How is iPhone 8 different from iPhone 7?

While iPhone X is in the spotlight, iPhone 8 will sell much more for several reasons.

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If you have iPhone 7 and do not know whether to buy iPhone 8, below you will find a detailed comparison of the two models, on the basis of which you can make a decision.


  • The body iPhone 8 is made of glass and the bezels are made of aluminum.
    • iPhone 7 has an aluminum body.
  • iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 look the same from the front.
    • The design differences are visible on the back.
  • iPhone 8 is slightly taller (138.4mm versus 138.3mm), thicker (7.3mm versus 7.1mm) and wider (67.3mm versus 67.1mm).
    • It's also slightly heavier at 148g versus 138g iPhone 7.
  • Both phones are water and dust resistant with IP67 certification.


  • On iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 4.7-inch LCD is Retina HD display.
    • Both phones have a resolution of 1334 x 750 with 326 ppi.
    • Both support 3D Touch, a wide range of colors, and their maximum brightness is 625.
  • Retina HD display on iPhone 8 supports True Tone technology.
    • The display automatically adjusts the brightness to match the ambient light.

Processor and memory

  • Powered by iPhone 8 six-core A11 Bionic processor.
    • The processor includes a dual-core neural system and an M11 motion coprocessor.
    • It is the first processor with its own GPU from Apple.
  • On iPhone 7 A10 Fusion processor.
    • It also has an M10 coprocessor.
  • iPhone 8 is available with 64GB and 256GB of storage.
  • iPhone 7 is available with 32GB and 128GB of storage.
  • Both phones have 2GB of RAM.


  • On iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 12MP camera with f / 1.8 aperture.
    • iPhone 8 has a newer sensor and faster autofocus and better pixel quality.
  • Both cameras support optical image stabilization.
  • On iPhone 8, Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync technology.
    • On iPhone 7 only Quad-LED True Tone flash.
  • iPhone 8 can record 4K videos at 60fps and Full HD at 240fps.
    • iPhone 7 can record videos in 4K at 30fps and in Full HD at 120fps.
  • Both models have a front-facing 7MP FaceTime HD camera.


  • iPhone 8 supports Bluetooth 5.0.
    • iPhone 7 only supports Bluetooth 4.2.
  • Both phones support LTE-A, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi calling.
    • iPhone 8 also contains NFC with read mode.


  • iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 have a second generation Touch ID sensor.

Battery and charging

  • The duration of the phones is the same.
    • Both can play sounds for 40 hours and videos for 13 hours.
  • iPhone 8 supports fast charging and can be charged up to 50% in 30 minutes.
    • iPhone 7 does not support fast charging.
  • iPhone 8 also supports Qi wireless charging.


  • iPhone 8 is available in three colors: silver, space gray, gold. colors iphone 8
    • iPhone 7 is available in Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold.
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