Apple has quietly announced its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Red special edition phone in India. Both handsets are listed on the Flipkart and are available for pre-order. The actual sale will begin from April 30 onwards for all variants, except for the iPhone 8 256GB Red variant, which goes live on May 15.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Price and Offers
The special Red Edition of iPhone 8s has been priced slightly higher than the normal Black and White model. The Red iPhone 8 with 64GB storage retails at Rs. 67,940 whereas the 256GB option costs Rs. 81,500. Similarly, the Red iPhone 8 Plus India price is set at Rs. 77,560 and Rs. 91,110 for 64GB and 256GB variants respectively.
The device comes with some introductory offers:
- 5% cashback for Axis Bank Buzz Credit card holders
- 5% instant discount on Visa Cards
- up to ₹16,000 off on exchange
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Features
The Red model of both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus flaunt the same specs sheet as the normal ones. They are powered by Apple’s A11 Bionic Chip and run on iOS 11 out of the box. The iPhone 8 sports a 4.7-inch Retina display whereas the iPhone 8 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina display.
At the imaging front, the Plus variant has dual 12MP+12MP sensors on the rear and 7MP shooter on the front. The iPhone 8 has a 12MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture lens on the back and a 7MP selfie camera on the front.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Specifications
|Model||iPhone 8 Plus||iPhone 8|
|Display||5.5-inch, Retina HD display, 1920 x 1080, 401 PPI, 3D touch||4.7-inch super Retina HD display, 1334 x 750, 326 PPI, 3D touch|
|Processor||Hexa-core Apple A11 Bionic Chip with neural engine, M11 Co-processor||Hexa-core Apple A11 Bionic Chip with neural engine, M11 Co-processor|
|Dimensions and Weight||158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm; 202 grams||138.4 x67.3 x 7.3; 148 grams|
|Software||iOS 11||iOS 11|
|Primary Camera||12MP+12M wide angle telephoto cameras,2X Zoom and Portrait mode, OISF/1.8; f/2.4 apertureQuad LED Flash
4K videos at 60fps
|12MP cameraF/1.8 aperture. OISQuad LED Flash
4K videos at 60fps
|Front Camera||7MP photos, 1080p videos, f/2.2 aperture||7MP photos, 1080p videos, f/2.2 aperture|
|Battery||“lasts about same as iPhone 7 Plus” , supports wireless charging, fast charging||“lasts about same as iPhone 7 ”, supports wireless charging, fast charging|
|Others||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS,NFC, Face ID,lightning connector,Water and dust resistant||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS,NFC,Touch ID,lightning connector,Water and dust resistant|
|Price||Rs. 73,000/ Rs. 86,000||Rs. 64,000/ Rs. 77,000|