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The successor to the iPhone 7, the iPhone 8 (as well as the 8 Plus and X) was formally announced by Apple on September 12, 2017. New features include a new hexa-core system-on-chip with improved system and graphics performance, a new glass back, and wireless charging using the Qi standard.

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Announce date: September 12, 2017

Model: A1863, A1905

Developer: Apple Inc.

Operating System: iOS 11

Display (Retina HD Display with 3D Touch):

  • 4.7 in (119.4 mm) LED-backlit widescreen
  • Multi‑touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • True Tone display
  • Wide color display (P3)
  • 3D Touch
  • 625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
  • Display Zoom
  • Reachability

Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant: Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529

Camera: Contains both front and rear facing cameras.

  • Rear-facing iSight camera
    • 12-megapixel iSight camera
    • ƒ/1.8 aperture
    • Digital zoom up to 5x
    • Optical image stabilization
    • Six-element lens
    • Quad-LED True Tone flash
    • Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
    • Sapphire crystal lens cover
    • Backside illumination sensor
    • Hybrid IR Filter
    • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
    • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
    • Live Photos with stabilization
    • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
    • Improved local tone mapping
    • Body and face detection
    • Exposure Control
    • Noise reduction
    • Auto HDR for photos
    • Auto image stabilization
    • Burst mode
    • Timer mode
    • Photo geotagging
  • Front-facing Facetime camera
    • 7-megapixel photos
    • 1080p HD video recording
    • Retina Flash
    • ƒ/2.2 aperture
    • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
    • Auto HDR
    • Backside illumination sensor
    • Body and Face detection
    • Auto image stabilization
    • Burst mode
    • Exposure control
    • Timer mode
  • Video Recording
    • 4K video recording at 60fps
    • 1080p HD video recording at 30fps or 60fps
    • 720p HD video recording at 30fps
    • Optical image stabilization for video
    • Optical zoom at 2x
    • Quad-LED True Tone Flash
    • Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120fps or 240fps
    • Time-lapse video with stabilization
    • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
    • Continuous autofocus video
    • Body and face detection
    • Noise reduction
    • Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
    • Playback zoom
    • Video Geotagging
    • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264

Touch ID: Fingerprint sensor built into the new Home button

Processor: Apple A11 chip with 64 bit architecture and embedded M11motion coprocessor

RAM:

Storage: 64, 256 GB Flash Memory

Sensors:

  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

Wireless Connectivity:

  • Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • GSM, CDMA, 3G, EVDO, HSPA+, LTE
  • Digital Compass
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS

Dimensions: : 5.45 × 2.65 × 0.29 in (138.4 × 67.3 × 7.3 mm)

Weight: 148 g (5.22 oz)

Colors: Gold, Silver, Space Gray

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