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Apple iPhone 8 Plus – Key Specifications And Features

Apple iPhone 8 Plus – Key Specifications And Features
  • Camera Back: Dual (12+12) MP + 7 MP Selfie
  • CPU Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
  • RAM 3GB
  • Storage 64GB
  • Display 5.5 inches Retina IPS LCD Display
  • OS iOS 11, up to iOS 15.6, planned upgrade to iOS 16

In September 2017, Apple released the iPhone 8 Plus. Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus features an aerospace-grade aluminum band and the most durable glass. Featuring the new A11 Bionic chip and an improved sensor, the 8 Plus promises richer colors, better low-light shots, and faster autofocus. This smartphone features a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution. You can enjoy more of what you love without worrying about the screen with a high-quality resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 PPI density). Displays with True Tone support automatically adjust to ambient light. Since then, Apple has released plenty of iPhones with larger screens, but the iPhone 8 Plus is Apple’s last iPhone with a large screen and Touch ID.

With the latest iOS 11, there are lots of features and applications to choose from. It has a Hexa-core processor, which makes switching between applications smooth and fast. The powerful processor allows you to multitask and play high-intensity games with ease. There’s a two-times faster Apple A11 Bionic chipset inside, one of the most powerful chipsets ever. The performance of the application is exceptional and there are no lags. A curved glass touch screen provides excellent feedback and a smooth liquid form factor with this phone. This phone captures all of life’s most precious moments with its 12 Megapixel main camera. The camera also comes with some additional features including phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, and Geo-tagging. The 7 Megapixel front camera will be able to capture high-quality selfies. With simultaneous 4K and 8MP video and image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, and HDR (photo/panorama). This phone has ion-strengthened glass and an oleophobic coating for protection. While using this phone, you can take advantage of the sturdy design and premium screen protector for extra protection.

There’s 3 GB RAM, so you can multitask without worrying about running out of space. It has an internal memory of 64/256 GB with no expansion capability. Apple iPhone 8 Plus is an IP67-certified device, which means it is dust and water-resistant. There are stereo speakers that provide dual audio output with a wider dynamic range. In this model, the Earpods come with lightning connectors, but you are also able to use your old headphones by plugging them into the 3.5 mm headphone jack adaptor. The device is available in multiple color variants, including Silver, Space Gray, and Gold. As a result of its 2691 mAh battery capacity, this device is capable of withstanding heavy usage. The device is capable of connecting to almost all wireless technologies, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, and NFC. The device is equipped with various sensors, including a fingerprint sensor (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer. 



Device Type Smartphone
Model A1864, A1897, A1898
Launch Date 22 September, 2022
Phone Accessories iPhone with iOS 11, USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation


Back Camera 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/3", PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.8, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", AF, 2x optical zoom
Back Camera Feature Quad-LED dual-tone flash, Panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, [email protected]
Front Camera 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Front Camera Features Face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular


Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 401 ppi density
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen
Display Protection Ion Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Features Wide color gamut || 3D Touch display & home button || True-tone || 625 nits (typ) brightness


Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity 2691 mAh
Fast Charging Up to 1.2 hours with 15W Fast charging
Placement Non-removable Li-Ion
Standby Up to 81 hours
Talk Time Up to 17.10 hours
Music Play Up to 14.55 hours


Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB Lightning Type USB 2.0
Wireless Charging - Qi wireless charging


Audio Playback Yes
Video Yes
Video Out Yes
FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones Yes
Handsfree Yes


Type Bar
Colors Gold, Space Gray, Silver & Red
Dimensions 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)
Weight 202 g (7.13 oz)
Protection Glass Back & Front (Gorilla Glass), Aluminum Frame


2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
Dual SIM Nano-SIM and/or eSIM


Operating System iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 14.2
Java Support No


Chipset Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPU Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
RAM (Memory) 3 GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Card Slot No
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes
IM Yes


Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Web Browser HTML5


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