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Apple iPhone 8 256GB

Price in Kenya KSh65,999.00
updated 16th July 2019
iPhone 8 256GB comes with a 4.7-inch 750p display. It runs on iOS 11, upgradable up to the latest available iOS version. This unit is equipped with Apple A11 Bionic chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. It has 256GB onboard storage space. It has a single rear 12MP and a 7MP front-facing camera. It has a front-mounted fingerprint scanner and is powered by a 1821mAh battery. It is available in 4 colors; Silver, Space Gray, Gold and Red.
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Apple iPhone 8 256GB

Apple iPhone 8 256GB Specifications

DISPLAY4.7 inches, 65.4% screen-to-body ratio, 750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio, (326 ppi density)
Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
OSiOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.2
CHIPSETApple A11 Bionic
CPUHexa-core 2.39 GHz (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPUApple GPU (3-core graphics)
RAM2GB RAM
STORAGE256GB, microSD card not supported
CAMERASBack: Single: 12MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF, Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
2160p@24/30/60fps & 1080p@30/60/120/240fps videos
Front: Single: 7MP, f/2.2, Face detection, HDR, panorama, 1080p@60fps
SENSORSFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
BATTERY1821mAh battery, non-removable
COLORSSilver, Space Gray, Gold, Red
EXTRASIP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

More Details

DIMENSIONS138.4mm x 67.3mm x 7.3mm
WEIGHT148grams
NETWORKS2G, 3G, 4G
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Flaunting a compact 4.7-inch 750p IPS LCD display, Apple iPhone 8 256GB is powered by a Hexa-core Apple A11 Bionic chipset & 2GB of RAM space. This device is equipped with a 7MP front shooter and a single 12MP primary camera. Based on iOS v11, this smartphone is backed by a fast charging 1821mAh battery. There is a front-mounted fingerprint scanner and the device packs 256GB of internal storage space. The base model offers 64GB. Other popular iPhone smartphones in the market include iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus & iPhone XS Max.

Apple iPhone 8 256GB Price in Kenya – Safaricom

Safaricom is one of the largest telecommunication companies in Kenya. You can buy Apple products in Safaricom shops. To check whether this phone is available in these shops, you will have to go to the one nearest to you. These shops are in all key towns and cities in the country. One of the benefits of buying a phone at Safaricom shops is the fact that you can take advantage of your Bonga points to get a reduced price.

Apple iPhone 8 256GB

Specifications Review

Introduction & Camera

Apple iPhone 8 256GB is a high-end smartphone that was unveiled as the successor of the iPhone 7. It packs several features that are similar to iPhone 8 Plus. This includes the same iOS and powerful chipset. It also sports the same body design with the only difference being the smaller dimensions and the single camera lens at the back. This device has a fingerprint sensor on the home key and is IP67 rated. At the back, there is a single 12MP lens with a wide f/1.8 aperture and is accompanied by Quad LED flash. The camera can shoot 4K videos. On the front side, this smartphone ships with a single 7-megapixel selfie camera which features HDR and face detection. It can shoot FHD video calls.

Performance & Battery

This unit is fuelled by a sealed Li-Ion 1821mAh battery which easily offers long hours on normal usage. There is 15W fast charging adapter that can get the battery 50% full in 30min (shipped separately). There is also Qi wireless charging support. In terms of performances, expect high-end performances thanks to the powerful and efficient chipset from the manufacturer. It is powered by Hexa-Core Apple A11 Bionic chipset which is paired with a 2GB RAM space. Multitasking with this phone offers a smooth and fast experience.

Display & Platform

The iPhone 8 256GB features a 4.7-inch IPS LCD display with 750p resolution. There is no notch cut out and the display is on 16:9 aspect ratio. This is a compact display and ideal for the user who prefers a small display. One can comfortably handle and operate with a single hand.  In terms of software, this handset is operated by an iOS v11 operating system out of the package. The user can upgrade it to iOS v12.1.3 and experience improved performances.

Connectivity & Storage

Connectivity options on this smartphone include 4G (with VoLTE support), GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 with dual-band and USB 2.0 port. This device offers a single SIM slot like most of the iPhone devices. The 3.5mm headphone jack connector is also omitted. On the storage front, this handset packs a huge 256GB of internal storage. This is more than enough for most users to store various kinds of files and apps. There is a 64GB variant available at a lower price point. The phone doesn’t feature a memory card slot for the user to further expand the slot.

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