Apple iPhone 8 smartphone review

 The iPhone 8 comes with a retina screen, an Apple A11 bionic hexa-core processor, and an internal maximum memory of 256 GB. Here is a detailed review of this smartphone:

Apple iPhone 8 smartphone review

Design and Dimensions

- Apple made the front face and the back of the iPhone 8 from Corning Gorilla Glass, which is resistant to scratching and breakage, and the side frame is made of aluminum metal.

- The iPhone 8 is 138.4 mm long, 67.3 mm wide, and 7.3 mm thick.

- The weight of the iPhone 8 is 148 grams.

- The iPhone 8 is classified within the IP67 standard for water and dust resistance, where the phone can resist water up to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes. 

- The iPhone 8 is available in the following colors: silver-gold-gray-red. 


- iPhone 8 Retina IPS LCD screen. 

- The screen size is 4.7 inches (diagonally), and the screen area is 60.9 cm2, meaning that the screen constitutes 65.4% of the front face of the phone.

- The screen resolution of the iPhone 8 is 750 x 1334 pixels, with a pixel density of 326 ppi (pixels per inch).

- The iPhone 8 screen is coated with an oil- and fingerprint-resistant coating.

- The brightness of the iPhone 8 screen is 625 nits, which is the physical brightness mode.

Processor and system

- The operating system of the iPhone 8 is iOS 11, which can be updated to iOS 16.3.

- Apple iPhone 8 processor, A11 Bionic. 

Apple built the processor with 10 nano technology. 

- The Apple A11 Bionic is a hexa-core processor consisting of two Monsoon cores and four Mistral cores.

- The graphics processor of the iPhone 8 is produced by Apple, and this processor consists of three cores with a frequency of 1066 MHz.


Apple has manufactured its iPhone 8 phone with three basic versions that agree with each other in terms of random access memory (RAM) but differ in terms of internal memory, and these versions are:

  • The first version has an internal memory of 64 GB and a RAM of 4 GB. 
  • The second version has 128 GB of internal memory and 4 GB of RAM.
  • The third version has an internal memory of 256 GB and RAM of 4 GB.
- The internal memory of the iPhone 8 is NVME, and the RAM is LPDDR4X.

- The iPhone 8 does not have an external memory card slot.


The iPhone 8 comes with a rear camera with flash LED and a front camera, and the specifications of both cameras are as follows:

Rear Camera:

  • The rear camera comes with a resolution of 12 MP and an aperture of f/1.8, and the focal length of the lens is 28mm.
  • The rear camera is equipped with an optical stabilizer (OIS) to stabilize the camera sensor when vibration occurs while taking the picture, so the image is clear.
  • The rear camera of the iPhone 8 records video in 4K at 24 frames per second, 30 frames per second, or 60 frames per second.
  • The rear camera records video in 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 120 frames per second, or 240 frames per second.

Front Camera:

  • The front camera resolution of the iPhone 8 is 7 MP, and the aperture is f/2.2.
  • 1080p video recording at 30 frames per second. 


- iPhone 8 supports nano SIM. 

- The types of communication networks supported by the iPhone 8 are: GSM, HSPA, and LTE.

- The iPhone 8 supports 2G, 3G, and 4G networks, but does not support 5G networks.

- Internet speed in third-generation networks reaches 42.2 Mbps.

- The speed of the Internet in 4G networks reaches 600 Mbps.


  • The iPhone 8 supports WiFi connectivity in the following versions: 802.11a/b/c/n/g/ac. 
  • iPhone 8 supports dual band and hot spots.
  • The iPhone 8 supports Bluetooth version 5.0 in addition to supporting LE and A2DP features.
  • The iPhone 8 supports the NFC feature, which is used to transfer data by bringing the phone closer to another receiver that supports this feature.
  • The iPhone 8 supports a GPS navigation system, which is integrated with the GNSS navigation system for geolocation.
  • iPhone 8 with Apple Lightning USB 2.0 charging port. 


  • Apple has equipped its iPhone 8 with a non-removable lithium-ion battery.
  • This battery has a capacity of 1821 mAh.
  • iPhone 8 supports fast charging using a charger of  or higher, purchased alone.
  • The iPhone 8 supports wired charging using Qi chargers.
  • Battery power is enough for a normal voice call for 14 hours.
  • Enough battery power to play audio clips for 40 hours. 
  • Battery power is enough to play videos for 13 hours.
  • Enough battery power to use the internet for 12 hours. 

Phone case contents

  • iPhone 8 with iOS 11 operating system. 
  • Headphones with a lightning connection. 
  • A charging cable where one end is lightning and the other end is USB. 
  • Power adapter.
  • Instructions on how to use the phone. 


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