After almost a year full of rumours and speculations, Apple on September 12, 2017, unveiled its brand new smartphone– Apple iPhone 8 at a special event at its newly constructed Apple Park in the heart of Santa Clara Valley in the US. The new iPhone was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook who reflected on how the App Store and the iPhone had revolutionised security and data privacy in the modern times during his speech.
Cook unveiled iPhone 8 at a special theatre in the Apple Park which has been dedicated to the company’s former CEO Steve Jobs. “iPhone also revolutionised security and privacy. iPhone’s amazing camera became the most popular way to capture images of our lives,” he said while making the announcement.
Apart from iPhone 8 Plus, Cook also unveiled Apple Watch Series 3, which features an e-SIM along with a brand new Siri; Apple TV 4K, which features Dolby Vision HDR 10 and 4K HDR 10; and iPhone 8, which is powered by A11 Bionic chip and runs on iOS 11 and features an all glass body with an aluminium metal frame.
Here are the key specifications of Apple iPhone 8 Plus:
– 5.5-inch inch screen
– iOS 11
– A11 bionic processor with six cores
– Glass design on front and back
– 12 MP dual camera
– Portrait mode
– Portrait Lighting
– 7000 series aluminium metal frame
– Bluetooth 5.0
– Touch ID
– Quad-LED True Tone flash
– LTE advanced
– Water and dust resistant
– Wireless charging
– Stereo speakers
– Fast charging
– Colours: Silver, space grey and gold
– Price: $799 for the 64GB variant
iPhone 8 will be up for pre-orders on September 15, 2017, and the device will hit the stores on September 22, 2017.
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