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IPhone 8 Specifications, Features and Price in Nigeria

Apple has launched three premium smartphones including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X but in this post, I am concentrating on the iPhone 8 which is the first among the three new devices. The smartphone was launched in September 12 2017 and it’s expected to go live in the market by September 22nd 2017.

Iphone 8
iPhone 8 Wireless Charging

So as far as the Iphone 8 specifications are concerned, it features wireless charging technology as well as reverse charging that allows you charge other usb device through it. Other key specs includes running on iOS 11, fingerprint, Samsung Pay, dust/water resistance, 12-megapixel main camera at the back, 7-megapixel front facing camera and much more. 

However, the device uses a smaller 4.7 inches screen size similar to that of its predecessor, the iPhone 7.  It has no memory card slot but uses 64/128GB internal storage and 2GB of RAM. The latest Iphone device expectedly boasts of many 4G LTE bands making it a universal and global phone. It has Siri and iCloud support. 

So according to Apple; 

The all-new design of iPhone 8 features durable glass, front and back. More advanced cameras. The powerful new A11 Bionic chip.

In case you want to buy the phone, iPhone 8 costs about N250,000 Nigerian Naira while the price in the international market is about £800. For more information on the specs and features, see the full phone specifications sheet below for reference. 

IPHONE 8 PHONE SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICE

NETWORKS OPTIONS

  • GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  •  CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 – A1864
  • 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – A1864, A1897
  •  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA – A1864
  • 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) – A1864, A1897
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes

Iphone 8

    STATUS

    • Announced 2017, September
    • Availability: 22nd September, 2017

    BODY DESIGN

    • Dimensions 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in)
    • Weight 148 g (5.22 oz)
    • SIM Nano-SIM
    •   – IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
    • – Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
    • – Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

    DISPLAY

    • Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    • Size 4.7 inches (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
    • Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels (~326 ppi pixel density)
    • Multitouch Yes
    • Protection Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
    •   – Wide color gamut display
    • – 3D Touch display & home button
    • – True-tone display

    PLATFORM

    • OS iOS 11

    PROCESSOR

    • Chipset Apple A11 Bionic
    • CPU Hexa-core

    MEMORY

    • Card slot No
    • Internal 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM

    CAMERA

    • Primary 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
    • Features 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
    • Video 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
    • Secondary 7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama

    MULTIMEDIA

    • Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
    • Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
    • 3.5mm jack No
    •   – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    • – Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter

    CONNECTIVITY

    • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
    • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
    • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
    • NFC Yes (Apple Pay only)
    • Radio No
    • USB 2.0, reversible connector

    FEATURES

    • Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
    • Messaging iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
    • Browser HTML5 (Safari)
    • Java No
    •   – Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
    • – Qi wireless charging
    • – Siri natural language commands and dictation
    • – iCloud cloud service
    • – MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player
    • – MP4/H.264 player
    • – Audio/video/photo editor
    • – Document editor
    • Colors Silver, Space Gray, Gold

    BATTERY

    • Non-removable Li-Ion battery
    • Talk time Up to 14 h (3G)
    • Music play Up to 40 h

    COST

    • Price: About 800 EUR

    Want to buy it in Nigeria? Well, when the iPhone 8 is officially released and available for purchase, it’s expected to be sold on Jumia, Konga, SlotNg and other accredited offline stores and you can buy it in any of tbese Nigerian cities; Lagos, Portharcourt, Abuja, Onitsha, Enugu, Owerri, Ore, Kano, Kaduna, Kebbi, Aba, Benin, Lokoja, Yola, Benin, Akure, Bayelsa, Gusau, Katsina, Ebonyi, Ogun, Ibadan and other cities. Keep tabs of the latest developments via this blog SpecNG.Com

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    2 comments

    1. Thanks for sharing this information with us but what’s the actual battery capacity of the phone under review?

    2. OKAFOR DANIEL UGOCHUKWU

      So cool

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