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Apple iPhone 7 (128GB) vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 7 vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1960
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsApple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)Compare Apple iPhone 7 X
Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2691
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)

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39 Common items in both devices
NVMe (SSD)
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
Quad-LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+32 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
ModeliPhone 7 (128GB)iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Other model namesiPhone 7 A1660 CDMA, iPhone 7 A1778iPhone 8 Plus A1863 (CDMA), iPhone 8+ A1905 (GSM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2016September, 2017
Depth7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)78.1 x 158.4 millimeters (3.07 x 6.24 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Operating systemiOS 10iOS 11
Firmware updateiOS 15iOS 15
HardwareApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16nm)64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.34Ghz Dual-Core Hurricane
2Ghz Dual-Core Zephyr
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR Series7XT Plus MP6Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (119GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB (54GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size4.7" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution750x1334 pixels (16:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, 625 nits60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1660)CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1863 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1660 model:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1778 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1863 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1905 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.81/3.6"57mm
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio outputproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only
- New stereo dual-speaker system
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- NFC Apple Pay only
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1960 mAh2691 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 7 (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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