iPhone 8 Vs. iPhone 7s: Quick-Look Specs, Price Check (Update)

iPhone 8 Vs. iPhone 7s: Quick-Look Specs, Price Check (Update)

iPhone 8 dummy model: front view.Credit: Danny Winget

iPhone 8 dummy model: front view.

With the September 12 Apple announcement less than two weeks away, here’s a brief, quick-look chart covering the notable specs of the three phones.

Major specifications, price breakdown (forecast): note on smaller mobile screens use finger to scroll left, right if width of chart goes off screen.

 
iPhone 8 (1) iPhone 7s/7s Plus
Display OLED edge-to-edge LCD (IPS) 
Design 5.8-inch, glass body, stainless steel edges; size close to 4.7-inch iPhone 7 4.7-, 5.5-inch respectively; possible glass body, stainless steel edges
Other (design / features) top has notch; bottom of screen has function bar; no hard home button (2) N/A
 Camera (rear) Vertical dual-lens with ‘smart camera.’ Augmented reality capabilities; 4K video recording at 60 fps. (3) Incremental improvements; 4K video recording at 60 fps.
Camera (front) Face ID to unlock with 3D sensing (4) Incremental.
 Charging wireless (inductive) charging wireless (inductive) charging
 ID Face ID to unlock  Touch ID
 Processor  A11  A11
 Availability Limited (5) Available soon after release
 Price  $1,000 $649 and $769 respectively

(1) A new rumor says the branding may be "iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus" for the more conventional LCD iPhones and" iPhone Edition" for the high-end OLED version. But other recent rumors say the high-end phone will be called the "iPhone X" with X pronounced "10."

(2) Bloomberg. Possible virtual home button instead. May also have tap-to-wake like Windows phones.

(3) Rear camera may be able to detect different types of scenes and subjects such as fireworks, foliage, sky, bright scenes, snow.

(4) Reports.

(5) Possibly constrained until early 2018.

iPhone 7s Plus 'prototype' in foreground. Background: iPhone 8 prototypes.Credit: Danny Winget

iPhone 7s Plus ‘prototype’ in foreground. Background: iPhone 8 prototypes.

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iPhone 8 dummy model: front view.Credit: Danny Winget

iPhone 8 dummy model: front view.

With the September 12 Apple announcement less than two weeks away, here’s a brief, quick-look chart covering the notable specs of the three phones.

Major specifications, price breakdown (forecast): note on smaller mobile screens use finger to scroll left, right if width of chart goes off screen.

 
iPhone 8 (1) iPhone 7s/7s Plus
Display OLED edge-to-edge LCD (IPS) 
Design 5.8-inch, glass body, stainless steel edges; size close to 4.7-inch iPhone 7 4.7-, 5.5-inch respectively; possible glass body, stainless steel edges
Other (design / features) top has notch; bottom of screen has function bar; no hard home button (2) N/A
 Camera (rear) Vertical dual-lens with ‘smart camera.’ Augmented reality capabilities; 4K video recording at 60 fps. (3) Incremental improvements; 4K video recording at 60 fps.
Camera (front) Face ID to unlock with 3D sensing (4) Incremental.
 Charging wireless (inductive) charging wireless (inductive) charging
 ID Face ID to unlock  Touch ID
 Processor  A11  A11
 Availability Limited (5) Available soon after release
 Price  $1,000 $649 and $769 respectively

(1) A new rumor says the branding may be “iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus” for the more conventional LCD iPhones and” iPhone Edition” for the high-end OLED version. But other recent rumors say the high-end phone will be called the “iPhone X” with X pronounced “10.”

(2) Bloomberg. Possible virtual home button instead. May also have tap-to-wake like Windows phones.

(3) Rear camera may be able to detect different types of scenes and subjects such as fireworks, foliage, sky, bright scenes, snow.

(4) Reports.

(5) Possibly constrained until early 2018.

iPhone 7s Plus 'prototype' in foreground. Background: iPhone 8 prototypes.Credit: Danny Winget

iPhone 7s Plus ‘prototype’ in foreground. Background: iPhone 8 prototypes.

Published at Sat, 02 Sep 2017 17:38:00 +0000 from Google News

Ron Kerr

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