iPhone X Vs iPhone 8: What’s The Different Features
There is only 1 major difference when comparing the iPhone X and iPhone 8: i.e., their DISPLAYS .
– [x] iPhone X – 5.8-inch 18.5:9 True Tone OLED, 2436 x 1125 pixels (458 ppi), 82.9% screen-to-body ratio
– [x] iPhone 8 – 4.7-inch 16:9 True Tone LCD, 1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi), 65.6% screen-to-body ratio
The iPhone X display is larger,it is more elongated in respect, while its upgrade to OLED gives it a much greater contrast ratio (1,000,000:1 vs 1,400:1) and power savings. However the increased resolution quality and pixel density of the iPhone X are the highest which is ever seen on an iPhone.
Design – Bulky Vs Compact
Lets Compare iPhone X and iPhone 8
Screen sizes suggests iPhone X should be huge.
* iPhone X – 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in) and
Weighs:- 174g (6.14 oz)
* iPhone 8 – 138.4 x 67.3* 7.3mm
Weighs:- 148g (5.22 oz)
This is so clear that The iPhone X is slightly taller than the iPhone 8, but it is only 17% heavier in weight.
But we can’t say that the iPhone X is perfect. Its display is having a large ‘notch’ at the top for Face Id which makes users viewing full screen photos and video odd one & lil bit typical and indeed it also lost the feature of Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
This is going to pass on some iPhone users.
Further both the iPhone X and iPhone 8 share many design similarities as follows:-
Both have glass backs which enable WIRELESS CHARGING ,
IP67 water and dust resistance (which allows full submersion of iPhone up to 1 metre of water)
Both iPhones also give the feature of Lightning port and stereo speakers which are having 1/4th louder frequency than the Apple iPhone 7.
Lastly the Colour Collection>>
– [x] iPhone X :- Silver and Space Grey
– [x] iPhone 8 :- Silver , Space Grey & Gold
Both these iPhones will presumed to have (Product) Red limited editions in future .
The iPhone X and iPhone 8 internally shows almost similar performance.
* iPhone X and iPhone 8 – Apple A11 ‘Bionic’ chipset: 6 Core CPU, 6 Core GPU, M11 motion coprocessor,
* 3GB RAM (iPhone X),
* 2GB RAM (iPhone 8)
The extra RAM of iPhone X plays importance , but iPhone 8 is having a lower resolution screen and a single lens camera.
Now as we come to know that iPhone 8 misses the feature of Face ID but keeps Touch ID. Depending on your feelings about face Id Recognition vs fingerprint recognition, this will result in either the iPhone X or iPhone 8 will be opted much.
Cameras – Dual Vs Single
Another important difference between the iPhone X and the iPhone 8 are their cameras.
The iPhone X has a 12 megapixel telephoto lens which enables its camera to make 2x optical zoom. Its dual camera also enables Portrait Mode Feature.
However the iPhone X and the iPhone 8 are having similar primary wide-angle rear 12 megapixel, f/1.8 aperture camera with OIS and a 7 megapixel, f/2.2 aperture front facing camera (no OIS).
The chip has an Apple-designed ISP (Image Signal Processor) which helps to improve its pixel functionality.
low-light autofocus and noise reduction. The iPhone X will also use its Face ID sensors to make Portrait Mode on the front camera.
Battery Life🔋And Charging –
The iPhone 8 disappoints with its battery life. Apple has stagnated with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 all having similar stamina and history repeats as Apple admits there has been no improvement in battery life between the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8.
But the iPhone X is different.
This is not a major improvement but Apple claims the iPhone X will last “up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7”
However The More interesting feature is charging.
Apple finally gives the feature of wireless charging and wired quick charging to all its new iPhone models.
Storage And Prices-
The good news published by Apple is that the iPhone X and iPhone 8 both starts at 64GB storage.
The bad news is that Apple is giving only two storage options
The iPhone 8 has increased $50 over the iPhone 7,
The iPhone X takes Apple’s pricing into a new platform
– [x] iPhone X –
* 64GB ($999),
* 256GB ($1,149)
– [x] iPhone 8 –
* 64GB ($699),
* 256GB ($849)
The iPhone X is much more expensive than the iPhone 8 at the same storage capacities and all these prices are before applying tax.