Apple Launches iPhone 8 Plus instead of rumoured iPhone 7S Plus at mega event Posted Sep 13, 2017 by Ruchika S

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There are reasons galore to rejoice for  Apple phones across the globe because the official launch of the much awaited iPhone 8 Plus smart phone along with other 2 amazing iPhone models finally happened amidst much fanfare at a live event in California. With this the company also revealed its upcoming updates and technology boosts too! 

Among the smartphones launched yesterday were iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the super expensive iPhone X models. 

What we speculated to be iPhone 7S+ is actually named as iPhone 8 Plus and it was confirmed at the event! Moreover, as the name suggests, iPhone 8 Plus Smart Phone is definitely a better version of the simultaneously launched Apple iPhone 8 model.

What’s New: We are sure by now you must be eager to know what’s new and different in the just-launched iPhone 8 Plus smart phone.

Well, the first new thing that makes this iPhone better than iPhone 8 base model is its amazing Portrait Lighting Feature. This feature actually uses a perfect combination of the sensors and the machine itself to enhance the lighting in your image after mapping your face in various shots. 

Besides this, there is a marvellous AR or Augmented Reality feature in this superb phone that makes the gaming experience even more enriching for avid gamers.

Design: Now, talking about its beautiful design, one thing is for sure; that iPhone 8 Plus Smart Phone is actually one of the first iPhones from the house of Apple sporting a sassy glass back, which is considered to be the most durable one to be ever seen in any smart phone till date. 

This one is a waterproof phone and is safe to be used under water and against all kinds of spills. Made of metallic back and casing, this new beauty from the house of Apple is also tough against rough dust and dirt because it is totally dust proof and much of the credit for it goes to its IP68 Certification.

Display: As far as the exact display screen size of the new iPhone 8 Plus Smart Phone is considered, like other models that have been launched recently by its competitors, iPhone 8 Plus too sports an elegant 5.5” Retina HD Display Screen with True Tone Technology.

In fact, in terms of screen, it is definitely a plus as compared to the 4.7” Display of iPhone 8 model. You will get to enjoy a marvellous 1080 x 1920 pixel screen resolution with 401 ppi pixel density on this new iPhone 8 Plus Smart Phone.

Camera: Talking of the camera specifications of this newly launched iPhone 8 Plus smart phone, this phone incorporates a brilliant 12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Camera that comes coupled with an amazing wide-angle sensor having an aperture of f/1.8.  

Besides this, the phone boasts of a decent 7 MP Front Facing Camera for selfie lovers. In many ways, this camera is quite identical to the one users have found in the previously launched iPhone 7 model.

You will get to enjoy all the brilliant camera features on this phone such as Auto Flash, Digital Zoom, Touch Focus, Image Recording, Optical Zoom, Face Detection and Simultaneous HD Video. 

In terms of shooting modes, you have the options to enjoy video shooting in High Dynamic Range Mode, Burst Mode and Continuous Shooting Mode. Apart from this, the camera of this phone incorporates the smart BSI Sensor along with the latest Retina Flash.

Battery: In terms of battery capacity, the new iPhone 8 Plus smart phone is an average phone offering 2950mAh battery life. The phone comes incorporating a non-removable Li-Ion Battery. With this battery capacity, this phone will offer the user upto 21 hours of talk time. 

The remarkable thing worth mentioning about iPhone 8 Plus Smart Phone is that it offers Quick Charging Mode that charges upto 50% of its battery in just half an hour. 

Processor: Both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus feature the same and exceptionally good Apple A11 Bionic Processor Chipset that is upgraded this time with the latest iOS 11 Operating System. At the same time, this beautiful phone incorporates the Hexa-Core CPU and GPU A10.

RAM & Internal Storage: In terms of storage and RAM, the company officials revealed that iPhone 8 Plus smart phone comes with superb 3 GB RAM with a 64 GB and another 256 GB inbuilt memory variant. 

Not to forget, this latest offering from the house of Apple does offer further expansion of memory using a microSD card.

SIM: The only big disappointment in the iPhone 8 Plus smart phone is that it is again a single SIM phone from the house of Apple. We were definitely expecting it to be a dual SIM phone this time! 

This one is a single SIM phone capable of supporting GSM or Nano SIM with all the popular networks.

Connectivity: The phone's connectivity should, however, give you reason to cheer. This phone provides perfect connectivity with a range of networks like WiFi, Mobile Hotspot, NFC, 2G, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, GLONASS, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2 and USB.

Amazing Sensors: Rest assured to enjoy all the popular sensors on this recently launched iPhone 8 Plus smart phone from the house of Apple. 

You will get sensors like Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer and Proximity Sensor on this much hyped phone along with the latest Fingerprint Sensor for a perfect security of your entire device. 

Price & Availability: Now, coming to the most vital part about the iPhone 8 Plus Smart Phone... its price. Well, since this one is a better and improved version of iPhone 8 model, it is priced slightly higher and is going to cost you $799 for its 64 GB variant, we are still not sure about the price of its higher memory variant. 

Gold, Silver and Space Grey are the color options available for buying this sleek beauty from Apple. 

At the same time, Apple confirmed at yesterday’s grand event that this much awaited phone is available for pre-booking from September 15th, 2017 onwards while it will be available for actual sale in the global markets from September 22nd, 2017 onwards.

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