them every day and charge every night.”
The newly launched iPhones will have the Apple’s new operating system iOS 11. iOS 11 has hundreds of new features like a redesigned control centre, better multitasking, improvements to the camera, peer-to-peer Apple Pay and new safety features.
iPhone 8 Plus will have 12 MP dual lens camera which is similar to iPhone 7 Plus. It has a faster and larger sensor with a new color filter and deeper pixels.
According to Apple, the new camera has the highest quality video capture ever. It has a better video stabilisation and 4K video up to 60fps.
The news of the home button and touch ID on iPhone X, the iPhone 8 will have the button and touch ID. However, it won’t have facial recognition.
Apple iPhone X
Apple has also launched the iPhone X which is pronounced as iPhone 10. It will cost more than £999. iPhone X will have the latest technology with an edge to edge OLED display, facial recognition, wireless charging.
The technology company’s other new products include the Apple Watch 3 and the Apple Watch 4K TV.
Before the event, the fans were waiting for the design of iPhone with some fanatics queuing up for the device hours before the event.
Know everything about the new and best features of Apple’s new product.
Best features Of iPhone X
- 3D tracking technology will be used to unlock the phone
- Edge-to-edge display screens that cover the whole front of the phone
- No home button
- Face ID unlocks the phone using facial recognition software. Works with Apple Pay.
- New Portrait Lighting feature Machine learning creates facial landmarks and enhances light effects on the face
- iOS 11 will feature, among other things, peer-to-peer Apple Pay and a redesigned Control Centre
- Wireless charging already in use for the Apple Watch and will now be integrated into iPhones
- 5.8″ ‘Super Retina’ display Supports HDR in Dolby Vision and HDR10 and True Tone
- 64GB and 256GB Costs from £999 for 64GB version and £1,149 for 256GB. Available for pre-order from October 27 and ships from November 3.
iPhone X price and release date
iPhone X is not at all cheap. The two versions will be released by Apple, a 64GB version will start at £999 in Indian currency it is around 85,000. The most expensive is 256 GB version which is for £1,149 around Rs. 97,800. You can pre order iPhone X on 27th October and will be released on 3rd November.
How does the iPhone X look like?
iPhone X has a display of 5.8-inch which will be smaller than iPhone 8 Plus. Apple said it has been its goal to create “an iPhone that is all display”.
In this device, Apple has cut down the iPhone’s iconic home button. This home button is there on every device from the first iPhone which was released in 2007. Even the front facing fingerprint scanner is removed.
Release dates and prices
|Product||Price||Pre-order date||Shipping date
|iPhone X||From £999||October 27||3rd November|
|iPhone 8 and 8 Plus||£699 and £799||September 15||September 22|
|Apple Watch Series 3||£329 without cellular, £399 with||September 15||September 22|
Apple’s phones are best to buy and these new devices are somewhat interesting. It is sad that everyone can’t buy these Apple phone as the prices are too high.
So guys how many of you are going to buy this phone? Share it in the comment box.