iPhone 8

Finish
iPhone 8
Gold, Space Gray, Silver
iPhone 8 Plus
Gold, Silver, Space Gray
Capacity
  • 64GB
  • 256GB
  • 64GB
  • 256GB
Size and Weight
Display

Retina HD display
4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)

Both models:
True Tone display
Wide color display (P3)
3D Touch
625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Display Zoom
Reachability

Retina HD display
5.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1920-by-1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
1300:1 contrast ratio (typical)

Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant

Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

Chip

A12 Bionic chip
Next-generation Neural Engine

Camera
  • Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
  • 12MP camera
  • ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Digital zoom up to 5x
  • Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
  • 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
  • Portrait mode
  • Portrait Lighting

    Both models:

    • Optical image stabilization
    • Six‑element lens
    • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
    • Panorama (up to 63MP)
    • Sapphire crystal lens cover
    • Backside illumination sensor
    • Hybrid IR filter
    • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
    • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
    • Live Photos with stabilization
    • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
    • Improved local tone mapping
    • Exposure control
    • Auto HDR for photos
    • Auto image stabilization
    • Burst mode
    • Timer mode
    • Photo geotagging
    • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilization for video
  • 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 6x (iPhone 8 Plus only)
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash
  • Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video geotagging
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
TrueDepth Camera
  • 7MP camera
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Retina Flash
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Face ID
  • Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
Cellular and Wireless
Model A1863
Model A1864
  • FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
  • TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
All models
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • NFC with reader mode
  • Express Cards
Model A1905
Model A1897
  • FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
  • TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Location
  • Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular
  • iBeacon microlocation
Video Calling

FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular

Audio Calling

FaceTime audio

Audio Playback
  • Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
Video Playback

Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG‑4 Part 2, and Motion JPEG
High Dynamic Range with Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
AirPlay Mirroring, photos, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)6
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)6

External Buttons and Connectors
Power and Battery

Lasts up to 30 minutes longer than iPhone X
Talk time (wireless):
Up to 20 hours
Internet use:
Up to 12 hours
Video playback (wireless):
Up to 14 hours
Audio playback (wireless):
Up to 60 hours
Fast-charge capable:
Up to 50% charge 30 minutes

Both models:
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers9)
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter

Lasts up to 1.5 hours longer than iPhone X
Talk time (wireless):
Up to 25 hours
Internet use:
Up to 13 hours
Video playback (wireless):
Up to 15 hours
Audio playback (wireless):
Up to 65 hours
Fast-charge capable:
Up to 50% charge 30 minutes

Sensors
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Operating System

iOS 12

iOS is the world’s most personal and secure mobile operating system, packed with powerful features that help you get the most out of every day

Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone 8. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can fully enjoy the world’s most personal device.

Features include:

  • Voiceover
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • RTT and TTY support
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen
Built-in Apps
Built-in Apps
Built-in Apps
Safari
App Store
Home
Videos
Podcasts
Settings
Health
Messages
Maps
Notes
Weather
Stocks
Files
Tips
Music
Wallet
Calendar
Contacts
Reminders
Calculator
Find My iPhone
FaceTime
Mail
iTunes Store
Books
Clock
Voice Memos
Find My Friends
Headphones
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
SIM Card
  • Nano-SIM
  • iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
Rating for Hearing Aids
iPhone 8 (Model A1863, A1905): M3, T4
iPhone 8 Plus (Model A1864, A1897): M3, T4
Mail Attachment Support

Viewable document types

.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics; .usdz (USDZ Universal)

System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access10
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
    • Mac: OS X 10.11.6 or later
    • PC: Windows 7 or later
    • iTunes 12.8 or later on Mac and iTunes 12.9 or later on PC (free download from www.itunes.com/ke/download)
Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Nonoperating temperature: −20° to 45° C (−4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3000 meters (10,000 feet)
Languages

Language support

English (Australia, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese – Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese – Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Kannada, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maori, Marathi, Norwegian, Odia, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil (Script, Transliteration), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi (India), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (Mainland China), Slovakian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Thesaurus

English (UK, U.S.)

Bilingual dictionary support with English

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Spell check

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

In the Box
  • iPhone with iOS 12
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation
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