iPhone 8 plus Specifications and Price in india (Amazon, Flipkart)

Today I’m here with one of the most powerful and popular phone of current time that is iPhone 8 Plus. Yes , you read it right, I’m going to tell you about the iPhone 8 plus From A to Z. I will include iPhone 8 plus specification, iPhone 8 plus price , iPhone 8 plus price in India and other countries along with other details of iPhone 8 plus like from where to buy the phone, Whether you should buy it from online or offline. Also you will come to know about the design, battery, camera etc of iPhone 8 plus.

The phone was announced by CEO of Apple that is Tim Cook at Steve Jobs Theatre on 12 September 2017. Alone with iPhone 8 plus , Apple also announced iPhone 8 , iPhone X and new Apple watch series that is Apple watch series 3. We have already covered the live event you can check out.

Anyway our main focus of this article is iPhone 8 plus , so let’s get back to it. The iPhone 8 plus was launched and made available on market on 22 September 2017. Currently the phone is available in USA , India etc . You can get it from Amazon, Amazon India or Flipkart. iPhone 8 plus is also available at offline Apple dealer store and even you will get on other offline stores.

iPhone 8 plus Specifications and Price in india (Amazon, Flipkart)

Before going too deep on other specification and other details of iPhone 8 plus, let’s first jump on its pricing in India as well in some other countries.

Price of iPhone 8 plus in India

As I already said , iPhone 8 plus is available in all the major online stores like Amazon, Flipkart and Also available on offline Apple stores.

The official price of iPhone 8 plus in India is ₹73,000 for the 64GB variant and ₹86,000 for the 256 variant. Note that iPhone 8 plus have no 32GB variant. It only have 64GB and 256GB variant. The price above mentioned is taken from Officially Website. The price of iPhone 8 plus may differ on different stores. So below I have listed the price of iPhone 8 plus for both Amazon and Flipkart on a table.

Variant Price Store
iPhone 8 plus (64GB) ₹67,999 Flipkart (Buy Now)
iPhone 8 plus (256GB) ₹83,999 Flipkart (Buy Now)
iPhone 8 plus (64GB) ₹67,999 Amazon (Buy Now)
iPhone 8 plus (256GB) ₹86,000 Amazon (Buy Now)

So, you can see the price difference of both iPhone 8 plus 64GB and 256GB variant on both Amazon and Flipkart. Comparing to its official price , it is cheaper on both Amazon and Flipkart. The price of iPhone 8 plus 256GB variant is cheaper on Flipkart than Amazon. So, what I actually mean to say is compare the prices of the phone on all the major store and than decide from where to purchase it.

Say you are purchasing the iPhone 8 plus offline from an Apple store , there you have to pay the original price , which is official price mentioned on Apple website. But if you are buying it online either from Amazon or Flipkart, you are getting discount on it. Also you get other offers while buying a phone from Flipkart and Amazon.

So, the main point here is that if you are buying iPhone 8 plus , you should get it online. Initially the price may be same both online and offline but after some time online price of the phone is dropped. Ohhhh yaa I remembered , I have already posted an article about the price dropped of iPhone 7 and iPhone 6, you may check out it because the same will be applied to iPhone 8 plus.

By now I guess it is clear about the pricing of iPhone 8 plus. And hope you got the point from where to get your new iPhone 8 plus ( I mean from which store ) . Anyway now let move to the specification of iPhone 8 plus and let’s see other details of the phone apart from its pricing. Note that the price mentioned above are taken according to the Indian market value , and it may differ in other countries. If you are from a different country , you may request for price details by mentioning your country name in comment.

iPhone 8 plus Specifications

Hardware Details
Network mode 2G 3G 4G
Sim Single SIM slot (Nano SIM)
Display Type Retina HD display
Display Size 5.5-inch
Screen Resolution 1920×1080-pixel resolution
Screen Protection IPS technology
Operating System iOS 11
Processor Core Hexa Core
Chipset Apple A11 Bionic
Co-Processor M11
Architecture 64 bit
Memory 64GB, 256GB
RAM 2GB
Primary Camera 12 Megapixel
Secondary Camera 7 megapixel
Video Recording 4k support
Battery 2900mAH lithium ion battery

In the above table , I have highlighted the main specifications of iPhone 8 plus hoping that it will give you the idea of how powerful and how much it worth your money. Now lets look into little deeper, let’s jump to its main features , discussing them in briefly.

Camera

First let’s start with the camera of iPhone 8 plus both rare camera and front facing camera. You now know that the iPhone 8 plus have 12 Megapixel of primary camera which I have already mentioned in the above table. So, now lets see what other features does iPhone 8 plus rare camera consist of.

Below I have the list of features that iPhone 8 plus primary camera comes with :

  • 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).
  • 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.

Those are the additional features that you will get on iPhone 8 plus primary camera. Now lets see the features included on secondary camera or front facing camera of iPhone 8 plus .

Additional features that are included on iPhone 8 plus secondary camera are :

  • 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.

If you are using iPhone , you might be knowing that just like iPhone 8 plus , iPhone 7 also have 12 Megapixel primary camera. But don’t get fooled by looking at the megapixel of the camera of both the iPhone. Because the iPhone 8 plus have some features that iPhone 7 don’t like the HDR (High Dynamic range) . iPhone 8 plus have Inbuilt HDR support in the primary camera. With Apple A11 Bionic chip it doesn’t take time to process HDR photos. It can process HDR photos instantly just like normal photo shot. Therefore , though there is not much difference between iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 plus but its there are some awesome new features added on iPhone 8 plus that you cannot compare it with iPhone 7.

