iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X: Price, Features & Specs

Last Updated: Sept 13, 2017

This iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X all around comparison & review will lead you to a better perspective to consider these new borns of Apple company and help your make wise choices.

At the Steve Jobs Theater, Apple has successfully lured our attention to iPhone X with all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display and HDR/AR support to mark the meaningful 10-year anniversary and fullfil Jobs' all-screen dream 10 years ago. Compared to iPhone X representing the future, the traditionally upgraded iPhone 8 seems less apealing and buzzing no matter in terms of apearance or tech embeded, yet it is more reasonably priced and afordable for us average users who want to tip our finger into the water of AR realm via just a phone. Then, back to the question, iPhone 8 or iPhone X, which one to choose?

Apple iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X – Price

iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X Price: As there are only two capacity choices left - 64GB and 256 GB, prices of both models can only go higher. 64GB and 256GB iPhone X cost $999 and $1149 respectively; 64GB and 256GB iPhone 8 cost $699 and $849 respectivly. User can also join in T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T plans to get iPhone X/8 in a more affordable manner.

Apple iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X – Major Features
iPhone 8 vs iPhone X

iPhone 8 vs iPhone X - Display: iPhone X offers Super Retina HD display that is a 5.8-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch HDR display. Compared to iPhone 8's 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi, iPhone X's 2436-by-1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi shows off better images and trueHD visual enjoyment. 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical) gives more color depth and better recognizing possibilities.

iPhone 8 vs iPhone X - Camera: The biggest Cam difference between iPhone 8 and iPhone X is that iPhone X is equiped with 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras (Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture, Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture). iPhone X camera features optical zoom and digital zoom up to 10x, as well as portrait mode, portrait Lighting (beta) and dual optical image stabilization. Its TrueDepth camera recognizes your face and offers Animoji tricks.

iPhone 8 vs iPhone X - Battery & Charging: iPhone X will last about 2hours longer than iPhone 8, and with uilt-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, both these devices support wireless charging(works with Qi chargers), USB charing, and up to 50% charge 30 minutes.

iPhone 8 vs iPhone X - Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant:
Both the two models are rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529, meaning they can be fully submerged in water as deep as 1 meter for a period of up to 30 minutes.

Table of Specs About iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X

The table prepared below focuses on the differences between iPhone 8 & iPhone X. Therefore the specs are not provided completely. You can check Apple official site for complete specs of iPhone 8 and tech specs of iPhone X.

iPhone 8 iPhone X
Price 64GB - $699
256GB - $849
64GB - $999
256GB - $1149
Color Space Gray, Silver, Gold Space Gray, Silver
Display Retina HD display
4.7-inch widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS tech
1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
Display Zoom
Reachability
Super Retina HD display
5.8-inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
HDR display 2436-by-1125-pixel res at 458 ppi
1,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical)
Chip Apple A11, running iOS 11 Apple A11, running iOS 11
ID Lock Touch ID: Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button Face ID: Enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition
Camera Optical image stabilization
FaceTime HD Camera:
7MP camera
1080p HD video recording
Retina Flash
ƒ/2.2 aperture
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Auto HDR
Backside illumination sensor
Body and face detection
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode
12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture
Optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting (beta)
Dual optical image stabilization
TrueDepth Camera:
7MP camera
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting (beta)
Animoji
1080p HD video recording
Retina Flash
ƒ/2.2 aperture
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Auto HDR
Backside illumination sensor
Body and face detection
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Exposure control
Timer mode
Battery Lasts about the same as iPhone 7 Lasts up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7
Calibrated for AR YES YES
Video Recording 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
Optical image stabilization for video
Quad-LED True Tone flash
Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time-lapse video with stabilization
Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Body and face detection
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
Optical image stabilization for video
Optical zoom; 6x digital zoom
Quad-LED True Tone flash
Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time-lapse video with stabilization
Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Body and face detection
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
Video Playback Supports Dolby Vision and HDR10 content High Dynamic Range with Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
Tips and notes

By comparing these two new models, and taking the future iPhone development into consideration, it seems that iPhone 8 is less worthy of buying in the long run. New looks and more advanced tech can only stick tightly with iPhone X new era marker!

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Highlights of iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X:
iPhone X: Face ID, all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display, TrueDepth Camera, AR support
iPhone 8: Old look, Wider range of color options, AR support

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