The brand new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will hit the stores from September 23, whereas the iPhone X will be rolled out from November 4 in the UAE. 2017 is an important year for iPhone, as it turns 10 and to commemorate the occasion, Apple launched the unique iPhone X with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available for pre-order from September 15 in 25 countries and territories – including the UAE and will be in stores from September 23.
In the Emirates, the phones will be available in space gray, silver and gold finish in 64GB and 256GB of internal storage, models starting from Dhs2,849 (iPhone 8) and Dhs3,249 (iPhone 8 Plus) from Apple.com and Apple stores.
The three handsets will run on the new iOS 11 and feature the A11 Bionic chip with a six-core CPU design aimed to increase speed and efficiency. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus sports a glass and aluminum designed body. The iPhone 8 has a 4.7-inch display and the iPhone 8 Plus flaunts a 5.5-inch display. Both the handsets comprise of Retina HD displays and hold revamped stereo speakers.
Both the devices hold a 12MP rear camera with quick sensors which deliver bright colors and deeper pixels. The cameras also allow for 4K video up to 60fps and 1080p slo-mo up to 240fps.
The iPhone 8 Plus includes a special feature that is portrait mode with studio lighting effects for depth-of-field effects. Both the handsets hold a 7MP front camera.
The smartphones have a special feature of wireless charging solution with two new wireless charging mats available from Belkin and Mophie.