You will also be impressed, if you shoot videos with iPhone 8 plus. iPhone 8 Plus can capture tack-sharp 4K resolution video at 24 and 60 fps. And should not forget the amazing slow motion and timelapse shoot.

If you are a photographer or say you love photography , then iPhone 8 plus can be your best camera at time you need. You might not always feel like carrying your DSLR or other heavy professional cameras , at that time iPhone 8 plus could be the best choice for you as it can capture photos and videos almost the same like DSLR and moreover it’s light weight.

Operating System

When we are talking about iPhone 8 plus , how can we forget the most powerful mobile operating system that iPhone 8 plus is running on. Yes , iOS is the most powerful mobile operating system till date and iPhone 8 plus comes with iOS v11. iOS 11 makes iPhone better than before with its powerful and smart file handling architecture.

The new Files app brings all your files together. And moreover you can easily browse, search and organise all your files in one place. And also there is a dedicated place for your recent files so, you can quickly get access to your recent files.

iOS 11 makes it easier and more intuitive than ever to multitask. You can open a second app directly from the Dock and both apps remain active in Slide Over as well as Split View. You can drag the second app in Slide Over to the left. And you can get back to your favourite App Spaces in the redesigned App Switcher.

Letters, numbers, symbols and punctuation marks are now all on the same keyboard — no more switching back and forth. Just flick down on a key to quickly select what you need. Not only this but there are many more smart and advanced features that iOS 11 brings to you. You can get all the features details of iOS 11 in this page. Also I have already written an article on iOS 11 Compatible devices , you can check out to know more about iOS 11.

The iPhone 8 plus runs on Apple A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture and Neural engine. iPhone 8 plus also comes with M11 Co-Processor making it more powerful.

Battery

Now let’s have a quick look on iPhone 8 plus’s battery and power backup. The phone have 2900mAH rechargeable lithium ion battery. It also supports wireless charging and Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter.

Mode Time
Talk Time Up to 21 hours
Internet Use Up to 13 hours
Video Playback Up to 14 hours
Audio Playback Up to 60 hours
Fast Charging Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes

Sensors

iPhone 8 Plus come with some useful sensors support. which are as follows :

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

Connectivity

Let’s have a look on the Connectivity facility provided on iPhone 8 plus. The iPhone 8 plus comes with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot. It have Bluetooth support, Bluetooth version is 5.0, A2DP, LE. You also get NFC support on it , but only for Apple pay. Unfortunately there is no FM radio support on iPhone 8 plus. To connect your iPhone 8 plus to a computer, you also get usb 2.0 connector port. Yes it also have GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO.

iPhone 8 plus in india

What you get inside the box

If you are purchasing iPhone 8 plus, you will get all the items mentioned below inside 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

Wireless Charging

Let us quickly have a look at the wireless charging features of the new iPhone that is iPhone 8 plus. Yes , the wireless charging feature was not available on previous models of iPhone. The feature is adopted by Apple starting from Apple iPhone 8. Currently wireless charging support iPhones are iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 plus and iPhone X.

With wireless charging support , now you don’t need to plug your iPhone to a cable to charge instead you can just place the iPhone on any Qi Compatible pad and it will automatically start charging your iPhone. Once the iPhone is fully charged, simple take it off from the pad. That’s who Apple made it easier and simple for its customers to charge their iPhones.

Design of iPhone 8 plus

Actually I thought of not taking about the design of iPhone 8 plus but I have to as you need to know both the side of iPhone 8 plus , the good and the bad. Honestly speaking iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus have only one major difference in between them that is the size of the iPhone. iPhone 8 plus have little bigger screen size than that of iPhone 8.

Also the design of iPhone 8 plus is quite identical to iPhone 7 plus. But it does feels different because of the glossy glass at the back of iPhone 8 plus. Apple’s construction process this time uses stronger aluminum body accents, steel reinforcement inside and metal highlights around the camera lens. There are only three colors this time: white with silver highlights, glossy black and space gray, and a blush pink-like gold that feels rose-goldish.

Other features of iPhone 8 plus

This not the end , there are more features that Apple iPhone 8 plus brings to you like Voice and Video call over LTE (VOLTE) network. You also get Siri the voice assistant. List of additional features are mentioned below :

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen

Conclusion

Ok, So finally we are at the end of this complete guide of iPhone 8 plus. If you have read the entire article , I’m sure you have the total idea / information about the iPhone 8 plus. Now that you know everything about the iPhone 8 plus , it’s up to you whether you should buy the phone or not. But let me also give my opinion on regards to this buying topic.

Well to be honest , if you cannot afford the newest iPhone that is iPhone X also known as iPhone 10 then I will recommend you to buy iPhone 8 plus. But if you are able to purchase iPhone X , wait for some days until the iPhone X is available on market and get it.

I’m suggesting you iPhone X instead of iPhone 8 plus because , if you are already using iPhone 7 plus and if you now buy iPhone 8 plus , believe me you won’t feel much difference. So if you already have iPhone 7 plus then the next iPhone in my opinion you should hold is iPhone X and not iPhone 8 plus or iPhone 8. Anyway the final decision is on you.

I tried to cover all the possible topic and features of iPhone 8 plus on this article , and I hope I successfully did it. If you think I missed out anything about iPhone 8 plus , do let me know by commenting down below. Also I will love to hear your opinion about the iPhone 8 plus.

Updated: January 11, 2018 — 4:58 pm

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