Apple Announces The iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus: Specs, Price, Release Date


iPhone 8

Apple introduces the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus which is coming loaded with new features.They were two of the main characters of this special event of Apple: the new Apple terminals, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are official, representing a qualitative and quantitative leap compared to the now top of the range iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, with some interesting news for those who already have an iPhone as those who were waiting to make the leap to the Apple platform.

As expected, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a continuation design in both the 4.7 and 5.5 inch models with True Tone screens, identical to the iPad, with stereo speakers that are a 25 % more powerful than the iPhone 7. The new iPhones mount a new chip that Apple has called A11 Bionic, six-core, 64-bit and 25% faster than the A10 of the models actors.

As rumored, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus maintain many of the design features of the iPhone 7, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6, except for the theme of the back that has a slightly thicker glass shell than that of his predecessors. Also, the device has no trace of the 3.5 mm Jack connector, and the devices arrive at first in colors white, black and gold copper.

The iPhone 8 has a 12 megapixel camera with a new sensor, new color filter and better optical image stabilization, a qualitative leap compared to the remarkable camera of the iPhone 7. Both phones will carry in their interior CPU of SIX cores and a powerful processor A11 Bionic, according to Apple is the most powerful chip that has any other phone, and is 70% more efficient than the A10. On the other hand, the RAM of each one differs, so the iPhone 8 has 2GB, while the iPhone 8 Plus is more powerful in that sense and is left with 3GB.

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available in 64GB and 256GB storage capacities, so there are still several options from where to choose for the most demanding users.  8 Plus users will enjoy its dual camera and also benefit from a portrait mode enhancement with which the handset is able to choose the light type of the scene to highlight and enhance the subject’s image with real time image motion analysis , as well as improvements in the subsequent editing of the picture in portrait mode.

As for video, the iPhone 8 is now able to record at 1080p and 240 fps thanks to the extra power provided by the new Aion Bionic chip, and 4K 60fps with low compression, making it ideal for sharing content through the Apple 4K TV. In addition, Apple has optimized the camera’s calibration to make it fully compatible with augmented reality, accelerometer improvements and up to 60 fps in low light conditions when using AR.

Also, Apple finally announced the arrival of wireless charging to the iPhone 8, one of the most demanded features of Apple, and do so with the Qi standard, so all current third-party accessories are fully compatible with the inductive charging of new terminals, so you can charge the iPhone with any current system on the market, including those of cars. As we saw during the presentation, the wireless charging is a circle-like base, thanks to the back glass finish of the iPhone 8 which will to charge the device.

Price And Release Date

Pre-orders will start on on September 15 and will be available on September 22nd, the staring price is from $699 and $799 respectively.

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