Apple iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus Features, Canadian Pricing And Availability
Good news for all the iPhone lovers came when Apple launched its much awaited iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus along with a surprising iPhone X on the 10th anniversary of the company in the reveal event which held in Cupertino, California.
According to Apple, iPhone 8 models come with the most durable glass casing in a smartphone to date, with 50% deeper strengthening layer and aerospace grade aluminum 7-layer colour process. Both the models possess some amazing features which are explained briefly below:
Specifications for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- Both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus includes a new A11 chip
- 64-Bit design
- 25% improved speeds over previous A10 chip found in iPhone 7 models
- Apple designed CPU
- Four high-efficiency core which is 70% faster than A10
- Hexa core processor featuring Apple A11 Bionic chip
- Runs on iOS 11
The iPhone 8 comes with 12 MP f/1.8 quad-LED (dual tone) flash camera that features simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR and much more. The iPhone 8 also hold 7MP front facing camera which is capable of performing functions like HDR, panorama, and face detection etc.
On the other side, iPhone 8 Plus comes with dual 12 MP f/1.8 quad-LED (dual tone) flash camera that features touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, geo – tagging, and much more. It also features 7MP front facing camera. The dual camera feature also called as “Portrait lighting” enables dual camera set up to sense depth and rework on the image to let user compose a perfect picture.
Apple in the reveal event confirms that the new iPhone 8 models will have wireless charging feature that will allow user to charge their devices on the go. This was possible only because of the phone’s glass back.
As far as battery backup is concerned, iPhone 8 comes with non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery, while iPhone 8 Plus comes with non-removable Li-Ion 2675 mAh battery.
Apple also mentioned that soon it will start selling Qi-powered charging pads from manufacturers such as mophie and Belkin.
Pricing of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
The iPhone 8 will be available for purchase at $929 CAD for 64GB, while its 256GB version will cost $1,139 to every interested user.
Meanwhile, iPhone 8 Plus will cost $1059 CAD for 64GB model and its 256GB version will cost user $1,269CAD.
The iPhone 8 models will be available in Silver, Gold and Space Grey color variant in Canada.
The pre-orders for both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus started on September 15 and now those who has made booking for the required model will receive their order on September 22 onwards.