Sleek and Strong: The New iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

By Women Love Tech
on 19 September 2017

Apple Inc. never fail to amaze and delight their audiences with their new releases of iPhone to mull over: iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. iPhone X is on top of the pedestal boasting its edge-to-edge display, while the other two – iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus sported the traditional design exactly similar to the iPhone 7 series.


iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: A New Generation of iPhones

With sleek and strong features, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus are the ‘it’ girl on the block. Featuring a new glass and aluminium designs, retina HD displays, A11 Bionic chip, new single and dual cameras with support for portrait lighting (ie flattering yay!), wireless charging and optimised for augmented reality.

So, if you are thinking to upgrade from your current phone, we’ll make it easier for you by giving you an overview of this new generation of phones.


She’s Got The Look

The iPhone 8 series has the same bezels, home buttons and display sizes with the iPhone 7. But what sets it apart from the previous iPhone series is the all-glass exteriors on the front and back. The beautiful and durable glass design has 3 new finishes available in space grey, silver and gold, and is water and dust resistant.


New Retina HD Displays

The new retina HD displays of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus gives you the very best user experience. It offers the addition of True tone adjusting the white balance of the display that matches the surrounding light for a more natural and paper-like viewing experience.

With its vibrant wide gamut Retina HD, it shows the best colour accuracy. Not to mention the redesigned stereo speakers that are up to 25 percent louder that delivers deeper bass, richer-sound music, high video quality and speakerphone calls.


Innovative Cameras for High-Quality Photos and Videos

Apple is known for improving their camera experience over the years, and these innovative improvements can be seen in iPhone 8 series. The camera packs are even more awesome this time featuring 12 megapixel cameras with larger and faster sensor, new colour filters and deeper pixel.

Portrait lighting is also ‘in’ that will allow you to play with your creativity. This feature is based on extensive research of the art and science of portraiture and lighting principles. This bring the users to explore this dramatic effects allowing them to capture stunning portraits in five different lighting styles.

Aside from that, iPhone 8 and 8 plus cameras’ delivers the highest video capture in a smartphone. Now even better with video stabilisation, 4K video quality up to 60fps and 1080p slo-mo up to 240fps. It’s Apple-designed video encoder provides real time image and motion analysis for optimal video quality.


Powerful Performance

With it’s newly improved chipset, the A11 bionic chip is another noteworthy upgrade for the iPhone 8 series. This means that these phones performs efficiently and in turn has improved battery life and power. Hence, it is obvious that this can run a lot of apps and play graphic-intensive games which will entertain and delight over those long airport layovers.

This has been by far the fastest and powerful chipset that Apple has developed since hence it offers a cutting edge AR and VR experience. Therefore, the iPhone 8 can handle any task smoothly.


Wireless Charging

iPhone 7 has it and now with iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 series is designed for a wireless future. The wireless charging works when phone is placed in a QI pad that regenerates the battery juice.


iOS 11

Video Credit: Apple News Room

iPhone 8 series comes with iOS 11. This features incredible advancements brings about augmented reality to hundreds of millions iOS devices. This paves way for developers to build awesome apps that lets users enjoy virtual content with real-world scenes. Siri also debuts into female and male and can translate English language into Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish.


Prices and Release Date

The iPhone 8 starts at $1079 while the iPhone 8 plus is at $1229. Pre-order starts September 15, 2017 and the availability and shipping will be on September 22, 2017.

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