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All About The Apple iPhone 8

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The iPhone 8





Considering their rivals:

- Its global score is 19% below the average. (4.82 vs. 5.95).

- Its display is 25% smaller than the average (4.7" vs. 6.26").

- 89% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 32% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 75% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 68% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 14% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 22% below) than the average (325 DPI vs. 415 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 47% above the average (107 vs. 72.64).

- 36% 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 34% slower than the average (15w vs. 23w).

- 54% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 56% slower than the average (5w vs. 11w).

- 18% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 11% below the average (138mm vs. 156mm/5.44in vs. 6.13in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 17% lighter than the average (148g. vs. 178g./5.22oz. vs. 6.29oz).

- 71% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 29% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 96GB.).

- 61% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 86% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 4% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- 96% of its rivals have NFC.

- 68% 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: $350

    Walmart: $424

  • 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 A50
    #1$265
    Mi 9t
    #2$270
    Mi 9T
    #3$270
    Galaxy A70
    #4$278
    iPhone 8
    #20$328
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #17.38
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #27.18
    Galaxy S10e
    #37
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #46.86
    iPhone 8
    #314.82
  • Performance 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #17.5
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #27.5
    iPhone SE 2
    #37.4
    8T
    #47.1
    iPhone 8
    #135.7
  • Display 
    8T
    #19.1
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #29.1
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #39.1
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #49.1
    iPhone 8
    0.8
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy A70
    #16.7
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #26.6
    Mi 10T Lite
    #36.6
    R.Note 10 Pro
    #46.6
    iPhone 8
    #324.7
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #1530
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #2525
    Pixel 4a
    #3444
    Pixel 4
    #4442
    iPhone 8
    #31325
  • Cameras 
    Mi 11 Lite
    #18.9
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #27.7
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #37.7
    Pixel 4
    #47.6
    iPhone 8
    #226.3
  • Camera MP 
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #1108
    R.Note 10 Pro
    #2108
    Galaxy A32
    #364
    XT
    #464
    iPhone 8
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #176
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #276
    iPhone 7 Plus
    #356
    Mi 9T
    #453


  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e
    #19.2
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #29.2
    Pixel 4
    #38.2
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #48.1
    iPhone 8
    #66.9
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy A51
    #188
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #288
    Galaxy A50
    #386
    Galaxy A70
    #486
    iPhone 8
    #3265
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #110
    Galaxy S10e
    #29.7
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #39.7
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #49.4
    iPhone 8
    #295
  • Weight (g) 
    Pixel 4a
    #1143
    iPhone 6s
    #2143
    iPhone 8
    #3148
    iPhone SE 2
    #4148
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #5150
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 6s
    #1138
    iPhone 8
    #2138
    iPhone SE 2
    #3138
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #4142
    Galaxy S10e
    #5142
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #17.4
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #27.4
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #37.2
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #47.1
    iPhone 8
    #276
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A32
    #186
    Galaxy M30s
    #286
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #385
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #485
    iPhone 8
    #3075
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy A32
    #175
    Galaxy M30s
    #274
    Mi 10T Lite
    #374
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #471
    iPhone 8
    #3059
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy A32
    #176
    Galaxy M30s
    #276
    Mi 9T Pro
    #375
    Mi 9t Pro
    #475
    iPhone 8
    #3057
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #233
    Mi 10T Lite
    #333
    Mi 11 Lite
    #433
    iPhone 8
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #115
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #215
    Galaxy S10e
    #315
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #415
    iPhone 8
    5
  • Storage 
    Galaxy A70
    #17.5
    P30 Lite
    #27.5
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #37.5
    Mi 11 Lite
    #47.5
    iPhone 8
    2.8
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy A70
    #1128
    Pixel 4a
    #2128
    7T
    #3128
    6T
    #4128
    iPhone 8
    #2664
  • RAM (GB) 
    7T
    #18
    8T
    #28
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #38
    Mi 9t
    #46
    iPhone 8
    2
  • Connectivity 
    R.Note 10 Pro
    #19
    Galaxy A50
    #28.5
    Mi 9t
    #38.5
    Mi 9T
    #48.5
    iPhone 8
    3.6


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10e
    Galaxy S10e
    $379   7

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
    Galaxy S20 FE
    $349   6.86

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
    Mi 11 Lite
    $349   6.78

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $314   6.48

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    $278   6.36

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A52
    Galaxy A52
    $380   6.21

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
    R.Note 10 Pro
    $349   6.15

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    $292   6.08

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
    Mi 9 Lite
    $317   5.91

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T
    7T
    $300   5.9

    Compare


  • Realme

    Realme XT
    XT
    $290   5.79

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite
    Mi 10T Lite
    $325   5.78

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A32
    Galaxy A32
    $284   5.76

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4
    Pixel 4
    $284   5.67

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6T
    6T
    $300   5.67

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9t Pro
    Mi 9t Pro
    $385   5.67

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
    Mi 9T Pro
    $385   5.67

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4a
    Pixel 4a
    $299   5.64

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $278   5.57

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Lite
    P30 Lite
    $310   5.45

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XR
    iPhone XR
    $350   5.37

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A51
    Galaxy A51
    $297   5.23

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A50
    Galaxy A50
    $265   5.17

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T
    Mi 9T
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9t
    Mi 9t
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone SE 2
    iPhone SE 2
    $367   5.11

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M30s
    Galaxy M30s
    $300   4.94

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 7 Plus
    $375   3.74

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 6s
    iPhone 6s
    $315   3.5

    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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