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All About The Apple iPhone 8 Plus

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The iPhone 8 Plus





Considering their rivals:

- Its global score is 24% below the average. (4.81 vs. 6.31).

- Its display is 13% smaller than the average (5.5" vs. 6.29").

- 93% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 28% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 83% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 83% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 28% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 33% above the average (112 vs. 83.94).

- 52% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 36% slower than the average (15w vs. 23w).

- 48% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 63% slower than the average (5w vs. 14w).

- 34% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 13% heavier than the average (202g. vs. 179g./7.13oz. vs. 6.31oz).

- 69% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 45% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 115GB.).

- 66% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 90% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 3% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 69% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging







  • Cons 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    MicroSD Slot
    Weight
    3.5mm Jack
    Price




  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $390

    BestBuy: $209

    Walmart: $599

  • Performance 
    Year: 2017
    Updates: 6 years
    Apple A11
    Apple GPU
    iOS 11
    Geekbench 5: 2332




  • Display 
    5.5" 1080x1920
    400 DPI
    Ion-strengthen.
    LCD
    No Always-On
    530 Nits


  • Cameras 
    2 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    4 LED Flashes
    2160p (4k)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 112

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.8
    28mm
    Sensor size: 1/3
    Pixel size: 1.22

     
    Selfie 
    7 Mp f/2.2 32 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 Mp f/2.8 57mm
    2x Zoom








  • Body 
    158x78x7 mm
    6.23x3.07x0.28 in
    202g. / 7.13oz.
    Full Glass
    67% STBR
    Looks: 5.5/10
    Fingerp.: Front
    IP67

  • Colors 
    Gold
    Space Gray
    Silver
    Red






  • Battery 
    2691mAh
    Charging: 15w
    Wireless: 5w

    1T+1W+1V*: 79%
    1T+3W+1V*: 63%
    1T+1W+3V*: 65%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 3GB
    Storage: 64GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #1$494
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #2$499
    7T Pro
    #3$519
    Find X3 Lite
    #4$520
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #14$599
  • Global Score 
    8 Pro
    #17.52
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #27.51
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #37.47
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #47.46
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #264.81
  • Performance 
    Mi 11
    #17.8
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #27.7
    9
    #37.7
    Mi 10 Pro
    #47.6
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #235.9
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #49.8
    iPhone 8 Plus
    1.4
  • Display Size 
    Mi 11
    #16.8
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #26.7
    8 Pro
    #36.7
    Mi 10T Pro
    #46.6
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #265.5
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #1565
    Galaxy S20
    #2565
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3565
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #4551
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #23400
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18.6
    Mi 10
    #28.5
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #38.5
    P30 Pro
    #48.1
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #256.6
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #1108
    Mi 10
    #2108
    Mi 10 Pro
    #3108
    Mi 11
    #4108
    iPhone 8 Plus
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    Mi 10 Pro
    #294
    P40
    #380
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #476
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #757
  • Body 
    Pixel 5
    #19.1
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #28.9
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #38.6
    Galaxy S20
    #48.6
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #174.7
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #192
    Mi 11
    #291
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #389
    Mi 10
    #489
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #2667
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #110
    8
    #210
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #310
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #410
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #255.5
  • Weight (g) 
    Pixel 5
    #1151
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #2157
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #3163
    Galaxy S20
    #4163
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #21202
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #1144
    Pixel 5
    #2144
    P40
    #3148
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #4149
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #12158
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18
    Mi 11
    #27.9
    Mi 10
    #37.7
    P30 Pro
    #47.6
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #226.2
  • Battery* 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #186
    8
    #285
    7T Pro
    #384
    Mi 10
    #484
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #2079
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #175
    Mi 10
    #271
    8
    #371
    Mi 10 Pro
    #471
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #1663
  • Battery:Video* 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #174
    Mi 10
    #274
    7
    #374
    8
    #474
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #1965
  • Fast Charging. 
    Find X3 Lite
    #165
    Reno4 Pro
    #265
    9
    #365
    Mi 11
    #455
    iPhone 8 Plus
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11
    #150
    Mi 10
    #230
    Mi 10 Pro
    #330
    8 Pro
    #430
    iPhone 8 Plus
    5
  • Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #110
    7T Pro
    #28.5
    Mi 10 Pro
    #38.5
    8 Pro
    #48.5
    iPhone 8 Plus
    2.8
  • Int. Storage 
    7T Pro
    #1256
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #2256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #3256
    8 Pro
    #4256
    iPhone 8 Plus
    64
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #112
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #212
    Galaxy S20
    #312
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #412
    iPhone 8 Plus
    3
  • Connectivity 
    Find X3 Lite
    #110
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #28.5
    Mi 10T Pro
    #35.1
    Mi 10
    #45.1
    iPhone 8 Plus
    3.6


 Rivals 
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $624   7.52

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11
    Mi 11
    $698   7.44

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21
    Galaxy S21
    $659   7.42

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.37

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20
    Galaxy S20
    $649   7.27

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9
    9
    $639   7.06

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10
    Mi 10
    $529   6.8

    Compare


  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $699   6.79

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $649   6.78

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.5

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8
    8
    $549   6.48

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T Pro
    7T Pro
    $519   6.45

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $589   6.42

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
    Mi 10T Pro
    $494   6.14

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro
    iPhone 11 Pro
    $609   6.12

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.08

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7
    7
    $539   6.06

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $520   6.05

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4 XL
    Pixel 4 XL
    $623   5.7

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $564   5.62

    Compare

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