Apple iPhone 8 Plus review

30 September 2017
In another place and another time, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus would have been one of the hottest things around. Swathed in hype, causing a stir, bringing the free ride of the competition's flagships to an abrupt and painful halt.

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  • AnonD-700950

Anonymous, 04 Oct 2017Yes I know it, not much more than 4K@30fps. I think 64GB is... moremy Iphone 7 128GB allways gets full , sorry I disagree

Anonymous, 04 Oct 2017Yes I know it, not much more than 4K@30fps. I think 64GB is... moreYou have no idea what are talking about...
1 min 4K video 16 bit = 50mb
Do math yourself

The P10 plus does not have an OLED screen. Please correct that.

Anyway, the CPU performance reminds me of Google's Pixel. I mean, Google can't charge iPhone prices because the iPhone has a superior SoC. The Pixel's display is AMOLED but still, Google simply can't charge that much for their Pixel phones.

  • Anonymous

Mark, 03 Oct 2017Heard about pixel or huawei mate 9? Or htc u11? Come on man... moreFandroid

  • Anonymous

Dante Evans, 03 Oct 2017Ok, ok, ok, pretty beautiful, you know, but what about this... moreIt failed to keep 1 app in memory, now it is doomed. Yes, we already heard that way before. When iOS 11.1 is out and iPhone 8 will dominate once again, I'll send you a link ;)

  • Anonymous

AnonD-700950, 03 Oct 2017he misses 256GB storage for 4k/60 at a reasonable price... ... moreYes I know it, not much more than 4K@30fps. I think 64GB is a great size today.

AnonD-249626, 30 Sep 2017"and yet manages to stay away from the core-count race very... moreI think they're talking about the GPU (which has 3 cores).

AnonD-115391, 01 Oct 2017This is the most ignorant and most uneducated comment from ... moreHow about the whole paradigm of the capacitive touch screen phone, which is a computer in your pocket?

  • AnonD-700950

Anonymous, 04 Oct 2017Yes because these super rushed bug ridden battery draining ... moreyawn ... say something real .

  • Anonymous

AnonD-700134, 03 Oct 2017The problem of Galaxies isn´t the updates, but the To... moreTouchwiz is what sets them apart and gives them the most advanced ui and best features.
Claiming touchwiz is so supposedly terrible compared to stock droids...or any droid is no different then when all the iOS users claim that only iphone is optimized and runs well while every single android out there is laggy bug ridden security failures.

All just a bunch of jealous fanboy hate and spreading lies.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-700950, 03 Oct 2017The problem about ALL ANDROID PHONES is updates than someti... moreYes because these super rushed bug ridden battery draining iOS ones that have to have multiple updates to fix which contradict the whole idea and claim of the supposed advantages of apple/ios/iphone....Are such better options.... It's buggy, rushed, playing catch up, bogging down my slightly older device purposefully... But at least I got an update......................

  • Anonymous

sa11oum, 03 Oct 2017This is a great phone that's really overshadowed by the iPh... moreunheard of? Please don't tell you that you are saying that just because of the 60fps....Seriously...

This is a great phone that's really overshadowed by the iPhone X. Yeah yeah the design is REALLY outdated but the internals are top notch. The camera quality is amazing, and the video recording capabilities are unheard of. Great device, underrated.

  • AnonD-700950

AnonD-700134, 03 Oct 2017The problem of Galaxies isn´t the updates, but the To... moreThe problem about ALL ANDROID PHONES is updates than sometimes takes 6 months to appear IF YOU ARE LUCKY.

  • AnonD-700950

Anonymous, 02 Oct 2017Nah design: beautiful and functional capabilities: *cou... morehe misses 256GB storage for 4k/60 at a reasonable price...

do you know how HUGE 4K/60fps files are ?

  • AnonD-397942

Tech Guy 101, 03 Oct 2017Why do they call this line-up innovative? Glass sandwic... moreObviously, because apple know that mostly iPhone user are tech blind. So they will make something that has been in android world for years. But, you know isheeps will said 'optimisation is better'. They don't know out there still have great android phones. Example, sony, pixel, nokia and so on in term of updates. Those brands offers more great in all aspects.

  • AnonD-397942

Anonymous, 03 Oct 2017Don't forget taking out the headset jack. But everyone defe... moreI couldn't agree more. Isheep will defending apple and said 'optimisation is more important' but iphones still got bad battery life, capacity also important because optimisation only is not enough. Optimisation+capacity is the truly beast. Example, sony xperia xz1 compact, all in one,very good phone and got endurance rating that close to double ip7's battery life. However, whatever we have said to them, they will say the same thing. This happened cuz most of isheeps are lack of knowledges about tech, for them, brand more important than anything lol...

  • AnonD-700134

Anonymous, 02 Oct 2017So the iPhone was a little faster because of a bad update..... moreThe problem of Galaxies isn´t the updates, but the Touchwiz, if you use a Pixel, Moto or a Xperia, all them are faster them Galaxies.

  • Anonymous

Tech Guy 101, 03 Oct 2017Why do they call this line-up innovative? Glass sandwic... moreDon't forget taking out the headset jack. But everyone defends it. Oh well I can use earpods... Sure...Nice option. But why should you be forced to it? Or it comes with lightning headphones. Not every model. And neither the included headphones for some models in some countries nor the ear pods can match the quality of the headphones included with the S8 or Note8.
Oh I can use an adapter. Why should you have to??????????

I can use any of those options as well...But I don't have to. And I surely am not defending a company for forcing it on me. Even if it's something that doesn't personally bother me Im still smart enough to know it's cutting corners, ripping off, and taking away from the people that do use it.
Like when people defend poor front camera quality because they think selfies are only for teens and self absorbed....or that is the only use for a front camera.

Same with mono sound, headset jack, lower battery capacities, less ram, weak front camera, no good chargers included, and so on with apple. All just cutting corners to make profit...and still charge more at the same time.
Why? Because they can and no matter what they lack there is an ifan there defending why its so optimized or that missing feature is no longer important.
Need something? There's a sheep for that LOL

Why do they call this line-up innovative?

Glass sandwich design
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Dual cameras

Come on guys we had these tech for years. Just because Apple didn't have those all this time and now they're catching up doesn't make them some miraculous innovators. Apple just waits till other companies take risks, innovate something then popularize it and then slowly integrate those tech to their own devices after months and make such a huge fuss about it. The reality is that this new iPhone line-up is just a desperate move by Apple to catch up to standards we had since 2015.

When announcing the iPhone X they said that they wanted to produce a device that is all display for years. For real guys? Apple paid millions of dollars to Samsung to get that display produced somehow because Apple just can't do it on their own. How is that innovative?
You guys think they couldn't include touch ID in the iPhone X? Obviously they could move it to the back like LGs or Samsung but they didn't. You think a multi billion dollar company like Apple with all that engineers couldn't include one in the back? The answer is simple they were just too lazy to do that :)

And did they even care to include a fast charger in the box to charge up your iPhone? Instead they will charge you extra 60-70$ to get that basic feature while all other android phones will have that in the box. In Apple's defence they must be thinking 'hey if we could make this guy buy a phone with tech from 2015 for 700$+ , why can't we push him a bit more to get a charger for that price separately?' Sounds nasty but that's the sad truth and they're just playing you nicely...

You all need to stop being confined to the Apple ecosystem and praise whatever the outrageously priced and out dated devices they bring to the market and start being one of those rational consumers you learned in your economics studies.
#peaceout