Unlocked iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available to buy in the US, as announced by Apple at its iPhone mega event earlier last week. The new unlocked iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus can be purchased through the Amazon online store, in addition to compatible to most of US carriers such as Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint.
Let us quickly run through the unlocked iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pricing. Apple iPhone 8 costs $999 (link) for the 64GB Gold model and $1,099.88 (link) for 64GB Silver color and $1,099.99 (link) for 64GB Space Grey color version. While the Apple iPhone 8 Plus is priced at $1,2499 (link) in the 64GB storage configuration and $1,299 (link) for 256GB storage model.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus smartphones, an update of its successful iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Both featuring several new upgrades over last year’s models. While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 design follow the same design language as their predecessors, they sport a metal and glass bodies.
Unlocked iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 have a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays respectively and support for Qi wireless charging as well as support for fast charging that can charge the phone up to 50% in 30 minutes. Both devices offer incremental improvements over its predecessors but retain the same form factor and design.
Both new devices are powered by new A11 Bionic chip tuned for augmented reality experience and the six-core CPU has two performance cores that are 25% faster and four efficiency cores that are 70% faster and the three-core GPU offers up to 30% faster graphics performance compared to A10 Fusion.
For optics, unlocked iPhone 8 features a 12-megapixel rear camera with a larger and faster sensor, a new color filter and deeper pixels and quad LED True Tone Flash. While the unlocked iPhone 8 Plus has dual 12-megapixel cameras that have Portrait Lighting that uses the dual cameras and the Apple-designed image signal processor to recognize the scene, create a depth map and separate the subject from the background. Machine learning is then used to create facial landmarks and add lighting over contours of the face in real time.