Update: The iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders are currently open! You can head direct to Apple, or to your neighborhood service provider or retailer to register your interest.

The apple iphone 8 And also has released, together with the new iPhone 8 and super high-spec iPhone X. There’s also a new Apple Watch 3.

The apple iphone 8 Plus pre-orders opened on September 15, which implies you can put your order right now.

When will your order get here? Well the apple iphone 8 Plus release date is set for September 22 in a variety of markets including the UK, US as well as Australia.

Meanwhile in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar pre-orders are likewise open, however the release date is established for September 23 in the UAE and September 29 in the other countries. 

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iPhone 8 Plus price

The iPhone 8 Plus price starts at $799 (( £799, AU$ 1,229) for the 64GB version, while the 256GB variant prices $949 (£949, AU$1,479).

In the Middle East you’re looking at AED/SAR 3249 for the 64GB iPhone 8 and also AED/SAR 3879 for the 256GB model.

iPhone 8 Plus layout and display

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The brand-new iPhone 8 Plus is just one of the first phones from Apple ahead with a glass back. Apple declares it’s one of the most resilient glass ever before in a mobile phone, however it didn’t disclose just what glass security it uses.

You’ll have the option of silver, room grey or gold when it comes to iPhone 8 Plus colors.

Apart from the glass back, the design language on the iPhone 8 And also resembles the iPhone 7 Plus. There’s no headphone jack, but we haven’t learnt yet if the brand-new phone is any kind of thinner.

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It’s water-proof, like the apple iphone 7 and also iPhone 7 Plus. There are new stereo audio speakers on top and bottom of the phone, and Apple says these have deeper bass, as well as could go 20% louder too.

For the display screen, Apple has actually again gone with a 5.5-inch LCD screen with bezels around the side. It showcases a Complete HD resolution, so you’ll get 401 pixels-per-inch.

Below the display is the familiar Touch ID finger print within the residence button.

iPhone 8 Plus specs


The new phone work on the A11 Bionic chipset from Apple. It’s a six-core chip that runs 25% faster than the A10 in the apple iphone 7 And also. Customarily, Apple hasn’t shared exactly how much RAM will certainly remain in the apple iphone 8 Plus.

Apple has actually also designed its very own GPU for the A11 Bionic, which the business says will allow for 30% faster graphics than in the A10. There’s also Bluetooth 5 technology built-in that enables for a much faster connection and longer variety compared to previous tech.

The apple iphone 8 Plus will feature either 64GB or 256GB of storage onboard. The phone will also release with the new iOS 11 software.

Learn extra with the most up to date evaluation and also viewpoint from the TechRadar team

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iPhone 8 Plus battery


The apple iphone 8 And also will certainly additionally support wireless charging, makings it the initial Apple phone to do so. It sustains Qi wireless charging, which is the leading open wireless billing standard.

That implies great deals of restaurant chains and also vehicle suppliers currently support this technology, so Apple’s new phone will certainly function with most cordless billing pads. It’ll additionally deal with third-party battery chargers from brands like Mophie, Ikea as well as Belkin.

Apple hasn’t validated the dimension of the battery used in the apple iphone 8 Plus, however we do know there will certainly be rapid charging. You’ll still have the ability to charge the phone with a Lightning cable that linkeds into all-time low of the phone.

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iPhone 8 Plus camera

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The apple iphone 8 And also features a double 12MP back camera. The wide-angle sensor has an aperture of f/1.8 as well as the telephoto has an aperture of f/2.8. It operates in an extremely comparable means to the iPhone 7 Plus, but there are a few upgrades.

Apple has actually also confirmed optical image stabilization, yet it’s uncertain if it’ll be made use of on both sensing units. Apple also declares that you’ll get a much more refined bokeh (background blur) effect with the apple iphone 8 Plus.

Apple is additionally presenting a new attribute called Picture Illumination, which utilizes both sensors and also device learning to map your face within shots to assist enhance the lighting in the image.

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This all happens within Apple’s video camera UI, and also there are a variety of various lights effects included. Very little else is learnt about the function and it’ll remain in beta at launch, but we’ll be certain to explore this attribute for our complete review.

Apple likewise claims the apple iphone 8 And also will give the most effective video recording ever in a smartphone, with 4K 60fps video, 1080p 240fps slow-mo and also normally much faster video clip frame rates.

There are additionally new increased reality (AR) attributes. Exactly exactly how the tech inside the iPhone 8 Plus functions to allow AR is vague, yet Apple displayed attributes including gaming, a sky map as well as real-time player statistics presented on the display at a real-time baseball game.

On the front of the phone is a 7MP selfie electronic camera that can movie in 1080p and also has an aperture of f/2.2.

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