Apple has completed and celebrated its 10th anniversary by launching iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. They are all different and better from their predecessors. Apple left the idea of releasing iPhone 7S which was supposed to be the iPhone model of 2017. So in this article, we will talk about all the iPhone 8 features. The primary model is iPhone 8 of 4.7 inches and the premium model iPhone 8 Plus has 5.5 inches of screen. So, you must be thinking, what are the features of iPhone 8?
I guess this is the first question we always ask from someone when he or she tells us about a new smartphone device, and it is the first thing which pops up in our mind. We ask them or find out about the questions arise in our minds, like how is the camera? How much megapixel is it? In how many colors the company is offering the smartphone? Is it water resistant? And many uncountable questions like that. So, forget all that problems which irritate others because you are at the right place and we have got every answer of your each question.
Here Are The iPhone 8 Features In Listicle Order
Before going ahead, just a quick roundup of features in listicle order to save your time, you will get every information about all the features of iPhone 8 through scrolling down.
- Home Button
- Augmented Reality
- Water Resistant
- Wireless Charging
- Wireless Air Pods
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Retina HD Display
The most popular camera in the world is now even better. It features 12 MP camera of more advanced technology. With a faster and a larger sensor. There are deeper pixels and a new color filter. The feature for photos and videos optical image stabilization is also in it.
The ‘portrait mode’ of iPhone 8 Plus gets even better. It provides you more natural and blurred backgrounds.
The new facial landmarking and dual cameras create dramatic studio lighting effects in a ‘portrait mode.’
The iPhone 8 Camera
It has 12 megapixels and f/1.8 aperture with digital zoom up to 5x.
The iPhone 8 Plus Camera
It is a dual lens camera. The 12 megapixels wide-angle camera has a f/1.8 aperture, and the telephoto has a f/2.8 aperture. The optical and digital zoom is up to 10x. The ‘portrait mode’ and ‘portrait lighting’ is the part of iPhone 8 Plus dual camera.
Similar Features In Both Models
- Six‑element lens
- Optical image stabilization
- Panorama (up to 63MP)
- Quad-LED True Tone flash
- Backside illumination sensor
- Sapphire crystal lens cover
- Autofocus with Focus Pixels
- Hybrid IR filter
- Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
- Extensive color capture for photos and Live Photos
- Live Photos with stabilization
- Body and face detection
- Improved local tone mapping
- Noise reduction
- Exposure control
- Auto HDR for photos
- Burst Mode
- Auto image stabilization
- Photo geotagging
- Timer Mode
- Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
The analysts, experts, and observers were expecting that Apple will ditch the Home button from the iPhone 8 features. However, Apple retains it. The new version and mainly its Home buttons seem identical if compared with the predecessors. The non-clickable button also features the old technique of Touch ID fingerprint scanner.
The iPhone 8 is optimized for the Augmented Reality (AR). The iPhone 8 has A11 Bionic chip and Retina HD displays, so it is created for the ultimate AR experience.
Even the iPhone 8 Plus cameras are tuned for the AR experience. Each camera is made individually with new accelerometers and gyroscopes for perfect motion tracking. AR has the advantage of the A11 Bionic chip, which can control scene recognition, world tracks, and incredible graphics at 60 fps. The processor for image signal does the instant lighting estimation.
The ARKit offering advantage to the iOS developers of the world’s largest platform for creating apps and games.
iPhone 8 features last year’s water resistant technology of IP67 certified. Apple introduced this tech for the very first time while introducing iPhone 7 models. Everyone was expecting that Apple would come up with the latest standard technology of IP67 certified. At least the technology is there, but disappointment for many.
The iPhone 8 features the wireless charging technology. It is a powerful feature of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The glass back on the iPhone 8 back allows a world-class wireless charging solution. It works with the Qi ecosystem. It also includes two wireless mats from Mophie and Belkin, which you can buy from Apple Stores and on the official website of Apple.
It also has a fast charging feature. It can charge 50 percent of your iPhone 8 battery in just 30 minutes.
Wireless Air Pods
A new feature for non-Apple users but we cannot count it in new features of iPhone 8; many people have not yet tried or tested this feature up till now. It was expected that after removing the 3.5 mm headphone jack, Apple would not build it again in iPhone 8. So, wireless Air Pod is one of the top iPhone 8 features.
Fingerprint And Other Sensors
The iPhone 8 has kept the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. It is front mounted like its predecessors iPhone 7 models. You just have to keep your finger on it, and it will get unlock instantly. It also has the necessary features, like the gyro, proximity, accelerometer, compass, and barometer.
Retina HD Display
The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches have Retina HD displays. It has the addition of True Tone which adjusts the white balance of the screen to match the adjacent light for a more natural experience. The vibrant, wide color range Retina HD display offers excellent color accuracy in the industry.
We expected that iPhone 8 colors would remain same. However, Apple has ditched every color like Rose Gold, Black, Jet Black, and Red except the Silver, Space Gray, and Gold. The color finish is made using a seven-layer process of color for precise opacity and hue.
The picture is hundred percent clear now. All these iPhone 8 features are confirmed. However, we are not sure that how much it astonishes you and other iPhone enthusiasts. So, if you find anything informative in our article then do share it with your friends and family.