The iPhone 7 Plus is Apple’s current flagship smartphone. The iPhone 8 is the 10th anniversary edition of the iPhone as a brand and device. Hence, unlike the iPhone 7 Plus whose design has become familiar, the iPhone 8 is a hot topic for discussion. We did an article recently where we talk about what we know about the iPhone 8 so far. Keeping that as our base for iPhone 8-related information, we think a comparison between the two will be inevitable in the future. After all, a new iPhone means the old ones become cheaper. With that said, let’s kick off this iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus comparison.
iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus Price
|iPhone 8 Price (expected)||Rs 80,000|
|iPhone 7 Plus Price||Rs 72,000 – Rs 92,000|
We all know how steep the pricing of iPhone 7 Plus is. Reports suggest the iPhone 8 may come for $1,000 or even more. Going by current conversion rates, that comes out to be Rs 64,200 (conversion rates subject to change).When it comes to India, taxation and duties will inflate its price even further. So, a tag of Rs 80,000 does not seem to be that off the mark. On the other hand, the iPhone 7 Plus already costs up to Rs 92,000. So, if the iPhone 7S Plus is indeed coming expect its prices to come down by Rs 15,000 at max. In essence, neither phone’s price will be approachable to a large number of people. So, calling this round of iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus a tie will not be a bad idea at all.
iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus Specs Comparison
|Specifications||Apple iPhone 8||Apple iPhone 7 Plus|
|Processor||A11 Fusion with M11 motion co-processor||A10 Fusion with M10 motion co-processor|
|Display Size||5.5-inch Retina HD, OLED, 16:9 aspect ratio||5.5-inch Retina HD, LCD, 16:9 aspect ratio|
|OS||iOS 11||iOS 10|
|Primary (rear) Camera||Dual, 18-megapixel with flash||Dual, 12-megapixel with flash|
Now, both phones come from Apple. The Cupertino-based company does n ot like to reveal much about its hardware in the iPhones. So, not all details are available at any time. What we do know is that iPhone 8 will be more advanced than the iPhone 7 Plus. So, consider the processor, display or even OS and you can see the iPhone 8 has a lead over the iPhone 7 Plus. In the end, this round of the Apple phones’ comparison goes to iPhone 8.
iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus: Features
|Apple iPhone 8||Apple iPhone 7 Plus|
|Fingerprint scanner under display||Fingerprint scanner up front|
|OLED display||Three storage variants|
|Water resistant||Dual rear cameras|
|8-megapixel front camera||Lightning port|
|USB Type-C||Six colour options|
Here’s the crucial bit about the two phones. The iPhone 8 will be the 10th anniversary special. So, it will have more features than the iPhone 7 Plus. However, considering that, the iPhone 7 Plus is not lacking in this department either. So, it will all come down to Apple and what it deems fit to bring to the iPhone 8. Till then, this round will stay a tie.
iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus Comparison: Verdict
There are a number of details yet to be announced by Apple regarding the iPhone 8. However, it is eagerly awaited by many enthusiasts around the world for a reason. People expect Apple to do something special when it comes to the 10th anniversary edition of the iPhone. The iPhone 7 Plus is the current flagship and is still able to fend off most competitors. However, its competitors have become stronger and hence, it has started to lose its edge. Plus, it is old too. So, the iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 Plus comparison victory will go to iPhone 8.