Following the launch of Apple Watch Series 3, Apple launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus alongside the tenth-anniversary flagship model, the Apple iPhone X, and the company has unveiled the price and release date for the Indian market too.
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will go on sale in India at Rs 64,000 and Rs 73,000, respectively, and will go sale on September 29, 2017.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
The year 2017 has been marked with the launch of Apple’s two new smartphones – the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPhone 8 offers a 4.7-inch LCD display while the iPhone 8 Plus offers a 5.5-inch one. The LCD offers true tone colors, along with cinema wide color gamut. As expected, Apple’s 3D touch will be a part of both the devices.
Apple iPhone had officially embraced wireless charging, which is now a standard feature on both the devices.
The devices now offer stereo speakers for better and more immersive sound while the headphone jack is still missing. And for the first time ever, Apple iPhone has officially embraced wireless charging, which is now a standard feature for both the devices.
Apple A11 Bionic Chip
The A11 Bionic chip is a six-core processor that combines 4 high-efficiency cores, along with 2 high-performance cores. But that’s not all. This chip also features the first-ever GPU designed completely by Apple, featuring dedicated support for AI and Machine learning.
The GPU is 31% faster compared to the GPU on the A10 chip. It also consumes half the power in comparison with the predecessor.
Water and Dust Resistance
The iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus are Apple’s first smartphones to incorporate laser welding to achieve the most efficient water and dust resistance.
Combined with the new Apple designed ISP, the cameras offer better image quality and digitally reduced noise levels.
Going against what the leaks suggested, Apple has stayed with a single camera on the Apple iPhone 8 and has offered dual rear cameras with the iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPhone 8 gets a single 12-megapixel camera while the iPhone 8 Plus packs dual 12-megapixel rear cameras with a F/1.8 wide lens and a F/2.8 telephoto lens.
Combined with the new Apple designed ISP, the cameras offer a better image quality and digitally reduced noise levels.