Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB) vs Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)


Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)

Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)

Apple iPhone 7


All Features Differences
Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
OverviewAdvantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 1# 2
Specs Score    75 / 100   70 / 100
Operating System
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)

More RAM

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
3 GB
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
2 GB

Around 50% more RAM than Apple iPhone 8 (256GB). More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

Hexa Core CPU

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
Quad Core
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Hexa Core

More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.

Bigger Screen

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
5.5 in
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
4.7 in

Around 17% bigger screen than Apple iPhone 8 (256GB). Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

Light Weight

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
188 g
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
148 g

Around 21% lighter than Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB). Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.

Better Screen Resolution

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
1080 x 1920 pixels
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
750 x 1334 pixels

Around 107% more pixels than Apple iPhone 8 (256GB). More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Has Dual Camera

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)

Dual camera is useful in enhancing certain effects like blur, zoom and wide angle photos.

Bigger Battery

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (256GB)
2900 mAh
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
1821 mAh

Around 59% more Battery Capacity than Apple iPhone 8 (256GB). With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

Sim TypeSingle Sim, GSMSingle Sim, GSM
Dual SimNoNo
Sim SizeNano SIMNano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateSeptember, 2016September, 2017
Dimensions158.19 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Weight188 g148 g
TypeColor IPS LCD screen (16M colors)Color IPS LCD screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels4.7 inches, 750 x 1334 pixels
Aspect Ratio16:916:9
PPI~401 PPI~326 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 67.7%~ 65.4%
FeaturesIon-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating Screen ProtectionIon-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating Screen Protection
Internal256 GB256 GB
Card SlotNoNo
3GYes 1 Mbps DownloadYes 1 Mbps Download
VoLTEYes (Supports Reliance Jio)Yes (Supports Reliance Jio)
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.2Yes, v5.0
USBYes, Proprietary v2.0Yes, Proprietary v2.0
Wireless ChargingYes
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, ProximityAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity, Barometer
3.5mm Headphone JackNoNo
Water ResistanceYes, 1 m upto 30 minYes, 1 m upto 30 min
IP RatingIP67IP67
Dust ResistantYesYes
Extra FeaturesApple Pay, iCloud cloud service, Siri natural language commands and dictation
Camera12 MP + 12 MP Dual Camera with autofocus12 MP Camera with autofocus
Dual CameraYesNo
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focusFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video RecordingYes, 4K @ 30 fpsYes, 4K @ 60 fps
FlashYes, Quad-LEDYes, Quad-LED
Front CameraYes, 7 MPYes, 7 MP
OSiOS, 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 12.1iOS, 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1
CPU2.34 GHz, Quad Core, Apple A10 Fusion Processor2.39 GHz, Hexa Core, Apple A11 Bionic Processor
GPUPowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
IP RatingIP67IP67
BrowserYes, supports HTML5 (Safari)Yes, supports HTML5 (Safari)
SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice CommandsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Commands
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes, with Push Email
VideoMP4, H.264MP4, H.264
FM RadioNoNo
Document ReaderYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size2900 mAh, Li-ion Battery1821 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Fast ChargingYes
StandBy Time16 days on 3G
Talk Time21 hours on 3G14 hours on 3G
Music Playback Time60 hours40 hours


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