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Specs Comparison: iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone X

Alexis Demesa asks “Can u post an article comparing the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X?”

Iphone 8 Vs 8 Plus Vs X E1505325533300 | Specs Comparison: Iphone 8 Vs Iphone 8 Plus Vs Iphone X

Apple broke their usual cycle this year by announcing three phones at once — The iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X. If you are one of the few with kidneys left to spare and is thinking about getting either one of these, then allow us the honor of helping you choose. And to answer Alexis Sure we can! Here’s a quick specs comparison of Apples newest iPhones.

iPhone 8

iPhone 8 PlusiPhone X

4.7-inch Retina display @ 1334 x 750 px, 326ppi

5.5-inch Retina display @ 1920 x 1080 px, 401ppi

5.8-inch all-screen OLED display @ 2436 x 1125px, 458ppi

TrueTone, 3D Touch

TrueTone, 3D TouchHDR TrueTone, 3D Touch, Oleophobic coating

Apple A11 Bionic chip

Apple A11 Bionic chipApple A11 Bionic Chip
64GB, 256GB internal storage

64GB, 256GB internal storage

64GB, 256GB internal storage

12MP f/1.8 rear camera with Quad Tone Flash

12MP f/1.8 wide-angle + 12MP f/2.4 telephoto rear cameras with Quad Tone Flash

12MP f/1.8 wide-angle + 12MP f/2.4 telephoto rear cameras: Dual OIS, Quad LED Flash

7MP FaceTime Camera

7MP FaceTime Camera7MP TrueDepth Camera w/ Face ID




Single SIM (Nano)Single SIM (Nano)

Single SIM (Nano)






Qi Wireless Charging

Qi Wireless Charging

Qi Wireless Charging

Touch IDTouch ID

Face ID

Apple Pay

Apple Pay

Apple Pay

IP67 Dust and Water Resistance

IP67 Dust and Water ResistanceIP67 Water and Dust Resistance
Apple iOS 11Apple iOS 11

Apple iOS 11

138.4 mm x 67.3 mm x 7.3mm

158.4 mm x 78.1 mm x 7.5mm

143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm

148 grams202 grams

174 grams

Stereo SpeakersStereo Speakers

Stereo Speakers

USD699 (around Php35,700)USD799 (roughly Php40,100)

USD999 (roughly Php51,000)

Why Choose The iPhone 8:

  • Smallest and easiest to handle among the three
  • Lightest among the three
  • Cheapest among the three
  • Home Button (Touch ID)

Why Choose The iPhone 8 Plus:

  • Has a Bigger Screen than the iPhone 8
  • Dual Camera Setup
  • Cheaper than the iPhone X
  • Has a better and denser display than the iPhone 8
  • Home Button (Touch ID)

Why Choose The iPhone X:

  • Biggest Screen among the three
  • Nearly bezel-less Display
  • OLED Display
  • Densest display (458ppi) among the three
  • Lighter and slimmer than the iPhone 8 Plus
  • HDR True Tone and Oleophobic coating
  • Dual Camera Setup
  • Dual Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
  • Face ID

As you can see, the iPhone X has the advantage over its siblings. It has most of the features of both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, being the most expensive of the three. Not all of us, though, have that much money to spend, or is that keen to let go of their home button and learn how to operate a phone via screen only. That’s where the cheaper iPhone 8 and 8 Plus come into play. If you don’t need all the added gimmick of the iPhone X, then you can settle with the iPhone 8 Plus. If you need a smaller and cheaper phone then, the iPhone 8’s your guy.

Ultimately, it will all come down to price, size, and features. Rest assured that whatever you choose out of these three, you’ll be getting the best of what Apple has to offer.

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