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Topic: iPhone 8

After decade of iPhone launches, there's still a line in San Francisco

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

At Apple's Union Square flagship retail store in San Francisco, an early morning line of about 100 people formed down the block for new iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 buyers, split between users with pre-order reservations and people who just stopped by to pick up the new gear.

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Ikea 'This Charges Everything' ad campaign for iPhone 8 Qi charging invokes past Apple slogans

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

Ikea is capitalizing on not just Apple's inclusion of Qi charging on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X to promote its own line of compatible charging equipment -- but also implements variations of phrases that Apple has used in the past.

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AppleCare+ iPhone 8 back screen glass replacement $99, not screen repair cost of $29

09/22/2017, 10:09 am

Users with AppleCare+ for the iPhone are accustomed to a relatively new $29 screen replacement from Apple -- but that only applies to the screen in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and not the back glass.

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iPhone 8 Plus best performing smartphone camera ever, iPhone X expected to be better

09/22/2017, 09:09 am

While the new iPhone 8 did very well beating all other manufacturer's devices in testing by DxOMark, the iPhone 8 Plus is the undisputed champion of all other smartphones ever produced.

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Apple's iPhone 8 survives harsh scratch and bend test in new video

09/22/2017, 12:09 am

As it does every year, Apple's latest iPhone model is being put through a battery of stress tests for the viewing pleasure of YouTube, with a new video showing off the handset's ability to withstand bends and all but the most brutal scratches.

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iPhone 8 unboxing & fast setup with iOS 11's new Quick Start

09/21/2017, 10:09 pm

In iOS 11, Apple has made it even easier to set up a new iPhone with your existing phone with Quick Start, a new system that discovers your new device (similar to the setup of Apple Watch or AirPods) and transfers most of your settings and preferences automatically. Here's how it works.

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First iPhone 8 teardown reveals few internal design changes [u]

09/21/2017, 10:09 pm

Just hours after iPhone 8 hit store shelves in early launch countries, iFixit tore down Apple's newest smartphones to reveal all the goodies packed within, finding an internal layout largely identical to iPhone 7.

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First iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K pre-orders arrive, now on sale at international Apple stores

09/21/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's recently released iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K devices arrived in the hands of early pre-order customers living in Australia, New Zealand and Asia on Friday, local time, while Apple retail stores in those regions began sales of the new hardware.

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Editorial: Who will buy iPhone 8?

09/20/2017, 05:09 am

A variety of early reviews for Apple's new iPhone 8 & 8 Plus sought to dismiss the latest models as already "obsolete" in the face of the upcoming iPhone X. Many of their concerns focus on the idea that buyers really want an all-new design. They're wrong, here's why.

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Belkin rolls out 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar Lightning adapter for iPhones without a headphone jack

09/19/2017, 04:09 pm

The new 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar allows Lightning-only devices to plug in headphone jack audio devices and a source of power or data and use both at the same time.

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Video: Everything you need to know about Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

09/19/2017, 11:09 am

In our latest video, AppleInsider goes through every new detail, feature and specification on the iPhone 8 series lineup, helping you decide whether to upgrade or wait for the iPhone X.

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iPhone 8 wireless charging speed will improve with future firmware update from Apple

09/19/2017, 10:09 am

At launch, the iPhone 8 will recharge via inductive wireless technology at a rate comparable to the standard 5-watt charger that ships with the handset. But Apple plans to improve that speed with a future software update.

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Early reviews paint Apple's iPhone 8 & 8 Plus as good devices overshadowed by iPhone X

09/19/2017, 09:09 am

Ahead of the devices' Sept. 22 launch, some reviews of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are already beginning to trickle in, comparing them against both earlier iPhone models and the elephant in the room, the OLED-based iPhone X shipping Nov. 3.

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Bluetooth 5 on iPhone 8, iPhone X improves range and speed of BLE iBeacons, IoT sensors

09/18/2017, 03:09 pm

One of the new specifications to appear on the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X is Bluetooth 5, an enhancement of the Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy protocol. Its primary benefit enables BLE devices (such as iBeacons, wearable sensors and other low-power fixtures of the "Internet of Things") to work over greater distances or at faster speeds.

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Sprint offers free 64GB iPhone 8 after trade-in to lure subscribers

09/18/2017, 02:09 pm

Sprint on Monday launched a promotion offering a free 64-gigabyte iPhone 8 in exchange for trading in an iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S8, or Galaxy Note 8.

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Last call! Giveaway: Enter to win a case for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus or X

09/18/2017, 01:09 pm

Ends today! Casetify is partnering with AppleInsider this week to offer readers the chance to win a smartphone case valued at up to $45. Fifteen winners will be drawn -- and each winner can select from a variety of Casetify cases, including covers for the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X.

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Deals: 13" MacBook Pro (256GB) for $1,199 ($300 off); 15" MacBook Pro (Radeon 560) for $2,599 ($200 off); iPhone 8 and X cases for $5

09/18/2017, 11:09 am

Shoppers this week can save $200 to $300 on popular 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro configurations with no tax outside NY and NJ. Or pick up a Caseology case for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X for $4 to $5 with free shipping after coupon.

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iPhone 8, iPhone X lack support for T-Mobile's new 600 MHz extended LTE network

09/18/2017, 09:09 am

The technical specifications for Apple's new iPhone 8 and iPhone X lack a discrete entry for the 600MHz spectrum required to use T-Mobile's new multi-billion dollar LTE network on Band 71 -- but at present, only one other smartphone has support for the frequency.

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With iPhone 8, Apple's Silicon Gap widens as the new A11 Bionic obliterates top chips from Qualcomm, Samsung & Huawei

09/18/2017, 05:09 am

Official benchmarks posted by Geekbench show that Apple's A11 Bionic delivers a huge jump in performance over last year's A10 Fusion used in iPhone 7, with scores that are not just far beyond other mobile ARM competitors' latest chips, but higher than the base Intel Kaby Lake Core i5 processor Apple uses in its 13 inch MacBook Pro.

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Protective cases you can get for your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus

09/18/2017, 02:09 am

The iPhone 8 has a different design than last year's iPhone 7, but the dimensions are very similar. It's possible you have a case that works now -- try it out and see. But, if it doesn't fit, or you just want a new case, AppleInsider has rounded up a few of the best options.

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