Iphone 8 vs iphone 8 plus : which one to pick

Iphone 8 vs iphone 8 plus : which one to pick

All you need to know about iphone 8 and iphone 8 plus

Iphone 8 is finally introduced to market, but not in a form we all expected. The break between iphone 7 and iphone 8 may be not a big one but definitely a eager one. Hopes were set high by apple for its next iphone, unfortunately it came out as a disappointment for most of the apple lovers.

Since iphone 7 released last year, many of us expecting to look forward to iphone 7s. Apple made little twist in the sequence and directly jumped to iphone 8 and iphone 8 plus with the anniversary edition launch of iphone x.

It seems apple learned from its mistakes at some points but also restricted its creativity and uniqueness to certain stage this time.

Iphone tagged its smartphones with the price over a regular buy for iphone 8, 8plus and iphone x. Keeping aside the most expensive device iphone x, the first glance at these two smartphones give familiar vibes of iphone 6 and iphone 6 plus.

The questions are little trickier, how iphone 8 is different than the past two releases iphone 7 editions and iphone 6 editions? Which one to pick between two? Worth money or not?

Here is a complete breakdown of iphone 8 and iphone 8 plus to give users a clarity about both the device :-

Display & look

Anyone who was hoping for a change in context to design of the iphone then, he/she is in for a huge disappointment. Apple has done complete makeover of iphone x but on the other hand done nothing new to these two devices as it look similar to iphone6 and iphone 6s. Except, back side of the smartphone is been swapped by a glass which is making this device little thicker and heavier than what we used to.


The major change is weight, iphone 8 and iphone 8 plus is 7% more heavier than the iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus. The difference get increased if you’re still a user of iphone 6 and iphone 6s. Both of these consist  15 to 17 percent more weight than the iphone 6 editions.


In contrast to iphone x, iphone 8 and iphone 8 plus have home key button and touch id scanner. Favourable for those who just love home button and touch ID’s, one the other hand upgradation has been made in iphone x by adding facial id recognition and removal of home key.


Apple has made it clear that this iphones will be more smarter and faster than iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus.

Iphone 8 and 8 plus – Apple A11 ‘Bionic’ chipset: Six Core CPU, Six Core GPU, M11 motion coprocessor, 3GB RAM (iPhone 8 Plus), 2GB RAM (iPhone 8).

Apple claim that it’s processor this time will be 25% faster than both the iphone 7 edition. The graphics will be 30% faster than the A10 chip and 70% faster when having multi-app loads. Impressive!


Iphone is always been known for its camera quality for which it is known as king in the market. The difference between iphone 7 and iphone 8, iphone 7 plus and iphone 8 plus is not a major one.  Let’s take a look at specs below

Iphone 8 – 12 megapixel wide angle sensor, f 1.8/aperture with image stabilization.

Iphone 8 plus – 12 megapixel telephoto camera, f 2.8/aperture with no OIS.

The front of both the devices has same specs, 7 megapixel camera with 2.2/aperture.

What matters? A11 bionic chip is the improvement for cameras this time.


Apple caught up with android market and introduced faster wireless and wiring charging. Apple claim that you can expect 50% wired charging in less than 30 mins. Wireless may be seem quite catchy to you but it will consume battery like before it used to. As well as, it has same specs as iphone 7 and 7 plus in context to battery.

Final call

Undoubtedly, iphone x will be the smartphone of the year 2017 but the price tagged on it make the device not a easy buy for everyone. Iphone 8 and iphone 8 plus may be for most of you somewhere like iphone 7s but due to the costing of iphone x and no touch id, home button making iphone 8 preferable to some people.

Faster and better battery life, low key light photography, faster processor, classy display and glassy back in iphone 8 deserve a warm welcome from us.if you love to go over the edge and have budget then iphone 8 plus with dual camera is obviously a better buy. Still, iphone 8 going to be the smartest buy in less amount of money this year.


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