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Apple iPhone 8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1102 reviews of Apple iPhone 8. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the camera and size are overall positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and sound.

performance, usability, design, size, camera

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

Apple iPhone 8 review

 

Apple's latest smartphone is here and we've spent just over a week with it. The question is, will we be putting our money down for it?

Camera image and video quality is unreal ; Sound output is louder, crisper with deeper bass ; Truetone screen sorts you out in daylight and indoors ; Blazing performance ; Wireless charging

Design looks extremely dated

The new iPhone 8 still makes a supremely great smartphone with top-notch performance, optics and sound. Flawless build quality, wireless charging and iOS 11 are the icing on the cake!

2017-09

Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus hands-on review

 

Apple's less expensive new blowers refuse to be overshadowed by the iPhone X

2017-09

Expert review by: John McCann (techradar.com)

iPhone 8 review

 

Business as usual, in a slightly nicer suit

Wireless charging is useful ; Glass rear is pleasing in the hand ; Camera is great at point-and-shoot

Limited upgrade over iPhone 7 ; Bezel-heavy design looks dated ; Battery only just lasts a day

Don’t let the iPhone 8 name fool you – this is very much the iPhone 7S, an incremental upgrade on 2016’s 4.7-inch iPhone 7 with a few additions here and there, but nothing to really wow.

2017-11

Expert review by: Patrick Afschar Kaboli, Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Apple iPhone 8 Smartphone Review

 

Step by step. We already suspected that Apple would only show a slightly improved version of its smartphone this year. The eighth-generation iPhone from Cupertino gets a revised chassis and more performance, which is at least more than in the previous...

high build quality ; True-Tone display ; fast SoC ; great camera ; accurate GPS ; Bluetooth 5.0 ; high Wi-Fi performance ; many LTE bands ; water and dust protection

storage cannot be expanded ; only 12 months warranty ; no stereo jack ; only average speakers ; display resolution could be higher ; heavier than the predecessor ; very limited NFC functionality

The iPhone 8 might be the last of its kind, the last Apple smartphone with a home button and IPS display. If this is the case, the Americans at least gave us a very good final chapter. We once again miss major new features or innovations, but the...

2017-09

Expert review by: Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

iPhone 8 review

 

Apple has added wireless charging and its A11 Bionic processor to the new iPhone but is it enough? Find out in our iPhone 8 review.

2017-12

Expert review by: Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

iPhone 8

 

iPhone 8 review, price, release date: Is the new iPhone 8 worth it? Is the updated camera, faster processor and True Tone display worth the £699 price?

Great camera ; Blazingly fast ; Colourful display ; Wireless charging is a nice extra

Dated design ; Battery life could be better ; That huge bezel

When Trusted Reviews reviewed the iPhone 7 last year, Evan Kypreos found the poor battery life the single biggest reason to avoid the device. He claimed it had ‘the shortest battery life he’d experienced on any mainstream phone over the past couple of...

2017-12

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Expert review by: Simon Hill (digitaltrends.com)

Apple iPhone 8 review

 

The iPhone 8 hits some high notes, but it's overshadowed by the iPhone X.

Speedy processor ; Class-leading camera ; Wireless charging ; Slick software

Dated design ; Fast charging costs extra

This is an incremental update over the iPhone 7 and, as good as it is, we’re not convinced it merits a jump of $50 in the starting price. If Apple could have put a 5-inch OLED with a 1080p resolution into this body, it would have been easy to recommend...

2017-10

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPhone 8

 

The iPhone 8 anchors Apple's 2017 phone line, but it isn't where the future is.

Wireless charging. Powerful new processor.

Lacks the latest modem features and bands. Single camera is a disadvantage for AR. Not a huge upgrade over last year's model, which is still available.

The iPhone 8, at $699 and $849, suffers from one major problem: the iPhone 7 is now $549. And the 8 just isn't $150 better—yet. The major improvements here are wireless charging, which I still think is basically a curiosity, and the A11 processor. The...

2017-09

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Apple iPhone 8 review

 

X marks the spot for Apple's future, but the iPhone 8 is a safer – and surprisingly impressive – option

Blazingly fast ; Camera borders on excellent ; Great build that feels solid ; Speakers are surprisingly good

Pricey ; Design is effectively four years old ; Camera bump still irks ; No headphone port

You think you know what you’re getting, but the iPhone 8 offers quite a bit more. There’s no getting round its highish price and dated design though

2017-09

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus review: Change in small doses

 

The iPhone 8 Plus shares a powerful foundation with the iPhone 8, but a few features give it a distinct advantage over its little brother. Its 12-megapixel dual camera is one of the best we've used, and its bigger battery means it'll stick around...

Impeccable performance ; Great build quality ; Excellent camera ; Wireless charging works well ; Early AR apps are very impressive

Design will be too familiar for some ; No dual camera ; The camera humps are back ; Not as water resistant as its competitors

Chris is Engadget's senior mobile editor and moonlights as a professional moment ruiner. His early years were spent taking apart Sega consoles and writing awful fan fiction. That passion for electronics and words would eventually lead him to covering...

2017-09

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):12
Talk time (3G):14
Wireless audio playback time:40
Wireless Charging:Y
Wireless video playback time:13

Call management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Voice commands:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:5
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):7
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:240
Multi-shot:Y
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Single camera
Self-timer:Y
Smile detection:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Brand colour:Space Gray
Colour of product:Gold / Grey / Silver
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Splash proof, Water resistant

Display

Contrast ratio (typical):1400:1
Display brightness:625
Display diagonal:11.9
Display Resolution:1334 x 750
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:326
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Archive formats supported:Zip
Audio formats supported:AAC,AAX,AAX+,AIFF,HE-AAC,M4A,WAV
Document formats supported:DOC,DOCX,HTM,HTML,ICS,PDF,PPT,PPTX,RTF,TXT,VCF,XLS,XLSX
Equalizer:Y
Image formats supported:GIF,JPG,TIF
Speakers:STEREO
Video compression formats:H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVI,M4V,MOV,MP4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,TD-SCDMA,UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
AirPlay:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:FaceTime\nSafari\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nGame Center\niCloud Drive
Cables included:Lightning
Headset included:Y
Interface adapters included:Lightning male - 3.5 mm female

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:Lightning
Lightning connector:Y
USB port:N

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor model:M11
Processor Cores:6
Processor family:Apple
Processor Model:A11

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Operating system installed:iOS
Operating System Version:11

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:256 / 64

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour :Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.3
Height :138.4
Weight:148
Width:67.3