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A Brief Consumer Guide to the Apple iPhone 8 Plus 256GB Smartphone

The Apple iPhone 8 Plus, which was first released in September 2017, is the 11th iteration in the iPhone series. This reasonably priced smartphone can be used to organize and control many aspects of your life anywhere you go. The 256GB version offers the most storage space possible compared to the smaller 64GB and 128GB options.

Are there differences between the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus?

The iPhone 8 Plus is a larger version of the standard iPhone 8. Compared to the original 4.7-inch screen, the iPhone 8 Plus features a 5.5-inch display with a larger 1920x1080 resolution and 401 pixels per inch. To compensate for the extra power consumption required by the larger screen, the Plus smartphone comes with a stronger battery. Apart from a few other differences, however, the two versions are fairly similar in terms of their feature set.

Some features of the iPhone 8 Plus

New, used, and pre-owned iPhone 8 Plus smartphones are equipped with the following features:

  • Front and rear camera: The iPhone 8 Plus features a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 7-megapixel front camera with true-tone flash, burst mode, autofocus, IR filter, facial recognition, image stabilization, panorama, and optical and digital zoom. The rear camera can record 4K resolution video at up to 60 frames per second. The front camera can record 1080p video as well.
  • Touch ID: The Touch ID system uses the built-in fingerprint scanner on the home button as an extra security measure that will expedite common actions such as online purchases.
  • Voice recognition: Through the power of Apple’s Siri personal assistant, you can give basic voice commands and dictation to your phone in lieu of interacting with the screen.
Cellular and wireless capabilities of the iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with GSM, CDMA, LTE, and LTE Advanced networks. Most major U.S. carriers are available through the iPhone 8 Plus, including Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T. If you want to choose your own carrier, then you should purchase an unlocked iPhone 8 Plus. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 are both built-in to connect with local wireless devices.

Does the iPhone 8 Plus come in different colors?

No matter which carrier you choose, the smartphone comes in three major colors: silver, gold, and space gray. A red special-edition version with a black front is also available for purchase on eBay.

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