The iPhone 8 was released on September 22, 2017, succeeding the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and preceding the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were discontinued by Apple on April 15, 2020, with the release of the second-generation iPhone SE.
The iPhone 8 features glass bodies that enable wireless charging, faster A11 processors, upgraded cameras, and True Tone displays.
The overall design is the same as previous-generation devices, but the iPhone 8 adopted a glass body sandwiched in a matching aluminum frame. Unlike the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 continued to include a Touch ID Home button and thick bezels at the top and bottom of the display.
iPhone 8 Price in Nigeria
The Apple iPhone 8 plus price in Nigeria is starting around NGN100,000 for the 64GB storage model and goes all the way up to NGN190,000 for the 256GB model in Nigerian Naira. But, the price depends on your location and the condition of the phone.
During the launch, the iPhone 8 Price starts from £699 for the 64GB version, while the iPhone 8 Plus will start from £799 (64GB). Apple quoted that the 256GB versions will also be available. However, those prices have changed drastically over the years.
The iPhone 8 price in Nigeria totally differs, where factors such as location affect the prices and the condition also matters, the condition of the iPhone 8 determines the price, new-fresh out of box costs more, Uk-refurbished is less, and second-hand use from someone is lesser.
iPhone 8 Specs
The iPhone 8 comes in 4.7-inch Retina HD displays with the addition of True Tone to adjust the white balance of the display to match the surrounding light for a more natural, paper-like viewing experience.
The vibrant wide color gamut Retina HD display offers the best color accuracy in the industry. Redesigned stereo speakers are up to 25 percent louder and deliver deeper bass, enabling richer-sounding music, videos, and speakerphone calls. 3D Touch and P3 wide color support for a greater range of colors continue to be available.
Apple chose glass for the body of the iPhone 8 to enable a Qi-based inductive wireless charging feature, which allows the two devices to be charged when placed atop any Qi-certified inductive charger.
The iPhone 8 features a 12 MP rear camera with autofocus, f/1.8 aperture, and optical image stabilization capable of capturing 4K video at 24, 30, or 60 frames per second or 1080p video at 30, 60, 120, or 240 frames per second. While the front sports a 7 MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture capable of capturing 1080p video at 30 frames per second and 720p video at 240 frames per second, along with face detection and high-dynamic-range. The iPhone 8 records videos with single channel audio(mono), also Still photos with 6.5 megapixels (3412×1920) can be captured during video recording.
The iPhone 8 contain the Apple A11 Bionic system-on-chip, a Hexa-core processor that the company says features two cores that are 25% faster than the iPhone 7’s A10 processor and four cores that are 70% faster than the prior model. The phones also feature an Apple-designed graphics processing unit 30% faster than prior units, with the same level of performance as the A10 at half the power.
The phone is rated IP67 for water resistance and dust resistance. Both models come with 64 and 256-gigabyte storage options and are offered in silver, gold, or Space Gray color options. A Product Red special edition version in red with a black front was released on April 9, 2018. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus special editions had a white front.
Connectivity options on the Phone 8 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v4.20, NFC, Lightning, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.
In addition to Qi wireless charging, the iPhone 8 also supports wired charging using Apple’s proprietary lightning connector. It can fast-charge from a charger providing USB power delivery combined with a special USB-C to lightning adapter cable supporting fast charging.