iPhone 8 Plus is an updated version of last year's iPhone 7 Plus. Despite the jump in model name, the iPhone 8 Plus looks more like an 's' update.
However Apple updated every aspect it could. How the new model differs from last year's we will find out below.
What is the difference between iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus?
- The new iPhone 8 Plus is made of glass and the side frames are aluminum.
- The entire body iPhone of the 7 Plus is made of aluminum.
- From the front, the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus look the same.
- There are minor design changes at the back.
- iPhone 8 Plus is slightly taller (158.4mm versus 158.2mm), thicker (7.5mm versus 7.1mm) and wider (78.1mm versus 77mm).
- It's also slightly heavier at 202g versus 188g.
- Both phones are protected by IP67 certification.
- The iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus 5.5-inch LCD are Retina HD display.
- Both are 1920 × 1080 at 401ppi.
- Both support 3D Touch, a wide range of colors, and their maximum brightness is 625.
- The display iPhone 8 Plus supports True Tone technology.
- It automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen to suit the ambient light.
Processor and memory
- The iPhone 8 Plus has a six-core A11 Bionic processor.
- It contains a dual-core neutron system and an M11 motion coprocessor.
- This is the first GPU chip from Apple.
- The iPhone 7 Plus has an A10 Fusion processor.
- It contains the M10 motion coprocessor.
- iPhone 8 Plus is available in 64GB and 256GB variants.
- iPhone 7 Plus is available with 32GB and 128GB storage.
- Both phones have 3GB of RAM.
- The iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus have a dual 12MP main camera.
- The iPhone 8 Plus has a new sensor, faster autofocus and better pixels.
- The aperture of the main 12MP camera on both phones is an f / 1.8, both support automatic image stabilization.
- The aperture of additional 12MP telephoto lenses on both phones is f / 2.8.
- iPhone 8 Plus has a Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync technology.
- iPhone 7 Plus only has Quad-LED True Tone flash.
- iPhone The 8 Plus can record 4K video at 60fps and Full HD at 240fps.
- iPhone The 7 Plus can record 4K video at 30fps and Full HD at 120fps.
- Both phones have a front-facing 7MP FaceTime HD camera.
- iPhone 8 Plus supports Bluetooth 5.0.
- iPhone 7 Plus only supports Bluetooth 4.2.
- Both phones support LTE-A, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi calling.
- iPhone 8 Plus also supports NFC with read mode.
- On iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus 2nd generation Touch ID sensor.
Battery and charging
- The duration of the phones is the same.
- Both can play audio for up to 60 hours and video for up to 14 hours.
- iPhone 8 Plus supports fast charging and can be charged up to 50% in 30 minutes.
- iPhone 7 Plus does not support fast charging.
- iPhone 8 Plus also supports Qi wireless charging.
- iPhone 8 Plus is available in three colors: Silver, Space Gray, Gold.
- iPhone 7 Plus is available in Onyx Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold.