iPhone 8 Plus Review: The Best iPhone With Great Improvements

Apple introduces its all-new glass design with iPhone 8 Plus. It includes the best camera ever with added features. Integrated with a more powerful chip, iPhone 8 plus is sure to endeavour great performance ever.


Despite iPhone X holding extra features than the plus variant, the excellent camera features, exciting iPhone apps, iPad-like features make it still the best iPhone to buy. To mention, these features cannot be seen in iPhone X.

Design and Display

The iPhone 8 Plus follows the same suit as iPhone 8 but with a bit larger size. Indeed, its classic design is outdated now and if you are looking for something new then this wouldn’t be your choice.

The noticeable change is its all-glass rear end which Apple calls it as the most durable glass. It weighs around 202 g which is a bit heavier than Galaxy Note 8. However, Apple’s construction process couples aluminium body accents with metal borders over the camera lens.


It houses 5.5-inches IPS LCD display screen which is probably the most attractive screen. The device features a true tone system that alters display colours based on Ambient light.

OS and Processor

Apple again tops the list of smartphones with its performance in iPhone 8 Plus. The Apple’s new A11 bionic chip outperforms Qualcomm processor. This chip is accompanied by 64 GB/256 GB of internal storage and 3 GB of RAM.

The six-core processor houses two high-power cores and four low-power cores that ensure to accomplish the tasks with an ease.


The plus variant runs on iOS 11 operating system that adds extra features like better Siri, augmented reality support, and a new control centre to name a few. Apple was successful in launching AR on board with iOS 11. The ARKit is the new feature that developers use for providing augmented features into the camera.

Another aspect that shines with an A11 bionic chip is gaming. All credit to the graphic processing unit included that helps in smooth performance while having fun with games. Whatsoever, but you may not have any performance issues while running on the A11 processor.

Camera Features

By featuring two larger camera sensors than the previous iPhone 7 Plus, it is sure to render great camera effects. It is paired with two 12MP (Wide angle and telephoto) rear cameras and a 7MP selfie shooter that ensures enhanced quality pictures.


The new image signal processor and sensor included is much more compatible with an A11 bionic chip. Thus, promising to render high-quality images, better pictures in low-light conditions, richer colours and faster autofocus.

Apple Portrait mode uses depth information and works with facial mapping for blurring out background images and applying lightening on the main face. However, the software tricks included are much better than iPhone 8, especially with the telephoto camera.

Battery Life

The iPhone 8 Plus features a pleasing battery life and this is possible with the efficient A11 bionic chip. So, as with all the Plus-size models, you can expect the device to make it for an entire day. However, it may require you to alter the brightness settings for longer battery life. The Non-removable Li-Ion 2691 mAh battery offers 32 hours of charging with a single charge.


The all-glass design ensures that the plus version supports wireless charging. The wireless charging takes much time compared to the USB-C charger. Apple further says that even wireless charging will get faster with its update that is yet to release later this year.

Warranty and Price

The iPhone 8 Plus comes in with a One Year warranty that starts from the purchase date. The warranty covers all the manufacturing defects. The iPhone 8 Plus price in Dubai, UAE is AED 3449.

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