iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
Finish

iPhone 8

Gold, Silver, Space Grey

iPhone 8 Plus

Gold, Silver, Space Grey

Capacity1

iPhone 8

  • 64GB
  • 256GB

iPhone 8 Plus

  • 64GB
  • 256GB
Size and Weight2

138.4 mm (5.45 inches)

67.3 mm (2.65 inches)

7.3 mm (0.29 inch)

iPhone 8

Weight: 148 grams (5.22 ounces)

158.4 mm (6.24 inches)

78.1 mm (3.07 inches)

7.5 mm (0.30 inch)

iPhone 8 Plus

Weight: 202 grams (7.13 ounces)
Display

iPhone 8

  • Retina HD display
  • 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1,400:1 contrast ratio (typical)

iPhone 8 Plus

  • Retina HD display
  • 5.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
  • 1,300:1 contrast ratio (typical)

Both models:

  • True Tone display
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • 3D Touch
  • 625 cd/m² max brightness (typical)
  • Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for displaying multiple languages and characters simultaneously
  • Display Zoom
  • Reachability
Splash, Water and Dust Resistance3
  • Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529
Chip
  • A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture
  • Neural engine
  • Embedded M11 motion coprocessor
Camera
  • 12-megapixel camera
  • 12-megapixel wide-angle and telephoto cameras
 
  • ƒ/1.8 aperture
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
 
  • Digital zoom at up to 5×
Optical zoom; digital zoom at up to 10×
 
Portrait mode
 
Portrait Lighting (beta)

Both models:

  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Six-element lens
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Live Photos with stabilisation
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Improved local tone mapping
  • Body and face detection
  • Exposure control
  • Noise reduction
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • 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 stabilisation for video
  • Optical zoom; 6× digital zoom (iPhone 8 Plus only)
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash
  • Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilisation
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Body and face detection
  • Noise reduction
  • Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video geotagging
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
FaceTime HD Camera
  • 7-megapixel camera
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Retina Flash
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Auto HDR
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Body and face detection
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Touch ID
  • Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
Apple Pay
  • Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in stores, within selected apps and on participating websites
  • Complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac

Learn more about Apple Pay

Mobile and Wireless4
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • All models
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • NFC with reader mode
Location
  • Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Mobile data
  • iBeacon microlocation
Video Calling5
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or a mobile network
Audio Calling5
  • FaceTime audio
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)4
  • Wi‑Fi calling4
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

  • Supports 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

Siri7
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders and more
  • Get intelligent suggestions in Messages, Mail, QuickType and more
  • Activate with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
  • Listen to and identify songs

Learn more about Siri

External Buttons and Connectors

Home/Touch ID sensor

Volume up/down

Ring/Silent switch

Side button

Built-in stereo speaker

Lightning connector

Built-in microphone

Built-in stereo speaker
Built-in microphone

Power and Battery8

iPhone 8

Lasts about the same as iPhone 7

Talk time (wireless):

Up to 14 hours

Internet use:

  • Up to 12 hours

Video playback (wireless):

Up to 13 hours

Audio playback (wireless):

Up to 40 hours

Fast-charge–capable:

  • Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes9

iPhone 8 Plus

Lasts about the same as iPhone 7 Plus

Talk time (wireless):

  • Up to 21 hours

Internet use:

  • Up to 13 hours

Video playback (wireless):

  • Up to 14 hours

Audio playback (wireless):

  • Up to 60 hours

Fast-charge–capable:

  • Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes9

Both models:

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers10)
  • Charging via USB to a computer system or power adapter
Sensors
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Operating System

iOS 11

With new features and capabilities that let you get more done quickly and easily, iOS 11 makes iPhone more powerful, personal and intelligent than ever.

See what’s new in iOS 11
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. Learn more

Features include:

  • • VoiceOver
  • • Zoom
  • • Magnifier
  • • Software TTY
  • • Siri and Dictation
  • • Type to Siri
  • • Switch Control
  • • Closed Captions
  • • AssistiveTouch
  • • Speak Screen

Camera
Photos
Health
Messages
Phone
FaceTime
Mail
Music
Wallet
Safari
Maps
Siri
Calendar
iTunes Store
App Store
Notes
News
Contacts
iBooks
Home
Weather
Reminders
Clock
TV
Stocks
Calculator
Voice Memos
Compass
Podcasts
Watch
Tips
Find My iPhone
Find My Friends
Settings
Files

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes U and Clips are preinstalled.

iMovie
Pages
Numbers
Keynote
iTunes U
GarageBand
Apple Store
Apple TV Remote
iTunes Remote
Music Memos
Clips
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

System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access12
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
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 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)
Languages

Language support

English (Australia, UK, US), 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, US), 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, US), 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, US), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau), 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, US), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, US), 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, Macau), 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), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

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

Bilingual dictionary support

Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, French, German, 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 11
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Lightning to 3.5-mm Headphone Jack Adapter
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

iPhone and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus embody Apple’s continuing environmental progress. They are designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact:

  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Brominated flame retardant–free
  • PVC-free
  • Beryllium-free
  • Highly recyclable aluminum

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and processes. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimisation.
Learn more about how to recycle your iPhone