Apple iPhone 8Anxious face
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Unrivaled Portrait Lighting mode

"The iPhone 8 features a unique portrait mode that allows users to apply unique lighting effect to the face of the photographed person. It uses facial .."

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Camera

75% user satisfaction score (4 votes)
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The iPhone 8 features a unique portrait mode that allows users to apply unique lighting effect to the face of the photographed person. It uses facial detection and depth maps to capture unique and more creative portrait pictures. The iPhone 8 Portrait Lighting mode mimic studio effects. It analyzes...

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Capable of recording 4K videos at various frame rates

The iPhone 8 like its predecessor, can record videos at 4K resolution at a wide variety of frame rates, including 24fps, 30fps and 60 fps. Great for video enthusiasts who want more control over the footage in post processing.

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The iPhone 8 comes with an f/1.8 aperture lens camera, which is the same one as the iPhone 7. We've already seen more and more high-end and even mid-range devices coming with lens apertures lower than f/1.8. For example, we have the LG V30 rear-facing camera that features an f/1.6 aperture lens, the...

Design

50% user satisfaction score (4 votes)
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Small dimensions

The iPhone 8 is great for those who are searching for a relatively small and lightweight phone. The iPhone 8 comes with a 4.7-inch display, so the price for compactness here is a smaller screen, if you don't mind that.

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IP67 water and dust resistant

The iPhone 8 like its bigger brother the 8+ is IP67 certified, which means that it has complete protection from dust and can be submerged underwater for up to 30 minutes in up to 1.0m depth.

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Dated huge top and bottom bezels

It's 2017, not 2014 and it's time for Apple to ditch the top and bottom bezels for its premium devices. The iPhone 8 just didn't get the same amount of attention and love this year, while the iPhone X grabbed the most attention.

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Same design as the previous iPhone

Aside from the glass back, the overall design is the same as its predecessor. Apple said it an "all-new design", but in practice it doesn't look different than the iPhone 7.

Audio

50% user satisfaction score (2 votes)
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Improved stereo speakers, 25% louder

The iPhone 8 comes with upgraded stereo speakers which are really loud and producing crystal clear sound. In fact, Apple has mentioned that the new speakers are 25 percent louder than the iPhone 7 ones. This is an important advantage that the iPhone 8 has over the iPhone 7.

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No 3.5mm headphone jack

I am very annoying with the fact that Apple dropped the 3.5mm headphone jack. Complaining of course won't bring it back, but if you have a 3.5mm headphones, just so you know that you'll need an adapter to connect those, luckily for us, Apple included an adapter inside the box.

Connectivity
0% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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No MicroSD card slot

There is no option to extend over the built-in capacity because the iPhone 8 lacks a microSD card slot. This means that you need to figure out ahead of time which model to buy, the 64GB version or the 256GB one.

Battery

50% user satisfaction score (2 votes)
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Wireless charging support

The iPhone 8 supports Qi wireless charging, so users can conveniently charge their iPhone 8 using a compatible Qi charger (no just Apple's one).

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No improvement in battery life compared to iPhone 7

Apple usually improved over the battery life in each iPhone generation, but the iPhone 8 remains the same as the iPhone 7 in terms of battery life. Even Apple mentioned it in their website: "Lasts about the same as iPhone 7".

Other
0% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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This disadvantage is not related to any specific hardware but for the actual existence of a new device in Apple's lineup, the iPhone X. I know it might sound weird at first. I mean, how come an Apple premium mobile phone like the iPhone 8 can really lose its premium identity? It's a premium phone...