Apple's iPhone 8 Plus Red Edition: Review, Specs and Price

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The iPhone 8 Plus Red edition is the bigger and better version of the iPhone 8 Red we reviewed earlier today. The device is now available globally on shopping stores and expensive as usual.

These might be the last iPhone with so much bezels, it's also a collaboration with Product Red, an organization that campaigns to fight HIV and AIDS in Africa. As expected, the iPhone 8 Plus Red comes with advanced version the iPhone 8 Red, lets see what it is.

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Design

iPhone 8 Plus Red

Still covered in glass exquisitely and has a Stainless steel body as expected. It's bigger and sports dual rear camera as usual. Furthermore, the device is IP67 certified, offering water and dust resistant and providing overall durability.

It's breathtaking to see how well the glass body reflects light beautifull thanks to the dazzling red color. Since it houses a bigger battery capacity, it's no surprise it measures 7.5mm in thickness and weighs 202g.

Display

iPhone 8 Plus Red

The black bezels have been adopted from the Space Gray color of the iPhone 8 Plus. This is totally different from what we saw on the red version of the iPhone 7 Plus. Nonetheless, the home button is still there and doubles as the fingerprint scanner.

It has a bigger 5.5-inch LED-backlit FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which is perfect for big screen lovers. Boasting of 1080 x 1920 pixels in resolution and 401 pixels per inch density, giving you clear and sharp visuals. Additionally, it has an Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating, wide colour gamut and true-tone display.

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Hardware and Software

Under the hood, is the powerful A11 Bionic chip from Apple with Hexa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 6-cores of processor on this powerful smartphone clocks at 2.38GHz with 10nm process technology. Administrating graphics, is Apple's three-core graphics processing unit.

There's a bigger 3GB RAM for multitasking here with a memory speed of over 1GHz. As usual, there are two versions in terms of storage space, there's one with 256GB storage and a cheaper variant with 64GB. The iPhone 8 Plus Red edition runs on Apple's latest iOS 11.3 operating system.

Camera

The iPhone 8 Plus Red edition gives you twice the fun in terms of photography. Housing dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera here with f/1.8 and f/2.8 aperture respectively, the camera capture photographs with 4032 x 3024 pixels in dimension.

The cameras record 4K video as well, boasts of Live Photos with a 1/3inch sensor size, 6P Lens, Sapphire Crystal Lens Cover, Flash True Tone quad LED, Hybrid IR Filter, Noise Reduction, 28mm Focal Length, Smartcam Scene, Portrait mode and other quality features. While the 7MP selfie camera has 32mm Focal Length, CMOS BSI Sensor, f/2.2 aperture and takes cute selfies.

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Battery

Powering the iPhone 8 Plus Red is a 2691mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging and Qi wireless charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn't take up to 1.8 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

iPhone 8 Plus Red Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model iPhone 8 Plus Red
Announced April, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G NetworkYes
3G NetworkYes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano

SIM Count Single SIM

Design

Type Stainless Steel + Glass
Dimensions 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
Weight 202g
Protection Yes
Colours Red
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Display

Display Type LED-backlit FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density 401ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 67.4%
Touch ScreenYes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

12MP + 12MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
7MP

Software

iOS 11.3
Modified
Yes
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

A11 Bionic
CPU Hexa-core 2.38GHz
GPU Apple GPU
3GB
Internal Storage 64GB/256GB
No

Fingerprint (Front)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope, Barometer

ControlsTouchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
InfraredNo
Wi-FiYes
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeYes, microUSB
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFC-
HDMI-
Facial Identification No
Yes

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity 2691mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast ChargingYes
Standby-
Talk Time-
Music Play-

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
-
-
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer

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What is iPhone 8 Plus Red Price and Availability Status?

The iPhone 8 Plus Red is available on Shopping stores from $799 (N300,000) to $899 (N330,000). Click on the links above to view the latest iPhone 8 Plus Red price & availability on Shopping stores.


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