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All About The Apple iPhone 8

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2022)

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What You Should Know About The iPhone 8





Considering their rivals:

- Its global score is 20% below the average. (4.8 vs. 5.97).

- Its display is 25% smaller than the average (4.7" vs. 6.31").

- 86% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 30% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 76% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 70% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 24% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 24% below) than the average (325 DPI vs. 428 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 13% above the average (107 vs. 94.35).

- 38% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 75%, which is less than the average, at 82%.

- Fast charging is 38% slower than the average (15w vs. 24w).

- 38% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 51% slower than the average (5w vs. 10w).

- 14% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 12% below the average (138mm vs. 157mm/5.44in vs. 6.18in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 19% lighter than the average (148g. vs. 182g./5.22oz. vs. 6.43oz).

- 68% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 30% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 107GB.).

- 57% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 86% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 5% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 62% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging







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




  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $392

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $431

  • Performance 
    Year: 2017
    Updates: 6 years
    Apple A11
    Apple GPU
    iOS 11
    Geekbench 5: 2245




  • Display 
    4.7" 750x1334
    325 DPI
    Ion-strengthen.
    LCD
    No Always-On
    530 Nits


  • Cameras 
    One Camera

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


    Dxo/Tek Score: 107

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

     
    Selfie 
    7 Mp f/2.2
  • Other Cameras 
    No Extra Cameras









  • Body 
    138x67x7 mm
    5.44x2.64x0.28 in
    148g. / 5.22oz.
    Full Glass
    65% STBR
    Looks: 5/10
    Fingerp.: Front
    IP67

  • Colors 
    Silver
    Space Gray
    Gold
    Red






  • Battery 
    1821mAh
    Charging: 15w
    Wireless: 5w

    1T+1W+1V*: 75%
    1T+3W+1V*: 59%
    1T+1W+3V*: 57%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 2GB
    Storage: 64GB
    No MicroSD

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



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy S9
    #1$299
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #2$299
    Mi 8
    #3$300
    Galaxy M30s
    #4$300
    iPhone 8
    #14$370
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #17.63
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #27.29
    Galaxy Note 10
    #37.25
    Poco X3 Pro
    #46.71
    iPhone 8
    #314.8
  • Performance 
    iPhone SE 2
    #17.2
    Mi 11 Lite
    #26.7
    Nord 2
    #36.5
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #46.3
    iPhone 8
    #155.6
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #19.8
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #29.1
    Galaxy A52
    #38.7
    Nord
    #48.7
    iPhone 8
    0.8
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #16.8
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #26.7
    Galaxy A70
    #36.7
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #46.7
    iPhone 8
    #324.7
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S9
    #1567
    Pixel 4 XL
    #2533
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #3530
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #4523
    iPhone 8
    #30325
  • Cameras 
    Poco X3 Pro
    #18
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #27.9
    Nord 2
    #37.8
    Pixel 4 XL
    #47.6
    iPhone 8
    #246.3
  • Camera MP 
    Galaxy A32
    #164
    Mi 10T Lite
    #264
    Mi 11 Lite
    #364
    Galaxy A52
    #464
    iPhone 8
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    7 Pro
    #178
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #257
    Mi 8
    #356
    Mi 9
    #454


  • Body 
    Galaxy S9
    #18.5
    Galaxy Note 10
    #28.4
    Pixel 4
    #38.2
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #47.6
    iPhone 8
    #96.9
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #192
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #292
    Galaxy Note 10
    #392
    7 Pro
    #488
    iPhone 8
    #3265
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    Galaxy Note 10
    #310
    Galaxy S9
    #49.6
    iPhone 8
    #315
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone SE 2
    #1148
    iPhone 8
    #2148
    Mi 11 Lite
    #3159
    Pixel 4
    #4162
    Galaxy S9
    #5163
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone SE 2
    #1138
    iPhone 8
    #2138
    Galaxy S9
    #3147
    Pixel 4
    #4147
    iPhone XR
    #5150
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #17.6
    Galaxy Note 10
    #27.2
    Mi 9
    #37.1
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #47
    iPhone 8
    #256
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A42
    #188
    Galaxy M30s
    #286
    Galaxy A32
    #386
    Mi 9T Pro
    #485
    iPhone 8
    #3175
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy A42
    #178
    Galaxy A32
    #275
    Galaxy M30s
    #374
    Mi 10T Lite
    #474
    iPhone 8
    #2859
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy A42
    #180
    Galaxy M30s
    #276
    Galaxy A32
    #376
    Mi 10 Lite
    #476
    iPhone 8
    #3157
  • Fast Charging. 
    Nord 2
    #165
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #245
    Mi 10T Lite
    #333
    Mi 11 Lite
    #433
    iPhone 8
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 9
    #120
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #215
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #315
    Galaxy Note 10
    #412
    iPhone 8
    5
  • Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10
    #28.5
    Galaxy A42
    #37.5
    Mi 11 Lite
    #47.5
    iPhone 8
    2.8
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #1256
    Galaxy Note 10
    #2256
    Mi 11 Lite
    #3128
    Galaxy A42
    #4128
    iPhone 8
    64
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #112
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #212
    Nord
    #38
    Galaxy Note 10
    #48
    iPhone 8
    2
  • Connectivity 
    Mi 10 Lite
    #110
    Galaxy A42
    #29.5
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #38.5
    Galaxy S9
    #48.5
    iPhone 8
    3.6


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $413   7.63

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10
    Galaxy Note 10
    $424   7.25

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
    Poco X3 Pro
    $397   6.71

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
    Mi 11 Lite
    $349   6.56

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord 2
    Nord 2
    $440   6.42

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    $299   6.34

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9
    Galaxy S9
    $299   6.32

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A52
    Galaxy A52
    $375   6.19

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    Galaxy Note 8
    $424   6.1

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $410   6.04

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7 Pro
    7 Pro
    $429   5.9

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
    Mi 9 Lite
    $317   5.89

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9
    Mi 9
    $400   5.8

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    $425   5.8

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite
    Mi 10T Lite
    $325   5.76

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A32
    Galaxy A32
    $319   5.74

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4 XL
    Pixel 4 XL
    $349   5.68

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6T
    6T
    $349   5.65

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9t Pro
    Mi 9t Pro
    $385   5.64

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
    Mi 9T Pro
    $385   5.64

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4
    Pixel 4
    $398   5.64

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $417   5.56

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite
    Mi 10 Lite
    $399   5.45

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XR
    iPhone XR
    $431   5.34

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A42
    Galaxy A42
    $349   5.16

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 8
    Mi 8
    $300   5.11

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone SE 2
    iPhone SE 2
    $360   5.07

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M30s
    Galaxy M30s
    $300   4.93

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6
    6
    $300   4.9

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 8 Plus
    iPhone 8 Plus
    $390   4.79

    Compare

The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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