The iPhone 8 Plus remains a solid device that is still relevant today. It may not have all the bells and whistles found in more recent iPhones, but its classic design, capable performance, and reliable camera make it a great device for those looking for a more affordable alternative to the latest models.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 123,299 Expected|
|Other Countries||$421 €393 £340 ¥3070 ₹34893 ﷼1578 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps|
|Announced||2017, September 12. Released 2017, September 22|
|Dimensions||158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||202 g (7.13 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Corning-made glass), glass back (Corning-made glass), aluminum frame|
|Size||5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)|
|OS||iOS 11, up to iOS 16.3|
|Chipset||Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)|
|CPU||Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)|
|GPU||Apple GPU (three-core graphics)|
|Internal||64GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM, 256GB 3GB RAM|
|Dual||12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom
|Features||Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR|
|Single||7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)|
|Features||Face detection, HDR|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Positioning||GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||Lightning, USB 2.0|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Type||Li-Ion 2691 mAh, non-removable (10.28 Wh)|
|Charging||15W wired, PD2.0, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
|Colors||Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red|
|Models||A1864, A1897, A1898, , A1899, iPhone10,2, iPhone10,5|
Design and Display:
One of the standout features of the iPhone 8 Plus is its design, which remains iconic to this day. The device boasts a glass back that offers a premium look and feel, with a 5.5-inch Retina IPS LCD display that offers crisp visuals and a wide color gamut. While it may not feature the edge-to-edge display or OLED technology found in more recent iPhones, the iPhone 8 Plus display still holds up well and provides an immersive viewing experience.
Performance and Software:
The iPhone 8 Plus is powered by Apple’s A11 Bionic chip, which is still a competent performer even by today’s standards. The device runs on iOS 14, with regular software updates ensuring that the iPhone 8 Plus remains up-to-date with the latest security patches and features. With its powerful processor and software, the iPhone 8 Plus is capable of handling demanding tasks, such as gaming and video editing, with ease.
The iPhone 8 Plus also features a dual-camera setup, comprising a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. The camera module offers optical zoom, portrait mode, and 4K video recording, among other features. The camera on the iPhone 8 Plus still holds up well in 2023, capturing impressive images with excellent color accuracy and dynamic range.
Battery Life and Charging:
In terms of battery life, the iPhone 8 Plus has a 2691mAh battery that offers all-day battery life, depending on usage. The device also supports fast charging, allowing users to charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes. Wireless charging is also supported, making it easy to charge the device on the go.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the Apple iPhone 8 Plus in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.