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Apple iPhone 8 256GB

Apple iPhone 8 256GB

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

Apple iPhone 8 256GB Specifications Summary

  • 2GB RAM
  • Apple A11 Bionic
  • 1821mAh battery
  • 256GB internal storage
  • 4.7 inches display
  • 12MP rear camera, 7MP front
  • iOS v11, upgradable to v12.1.3
  • Single SIM

Apple iPhone 8 256GB Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 80,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Apple iPhone 8 256GB

Introduction & Camera

Apple iPhone 8 64GB is a high-end smartphone that was unveiled as the successor of the iPhone 7. It packs several features that is similar to iPhone 8 Plus. This includes the same iOS and the powerful chipset. It also sport the same body design with only deference 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 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 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 cutout and the display is on 16:9 aspect ratio. This is a compact display and ideal for user who prefer small display. One can comfortable handle and operate with a single hand.  In terms of software, this handset is operated by 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 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 store various kinds of files and apps. There is a 64GB variant available at a lower price point. The phone doesn’t feature memory card slot for the user to further expand the slot.

Apple iPhone 8 256GB Specs

Launched September, 2017
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900/1800/1900, 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700(AWS)/1900/2100, 4G - LTE band
Dimensions 138.4mm x 67.3mm x 7.3 mm
Weight 148g
Screen Size 4.7 inches
Screen Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution 750 pixels x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
Screen Protection Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Hardware & Operating System
OS iOS v11, upgradable to iOS v12.1.3
Chipset Apple A11 Bionic
Processor Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPU Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
Storage 64/256GB internal, 2GB RAM
MicroSD No
Rear 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Front 7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
3.5mm jack No
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint (front), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 1821mAh battery (6.96 Wh)
Available colors Silver, Space Gray, Gold