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Apple iPhone 8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2347 reviews of Apple iPhone 8. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the camera and design. The size and usability also get good reviews, but many are critical about the connectivity and price.

performance, usability, size, design, camera

price, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPhone 8

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Apple iPhone 8 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

iPhone 8

 

The iPhone 8 looks like every one of its precursors, save for the addition of a glass back, wireless charging and a beefier processor, but is that enough?

Great camera ; Blazingly fast ; Colourful display ; Wireless charging is a nice extra

Dated design ; Battery life could be better ; That huge bezel

When Trusted Reviews reviewed the iPhone 7, Evan Kypreos found the poor battery life to be the single biggest reason to avoid the device. He claimed it had ‘the shortest battery life he’d experienced on any mainstream phone over the past couple of...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Spencer Hart (t3.com)

iPhone 8 review: it's the iPhone you know and love

 

It got overshadowed by the X, but a slight redesign, improved battery life, and a great camera make this a great iPhone

Great camera ; Decent battery life ; Ergonomic design

Large bezels look dated ; Fast charging costs extra ; Difficult to get excited about

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Apple iPhone 8 hands on

 

Apple's recent launch was dominated by the iPhone X, but an iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were also on the menu. We took the smaller handset of the two for a quick spin...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Apple iPhone 8 review

 

X marks the spot for Apple's future, but the iPhone 8 is a safer – and surprisingly impressive – option

Blazingly fast ; Camera borders on excellent ; Great build that feels solid ; Speakers are surprisingly good

Pricey ; Design is effectively four years old ; Camera bump still irks ; No headphone port

You think you know what you’re getting, but the iPhone 8 offers quite a bit more. There’s no getting round its highish price and dated design though

Sep, 2017

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

iPhone 8 review: Now a lot cheaper following the new iPhone XR, Xs and Xs Max

 

The Apple iPhone 8 is in many ways a step forward from the iPhone 7 – but the price is hard to justify

Wireless charging ; An even faster processor ; Gorgeous design

Expensive ; Disappointing battery life ; No 3.5mm headphone jack

The problem is the price. The iPhone 7 is already such a great handset that it’s hard to justify paying £150 more for its successor. And of course, if you’re not bound to iOS, you can save even more by opting for an Android alternative – which makes...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.co.uk)

iPhone 8 review

 

Apple's seductive sports car of a phone is the totally redesigned, edgy, giant-screened iPhone X .

The iPhone 8 offers wireless charging, lightning-fast performance and small but solid upgrades to its camera, screen and speakers. Its starting storage size is a roomy 64GB, double that of the iPhone 7.

This phone has the same pedestrian design, missing headphone jack and battery life as the iPhone 7 -- and no dual camera either. The iPhone 8 costs a bit more than baseline new iPhones in years past, and comes only in black, silver and a new shade of...

The iPhone 8 has plenty of power under the hood, but lacks the extra camera features and design upgrade of the better iPhone 8 Plus and X.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Apple iPhone 8

 

Apple has added wireless charging and its A11 Bionic processor to the new iPhone but is it enough? Find out in our iPhone 8 review.

Expert review by : Alan Martin (alphr.com)

iPhone 8 review: The tricky middle child of the iPhone family goes on sale in PRODUCT(RED) colour today

 

The 'cheap' iPhone 8 may not have mass appeal, but it offers enough to satisfy a select group of people

Despite the improvements, the iPhone 8 lacks any real punch. None of the features listed above are unique to the iPhone 8, for instance. Yes, they’re a step up from the iPhone 7 and, yes, they certainly leave older models and some rivals in the dust,...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Apple iPhone 8 review

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Is it worth upgrading to the expensive Apple iPhone 8, or will you be just as happy with an older version - or an Android alternative? That's the big question on lots of people's lips, and we have the answer. Before taking the plunge and spending a...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Lewis Painter (macworld.co.uk)

iPhone 8 review: Sleek, incredibly powerful and now at a cheaper price

 

The iPhone 8 has with wireless charging, upgraded internals and an improved design. Here's our review of the 2017 flagship, now at a lower price.

The iPhone 8 is a gorgeous, sleek and incredibly powerful smartphone, there’s no doubt about it. The A11 Bionic chipset provided the highest benchmark scores ever, leaving Android rivals in the dirt, and the low-light camera performance is a marked...

Sep, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (3G):10
Browsing time (4G):10
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):11 / 12 / 13
Continuous audio playback time:50
Continuous video playback time:11
Standby time (3G):240
Talk time (3G):14 / 21
Wireless audio playback time:40 / 60
Wireless Charging:Y
Wireless video playback time:13 / 14

Call management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Voice commands:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto exposure:Y
Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:10 / 3 / 5
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):5 / 7
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:240
Multi-shot:Y
Night mode:Y
Optical Zoom:2
Rear camera aperture number:1.8 / 2.2
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps
Second rear camera aperture number:2.8
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y
Smile detection:Y
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Brand colour:Gold / Silver / Space Gray / Space Grey
Colour name:Space Gray
Colour of product:Gold / Gold, White / Grey / Red / Silver / Silver, White
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Splash proof, Water resistant

Display

Contrast ratio (typical):1300:1 / 1400:1
Display brightness:500 / 625
Display diagonal:11.9 / 14
Display Resolution:1334 x 750 / 1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:326 / 401
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:3D Touch / Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Archive formats supported:Zip
Audio formats supported:AAC,AAX,AAX+,AIFF,HE-AAC,M4A,MP3,WAV / AAC,AAX,AAX+,AIFF,HE-AAC,M4A,WAV
Document formats supported:DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, KEY, PDB, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, KEY, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC,DOCX,HTM,HTML,ICS,PDB,PPT,PPTX,RTF,TXT,VCF,XLS,XLSX / DOC,DOCX,HTM,HTML,ICS,PDF,PPT,PPTX,RTF,TXT,VCF,XLS,XLSX
Equalizer:Y
Image formats supported:GIF,JPG,TIF
Speakers:Mono / STEREO
Video compression formats:H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVI,M4V,MOV,MP4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / EDGE,GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,TD-SCDMA,UMTS / DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
AirPlay:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:FaceTime\nSafari\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nGame Center\niCloud Drive
Cables included:Lightning
Headset included:Y
Interface adapters included:Lightning male - 3.5 mm female
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm / Lightning
Lightning connector:Y
USB port:N

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor model:M11 / M9
Processor Cores:6
Processor family:Apple
Processor Model:A11

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Y
Operating system installed:iOS
Operating System Version:10 / 11
Platform:iOS
Windows operating systems supported:Y

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 256 / 64

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour :Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.1 / 7.3 / 7.5
Height :138.3 / 138.4 / 158.4
Weight:143 / 148 / 202
Width:67.1 / 67.3 / 78.1