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Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone X

  • Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple iPhone X

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Design

Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
Operating systemiOS (11.x)iOS (11.x)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions6.24 in x 3.07 in x 0.3 in5.65 in x 2.79 in x 0.3 in
Weight7.13 oz6.14 oz
RuggedYes (Water, Dust proof)Yes (Water, Dust proof)
IP certifiedYes (IP67)Yes (IP67)
MaterialsMain body: glassMain body: glass
FeaturesFingerprint (touch) 
Keys  
Left sideYesYes
Volume control, OtherVolume control, Other
Right sideYesYes
Lock/Unlock keyLock/Unlock key
Available color optionsGold, Gray, SilverGray, Silver

Display

Physical size 5.5 in5.84 in
Display resolutionOther (1080x1920 pixels)Other (1125x2436 pixels)
TechnologyIPS LCDOLED
Screen-to-body ratio67.47%82.35%
Colors16 777 21616 777 216
Peak brightness625cd/m2 (nit)625cd/m2 (nit)
Touch screenYes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)
FeaturesOleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorHDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chipApple A11 BionicApple A11 Bionic
3D Graphics hardware acceleratorYes (Apple 3-core GPU)Yes (Apple 3-core GPU)
RAM3 GB (LPDDR4)3 GB
Built-in storage256 GB256 GB

Camera

CameraYes (12 megapixels)Yes (12 megapixels)
FlashYes (Quad LED)Yes (Quad LED)
Aperture sizeF1.8F1.8
Pixel size1.22μm1.22μm
Optical zoomYes (2x)Yes (2x)
Hardware FeaturesDual-camera, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Dual-camera, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software FeaturesRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
Video captureYes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 60), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps))Yes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 60), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps))
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharingOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Additional cameraYes (7 megapixels)Yes (7 megapixels)
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)

Battery

Capacity2691 mAh2716 mAh
TypeLi-ionLi-ion
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi)Built-in (Qi)
Battery timesTalk time: 21 hours / Music playback : 60 hours / Video playback : 14 hoursMusic playback : 60 hours / Video playback : 13 hours

Multimedia

Screen mirroringWireless screen share 
Headphones connectorProprietaryProprietary
Additional microphone/sYesYes
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers

Cellular

Network technologyGSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )
DataLTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sLTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
2G DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE, GPRS
nano-SIMYesYes
HD VoiceYes 
VoLTEYesYes
Global roamingYesYes

Phone features

SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
NotificationsHaptic feedbackHaptic feedback
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timerCalendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
E-mailYesYes
SupportsIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant messagingYesYes
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Hearing Aid Compatibility YesYes
Hearing Aid Compatibility ratingM3, T4M3, T4

Connectivity

BluetoothYes (5.0)Yes (5.0)
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Wi-Fi 802.11Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)
MIMOMIMO
Mobile HotspotYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes
USBYesYes
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Connector type ProprietaryProprietary
Mobile PaymentApple PayApple Pay
Charging connectorProprietaryProprietary
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
PositioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
NavigationYes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)

Availability

Officially announcedYes (Sep 12, 2017)Yes (Sep 22, 2017)
Market statusAvailableAvailable
Release dateSep 22, 2017Nov 03, 2017

Shopping information

AccessoriesEarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, DocumentationEarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
MSRP price$949$1149

US carrier availability

CarrierVerizon (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), Virgin Mobile (Available (Sep 28, 2017)), Boost Mobile (Available (Sep 28, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Oct 25, 2017)), Cricket (Available (Oct 25, 2017)), MetroPCS (Available (Nov 14, 2017))Verizon (Available (Nov 03, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Nov 03, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Nov 03, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Nov 03, 2017)), Virgin Mobile (Available (Nov 10, 2017)), MetroPCS (Available (Nov 14, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Nov 14, 2017)), Cricket (Available (Nov 15, 2017))