The newly unveiled iPhone 8 Plus is the bigger version of Apple’s latest flagship iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 plus was launched in September 22, 2017. iPhone 8 Plus runs with the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile operating system of IOS 11. The smartphone accepts the single Nano SIM and supports the 3G and LTE networks.
The iPhone 8 plus shows off similar premium design and the same powerful processor, that comes with dual lens rear camera setup. The iPhone 8 plus is a smartphone with a unique design as it features a new chip which offers additional processor cores.
With premium features and a super fast processor that is designed to handle multiple tasks at the same time, there is no setback in the smartphone’s performance. The iPhone 8 plus device comes with superior display, sleek design and all encompassing features with amazing specifications.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Price in Nigeria
The iPhone 8 Plus is available in Nigeria and you can purchase the smartphone at leading online and offline phone stores in Nigeria. iPhone 8 Plus Price in Nigeria ranges from 220,000 Naira to 550,000 Naira, depending on your location, available phone deals and also built-in storage.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Key Features
- 5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
- Apple A11 Bionic Chipset with GB RAM
- iOS 11
- Dimensions 4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
- Weight 148g
- Water Resistant and Dustproof
- 64GB, or 256GB Built-in Storage
- Dual 12MP Rear Camera and 7MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
- Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
- Fast Charging and Wireless Charging support
- Display Protection Ion-strengthened glass with oleophobic coating
- Colors: Gold, Silver, Space Grey
- Other Features: Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID), Wireless charging, Siri, Apple Pay
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Reviews
Design and Display
The iPhone 8 Plus is designed with a premium all glass design. It is among the first phones from its American maker offering glass material on the rear of the phone. The phone is a great masterpiece with an elegant and stunning design which is created to fit comfortably into your palm when in use.
The glass material on the iPhone 8 plus is said to be the most durable on any phone to date. The smartphone is IP67 certified that is, it is water resistant and dust proof. The device comes in a large 5.5-inch Retina HD display with the IPS touch screen which has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
That’s more than 400 pixels per inch. It also comes with oleophobic glass coating for the screen protection of the smartphone in order for it not to break or damage easily. For security purpose, the iPhone 8 Plus has a fingerprint sensor which is placed in front and not at the back of the smartphone like on previous models. The iPhone 8 plus smartphone is available in various color options of Gold, Silver and Space Grey.
The iPhone 8 plus comes with improved camera quality that allows you to take bright and clear pictures even in the dark. The iPhone 8 Plus offers dual camera lens at the back of the smartphone. It comes with two 12MP sensors on the rear. The main wide-angle camera uses a six-element lens with an f/1.8 aperture while, the second telephoto shooter has an aperture size of f/2.8.
The device camera features includes the phase detection autofocus (PDAF), 2X optical zoom, optical image stabilisation (OIS) and quad-LED dual tone flash. Apple also promises a better bokeh effect in taking the shots. You also get a 7MP front camera for taking high quality selfies capability for selfie camera coupled with Full HD video recording as it can take up to 4k videos.
The iPhone 8 plus smartphone is powered by a non-removable 1821mAh high capacity battery which provides up to 14 hours of talk time and also on a 3G network. You can also experience non stop music playback for up to 40 hours for unending entertainment while you are on the go.
The iPhone 8 plus smartphone battery is large enough for the users to enjoy a lot on screen time. The smartphone also features wireless charging technology as well as the quick charge feature and this makes the device one of a kind.
Performance and Connectivity
The iPhone 8 plus smartphone is powered by a new in house A11 Bionic chip processor which provides the abilities to get things done in the iPhone 8 Plus without trouble or difficulty. The six-core chipset offers better processing and graphics crunching, as one would expect from the Apple brand. The GPU is specifically designed by Apple.
For the memory storage, it has the memory space of 3 GB of RAM which can be paired with either the 64GB or 256GB in-built storage variant unlike the iPhone 8 which comes with the 2GB RAM, the iPhone 8 plus comes with more improvements in that area.
The smartphone does not support the use of a memory card and it doesn’t provide the space for it. The iPhone 8 Plus flagship runs with the latest Apple iOS 11 operating system. The American tech company, Samsung, promises awesome augmented reality (AR) experience.
The audio speaker of the smartphone is very loud and the bass is deeper. You can also get speedy dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth version 5.0 for the wireless connectivity. There are also NFC and Touch ID for Apple Pay and seamless unlocking.
For the first time ever, Apple offers wireless charging support on a flagship smartphone. iPhone 8 Plus also supports the fast charging technology. Other Features that comes with he smartphone includes; the Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID), Wireless charging, Bluetooth, loudspeaker, Siri and Apple Pay.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Apple iPhone 8 Plus:
- Platform: iOS 11
- Processor: Apple A11 Bionic
- GPU: –
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Silver, Space Gray, Gold
- Dimension: 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
- Weight: 202 g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM
- Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi), 3D Touch
- Screen Protection: Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
- Rear Camera: Dual 12MP Camera, 2160p ultra HD 4K Video
- Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, 2X Optical Zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama), OIS
- Front Camera: 7MP Camera, 1080p HD Video, HDR, Panorama
- Built-in Storage: 64GB or 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, up to 1024 Mbps
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes, (Apply Pay only)
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, Reversible Connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: No (supports a lightning connector to 3.5mm jack adapter or wireless AirPods)
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
- Maps: Apple Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: No
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes, Apple Pay
- Water Resistant: Yes, IP67 (Water resistant in up to 1 meter or water for up to 30 minutes)
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: No
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-Removable Battery Battery
- Talktime: up to 21 hours (3G)
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes