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Apple has a new smartphone! This is iPhone 8, and it has come alongside another major phone – iPhone X. Here at TechAppeala, we have already come across the phone! And we have reviewed it. See the review below.

Apple iPhone 8 Review, Specs, Features, Price Kenya
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Apple iPhone 8 Screen and Display and Size

The iPhone 8 comes with a 4.7-inch (8 Plus with 5.5-inch) LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen. It is multi-touch, and the colors are 16M. The pixel density is 326 ppi while the resolution stands at 750 x 1334 pixels.

The screen also has ion-strengthened glass protection. The protection features oleophobic coating which supports color accuracy, cinema wide color gamut display, 3D touch display and home button and also display zoom. The screen-to-body ratio is 59.8%.

The dimensions are 143.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm.

Camera

The primary camera is 12MP (with f/1.8, 28mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS and quad-LED (dual tone) flash) while the secondary one is 7MP (with f/2.2, 32mm, face detection, HDR and panorama).

The videos are created at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps or 720p@240fps for the major camera. The other camera does them at 1080p@30fps or 720p@240fps.

Other camera features include 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection and also HDR (photo/panorama).

Storage, Processor and OS

The RAM is 2GB while the available internal memories include 32GB, 128GB and 256GB (depending on the variants, including iPhone 8 Plus). The processor is Hexa-core while the chipset is Apple Bionic A11.

For the SIM card, the smartphone has Nano-SIM, and it supports Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard and AMEX certified). The operating system is iOS 11.

Connectivity

The supported networks include GSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO and also LTE.

The iPhone 8 spots a 2.0, reversible connector. It also features fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors.

Other connectivity features include Bluetooth (4.2, A2DP, LE), Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot) and NFC (Apple Pay only).

The messaging features include iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email and also Push Email.

In addition, the phone comes with GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and GALILEO) and HTML5 (Safari browser).

Moreover, there are features such as (siri natural language commands and dictation), (iCloud cloud service), (MP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF and Apple Lossless player), (MP4 and H.264 player), (audio, video and photo editor) and document editor.

Multimedia

The features here include vibration and proprietary ringtones and loud speaker with stereo speakers. The phone also supports active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Apple iPhone 8 Battery

The battery is a non-removable Li-Ion.

Material and Color

The material is steel and aluminum, but with great glass finishes and strengthening layer. The body is IP68 certified (dust and water resistant) and water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30 minutes. The popular colors include Jet black, black, silver, gold and rose gold.

Apple iPhone 8 Price in Kenya

So how much is iPhone 8? Well, the new smartphone costs between KSh. 100,000 and KSh. 120,000 ($1000 and $1200).

Apple iPhone 8 Full Specifications

Network

  • Type – GSM, HSPA, CDMA, EVDO, LTE

Launch

  • Date – Sep 2017

Body

  • Dimensions – 143.5×71.0x7.5mm
  • Weight – 145g
  • Material – Metal
  • Dust and waterproof – –

Display

  • Type – IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size – 4.7 inches
  • Screen-to-Body Ratio – 59.8 percent
  • Resolution – 750×1334 pixels
  • Aspect Ratio – –
  • PPI Density – 326
  • Colors – 16M
  • Protection – –
  • Multitouch – Yes

SIM

  • Single – Nano SIM

Rear Camera

  • Single – 12MP (f/1.8, 28mm)
  • Features – Quad LED flash, simultaneous 4K video, panorama, HDR, etc
  • Video – 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps

Front Camera

  • Single – 7MP (f/2.2, 32mm)
  • Features – Face detection, panorama, HDR, etc
  • Video – 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps

Platform

  • CPU – 2.39GHz Hexa-core
  • Chipset – Apple A11 Bionic
  • GPU – Apple GPU (6 core)
  • OS – iOS 11
  • Custom user interface – –

Memory

  • RAM – 2GB
  • Storage – 32, 128, 256GB
  • Memory card slot – –

Connectivity

  • USB – 2.0 reversible connector
  • Bluetooth – 4.2 (A2DP, LE)
  • WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band, hotspot)
  • GPS – Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO)
  • NFC – Yes

Media

  • FM Radio – Yes
  • Loudspeaker – Yes (with stereo speakers)
  • 3.5mm jack – Yes
  • Infrared port – –

Detection

  • Sensors – Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, etc

Battery

  • Type – Non-removable Li-Ion
  • Capacity – 1821mAh
  • Fast charging – –
  • Wireless charging – Yes (Qi wireless)
  • Standby – –
  • Talk time – –
  • Music play – –
  • Battery life – –
  • Endurance rating – –

Design

  • Type – Bar
  • Bezel – Yes

Colors

  • Variety – Jet black, black, silver, gold, rose gold

Accessories

  • Charger – Yes
  • USB – Yes
  • User manual – Yes
  • Pin – –
  • Protector case – –
  • Warranty – –

Price

  • KSh – 100,000

Disclaimer

Although we do thorough research for our content, we don’t guarantee the specifications and features are 100% correct.

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