iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 8 Plus

This week Apple launched the highly anticipated iPhone 8/8 Plus and the iPhone x, and already critics are stating the iPhone 8 Plus is Apple's greatest phone thus far.

The iPhone 8 Plus is a big phone with a big infinity screen to match, but is it worthy of an upgrade from the iPhone 7 Plus? The iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus have the same 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 1920x18080 pixels at 326ppi, but iPhone 8 Plus adds the True Tone display of the iPad Pro. Apple has upped the horsepower on the 8 Plus, making performance 25% faster than the 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 Plus camera is actually 2 cameras with optical image stabilization and Auto HDR. The iPhone 8 Plus camera has 83% more light, faster autofocus and video capture of 4k resolution.

Read on for a complete breakdown of the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus.

iPhone 7 Plus                                    iPhone 8 Plus

Performance Quad core Hexa Core
Display 5.5" (13.97 cm) 5.5" (13.97 cm)
Storage 32 GB 64 GB
Camera 12 MP 12 MP
Battery 2900 mAh -
Ram 3 GB 2 GB
SPECIAL FEATURES
Fingerprint Sensor Position Front Front
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
MULTIMEDIA
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
Fm Radio No No
PERFORMANCE
Chipset Apple A10 Fusion APL1024 Apple A11 Bionic
Graphics PowerVR GT7600 Plus -
Processor Quad core, 2.37 GHz Hexa Core
Coprocessor M10 motion M11
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
Ram 3 GB 2 GB
DESIGN
Build Material Case: MetalBack: Metal Case: AluminiumBack: Mineral Glass
Thickness 7.3 mm 7.5 mm
Width 77.9 mm 78.1 mm
Weight 188 grams 202 grams
Waterproof Yes Water resistant, IP67 Yes Water resistant, IP67
Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof
Height 158.2 mm 158.4 mm
Colours Black, Gold, Silver, Rose Gold, Jet Black Gold, Silver, Space Grey
DISPLAY
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Screen To Body Ratio 67.51 % 67.25 %
Pixel Density 401 ppi 401 ppi
Screen Protection Yes Yes
Screen Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen Resolution Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)
Touch Screen Yes 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch
STORAGE
Internal Memory 32 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory No No
CAMERA
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
Aperture F2.2 F2.2
Camera Features 10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus 10 x Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
Image Resolution 4608 x 2592 Pixels 4608 x 2592 Pixels
Sensor BSI Sensor BSI Sensor
Autofocus Yes Phase Detection autofocus Yes
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Resolution 7 MP Front Camera 7 MP Front Camera
Optical Image Stabilisation Yes Yes
Flash Yes Retina Flash Yes Retina Flash
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

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