iPhone 8 Specification


iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus
Finish
Capacity
64GB
256GB
64GB
256GB
Size and Weight
Display

  • Retina HD display
  • 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334×750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)

  • Retina HD display
  • 5.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1920×1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
  • 1300:1 contrast ratio (typical)

Both models:

  • True Tone display
  • Wide colour 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
Chip

 

A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture

Embedded M10 motion coprocessor

Splash, Water and Dust Resistant
  • Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529
Camera
iPhone 7
12-megapixel camera
ƒ/1.8 aperture
Digital zoom up to 5x
iPhone 7  Plus
12-megapixel wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting (beta)

Both models:

  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Six‑element lens
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • 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 stabilisation
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Improved local tone mapping
  • Body and face detection
  • Exposure control
  • Noise reduction
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilisation for video
  • Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom (iPhone 8 Plus only)
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash
  • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (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
FaceTime HD Camera
  • 7-megapixel camera
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Retina Flash
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Auto HDR
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Body and face detection
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Touch ID
  • Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
Mobile and Wireless
Model A1660*  /  Model A1661*
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A  (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Model A1778*  /  Model A1784*
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
All models
802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology
NFC with reader mode
Location
  • Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Mobile data
  • iBeacon micro-location
Video Calling
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or mobile network
Audio Calling
  • FaceTime audio
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
  • Wi‑Fi calling
Audio Playback
  • Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3) and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+)
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
Video Playback
  • Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2 and Motion JPEG
  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later) 
  • Video mirroring and video out support: up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
External Buttons and Connectors
Power and Battery
iPhone 8
Lasts about the same as iPhone 7

Talk time (wireless):

Up to 14 hours

Internet use:

  • Up to 12 hours

Video playback (wireless):

Up to 13 hours

Audio playback (wireless):

Up to 40 hours

Fast-charge capable:

  • Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes

 

iPhone 8 Plus
Lasts about the same as iPhone 7 Plus

Talk time (wireless):

  • Up to 21 hours

Internet use:

  • Up to 13 hours

Video playback (wireless):

  • Up to 14 hours

Audio playback (wireless):

  • Up to 60 hours

Fast-charge capable:

  • Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes

 

Both models:

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Wireless charging (works with Qi‑certified chargers)
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
Sensors
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Operating System

iOS 11

With new features and capabilities that let you get more done quickly and easily, iOS 11 makes iPhone more powerful, personal and intelligent than ever.

Accessibility Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone 7. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can fully enjoy the world’s most personal device.

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen

Built-in Apps

Free Apps from Apple

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes U, Clips and Apple Store app are pre‑installed

Headphones
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
SIM Card
  • Nano-SIM
  • iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
Rating for Hearing Aids
  • iPhone 8 (Model A1863, A1905): M3, T4
  • iPhone 8 Plus (Model A1864, A1897): M3, T4
Mail Attachment Support

Viewable document types

.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics

System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
    • Mac: OS X 10.10.5 or later
    • PC: Windows 7 or later
    • iTunes 12.7 or later
Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Non-operating temperature: –20° to 45° C (–4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • Operating altitude: Tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)
Languages Language support

English (Australia, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, US), Chinese — Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese — Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Kannada, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Māori, Marathi, Norwegian, Odia, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil (Script, Transliteration), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, US), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi (India), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (Mainland China), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Bilingual dictionary support

Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Spell check

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

 

In the Box
  • iPhone with iOS 11
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation