GenNext, the official distributor of Apple products in Nepal has launched the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The regular variant of the phone is priced at Rs 98,500 (64GB variant) while the plus model is priced at Rs 1,12,500 (64GB variant). Here is all you need to know about the two devices from Apple.
The iPhone 8 and 8Plus have a lot in common except for the display and battery size, screen resolution and the camera. The iPhone 8 has a 4.7 inch HD IPS retina display with a pixel density of 326PPI. The Plus model, on the other hand, has a 5.5 inch Full HD IPS retina display with a pixel density of 401PPI.Under the hood, both the phones pack an Apple A11 Bionic chipset along with the tri-core Apple GPU. The smaller brother rocks 2GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage while the bigger sibling sports 3GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage.
Talking about the camera, the iPhone 8 has a f/1.8 12MP rear camera while the plus sports a rear dual camera set up made by a combination of two 12MP sensors with f/1.8 and f/2.8 aperture.Software-wise, both the phonespack the brand new, feature-packed IOS 11.0.2. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus also comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded into their home button. Other sensors include a gyroscope, accelerometer, barometer, and compass. The phones also retain their IP67 rating, giving them protection against dust and water. And powering these phones is a 1821mAh and 2675mAh non-user removable battery respectively.
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are available for you to buy from any GenNext showrooms, and retail stores across the nation in Black, Gold, and White color variant. The phones which were launched almost a month ago in the international market have finally made its way to Nepal. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are great phones but not a great upgrade. If you have an iPhone 6s/6s Plus or higher chances are that you don’t need this phone. That said, if you want the latest flagship smartphone in the market right now then both the phones are a great option.