The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were introduced on the 12th September, 2017 and was available on pre-order at the online Apple Store. The official release date was set for the 22nd September, 2017 from when customers can purchase them from the retail stores.
The phones were designed to be extra, to be an improvement over all the features of the its Predecessor, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users worldwide have come to love. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are to be released with iPhone X, which is Apple’s new high-end device, which will feature more drastic change in design and internal features.
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is a hybrid of the flagship iPhone X and the previous iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with more prevalent features of the iPhone 7 edition.
The most distinguishing feature of the iPhone 8 is the all new front and back durable glass body. It is encased in an internal stainless steel frame and a color matched exterior aluminium band. The overall design remains the same as the iPhone 7 generation phones with the Touch ID Home button and fingerprint scanner.
The Apple iPhone 8 Price in Nigeria
The price for the iPhone 8 edition is set for
- iPhone 8: $699, £699, AU$1,079 and
- iPhone 8 Plus: $849, £849, AU$1,329
Prices in Nigeria for the iPhone 8 ranges from ₦ 326,199 up to ₦ 335,199
while the iPhone 8 Plus ranges from ₦ 368,799 up to ₦ 430,299.
It is available in three colors: Silver, Space Gray, and a new Rose Gold shade, rosier than we are accustomed to.
- Design: Durable full glass body
- Display: iPhone 8 – 4.7 inch display with a resolution of 1334 by 750
iPhone 8 Plus – 5.5‑inch display with a resolution of 1920 by 1080
Both featuring Retina HD displays, true Tone, a wide color gamut, 3D Touch and wide viewing angles.
- Memory: iPhone 8 – 64 GB
iPhone 8 Plus – 256 GB
- Camera: An All‑New Sensor 12 MP rear-facing Camera, a new color filter, better noise reduction, deeper pixels for better color saturation, and optical image stabilization for photos and videos.
A 7 MP front-facing Camera perfect for Selfies and Facetime conversations.
- Processor: A11 Bionic processor; the smartest chip ever used in a smartphone. It is about 20% to 70% faster than the A10 chip found in the iPhone 7. The new Apple designed GPU of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is about 30% faster than the iPhone 7’s GPU.
- Charging: Inductive wireless charging capability using any Qi-certified charging accessory. iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are “fast-charge enabled” – 30 minutes of fast charging can give your device up to 50% battery life, you will, however, need a USB-C cable which is separately sold for fast charging.
The glass back enables easy wireless charging.
- Battery Life: Up to 21 hours (Talk time), Up to 13 hours (internet time).
- Water Resistance: It is dust proof and water resistant; able to withstand 1 meter of water (3.3 feet) for up to 30 minutes.
- Speakers: Two speakers one at the top and the other at the bottom, making it 25% louder and produces deeper bass than the iPhone 7 speakers.
- Network: GSM/3G/LTE
- Connectivity: WI-Fi – The devices support 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and GPS