Apple just announced the new iPhones, the iPhone 8 and 8 plus. They are the updated versions of last year’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
According to Apple, there’s a significant jump from the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 8. Apple upgraded the older A10 Fusion chip to the new A11 Bionic. The new processor is said to be 25% faster , the GPU takes half power than the A10.
The cameras on both the iPhones are upgraded. There’s a new 12-megapixel sensor on the iPhone 8 that is larger, faster, and finally has optical image stabilization. The iPhone 8 Plus also has new sensors, and offers f/1.8 and f/2.8 apertures now. The iPhone 8’s dual camera features have a new Portrait Lighting.
The iPhone 8 is said to be designed for augmented reality with better tracking along with the new sensors.
The new phones come with a new Gold finish. The iPhone for the first time features wireless charging. They have tied up with manufacturers like mophie and belkin for wireless charging docks.
The iPhone 8 comes with Bluetooth 5.0.
iPhone 8 starts at $699 with 64 Gigs and 256 Gigs.
iPhone 8 Plus starts at $799 with 64 Gigs and 256 Gigs.